Crimean TiO2 plant closed after leak of sulfur dioxide

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Published: Tuesday, 11 September 2018

The Armyansk TiO2 plant in Ukraine’s Crimea region, annexed by Russia, has previously struggled with water and feedstock shortages, and will now be closed for two weeks after a large release of sulfur dioxide gas, the local government says.

Operations at the large Armyansk titanium dioxide plant in the Russia-occupied region of Crimea have been halted, after a large-scale release of sulfur dioxide gas into the surrounding area.

Production at the sulfate-route titanium plant, which has a nameplate capacity for around 80,000 tonnes per year of TiO2, was closed...

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