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Altech Chemicals makes steady progress at HPA plant construction site in Malaysia

Stage 1 construction progressing as planned with workshop steel frame erection nearing completion.
Retaining wall construction 75% complete
Retaining wall construction 75% complete

Altech Chemicals Ltd (ASX:ATC) (FRA:A3Y) is making steady progress on its stage 1 construction activities currently underway at the high purity alumina (HPA) plant site in Johor, Malaysia.

Structural steel erection for the maintenance workshop building has progressed considerably since the Opstaan Yster (stand up of iron) ceremony held on site at the beginning of May 2019.

 

The building frame erection and roof structure placement is nearing completion, and the construction team shall shortly commence with roof and wall cladding activities.

Retaining wall construction is proceeding along both the western and eastern site boundaries and is currently estimated as 75% complete.

READ: Altech Chemicals raises first steel at HPA plant construction site in Malaysia

The internal site retaining wall, which is required for site terracing immediately behind the Administration building is also progressing in accordance with the stage 1 construction schedule.

Finally, excavation of the on-site detention (OSD) storm water tanks have commenced along the southern boundary of the plant site, with construction of the first of four underground tanks now underway, which involves blinding, lining and reinforcement ahead of the pouring of concrete.

OSD tank construction preparation

The four OSD tanks will have a total volume of 2000 cubic metres and will serve as intermediate storage for all site storm water in accordance with the Malaysian planning regulations and stormwater management practices.

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