Construction continues as planned at Beaver County Shell cracker plant

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Company officials say they're meeting daily amid the coronavirus outbreak

Shell complex in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

MONACA, Pa. (WKBN) – Construction at the Shell cracker plant in Monaca, Pennsylvania, will continue. 

In a statement Tuesday the company said: “Our goal is to always to keep our workers safe from health and safety risks including those of COVID-19.” 

Company officials are meeting daily about the situation. 

There are about 8,500 workers on site. 

Work is expected to continue for at least another year.

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