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May 24, 2016
Production at Total's Feyzin, France, refinery remains disrupted because of continued strike action, and the supply of ethylene from Total's Feyzin steam cracker to nearby downstream...
May 13, 2016
Asahi Glass says that it will increase the production capacity for vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at the manufacturing site of the company’s Asahimas Chemical (Jakarta) subsidiary...
May 5, 2016
Axiall today reported a first-quarter net loss of $53.6 million, or 76 cts/share, on sales down 11% year-on-year (YOY), to $699.2 million. Adjusted earnings, excluding charges mostly...
May 3, 2016
VinylPlus, the European polyvinyl chloride (PVC) industry sustainability development program, recycled 514,913 m.t. of PVC within its framework last year. Window profiles and related...
May 2, 2016
Solvay announced on Tuesday that it has signed a definitive agreement with the Brazilian chemical group Unipar Carbocloro (São Paulo) to sell its 70.59% stake in the polyvinyl...
April 29, 2016
There has been no damage to Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo's (PMV) chlor-alkali production following the explosion at the Pajaritos petrochemical complex at Coazalcoalcos, Mexico, on...
April 22, 2016
The death toll from the 20 April explosion at Petroquímica Mexicana de Vinilos (PMV)—a 56–44 joint venture of Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) and Petróleos...
April 21, 2016
Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has confirmed that the number of fatalities has increased to 13, from three reported earlier, and that 88 are injured and receiving hospital...
April 11, 2016
OxyVinyls put out a small fire over the weekend at its vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) plant in La Porte, TX, which is undergoing a planned turnaround. In a community hotline message, the company said the fire began on the afternoon of 9 April and was extinguished the same day....
March 31, 2016
Solvay and Ineos have agreed to end their Inovyn chlorvinyls joint venture earlier than originally announced. Solvay and Ineos said earlier this month that they intended to bring...
March 30, 2016
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a withhold release order against imports of soda ash, calcium chloride, caustic soda, and viscose or rayon fiber produced by Tangshan Sanyou Group (Tangshan, Hebei Province, China) and its subsidiaries in China. The order, which requires detention at all US ports of entry, is based on information indicating that the products are being made with convict or forced labor, CBP says. Such imports are illegal under US law....
March 16, 2016
Solvay and Ineos on Wednesday announced their intention to end their 50-50 chlorovinyls Inovyn joint venture, with Ineos becoming the sole shareholder, earlier than originally...
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