Rotary Engg builds Chang Chun's Singapore allyl alcohol/VAM plant

19 September 2011 11:47  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Rotary Engineering said on Monday it has been awarded a contract to build an allyl alcohol and vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant at Jurong Island, Singapore for Taiwan’s Chang Chun Group.

“Rotary will be involved in the construction of the allyl alcohol and VAM plant,” the Singapore-based company said.

The company said its work scope on the project includes engineering, procurement and construction, maintenance, electrical and instrumentation services.

Chang Chun Group’s new facility in Jurong Island will be able to produce 150,000 tonnes/year of allyl alcohol; 350,000 tonnes/year of VAM, and; 540,000 tonnes/year of cumene, once completed, the company said in an earlier statement.

The project, in which the Taiwanese firm will initially invest Singapore dollar (S$) 500m ($403m), is expected to start up in the first quarter of 2013.

($1 = S$1.24)

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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