18 August 2006 16:45 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Kemira's Kemwater division will upgrade and expand its water treatment chemicals production facilities in St Petersburg, Russia following the extension until 2015 of a cooperation agreement with the city’s water works, the Finnish chemicals producer said on Friday.
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“It is in the connection with the new agreement that Kemira is investing in the refurbishing of ZAO Kemira Eko’s production line and expanding its operations to dealing with waste water by building a new production line for iron based chemicals,” the company said in a statement.
There was no-one immediately available at Kemira to provide further details on the project or the agreement with the city.
Kemira said it was helping St Petersburg Water Works in its aim to reach by 2010 the drinking water service level of the best Western European countries.
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