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March 12, 2008
Olin says it will shutter its Dalhousie, NB chlor-alkali plant in an effort to streamline manufacturing operations in Canada. The move will affect 50 workers at the site. Chlorine...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-to-Shutter-Chlor-Alkali-Plant-Exit-Sodium-Chlorate-Business_10830.html
March 3, 2008
Mexican polyvinyl chloride (PVC) maker Mexichem (Pajaritos, Mexico) says it has purchased Colombian caustic soda producer Prodesal (Cali), for an undisclosed amount. Prodesal generated...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Mexichem-Buys-Caustic-Soda-Firm_10610.html
March 3, 2008
Olin declared force majeure on caustic soda on February 21, citing unexpected operating problems as well as weak chlorine demand. The company says it will supply its customers with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-Force-Majeure-Worsens-Caustic-Soda-Supply-Shortfall_10655.html
February 25, 2008
General Chemical Soda Ash Partners (GCSAP) and S&A Abahsain (Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia) say they will form a joint venture to build a 1-million m.t./year soda ash facility in Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Soda-Ash-JV-Planned-for-Saudi-Arabia_10532.html
February 22, 2008
Olin has declared force majeure on caustic soda system-wide, citing unexpected operation issues as well as weak chlorine demand. The company says it will supply its customers with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-Declares-Force-Majeure-on-Caustic-Soda_10474.html
February 19, 2008
Canexus (Calgary) says its board of directors has approved a C$208-million ($206 million) technology conversion project for its North Vancouver, BC chlor-alkali facility. The project...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Canexus-to-Upgrade-Chlor-Alk-Unit_10365.html
February 19, 2008
Tata Chemicals’ $1.005-billion purchase of General Chemical Soda Ash Partners (GCSAP) from General Chemical Industrial Products (East Hanover, NJ) late last month was the latest...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Soda-Ash-Indian-Companies-Build-Global-Presence-Through-Acquisitions_10398.html
February 19, 2008
FMC says it will bring 800,000 tons/year of soda ash capacity online over the next few years at its Granger, WY plant, which has been operating at reduced capacity since 2005. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/FMC-Plans-to-Restart-U-S-Soda-Ash-Capacity_10399.html
February 5, 2008
Asahi Kasei Chemicals, an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it has been selected by Dow Chemical to supply membrane-process equipment at Dow’s planned chlor-alkali plant at Freeport...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Asahi-to-Supply-Membrane-Technology-to-New-Dow-Plant_10212.html
February 4, 2008
Dow Chemical says it will build a new chlor-alkali plant at Freeport, TX that is due to start up in 2011. Dow did not disclose the capacity or the investment amounts but says it will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Dow-Plans-to-Build-New-Chlor-Alkali-Plant-in-Texas_10162.html
January 28, 2008
European chlorine production was 10.61 million tons in 2007, 2.9% higher than the previous year, says Euro Chlor (Brussels). Capacity utilization rates in 2007 averaged 85%, compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Chlor-alkali-Strong-in-Europe-in-2007_10004.html
January 14, 2008
Analysts predict another strong year for the U.S. chlor-alkali market. The tight caustic soda supply that characterized the second half of 2007 will persist throughout much of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Chlor-Alkali_9751.html
January 14, 2008
Prices U.S.: $125-$155/ton, fob, 2008 contracts EUROPE: €160-€185/m.t., del, 2007 contracts ASIA: $270-$330/m.t., cfr, spot Outlook Demand in the 47-million m.t. global soda...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Soda-Ash_9781.html
December 10, 2007
Uhdenora (Milan) says it has been awarded contracts to expand chlor-alkali plants in Turkey, India, China, and Slovenia. Koruma Klor Alkali Sanayi ve Ticaret (Kocaeli, Turkey) has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Uhdenora-Bags-Several-Chlor-Alkali-Contracts_9305.html
November 27, 2007
Nirma (Gujarat, India) says it will acquire soda ash producer Searles Valley Minerals (Overland Park, KS) from Sun Capital Partners. Terms were not disclosed. The acquisition will add...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Indian-Firm-Acquires-U-S-Soda-Ash-Maker_9084.html
November 7, 2007
Pigment and agchem manufacturer Meghmani Organics Ltd. (Ahmedabad, India) says it plans to invest about $129 million to build a chlor-alkali complex at Dahej, India. The complex is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Indian-Firm-to-Build-Chlor-Alkali-Complex-Eyes-Downstream-Plants_8727.html
October 30, 2007
U.S. chlor-alkali producers recently implemented a $30/ton increase for caustic soda, citing tight supply. Inventories are low and spot availability is scarce, one producer says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/U-S-Caustic-Soda-Market-Tight-Despite-High-Operating-Rates_8575.html
October 29, 2007
Westlake says it will invest approximately $90 million to increase capacity at its Calvert City, KY complex in a move to “enhance the level of integration” within its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Westlake-to-Boost-Vinyls-Capacity_8597.html
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