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May 29, 2009
PPG Industries has declared force majeure on chlorine shipments from its Lake Charles, LA and Natrium, WV facilities due to electrical problems at both sites. The company says it is...
May 22, 2009
Olin says it has declared force majeure on chlorine shipments from its McIntosh, AL facility due to an equipment failure. The plant was shut for about 5 days, but has since re-opened...
May 22, 2009
Prices U.S.: Caustic soda: $550-$600/ton fob, April contracts; $325-$350/ton fob spot. Chlorine: $175-$190/ton April contracts; $100-$130/ton, spot. EUROPE: Caustic soda...
May 22, 2009
Average operating rates at U.S. chlor-alkali plants jumped to 73% in March, an 11 percentage point increase from the previous month, the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA) says...
May 12, 2009
PPG says it will install a new acid burner unit at its Natrium, WV plant to better meet regional demand for hydrochloric acid (HCl). The company will invest about $6 million to...
May 11, 2009
Uhde will offer its customers two technologies patented by Solvay....
May 8, 2009
Ercros (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, 2009
CariSal 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, 2009
Average 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, 2009
OxyChem 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, 2009
OxyChem 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, 2009
Dow acquired the business as part of yesterday’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas....
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