04 September 2008 14:43 [Source: ICIS news]
TOKYO (ICIS news)--Mitsubishi Chemical, one of Japan’s largest chemical producers, plans to restart its Kashima No 2 cracker in two weeks’ time, it said on Thursday.
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The company was currently running detailed checks on the cracker, adding it would decide a specific time of the restart pending instructions from the authorities.
The No 2 cracker produces 476,000 tonnes/year of ethylene,
MCC’s two other crackers, the 375,000 tonne/year Kashima No 1 and the 450,000 tonne/year unit in Mizushima,
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