25 February 2010 11:34 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Thailand’s largest industrial conglomerate, Siam Cement Group (SCG), has been given permission by a court to resume construction at six of its suspended projects at Mab Ta Phut in Rayong province, a company source said on Thursday.
The six SCG projects allowed to resume work are those run by subsidiaries Map Tha Phut Tank Terminal and Thai Polyethylene; those run by Siam Polyethylene and Siam Synthetic Latex, two joint ventures between SCG and Dow Chemicals; and a project run by Thai MMA.
The seven projects are among 64 industrial projects suspended under a court ruling on environmental grounds.
While construction work could resume immediately and test operations were allowed, it was still unclear when the projects would be able to start commercial production, the source said.
In a decision in late September 2009, the
The suspension was lifted on 11 of the projects in December last year.
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