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Anhui Hwasu: Arkema process for China PVC plant

Anhui Hwasu, a subsidiary of China's Huaibei Mining, has selected Arkema (Colombes / France; www.arkema.com) technology for its 1m t/y PVC project in Luquiao, Anhui province / China. The plant, to be constructed in two phases, will be the world's largest PVC plant, Arkema said. Phase one is scheduled for launch in 2011.

Under a cooperation agreement reached in 2008 with Arkema, Aker Solutions (Oslo / Norway; www.akersolutions.com) will prepare the basic engineering work for the plant.

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