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Fatal accident at a polysilicon plant in Korea leads to dismissal of Samsung Engineering CEO

2:23 PM MDT | August 1, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

The Samsung Group (Seoul) said on Thursday that it fired Ki-Seok Park, CEO of Samsung Engineering following a fatal accident at a polysilicon plant at Ulsan on 26 July 2013. The Samsung Group says it is holding Ki-Seok Park accountable for a water tank explosion that killed 3 employees and injured more than 10. The 10,000 m.t./year plant is being built for SMP, a joint venture between Samsung Fine Chemicals and MEMC at Samsung Fine Chemicals site and is due onstream this year.  It  was undergoing tests when a water tank burst during a stress test...

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