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May 8, 2009Ercros (Barcelona) has announced a major restructuring of its chlorine and derivatives business, involving permanent plant closures and the loss of 271 jobs. The plan is designed to...
May 1, 2009CariSal Investment Holdings (Austin, TX) says that its CariSal Unlimited (Claxton Bay, Trinidad) subsidiary has been granted a certificate of environmental clearance by the...
May 1, 2009Average operating rates at U.S. chlor-alkali plants fell to 63% in March, a 17 percentage point decrease from the previous month, the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA) says. Chlorine...
April 24, 2009OxyChem says it will idle its Geismar, LA chlor-alkali plant due to weak demand for chlor-alkali and vinyl products. The plant will shut down at the end of April and remain down...
April 20, 2009OxyChem says it will idle its Geismar, LA chlor-alkali plant due to weak demand for chlor-alkali and vinyl products. The plant will shut down at the end of April and remain down...
April 2, 2009Dow acquired the business as part of yesterday’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas....
March 22, 2009Olin says it has narrowed its first quarter 2009 earnings expectations to the upper range of its previously announced guidance due to higher than expected eletrochemical unit netbacks...
March 3, 2009Olin says it has lifted the force majeure declared on chlor-alkali products shipped from its Henderson, NV, Santa Fe Springs, CA and Tracy, CA facilities. Force majeure was declared on...
February 27, 2009Average operating rates at U.S. chlor-alkali plants jumped to 69% in January, a 19 percentage point increase from the previous month, the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA) says...
February 23, 2009Uhdenora (Milan) says it has been awarded a contract by private-sector company Koruma Klor Alkali Sanayi ve Ticaret (Izmit, Turkey) to build a membrane-cell, chlor-alkali plant at...