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Power Shortages Shut LISCO

According to a report from Reuters, Libya's biggest steel firm has ceased production for at least the month of August due to power shortages. The Chairman of the Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO), Mohamed Abdelmalik al-Faqih, told the news agency that the closure of the Misrata-based plant would continue beyond August unless the power […]

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Power Shortages Stop Lisco Production

The Misrata-based Libyan Steel and Iron Company (Lisco) is to cease production for two weeks due to shortages of electricity and gas. Company Chairman Mohamed Abdelmalik al-Faqih told Reuters: "We will hopefully resume production at the company again even before two weeks are over ... February is the peak of low temperatures and therefore there […]

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LISCO Steel Plant hit by Airstrikes

Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognized government have launched airstrikes on the Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) site in Misrata, the country's biggest steel plant Company chairman, Mohamed Abdelmalik al-Faqih, said war planes hit the plant's perimeter and a wall near a company training center on Sunday morning. (Source: Reuters)

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LISCO Sales Rise

Libya Herald reports that the Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) has seen November sales in excess of LD 40 million ($32 million), the Misrata business’s highest since the revolution. The company has also said that its production of reinforced steel reached yearly production targets two months ahead of schedule. Company Chairman, Mohamed Abdul-Malik, told […]

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LISCO Output Nears 50,000 tonnes/mth

The Libyan Iron & Steel Co (LISCO) produced almost 50,000 tonnes of steel in December, reports Libya Herald. A company executive told Platts that in the last month of the year, 12,199 tonnes of slabs and 37,232 tonnes of billets had been produced. Four of its six electric arc furnaces now back in operation, and […]

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LISCO Restarts Hot Strip Mill

Platts reports that the Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO) has restarted its hot strip mill (pictured) in recent weeks. Sliman Biram, Lisco’s director of commerce and finance, confirmed that the plant will now be able to supply flat steel products. The mill in the city of Misurata stopped production in February of last year […]

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