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August 22, 2014
China CAMS Engineering, (Beijing), a subsidiary of China National Machinery Industry Corp., has been awarded a contract to build a petrochemical complex for Navoiazot (Navoi...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Chinese-engineering-firm-awarded-PVC-plant-contract-in-Uzbekistan_63350.html
August 6, 2014
Axiall (Atlanta) says that weakness in chlor-alkali and an unplanned outage in vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) pushed second-quarter net income down 62% year-over-year (YOY), to $27.2 million, and that sales fell 3% YOY, to $1.237 billion. Adjusted earnings of 48 cts/share fell just short of analysts’ consensus estimate of 50 cts/share, as compiled by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Axiall-reports-second-quarter-income-down-62-percent_63003.html
July 31, 2014
Westlake Chemical has closed the previously announced €490-million ($656.5 million) acquisition of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturer Vinnolit Holdings (Ismaning, Germany) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Westlake-closes-&euro490-million-Vinnolit-acquisition_62856.html
July 29, 2014
IHS has entered into a partnership agreement with The Chlorine Institute (CI) that will allow IHS to provide worldwide access to CI’s safety and technical publications via IHS content platforms. The content will cover safe production, handling, and packaging; health and the environment; emergency planning and response; and properties of chemicals and analytical techniques. The materials will continue to be available directly from the CI Bookstore....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/IHS-to-host-Chlorine-Institute-safety-and-technical-publications_62763.html
July 25, 2014
Olin (Clayton, MO) reports a 16% year-over-year (YOY) decline in second-quarter income, the result of weak results in the chlor-alkali segment. Sales declined across the board. However, earnings of 46 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of 45 cts/share, as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-earnings-down-on-weak-chlor-alkali_62710.html
July 21, 2014
Evonik Industries and AkzoNobel say they have entered into negotiations to build a membrane cell electrolysis production facility at AkzoNobel’s Ibbenbüren, Germany, site...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/AkzoNobel-and-Evonik-join-forces-in-membrane-cell-chlor-alkali-project-in-Germany_62608.html
July 10, 2014
Axiall (Atlanta) says the extended ramp-up of its PHH vinyl chloride monomer manufacturing facility at Lake Charles, LA, and weakness in building products and aromatics have dampened expectations for the second quarter. The company now expects to report adjusted Ebitda of $125–130 million versus $180 million in the year-ago quarter....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Axiall-lowers-earnings-expectations_62396.html
July 1, 2014
Saif Al Khaili Group (Abu Dhabi), a privately owned conglomerate with wide ranging interests, on Saturday signed an agreement with Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) to build...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Abu-Dhabi-to-build-first-chlor-alkali-manufacturing-complex_61829.html
June 26, 2014
Ashta Chemicals (Ashtabula, OH) says it will invest $60 million to convert its mercury-cell chlor-alkali plant to membrane-cell technology. Ineos Technologies will provide process design services and three Bichlor bipolar electrolyzers....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Ashta-Chemicals-to-convert-Ohio-chlor-alkali-plant-to-membrane-cell-process_62021.html
June 24, 2014
Brazil's antitrust body CADE (Brasilia) has challenged the proposed acquisition by Braskem of Solvay Indupa (Bueno Aires), Solvay's polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and chlor-alkali business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Brazils-antitrust-authority-challenges-Braskems-acquisition-of-Indupa_61991.html
May 27, 2014
HF Chlor Alkali has selected the Ineos Bichlor bipolar electrolyzers for apreviously announced chlor-alkali plant now under construction at Eddyville, lA. The plant is being built...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/HF-Chlor-Alkali-selects-Ineos-technology-for-plant-in-Iowa_61346.html
May 8, 2014
The European Commission says it has approved the proposed merger of the European chlorvinyls businesses of Ineos and Solvay, subject to the divestment by Ineos of suspension polyvinyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/EU-approves-Ineos-Solvay-chlorvinyls-merger-subject-to-PVC-EDC-chlor-alkali-divestments_60896.html
May 6, 2014
AkzoNobel today officially inaugurated a membrane-process chlorine plant at the Höchst, Germany, industrial park, near Frankfurt. Management, employees, customers, and politicians...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/AkzoNobel-inaugurates-chlor-alkali-plant-in-Germany-CEO-confirms-targets_60827.html
May 6, 2014

OxyChem, the chemical segment of Occidental Petroleum, has reported earnings for the first quarter of $136 million, down 14% year-on-year. The company attributes the decrease to lower caustic soda prices driven by new chlor-alkali capacity. However, the company says higher polyvinyl chloride and vinyl chloride margins, resulting from improvement in US construction markets, and higher volumes across all products offset most of the decline.

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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/OxyChem-earnings-down-on-caustic-prices_60824.html
May 6, 2014
Axiall (Atlanta) reports a net loss for first-quarter 2014 of $11.6 million versus a loss of $3.5 million in the year-ago period. A 17-cts/share loss matched the analysts’ consensus estimate compiled by Thomson Reuters. Sales fell 10% year-on-year, to $994 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/VCM-outage-weather-cut-into-Axiall-earnings_60823.html
April 30, 2014
Arkema today inaugurated a new electrolysis plant at its Jarrie site, near Grenoble, France. The €100-million ($138 million) investment involved converting a mercury-cell plant to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Arkema-inaugurates-membrane-process-chlorine-plant_60686.html
April 24, 2014
Olin (Clayton, MO) has reports year-over-year (YOY) declines in sales and income for the first quarter, but earnings of 37 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of 33 cts/share. The company has also announced a three-year, eight million-share repurchase program....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-first-quarter-sales-earnings-down-on-chlor-alkali-products_60577.html
April 2, 2014
Delegates to today’s sessions of the Euro Chlor Technology conference in Madrid were given a glimpse into what the chlor-alkali and vinyls industries may look like in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Euro-Chlor-9th-Technology-Conference-European-chlor-alkali-and-vinyls-industry-in-transition_60008.html
April 2, 2014
Kem One (Lyon, France) has launched a project to convert the electrolysis technology at the company's Lavéra, France, chlor-alkali plant from mercury-cell and diaphragm, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Kem-One-launches-technology-conversion-for-Lavera-chlor-alkali-plant_60002.html
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