18 June 2013 04:23 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Liaoning Huajin Tongda Chemicals has begun the expansion construction for its 300,000 tonne/year ammonia and 520,000 tonne/year urea units at Xinjiang in northwestern China, a company source said on Tuesday.
The construction started on 14 June, and is expected to be completed in the middle of August, the source added.
The producer will raise the capacity of the ammonia and urea units to 450,000 tonnes/year and 800,000 tonnes/year respectively, according to the source.
The urea plant’s new capacity is different from the figure given earlier this year, but the source did not give any reason for it.
The whole project will cost around yuan (CNY) 1.04bn ($170m), the source said.
The company is a subsidiary of North Huajin Chemical Industries Group.
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