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September 2, 2012Uhdenora (Milan), a joint venture between Uhde (Dortmund, Germany) and De Nora (Milan), has been awarded a contract by Shandong Befar Group (Binzhou City, China)for a new chlor-alkali...
August 23, 2012Olin says it has completed the acquisition of caustic soda distributor and bleach maker K.A. Steel Chemicals (Lemont, IL) for $328 million in cash. K.A. Steel is one of the largest...
August 2, 2012Westlake Chemical reported second-quarter net income of $115.5 million ($1.72/share), up 42% from the year-ago quarter, on a pre-tax gain of $16.0 million from the sale of Georgia Gulf...
July 24, 2012Olin reported a second-quarter net income of $47.6 million (59 cts/share), up 13% from the year-ago quarter, on stronger sales volumes from bleach and hydrochloric acid. Second quarter...
July 20, 2012This Week on CW: PPG is planning to merge its commodity chemicals business with Georgia Gulf, in a deal worth $2.1 billion. The deal involves $900 million in cash to be paid to PPG...
July 18, 2012Olin says it will acquire caustic soda distributor and bleach maker K. A. Steel Chemicals (KA Steel; Lemont, IL) for $328 million in cash. KA Steel is one of the largest distributors...
July 17, 2012Sibur (Moscow) announced today that it will shut down a chlorine manufacturing complex at its Sibur-Nefekhim subsidiary at Dzerzhinsk, Russia. The company says that the plant is old...
July 13, 2012Solvay says it has commissioned North America’s first trona mine methane recovery facility at Green River, WY. The company’s patented methane recovery system captures...
July 8, 2012India’s Ministry of Finance has imposed a definitive five-year antidumping duty on imports of soda ash from China, the European Union (EU), Iran, Kenya, Pakistan, Ukraine, and...
July 3, 2012Arkema said today that it has finalized a previously announced divestment of its vinyl products activities to the Klesch Group (Geneva). The new vinyls company is called Kem One...