Floodwater Causes Explosion at Dengfeng Aluminium Plant
Dengfeng Power Group Co Ltd’s aluminium alloy unit stopped production as flooding water entered the plant and spread into a high-temperature solution in the alloy tank and caused a blast. No casualties were reported. The government has started safety inspection.
The aluminium alloy plant, located in Central China's Henan Province, has an annual capacity of 60 000 tonnes and manufactures alloy rods, high-silicon aluminium alloy and titanium products.