LDK Solar (LDK) Logs 6 Million Safe Work Hours on PV Polysilicon Project

LDK Solar announced today that it has logged 6 million work hours on the construction of its 15,000 ton/year PV polysilicon plant without any worker injuries, under the supervision of the company’s EPCM contractor, Fluor. Completing 6 million safe work hours is a major milestone in the plants construction. Nick Sarno, LDK’s Senior NP of Manufacturing/Project Manager, released the following statement:

"We are very excited to have logged six million safe work hours. We believe this outstanding achievement is a testament to our dedication and commitment to safety, coupled with our drive to execute our plans on time. We are now entering an important phase of the polysilicon plant development, with our construction workforce more than doubling in the coming months as we begin piping and equipment installation. We remain on track to produce between 5,000 and 7,000 tons of polysilicon in 2009. We continue to be enthusiastic about our relationship with Fluor and are very pleased with their management of our 15,000 tons per annum (TPA) facility. We look forward to reaching the next milestone of ten million safe work hours."

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