IRAQ

Iraq Plans to Increase Sulfur Output from Mishraq Deposits

Iraq will commission this month a new $55mn sulfur/sulfuric acid production plant at its vast sulfur deposits site at Mishraq in north Iraq, from which it is already producing some 500,000 tons/year of sulfur by the Frasch process. According to a statement by the Director-General of the State Sulfur Enterprise at Mishraq, Mr. Zuhair 'Abd al-Rashid, the new plant has a design capacity of 153,000 tons/year of sulfur (all for...