30 July 2012 07:57 [Source: ICIS news]
Mitsui Chemicals shut all its units at Iwakuni-Ohtake Works following a blast at its resorcinol facility on 22 April.
The company official did not give a specific date for the plant’s restart. However, Mitsui Chemicals said on its website on 26 July that routine operations in the Ohtake area, including those at the MIBK plant, had resumed.
“Operations have resumed at most plants following confirmation of safety and conditions and with approval from authorities,” the company said in the statement.
Mitsui Chemicals is the largest of three MIBK producers in
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