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2011-08-01 15:47:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam, President and Scott Tozier, CFO will present at Jefferies Global Industrial and A&D Conference in New York, on August 11, 2011 at 8:00am ET. The presentation and audio webcast will be made available on Albemarle's website at http://www.albemarle.com under the Investors heading. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) About Albemarle Albemarle...

2011-06-06 07:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) has promoted Lorin Crenshaw to Director of Investor Relations and Communications. In his new role, Mr. Crenshaw is responsible for sharing Albemarle's corporate strategy and business objectives with global stakeholders and the financial community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110606/PH14059 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) Previously a buy-side investment...

2011-06-02 15:05:00

BATON ROUGE, La., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global leader in the production of organometallic compounds used in the polyolefin, chemical synthesis, and electronics industries, announced today that it will increase global prices of the neat portion of its metal alkyl products by 15% effective July 1, 2011, or as contracts allow. Prices for solvent blends of metal alkyls will also be increased as needed. This price increase will further Albemarle's...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of Albemarle Corporation's (NYSE: ALB) low rare earth technology (LRT) catalysts have been brought into sharp focus as the selling price of rare earth minerals continues to skyrocket. Over the past year, the price of lanthanum oxide has increased by nearly 1500%(1), and leading rare earth mineral companies predict that prices will continue to rise.(2)(3) Previously uneconomic mines are being reopened(4)(5) and plants for rare...

2011-03-08 15:05:00

BATON ROUGE, La., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Mark Rohr, Chairman & CEO will present at Longbow's Basic Materials Conference in New York, on Thursday, March 10th at 3:30pm ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) The presentation and audio webcast will be made available on Albemarle's website at http://www.albemarle.com under the Investor Information heading. About Albemarle Albemarle...

2011-03-01 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of antioxidants for the polymers, fuel and lube industries, announced today that it will increase prices of ETHANOX® and ETHAPHOS® antioxidants as well as antioxidant blends by up to 15% on shipments beginning March 1, 2011, or as contracts allow. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO )...

2010-11-30 15:03:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of metal organics and polyolefin catalysts, announced today that it will increase prices globally for all grades of trimethyl aluminum (TMA) by 25% for shipments beginning January 1, 2011 or as contracts allow. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) Albemarle is committed to supporting the growing use and development...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.