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December 18, 2009
Shareholders of Tronox have filed an objection to the company’s proposed sale of its assets, according to documents filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District...
December 15, 2009
Tronox says it will continue with plans to auction off substantially all of its assets in U.S. bankruptcy court. The auction is scheduled for December 21, with an approval hearing...
November 3, 2009
Kronos Worldwide reported net income of $8.6 million (17 cts/share) in its third quarter, compared with a net loss of $3.6 million in the year-ago quarter....
September 28, 2009
North American titanium dioxide (TiO2) producers are looking to hike prices by about 5% due to shrinking margins and rising raw material costs. Several major TiO2 producers, including...
September 17, 2009
DuPont Titanium Technologies has announced a price increase for all its Ti-Pure titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in the US dollar markets of Eastern Europe, the Middle East and...
September 4, 2009
Huntsman has reached an agreement to acquire most of the titanium dioxide (TiO2) and electrolytics assets of Tronox for $415 million. Huntsman, if the bid is approved by the U.S...
August 31, 2009
Huntsman has reached an agreement to acquire most of the titanium dioxide (TiO2) and electrolytics assets of Tronox for $415 million. If the bid is approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy...
July 20, 2009
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) producers are targeting another round of price increases due to rising raw material prices and shrinking producer margins. This is the third consecutive month...
July 10, 2009
Kronos says it will increase the price of all grade of titanium dioxide (TiO2) by 3 cts/lb in North America on August 1, or as contracts allow. The price hike is in addition to the...
July 9, 2009
Cristal Global says it will increase prices on all of its anatase and rutile Tiona-brand and Cristal-brand titanium dioxide (TiO2) by 3 cts/lb in North America and $150/m.t. in Brazil...
June 30, 2009
Another round of price hikes have been announced by titanium dioxide (TiO2) producers in an effort to recover margins. Cristal Global says it will increase the price of its...
May 29, 2009
Rising raw material costs have prompted leading titanium dioxide (TiO2) producers to announce summer price increases. However, soft TiO2 demand caused by the weak global economy will...
May 27, 2009
Overall profitability in the chemical industry is expected to fall by 20% in 2009, according to an industry outlook by Moody's Investors Service (New York). The report expects a slight...
March 22, 2009
DuPont says that the economic recession will lead to permanent changes to the titanium dioxide (TiO2) industry. TiO2 producers must operate more cautiously during the downturn...
February 20, 2009
Prices U.S.: $2,450-$2,510/m.t. Outlook The global $10.2-billion titanium dioxide (TiO2) market reached 5.1 million m.t. in 2008, says SRI Consulting (SRIC; Menlo Park, CA). Demand is...
January 26, 2009
Huntsman says it plans to cut about 1,175 jobs, 9% of its total workforce, and close its 40,000-m.t./year titanium dioxide plant at Grimsby, U.K. in a bid to reduce costs amid the...
January 12, 2009
Tronox says it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for its U.S. operations, seeking relief from legacy liabilities. The filing does not include Tronox's titanium ...
October 27, 2008
Titanium dioxide (TiO2) firms announced further price increases, citing rising energy, raw material, and transportation costs. Cristal Global says it will increase prices of certain...
October 20, 2008
Raw material and energy-related cost increases are continuing to outpace cost-reduction programs and diminish the profitability of the titanium dioxide (TiO2) business. TiO2 producers...
September 12, 2008
DuPont Titanium Technologies (DTT), Kronos Worldwide, and Tronox have each announced titanium dioxide (TiO2) price increases in North America. Prices at all three companies will...
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