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DALU Polysilicon Co., Ltd. Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Polysilicon Production Plant
Subsidiary of DALU Group Will Build 18,000 MTY Polysilicon Production Plant in Hohhot, ChinaHOHHOT, CHINA – (October 8, 2007) – DALU Polysilicon Company, Ltd., a business unit of DALU Group, held a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating its plans to build a polysilicon production plant in Hohhot , China .
DALU Polysilicon will build an 18,000 metric ton per year (MTY) polysilicon plant that will produce high purity electronic grade polycrystalline silicon material that can be used for both electronic and photovoltaic applications. Plans call for phased construction starting with an initial 2,500 MTY now and building to an ultimate capacity of over 18,000 MTY. The company also announced that it has signed letters of intent with Poly Plant Project (PPP), Silicon Chemical Corporation (SCC), and CH2M HILL Lockwood Greene. PPP and SCC will cooperate together to provide the advanced process technology for the project. CH2M HILL Lockwood Greene will provide engineering design, project management and related services for DALU Polysilicon's production plant.
"Our world-class polysilicon production plant is part of the DALU Group's plans to continue to grow and diversify its businesses in the energy industry," said Longhua (Jeffrey) Tang, General Manager of DALU International Inc. (USA). "We are very pleased with our team of industry-leading companies including PPP, SCC and CH2M HILL, who will provide advanced process technology and a proven track record of managing the engineering, procurement, and construction phases of polysilicon production projects."
"CH2M HILL Lockwood Greene is pleased to be part of the team working with DALU Polysilicon, and we look forward to utilizing our polysilicon plant design and construction experience to this poly plant project," said Pete Primm, Sr. Vice President of CH2M HILL's Energy, Chemicals & Industrial Systems business group. "We are confident in the team and our ability to manage this plant's construction for DALU Polysilicon."
About the DALU Group
Located in Nanjing Jiangning District National-level High-Tech Development Zone, the DALU Group is a private high-tech enterprise group involved in high-tech industries including power system measurement and control, environmental protection, information technology and biotechnology. The company's polysilicon production plant continues its work in the energy industry and is the first step in its growth into alternative energy technologies.
About Poly Plant Project, Inc.
Founded by polysilicon industry experts, Poly Plant Project, Inc. (PPP) enables companies to design, engineer and build manufacturing plants for the production of high purity polysilicon. PPP provides polysilicon production plant consulting services, process technology, and poly production engineering solutions. PPP offers a full range of poly plant services including trichlorosilane (TCS) production and purification, gas recovery and recycling, operator and safety training and plant start-up support together in a complete process technology package.
About Silicon Chemical Corporation
Silicon Chemical Corporation (SCC) was formed in 1991 and is incorporated in the State of Oregon . SCC has a staff with over 100 years of collective experience in the process development, design, construction and the operation of polysilicon and silicon chemical process facilities including trichlorosilane (TCS), silicon tetrachloride (STC), and related silicon source chemicals.
About CH2M HILL
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering, construction and operations for public and private clients. With more than $5 billion in revenue, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2007). The firm's work is concentrated in the areas of transportation, water, energy, environment, and industrial facilities. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and leading employer by business media and professional associations worldwide. CH2M HILL has more than 23,000 employees in regional offices around the world.
Poly Plant Project, Inc.