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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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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%...
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...
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...
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...
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