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December 8, 2011
Sunoco has declared a special stock dividend to its shareholders of the 56,660,000 shares of common stock of SunCoke Energy, its coke production business, representing approximately...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Sunoco-to-Spin-off-its-SunCoke-Energy-Business_39439.html
December 5, 2011
Average U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates fell 5 percentage points in October, to 78%, according to the latest statistics reported by the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). Total...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/U-S-Chlor-Alkali-Operating-Rates-Fall-Again_39501.html
November 22, 2011
Australian mining company BHP Billiton (Melbourne) says it will keep its new Jansen, SK potash mine out of Canpotex, the potash export cartel owned by Saskatchewan producers, according...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/BHP-Billiton-to-Keep-New-Potash-Mine-Out-of-Canpotex_39244.html
November 10, 2011
Arkema has announced details of a previously reported restructuring of chlor-alkali and derivative operations at the company's Jarrie, France site. The project represents a net...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Arkema-to-Restructure-Chlor-Alkali-Operations-at-Site-in-France_38980.html
November 3, 2011
Georgia Gulf reported third-quarter net income up 38% from the year-ago quarter, to $34.4 million, on sales up 23%, to $929.6 million. Net income for the third quarter of 2011 was...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Georgia-Gulfs-Income-Rises_38827.html
November 1, 2011
Westlake Chemical reported third-quarter net income of $67.9 million ($1.01/share), up 8% from the year ago quarter and beating analysts’ estimates of 98 cts/share, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Profits-Rise-at-Westlake_38740.html
October 28, 2011
Olin reported third-quarter net income of $47.2 million up 48% from the year-ago quarter, on sales up 27%, to $550.2 million. Third quarter 2011 results included pretax environmental...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olins-Earnings-Boosted-by-Strong-Chlor-Alkali-Pricing_38682.html
October 26, 2011
Crest Chemicals (Midrand, South Africa), a chemical distribution joint venture between Brenntag and AECI (Johannesburg), has acquired certain assets of WK Croxton (Pietermaritzburg...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Brenntag-JV-Acquires-Assets-in-South-Africa_38573.html
October 6, 2011
Dow Chemical and K2 Pure Solutions say they have started up a new chlor-alkali plant at Dow’s Pittsburg, CA facility to produce bleach for municipal water treatment facilities in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Dow-Starts-Up-New-Chlor-Alkali-Plant-in-CA_37950.html
September 30, 2011
Average U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates rose 2-percentage points in August, to 87%, according to the latest statistics reported by the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). Total...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/U-S-Chlor-Alkali-Production-Rates-Rise-in-August_37973.html
September 29, 2011
Air Products and Linde say their high-purity anhydrous hydrochloric acid (HCl) processing and packaging joint venture, named Hydrochlor, is on track for a second-quarter 2012 start-up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Air-Products-Linde-HCl-JV-Plans-Second-Quarter-2012-Start-up_37920.html
September 12, 2011
Olin Chemical says it has stopped production its Charleston, TN chlor-alkali facility after mercury was spilled into a local river due to record-breaking rainfall. The excessive rain...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Mercury-Spill-Forces-Olin-to-Stop-Production-at-Charleston-TN-Plant_37549.html
August 4, 2011
Georgia Gulf reported second-quarter net income of $14.6 million, down 32% from the year-ago quarter, on lower results for its aromatics and building products businesses. Sales rose...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Georgia-Gulfs-Income-Falls-on-Lower-Volumes-Higher-Feedstock-Costs_36672.html
August 3, 2011
FMC announced second-quarter net income of $107.2 million ($1.49/share), up 63% from the year ago period but falling short of analyst estimates of 1.51/share, according to Thomson One...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/FMCs-Income-Soars-Boosts-Earnings-Guidance_36592.html
August 2, 2011
Westlake Chemical reported second-quarter net income up 42% from the year ago quarter, to $81 million ($1.21/share), on sales up 13%, to $925 million. Income from operations was up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Higher-Sales-Improved-Margins-Boost-Westlakes-Earnings_36606.html
July 27, 2011
Clorox says the company's board of directors has unanimously rejected an unsolicited $10.7-billion ($80.00/share) bid from Icahn Enterprises to purchase the company, saying the bid...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Clorox-Rejects-Icahns-Second-Takeover-Bid_36456.html
July 25, 2011
Molycorp has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract to KBR for its planned chlor-alkali plant at the company's Mountain Pass, CA rare earths processing facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Molycorp-Awards-Chlor-Alkali-Construction-Contract_36407.html
July 21, 2011
OxyChem says it plans to construct a membrane-cell chlor-alkali plant at Johnsonville, TN, adjacent to DuPont’s titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturing facility, at an estimated...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/OxyChem-to-Build-Chlor-Alkali-Plant-at-Johnsonville-TN_36309.html
July 15, 2011
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has bid $10.2 billion ($76.50/share) to acquire Clorox. Icahn currently owns 9.4% of Clorox, and seeks to buy all of the company shares he does not...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Carl-Icahn-Bids-$10-2-Billion-to-Buy-Clorox_36172.html
June 24, 2011
U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates in May rose 1-percentage point from April levels, to 90%, according to the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). Total chlorine production increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/May-Chlor-Alkali-Rates-Improve-in-U-S-_35787.html
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