Nova Starts Work on LLDPE Expansion

Around 1 billion lb more capacity is due by 2015 in Joffre, Alberta.

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Nova Chemicals Corp., Pittsburgh, has begun construction of an LLDPE expansion project at Joffre, Alberta. When completed in the fall of 2015, it will have capacity for between 950,000 and 1.1 million lb/yr. It will be the third identical PE reactor at the site.

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