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March 21, 2011
PPG Industries says it will purchase certain assets of chlor-alkali producer Equa-Chlor (Longview, WA) for an undisclosed sum. PPG will acquire Equa-Chlor’s manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/PPG-to-Acquire-Chlor-Alkali-Producer-Equa-Chlor_33599.html
March 18, 2011
Uhde has been awarded a contract to build a membrane cell process chlor-alkali plant for Leuna-Harze (Leuna, Germany). This will be Uhde's first ever skid-mounted chlor-alkali...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Uhde-Supplies-Skid-mounted-Chlor-alkali-Plant-in-Germany_33543.html
March 10, 2011
Bertolini Group (Bologna, Italy) has acquired production facilities at Torviscosa, Italy from Caffaro Chimica. Caffaro was previously a member of the Snia group, all parts of which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Bertolini-Buys-Some-Ex-Snia-Operations-in-Italy_33361.html
March 9, 2011
Average U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates rose 7-percentage points in January, to 92%, according to the latest statistics reported by the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). Total...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Chlor-Alkali-Production-Rises-7-Percentage-Points-in-January_33122.html
March 9, 2011
Westlake Chemical says it has selected Chlorine Engineers Corp (Tokyo) as the process technology provider and engineering contractor for the company’s previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Westlake-Selects-Chlorine-Engineers-Corp-to-Construct-Chlor-Alkali-Plant_33104.html
February 22, 2011
Westlake Chemical reported fourth-quarter net income of $84.1 million ($1.26/share), nearly 7 times higher than the year-ago period, and beating analysts’ estimates of 74...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Westlakes-Earnings-Soar-on-Improved-Olefins-Margins-and-Stronger-Vinyl-Sales_32964.html
February 17, 2011
Georgia Gulf reported fourth-quarter 2010 net income of $15.1 million, compared to a net loss of $124.7 million for the year-ago period. Sales were up 38%, to $692.8 million, on higher...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Georgia-Gulfs-Earnings-Boosted-by-Higher-Sales-Volumes_32916.html
February 7, 2011
Dow Chemical says it will close two vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) production lines this year. Dow will shut down a production unit at its Freeport, TX VCM facility in first quarter of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Dow-to-Complete-Closure-of-Two-VCM-Units-This-Year_32664.html
February 2, 2011
PotashCorp of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp) says it plans to invest about $158 million to restart its idled 474,000-m.t./year anhydrous ammonia plant at Geismar, LA. The plant was...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/PotashCorp-to-Restart-Idled-Ammonia-Plant-at-Geismar-LA_32599.html
February 1, 2011
Olin reported fourth-quarter 2010 net income of $2.0 million, or 2 cts/share, down about 91% from the year-ago quarter. Results were impacted by a previously announced pretax...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olins-Net-Income-Falls-on-Pre-Tax-Charge-Chlor-Alkali-Segment-Posts-Strong-Results_32572.html
January 28, 2011
Tata Chemicals will spend more than $100 million to expand soda ash capacity at its General Chemicals subsidiary in the U.S., says P.K. Ghose, CFO of Tata Chemicals. General Chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Tata-Chemicals-Hikes-Soda-Ash-Capacity-in-the-U-S-_32481.html
January 27, 2011
Average U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates were unchanged in December, holding steady at 85%, according to the latest statistics reported by the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/U-S-Chlor-Alkali-Operating-Rates-Hold-Steady-in-December_32437.html
January 14, 2011
Georgia Gulf says it has amended and extended its $300 million asset based loan agreement with its lenders. The amended agreement will mature in January 2016, two years later than the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Georgia-Gulf-Amends-Loan-Agreement-Moodys-Updates-Credit-Rating_32146.html
January 12, 2011
PPG Industries says it will sell land at its Natrium, WV site to natural gas producer Dominion Transmission (Richmond, VA) for the construction of a natural gas processing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/PPG-Sells-Land-at-Natrium-for-NGL-Processing-and-Fractionation-Project_32122.html
January 12, 2011
The Indian government will for the first time announce energy-efficiency targets for eight energy-intensive industrial sectors. The sectors include chlor-alkali and fertilizers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/India-Plans-Energy-Efficiency-Targets-for-Chlor-Alkali-Fertilizer-Industries_32108.html
January 11, 2011
Samsung Engineering today signed a $411 million contract to build a previously announced chlor-alkali complex for Dow-Mitsui Chlor-Alkali LLC, a joint venture between Dow Chemical and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Samsung-Engineering-Awarded-Dow-Mitsui-Chlor-Alkali-Plant-Contract_32071.html
January 7, 2011
FMC says it plans to restart its 1.3-million tons/year soda ash facility at Granger, WY by July 1 due to strong export demand.   “We expect the global demand for U.S. soda...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/FMC-to-Restart-Soda-Ash-Production-at-Granger-WY-on-Increased-Export-Demand_32040.html
January 5, 2011
Dow Chemical and Mitsui say they will go ahead with a previously announced chlor-alkali joint venture to construct, own, and operate a facility at Dow’s Freeport, TX integrated...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Dow-and-Mitsui-Confirm-Chlor-Alkali-JV-Plans_31702.html
December 23, 2010
Average U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates rose 3-percentage points in November, to 85%, according to the latest statistics reported by the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). Chlorine...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/U-S-Chlor-Alkali-Operating-Rates-Improve-in-November_31781.html
December 10, 2010
The restructuring will reduce the company's total chlor-alkali manufacturing capacity by 160,000 m.t./year, but will improve costs and product quality, Olin says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-To-End-Use-of-Mercury-Cell-Technology_31526.html
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