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Saudi Arabia

Work Begins On Steel Plant Expansion

The second expansion program at Saudi Arabia's Steel Rolling Company (SULB)in Jiddah was launched on 16 August by the Minister of Industry and Electricity,Mr. 'Abd al-'Aziz 'Abd Allah al-Zamil. The SR100mn ($26.7mn) project is designedto increase the plant's production capacity to 350,000 tons/year by 1996. SULBis owned by the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), through itsaffiliate, the Saudi Iron and...