In addition to the smelter and rolling mill, the joint venture will include a bauxite mine with an initial capacity of 4 million metric tons per year
and an alumina refinery with an initial capacity of 1.8 million metric tons per year
SABIC's Performance Chemicals Strategic Business Unit (SBU) reports the rated capacity of the Acetone plant at Saudi Kayan at 140,000 metric tons per year
Lanxess says it has so far invested approximately EUR 50 million in the site, adding that the next stage of expansion for Jhagadia is planned for 2012, as a result of which, "high-tech plastics from the Semi-Crystalline Products business unit will be produced at a capacity of 20,000 metric tons per year
El Fouladh has an overall billet production capacity reaching 200,000 metric tons per year
FPG noted the steel mill in Vietnam will be one of its most important investment projects as the annual demand for steel in Asia, with a population of 1.6 billion, is estimated as high as 230 million metric tons per year
Global methanol production capacity stands at about 35 million metric tons per year
(close to 12 billion gallons).
When the project is completed, it is expected to produce up to 15,000 metric tons per year
of polysilicon and 90,000 metric tons per year
The cracker will have a capacity of 1.4 million metric tons per year
, with the feed gas coming from fields in southern Algeria.
The following illustrates some trends since 2000: (1) The estimated amount of cocaine arriving in Mexico for transshipment to the United States averaged about 275 metric tons per year
. Reported seizures averaged about 36 metric tons a year; (2) The estimated amount of export quality heroin and marijuana produced in Mexico averaged almost 19 metric tons and 9,400 metric tons per year
Production capacity is approximately 1,000 metric tons per year
. However, with demand for carbon steel FCW growing in Europe, Kobelco added production capacity of 6,000 metric tons per year
for this type of welding wire, investing 10.9 million euros (about 1.5 billion yen).
According to the report, about 7,000 metric tons per year
of C&D debris is landfilled.
Phostech Lithium Inc., an affiliate of Sud-Chemie, is already investing $5.1 million to expand its production capacity from 300 metric tons per year
of lithium iron phosphate to 900 metric tons per year