YDD Corp to start new ferro-silicon plant in Kazakhstan in Dec 2018 [CORRECTED]

Kazakh company YDD Corp will start cold commissioning three furnaces at its new Karaganda ferro-silicon operation in Kazakhstan at the end of the year, according to its output distributor on the project, Swiss trading house Helvetia Resources.

Helvetia has been working with its partner, the recently formed Kazakh company YDD Corp, on the project. The announcement brings forward commissioning of ferro-silicon at the plant from the second half of next year.
International markets for ferro-silicon in Europe, China and the United States have been under pressure recently in line with weaker demand.

"The construction is on track and the first phase with cold commissioning of three furnaces each of which are slated to...

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Declan Conway

October 05, 2018

11:44 GMT

Galway