IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Plastics :: Polyethylene

Nova Chemicals breaks ground on Joffre PE expansion project

2:56 AM MDT | June 12, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Nova Chemicals has broken ground on a previously announced expansion project at its Joffre, AB, complex, the company announced today. A ground-breaking celebration was held to mark the official start of the construction phase of the polyethylene 1 (PE1) expansion. The project is expected to be commissioned in the fall of 2015 and cost approximately C$1 billion ($980 million), including capital and start-up costs. The PE1 project includes a world-scale polyethylene (PE) reactor and associated infrastructure. The plant will be designed with annual capacity for...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa