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Quechen abandons plans for silica plant in Port of Marseille

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Marseille, France (Ports Europe) March 26, 2019 – Chinese group Quechen Silicon Co Ltd. has suspended its €105 million silica plant project in the Grand Port Maritime of Marseille (GPMM) in Fos-sur-Mer (Bouches-du-Rhône), most likely due to high production costs. Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, energy prices have…

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