Azerbaijan to start producing ferrosilicon, ferrosilicon manganese

Ferrosilicon and ferrosilicon manganese will be produced at Azerbaijan’s Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP) starting from the second half of 2017, said the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry June 13.
Construction of a plant has already begun by the Baku Non-Ferrous Metals & Ferroalloys Company, said the ministry.
The plant is planned to produce 20,000 tons of ferrosilicon and 36,000 tons of ferrosilicon manganese annually.
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree to create the Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park in December 2011. The Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park now includes the following residents: Azertexnolayn, SOCAR Polymer, Azerfloat, Azerbaijan Fibro Cement, SIKA, Baku Non-Ferrous Metals & Ferroalloys Company and MST Engineering.

Source: Trend