22 January 1996 00:00 [Source: ICB]
LAROCHE INDUSTRIES' board of directors has approved an expansion at its ammonia manufacturing facility in Cherokee, Alabama, US.
The plant's present capacity of 175 000 tonne/year will be increased by 40% to 245 000 tonne/year. Investment costs are $13m.
The announcement is the third phase in expansion plans for the Cherokee site; phase 1 began in September 1994. Phase III construction will commence in the H2 1996 to start up by mid-1997.
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