China’s Jiangsu Baoli to start up polymer-modified bitumen plant

22 October 2012 09:54  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Jiangsu Baoli Asphalt will start up its 50,000 tonne/year polymer-modified bitumen plant at Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region in July 2013, a company source said on Monday.

The facility will be the first polymer-modified bitumen plant in Tibet and will mainly produce styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) polymer-modified bitumen and styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) polymer-modified bitumen, according to the source.

The construction work started in July, the source said.

The company will also construct storage tanks with a capacity of 20,000-30,000cbm and a railway exclusively for polymer-modified bitumen delivery, the source added.

It will focus on Tibet for the sales of those products, according to the source.

Jiangsu Baoli Asphalt produces  mainly paving materials and specially modified bitumen. It operates polymer-modified bitumen and regular bitumen plants in six provinces: Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Hunan, Jilin, Xinjiang and Sichuan.

By: Jessie Yang

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