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OCI revives polysilicon debottlenecking project in South Korea

8:41 AM MST | February 11, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

OCI (Seoul), one of the major polysilicon producers, says that its board of directors today decided to resume work on a project to debottleneck its solar-grade polysilicon plant at Gunsan, South Korea. Work on the project was suspended in 2012, following a downturn in the market.   The company plans to add 10,000 m.t./year capacity at the site, requiring an investment 120.9 billion South Korean won ($113.3 million). This figure compares with the won116.5-billion cost before the project was halted. OCI, which plans to have the project completed by 30 June...

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