22 April 2010 09:34 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--Siam Polyethylene (SPE) delayed 350,000 tonne/year octene-based linear-low density PE (LLDPE) project in Thailand is planned to come on-stream in the second half of this year, pending all the necessary approvals, a senior Dow Chemical executive said on Thursday.
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"We have been given clearance to resume construction which is excellent news as this product is much-needed by the market," added Peter Wong, Commercial Vice-President, Asia-Pacific Basic Plastics, at Dow.
He was speaking on the sidelines of the Chinaplas exhibition in
The project had been due on-stream in the first half of year, but work was temporarily halted by a court injunction that have affected numerous other projects at the Mab Ta Phut site in Thailand.
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