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November 18, 2009
U.S chlor-alkali operating rates were unchanged in October, holding steady at 80%, says the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA).  Chlorine production rose about 3.5% in October...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Chlor-Alkali-Operating-Rates-Steady-in-October_22861.html
November 12, 2009
Olin says it expects to have a fleet of 100 rail cars specifically designed to carry bleach by the end of this year, and about 300 rail cars by the end of 2010. The company has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-to-Increase-Bleach-Shipments-by-Rail_22744.html
November 12, 2009
The company says it is in negotiations with ThyssenKrupp Uhde to build the plant, which is due onstream at the beginning of 2011....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Bayer-MaterialScience-to-Build-Hydrochloric-Acid-Electrolysis-Plant_22701.html
November 6, 2009
Petkim Petrokimya (Izmir, Turkey) and National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran) have signed a memorandum of understanding to study and build an equally owned, integrated polvinyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Petkim-and-Irans-NPC-Ink-Deal-to-Build-Integrated-PVC-Complex-in-Iran_22497.html
November 6, 2009
Dow Chemical and Shenhua Group (Beijing), a coal mining company, will move ahead with a planned $10-billion, coal-to-chemicals joint venture at Yulin, China. The project has been on...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Dow-Moves-Closer-to-Chinese-Coal-to-Chemicals-JV_22617.html
November 4, 2009
Agrium reported third quarter earnings of $26 million (16 cts/share), down 93% compared to the same year-ago period, on sales down 41%, to $1.84 billion. The company cited a steep...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Agrium-Swings-to-Loss_22585.html
November 3, 2009
Westlake Chemical reported a third-quarter net income of $29.8 million (45 cts/share), up 9% from the year-ago period, on a lower effective income tax rate. Sales were down 41%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Westlakes-Earnings-Rise-on-Lower-Tax-Rate-Costs_22553.html
November 3, 2009
 Clorox says it will modify its process of producing bleach in the U.S. by transitioning from chlorine to high-strength bleach as a raw material. “This decision was driven...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Clorox-to-Modify-Chlorine-Usage_22559.html
November 2, 2009
Ineos ChlorVinyls says it will increase the price of methylene chloride in Europe by €50/ton on November 1, or as contracts allow, due to tight market...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Ineos-ChlorVinyls-Ups-Methylene-Chloride-Prices_22524.html
October 27, 2009
Olin reported third-quarter net income of $39.4 million (50 cts/share), up 4.5% from the year-ago period. Sales were down 21%, to $397 million, compared to the third quarter of 2008...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olins-Earnings-Fall-on-Lower-Volumes_22343.html
October 22, 2009
OxyChem, the chemicals business of Occidental Petroleum, reported third-quarter earnings of $72 million, down 67% from the year-ago period, on sales down 42%, to $842 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/OxyChems-Earnings-Fall-in-Third-Quarter_22251.html
October 21, 2009
Uhde India (Mumbai), a subsidiary of Uhde, has been awarded a contract by Andhra Sugars Ltd. (Tanuku, India) to convert an existing chlor-alkali production facility at Saggonda in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Uhde-Awarded-Chlor-alkali-Contract-in-India_22217.html
October 19, 2009
U.S chlor-alkali operating rates plunged in September, falling 5-percentage points, to 80%, says the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). This decline follows three consecutive months...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/U-S-Chlor-Alkali-Operating-Rates-Fall-in-September_22190.html
October 15, 2009
Dow Central Germany has declared force majeure on caustic soda produced at its Schkopau, Germany site due to technical issues. “After coming back from a planned outage, we...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Dow-Declares-Force-Majeure-on-Caustic-Soda-at-German-Site_22064.html
October 7, 2009
The company, in special administration, has failed to secure raw material supplies; its plants remain offstream following a summer maintenance shutdown....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Future-of-Italian-Vinyls-Firm-Is-in-Doubt_21919.html
October 5, 2009
Pigment and agchem manufacturer Meghmani Organics (Ahmedabad, India) says its Meghmani Finechem subsidiary has begun commercial production at its previously announced 110,000-m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Meghmani-Starts-Up-Chlor-Alkali-Unit-in-India_21874.html
October 1, 2009
Formosa Plastics will spend more than $10 million over the next five years on pollution controls to address air, water, and hazardous waste violations at its Point Comfort, TX and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/UPDATE-Formosa-Plastics-to-Correct-Environmental-Issues-at-LA-TX-Sites_21735.html
September 25, 2009
For the third consecutive month, average operating rates at U.S. chlor-alkali plants rose in August, jumping to 85%, a 6-percentage point increase from July, says the Chlorine...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/U-S-Chlor-Alkali-Operating-Rates-Rise-in-August_21634.html
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