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Sahara and Ma'aden being trial runs at chlor-alkali and EDC complex

12:23 PM MDT | August 4, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Sahara Petrochemicals (Riyadh) and Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) have announced that they have today begun trial operations at their caustic soda and ethylene dichloride (EDC) facility. The Al Jubail–based complex is operated by Samapco, an equally owned joint venture between the two companies. The trials will run for four to six months and will include performance testing. The financial impact will be recorded in the consolidated financial statement after the commercial start-up, the companies say. The complex is designed to produce...

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