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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...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
December 3, 2010
Westlake Chemical says it has raised $154 million of tax-exempt revenue bonds due November 1, 2035 with an interest rate of 6.5%/year. The proceeds from the bonds were loaned to...
November 22, 2010
An explosion and fire on Saturday evening at a chemical manufacturing complex at Yushe Chemical Industry Co’s site in Yushe, Shanxi Province have killed four workers, says...
November 19, 2010
Solvay Chemicals says it will complete its exit from the American Natural Soda Ash Corp. (ANSAC) by year end. The company in January 2009 announced its intention to leave ANSAC, an...
November 19, 2010
Average U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates plunged 10-percentage points in October, to 82%, according to the latest statistics reported by the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA)...
November 16, 2010
Solvay Chemicals say it will finalize its exit from the American Natural Soda Ash Corp (ANSAC) on December 31. The company announced in January 2009 its intentions to leave the...
November 10, 2010
Solvay says it will replace a mercury-based electrolysis system with a membrane-based system at the company's two chlor-alkali installations at Tavaux, France. Chlor-alkali capacity at...
November 4, 2010
PolyOne reported third quarter net income of $1 million (1 ct/share), down 98% from the year-ago quarter. Excluding special items and one-time tax adjustments, PolyOne’s net...
November 3, 2010
Georgia Gulf posted operating income of $53.2 million, up 38% from the year-ago period, on higher ECU values and higher chlorovinyls and aromatics volumes, partially offset by higher...
November 3, 2010
Westlake Chemical announced its third-quarter net income doubled, to $62.7 million, on sales up 23%, to $779.7 million. Sales increased $147.1 million compared to the third quarter of...
October 21, 2010
Average U.S. chlor-alkali operating rates fell 1-percentage point in September, to 92%, according to the latest statistics reported by the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). Chlorine...
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