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December 20, 2013
The business activities of beleaguered polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon, France) will be run jointly by businessman Alain de Krassny and buyout firm OpenGate Capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Court-approves-joint-takeover-of-PVC-firm-Kem-One_57616.html
December 5, 2013
The European Court of Justice (Luxembourg) has dismissed the appeals of Solvay, Caffaro (Torviscosa, Italy), and SNIA (Milan), and upheld a 2006 European Commission decision to fine...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/European-court-dismisses-Solvays-appeal-against-hydrogen-peroxide-cartel-fine_57109.html
December 2, 2013
Dow Chemical is carving out a $5-billion chunk of its chlorine value chain for disposal as part of the company’s long-term shift to higher-margin, noncyclical activities, Dow announced on 2 December. Over 40 manufacturing facilities at 11 sites and nearly 2,000 employees will be affected. The assets are to be split into three units: epoxy, chlorinated organics, and North American chlor-alkali and vinyl....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Dow-carves-out-$5-billion-in-chlor-alkali-and-epoxy-assets-for-disposal_57029.html
November 20, 2013
The official receiver of Kem One SAS (Lyon, France), the chlor-alkali and commodity polyvinyl chloride (PVC) division of Kem One (Lyon), met with the company's staff...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Three-bidders-left-in-race-to-acquire-debt-ridden-PVC-producer-Kem-One_56803.html
November 12, 2013
Oman Chlorine (Muscat) is planning a $70-million chlor-alkali plant at Abu Dhabi, according to a Reuters report quoting the company's managing director. The new production would meet...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Report-Oman-Chlorine-to-build-chlor-alkali-plant-at-Abu-Dhabi_56640.html
November 11, 2013
Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City) aims to improve operating margins in its petrochemical operations through the company's recently updated business plan for the period 2014-18...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Pemex-identifies-target-areas-for-petchems-in-2014-18-business-plan_56618.html
November 5, 2013
Plant engineering and construction group ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions announced today that it has agreed with De Nora (Milan), an electrochemical technologies supplier, to form a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/ThyssenKrupp-and-De-Nora-form-chlor-alkali-engineering-joint-venture_56447.html
October 29, 2013
Olin on 28 October reported third-quarter net income of $69.7 million, more than twice the year-earlier figure. Sales for the quarter totaled $670.7, up 15%. Earnings increased 15% to 86 cts/diluted share, handily beating the consensus estimate of 67 cts....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-earnings-more-than-double-on-Winchester-gains_56267.html
October 10, 2013
The Mexican state of Veracruz is expected to receive $5 billion in direct investment by chemical companies, foreign and domestic, in Mexico, over the next five years, according to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Mexicos-state-of-Veracruz-expects-$11-billion-in-direct-investments-into-its-petrochemical-industry_55711.html
October 10, 2013
Skyonic (Austin, TX) has broken ground at its Capitol SkyMine plant in San Antonio, TX, the company announced. The plant is expected to capture 300,000 m.t./year of CO2 though the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Skyonic-Corp-breaks-ground-at-its-Capitol-SkyMine-plant-in-Texas_55812.html
October 10, 2013
The prospects for most chlor-alkali and vinyls producers are not good: over the next 10 years, the global market for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) will be oversupplied by an annual average of 18 million m.t., according to analysts at IHS Chemical. However, producers in the United States will be able to maintain profitability, owing to low energy costs resulting from the boom in shale gas development, they say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/IHS-Shale-to-shield-US-chlor-alkali-vinyls-from-huge-global-overcapacity_55798.html
September 19, 2013
"There is intolerable energy pressure on the chlorine industry now," said Alistair Steel, executive director at industry association Euro Chlor, in comments to Euro Chlor's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Euro-Chlor-annual-meeting-Intolerable-energy-pressure-on-the-chlorine-industry_55253.html
September 4, 2013
OCI Resources, comprising the majority-owned US soda ash operations of OCI (Seoul), is offering a 25.1% limited partner interest to public shareholders in the form of 5 million common units. The company expects the shares to be priced at $19–21 each, for a total value of about $100 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Soda-ash-maker-OCI-Resources-details-$100-million-IPO_54879.html
August 22, 2013
A key piece of equipment, the hydrochloric acid burner, was significantly damaged during a loading accident at the supplier’s facility....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Superior-Plus-delays-hydrochloric-acid-expansion-at-Port-Edwards-WI_54647.html
August 14, 2013
Hanwha Chemical (Seoul) is planning to raise capacity for chlor-alkalis and ethylene di-chloride (EDC) at its Yeosu, Korea petrochemical complex, CW has learned. The company will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Hanwha-Chemical-plans-chlor-alkali-and-EDC-expansion-at-Yeosu-complex_54472.html
August 5, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals (Riyadh) and Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) have announced that they have today begun trial operations at their caustic soda and ethylene dichloride...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Sahara-and-Maaden-being-trial-runs-at-chlor-alkali-and-EDC-complex_54212.html
August 1, 2013
INEOS ChlorVinyls says it has completed the sale of its packed chlorine business in the United Kingdom to 2M Group. The value of the deal was not disclosed. The sale consists of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Ineos-ChlorVinyls-sells-UK-packed-chlorine-business-to-2M-Group_54180.html
July 26, 2013
Olin Corp. (Clayton, MO) on 25 June reported second quarter 2013 net income of $43.7 million, down 8% from the second quarter of 2012. Reported earnings were 54 cts/share, down 8% YOY but 2 cts above analyst estimates as compiled  by Thomson Reuters. Sales increased 28% year-over-year (YOY) to $652.2 million. Income for the chlor-alkali segment fell 33% yoy to $50 million owing to lower hydrochloric acid prices, higher costs associated with maintenance outages and start-ups, and higher electricity costs resulting from increased natural gas prices. Earnings from hydrochloric acid sales declined $6 million from the year-ago quarter....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-reports-weak-quarter-for-chlor-alkali-segment_53928.html
July 16, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published two new guidance documents concerning biocides, the agency announced today. The documents are applicable from 1 September...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/ECHA-publishes-two-new-guidance-documents-concerning-biocides_53664.html
July 3, 2013
HF Chlor-Alkali, a newly formed affiliate of Harris & Ford (Indianapolis), announced on 3 July that it is to build a chlor-alkali plant at Cargill’s Iowa...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Harris-and-Ford-enters-manufacturing-with-chlor-alkali-plant-at-Eddyville-IA_53368.html
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