The fire department in Crosby, Texas, said the area around the Arkema SA manufacturing site is safe after the company burnt stored organic peroxides in a “controlled ignition,” according to a company statement.
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Authorities have established a 1.5-mile radius around the plant and blocked access.
The threat of additional explosions remains.
Machine-tool demand in the U.S. and Europe regained sustained strength in the first half of 2017, but a wider outlook suggests global industrial demand is still searching for stability.
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