Crimean TiO2 plant closed after leak of sulfur dioxide
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
Production at the sulfate-route titanium plant, which has a
nameplate capacity for around 80,000 tonnes per year of TiO2,