Philippines' Cocochem delays fatty alcohols plant restart to Aug

01 June 2010 08:43  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Philippines-based United Coconut Chemicals (Cocohem) has delayed the restart of its 36,000 tonnes/year fatty alcohols plant as it is needs to import certain equipment, a company official said on Tuesday.

The plant was taken off line in the second week of April after a fire broke out on the premises, the source said.

 It was initially scheduled to restart towards the end of May but had now been delayed until late August or early September, the source added.

“We are waiting for the import of specialized equipment for our plant,” the company official said.

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