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2011-03-03 15:25:00

BATON ROUGE, La., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of bromine, bromine derivatives and other specialty chemicals, announced today that Jordan Bromine Company (JBC), its joint venture located on the Dead Sea in Safi, Jordan, will double the capacity of its bromine production in order to meet expanding global customer requirements. The company will also increase the capacity of bromine derivatives...

2011-02-28 14:25:12

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the US have discovered the mechanism whereby dangerous mercury eventually finds its way into the fish we eat from the open seas and oceans. The researchers, Prof. Menachem Luria from the Fredy and Nadine Herrmann Institute of Earth Sciences at the Hebrew University and Dr. Daniel Obrist of the University of Nevada, found that "passive" mercury normally found in the atmosphere is converted into an "active," oxidized form in the presence...

2011-02-11 21:53:26

An international team of researchers has discovered a new class of magnetic superhalogens "“ a class of atomic clusters able to exhibit unusual stability at a specific size and composition, which may be used to advance materials science by allowing scientists to create a new class of salts with magnetic and super-oxidizing properties not previously found. The discovery, which was published Feb. 10 in the Early View issue of the international chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie...

2011-01-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK and SHANDONG, China, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Shouguang City Haoyuan Chemical Company Limited ("SCHC") has signed an agreement to acquire a crude salt field from the state operated Shouguang Qingshuibo Farm. "The acquisition of additional crude salt fields...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

SHANDONG, China, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company provided additional disclosure disputing certain allegations related to the reliability of its filings with the SEC that have recently been circulated in an anonymous report within the investment community. The Company disputes the...

2010-12-13 02:40:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICL (TASE:ICL), a multinational fertilizer and specialty chemicals company, today announced that it has signed an agreement under which EMG will supply natural gas to ICL's manufacturing plants through the year 2030. This agreement is in addition to the gas purchase agreement that ICL signed with the Yam Tethys group in 2008 and following the connection of its facilities to Israel's natural gas pipeline in December 2009....

2010-12-08 08:01:00

SHANDONG, China, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company strongly disputes certain allegations related to the reliability of its filings with SEC that have recently been circulated in an anonymous report within the investment community. "We assert that these claims are completely without...

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2010-11-30 09:43:22

First such levels measured outside polar regions In Hebrew, the Dead Sea is called Yam ha-Melah, the "sea of salt." Now measurements show that the sea's salt has profound effects on the chemistry of the air above its surface. The atmosphere over the Dead Sea, researchers have found, is laden with oxidized mercury. Some of the highest levels of oxidized mercury ever observed outside the polar regions exist there. The results appear in a paper published on-line November 28th in the journal...

2010-11-29 04:00:00

BEER SHEVA, Israel, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICL Industrial Products (ICL-IP) today announced the launch of TexFRon(TM) product line, next-generation flame retardants developed to provide a sustainable textile fire safety solution. The TexFRon(TM) product line's efficiency reduces the textile end-product chemical footprint. TexFRon(TM) products are water-based dispersions designed to meet stringent flame retardant requirements for a broad range of fabric finishes....

2010-11-15 09:01:00

NEW YORK and SHANDONG PROVINCE, China, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company will host a conference call on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time to discuss its financial results for the third quarter 2010 ended September 30, 2010. Hosting the call will be Mr. Xiaobin Liu, CEO of...