Sasol is increasing its competitiveness in the highly contested alcohol production market by bringing new capacity on line and simultaneously restructuring capacity in some inefficient operations. Commercial production of a new 60 000 metric tonnes a year oleochemical-based alcohols plant in Lianyangang, China, has commenced, while 50%, or some 65 000 metric tonnes a year of oxo-alcohol capacity at the Augusta plant in Italy, will be idled for an indefinite period of time.
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