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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
October 7, 2009
The company, in special administration, has failed to secure raw material supplies; its plants remain offstream following a summer maintenance shutdown....
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...
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...
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...
September 23, 2009
European chlorine production in August fell about 7% from July levels, to 768,963 tons, and was about 16% lower compared with August 2008, says European chlor-alkali industry group...
August 26, 2009
Olin says it has completed its $170-million conversion and expansion project at its St. Gabriel, LA chlor-alkali facility. The project includes expanding chlor-alkali production at the...
August 25, 2009
Average operating rates at U.S. chlor-alkali plants jumped for the second consecutive month, rising to 79% in July, a 2-percentage point increase from June, says the Chlorine Institute...
August 17, 2009
FMC says it will increase off-list soda ash prices in order to "recover cost increases." Both bulk and packaged soda ash will increase by $10/ton for all grades of...
August 14, 2009
Start up firm AFC Energy (Cranleigh, U.K.) says it has begun offering chemical firms an alkaline fuel cell system that can efficiently convert their waste hydrogen into...
August 12, 2009
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) says it will add FMC to its S&P 500 stock index after the close of trading on August 18. FMC will replace Centex Corp. (Dallas), a residential...
August 3, 2009
Italian government-appointed experts running Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy), the former Ineos Vinyls Italia, have submitted a report on the troubled vinyl chloride monomer (VCM)...
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