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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
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/August-Chlor-Alkali-Production-Falls-in-Europe_21600.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-Upgrades-Technology-Boosts-Capacity-at-LA-Site_21048.html
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