China’s Hebei Shenghua shuts PVC plant after nearby blast
Sources reported that the 400,000 tons/year unit was shut following the event due to safety and security reasons and a restart date is yet to be specified at the time of press.
The explosion reportedly occurred outside the company’s plant and claimed the lives of 23 people in the area. The exact cause of the explosion remains unclear, while an investigation on the incident is reportedly underway.
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