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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
June 13, 2013
UhdeNora (Milan), an equally owned joint venture between ThyssenKrupp Uhde and Industrie De Nora, has been awarded a contract from Trans Carolina Products to supply an electrolyzer at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Trans-Carolina-Products-hikes-chlor-alkali-capacity-at-Hamlet-NC_52803.html
June 13, 2013
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) and ThyssenKrupp Unde have begun marketing BMS's previously announced oxygen depolarized cathode (ODC) technology worldwide, the companies announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Bayer-ThyssenKrupp-launch-breakthrough-ODC-chlor-alkali-technology_52772.html
June 3, 2013
Aditya Birla Chemicals (ABC; Mumbai), a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Group, has approved the acquisition of the chlor-alkali and phosphoric acid division of Solaris ChemTech Industries...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Indias-Aditya-Birla-Chemicals-to-acquire-Solaris-ChemTechs-chlor-alkali-assets_52503.html
May 23, 2013
The low cost of natural gas gives US chlor-alkali producers a great advantage on the global market, but capitalizing on the opportunity means maintaining the industry’s strong...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Chlorine-Institutes-safety-mission-supports-chlor-alkali-opportunity_51682.html
May 23, 2013
Demand for chlor-alkali products is growing on the back of recovery in the construction sector, but the benefit will not be spread evenly around the globe, according to Steve Brien...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/US-chlor-alkali-exports-margins-rising-on-shale-advantage_51681.html
May 15, 2013
Arkema's first-quarter adjusted net income contracted by 21.1% from €123 million ($159.7 million) in the first quarter of 2012, to €97 million, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Arkemas-first-quarter-net-income-shrinks-by-21-1-percent-on-mixed-economic-environment_52011.html
May 8, 2013
Axiall on Tuesday reported adjusted net income for the quarter totaled $45.1 million, up 63% year-on-year (YOY) from $27.6 million. Adjusted earnings per share were 75 cts/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Axiall-reports-first-quarter-net-income-of-$45-million-misses-estimates_51857.html
April 30, 2013
CW has learned that Ineos is at an advanced stage of discussions with an unnamed party to transfer the Kerling chlor-vinyls business into a joint venture, which would become one of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Ineos-to-hive-off-vinyls-into-joint-venture-Rafnes-cracker-to-stay-with-Ineos_51595.html
April 30, 2013
Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) reports a net profit of 836 million Mexican pesos ($69 million) during the first quarter of this year, down 54% from the peso1.8 billion reported during...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Mexichems-net-profit-drops-54-percent-during-the-first-quarter_51593.html
April 26, 2013
Olin (Clayton, MO) on Thursday reported first-quarter 2013 net income of $40.5 million, up 5% year-on-year (YOY). Weak results in the chlor-alkali business were more than balanced by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Olin-earnings-up-despite-weak-chlor-alkali_51532.html
April 26, 2013
Production at Solvay's chlor-alkali unit at Torrelavega, Spain, could be under threat unless €30 million ($39.1 million) is invested to transform the unit from mercury-cell based...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Solvay-chlor-alkali-site-in-Spain-under-threat-from-EU-mercury-cell-phaseout_51521.html
April 24, 2013
India’s Ministry of Finance has imposed a definitive five-year antidumping duty on imports of soda ash from Russia and Turkey. The Department of Revenue said that the duty in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/India-imposes-antidumping-duty-on-soda-ash-imports-from-Turkey-and-Russia_51401.html
April 22, 2013
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) has taken over the sales and marketing activities of Qatar Vinyl Co. (QVC), adding 1.2 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Muntajat-takes-over-marketing-activities-of-Qatar-Vinyl-Co-_51319.html
April 11, 2013
Europe's production of chlorine reached 809,409 m.t. during March, with daily output averaging 26,110 m.t. according to the latest figures released by industry association Euro Chlor...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Daily-average-chlorine-production-drops-in-Europe-for-third-consecutive-month_51070.html
March 28, 2013
Vinyls company Kem One (Lyon, France) has, as expected, been put into receivership by the commercial court of Lyon. The move follows a filing for insolvency with the court by Kem One's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/chloralkali/Kem-One-enters-receivership-Arkema-denies-responsibility_50786.html
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