Huntsman starts clean-up after explosion at German pigment plant
Published: Tuesday, 11 August 2015
German authorities have finished testing at the Uerdingen facility, declaring it asbestos-free and allowing clean-up to begin. While much of the site is expected to be repaired by mid-August, the full schedule is yet to be determined and it is unclear when the site will be able to begin production again.
Pigment producer Huntsman Inc. has started the clean-up at
its white pigment factory in Uerdingen, Germany, after the site
was declared asbestos-free following an
explosion at the facility last week.
German authorities have now finished testing debris from the
incident, which injured 19 people after a nitrogen tank