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July 26, 2007International Finance Corp. (IFC; Washington), the private-sector arm of the World Bank, says it will invest $20 million in chemical intermediates manufacturer Kanoria Chemicals and...
July 26, 2007Dow Chemicals’s epoxy business says it will build a glycerine-to-epichlorohydrin plant (GTE) and a liquid epoxy resins plant at Caojing, China. The GTE plant will have capacity...
July 25, 2007The regional government of Gomel Oblast, Belarus says it is studying plans to build a soda ash plant with capacity for 1 million m.t./year. The plant will be built at Mozyr, Belarus...
July 25, 2007Prices U.S.: Caustic soda: $360-365/ton fob, April contracts; $320-$340/ton fob, spot. Chlorine: $310-335/ton del, first-quarter contracts; $300-310/ton fob, spot EUROPE: Caustic soda...
July 25, 2007DCM Shriram Consolidated (New Delhi), India’s number three chlor-alkali producer, is “seriously” exploring acquisitions in the domestic market as part of its growth...
July 25, 2007The European Commission says it raided the offices of “several calcium carbide suppliers in Austria, Germany, Slovakia, and Slovenia” last week as part of an investigation...
July 25, 2007CariSal (Port of Spain, Trinidad), a producer of calcium chloride, caustic soda, and other specialty chemicals, says it plans to invest $80 million in a new chlor-alkali facility at...
July 24, 2007European butadiene contracts have settled for the second quarter at a €25/m.t. increase, to €895/m.t. del, a record high. Strong demand and tight supplies boosted prices...
July 24, 2007Basic Chemical Solutions (BCS; Redwood City, CA) says it has signed an agreement with K2 Pure Solutions (Concord, ON) to be the exclusive distributor of sodium hypochlorite, caustic...
July 24, 2007ICI Pakistan has confirmed plans to expand soda ash capacity at Khewra, Pakistan by 65,000 m.t./year, to 350,000 m.t./year (CW, May 17, 2006, p. 18). The project is expected to cost...
July 24, 2007European chlorine production rose by 3.5% in January, to 921,835 m.t., from the year-ago period, says chlor-alkali industry association Euro Chlor (Brussels). That made January 2007...
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