10 May 2012 09:23 [Source: ICIS news]
When the company brings the chlor-alkali plant on-stream, it will become the largest chlor-alkali producer in the province, an industry source said.
There are currently only two chlor-alkali manufacturers in
The chlor-alkali plant is the first phase of Anhui Hwasu’s chlor-alkali project at the site, according to the source.
The first phase also includes a 460,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant and a 700,000 tonne/year calcium carbide plant at the same site, both of which are scheduled to be brought on-stream in August, added the source who did not provide the exact start-up dates.
According to the source, the producer plans to build capacities of 1m tonne/year of PVC, 1.4m tonne/year of calcium carbide, 760,000 dmt/year of chlor-alkali and 2.5m tonne/year of carbide slag-based cement under its chlor-alkali project.
The source did not provide further details of the project.
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