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Air Products to build ASU for Zambian copper mine

9:38 AM MST | November 6, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Air Products has received a supply contract to build and operate two oxygen plants at a copper-smelter site being built in Zambia by Kansanshi Mining (Lusaka, Zambia). As a part of the agreement, Air Products will supply two 750-mt/day oxygen plants and all air separation unit (ASU)–related equipment and design. Kansanshi will construct the facility, and the ASUs are planned to be onstream in 2014. "The basis for the design of this new plant for Kansanshi comes from the previously constructed plants,” says Aled Williams, project manager for...

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