China’s Tiannan Energy Chem to build CNY4.2bn chlor-alkali project

27 July 2012 10:57  [Source: ICIS news]

(adds caustic soda capacity in second paragraph)

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Xinjiang Tiannan Energy Chemical Co Ltd will start building a yuan (CNY) 4.2bn ($657m)chlor-alkali project at the end of this year, a company source said on Friday.

The project, which includes a 400,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant, and an ionic membrane caustic soda unit with a nameplate capacity of 300,000 dry metric tonnes (dmt)/year, the source said.

The units will be built at the Sandaohe Industrial Park of Yining city in Xinjiang, according to the source.

Construction will begin as soon as an environmental impact assessment on the project is done. The project is due for completion in December 2014, the source said.

Xinjiang Tiannan Energy Chemical Co Ltd is a joint venture set up in January 2012 by Yibin Tianyuan Group, Yibin Tianyi Special Resin, Yili Nangang Group and Xinjiang Nongsishi State-owned Assets Investment.

($1 = CNY 6.39)

By: Viola Pan
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