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Olin Declares Force Majeure at Several Chlor-Alkali Plants
10:24 AM MST | January 13, 2009 | LINDSEY BEWLEY
Olin has declared force majeure on chlor-alkali products shipped from the company’s Henderson, NV facility until further notice. Force majeure was declared due to an “unexpected equipment failure” during an attempted start-up of the plant after a scheduled one-week outage, the company says. Accidental damage to diaphragm cells being built during the outage prompted the declaration, a source familiar with Olin’s operations at the Henderson facility tells CW. The force majeure will affect products including bleach, caustic soda, chlorine...
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