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2012-04-16 23:37:31

First ever visualization of how powder becomes molten glass could lead to greener manufacture at lower temperatures Scientists have for the first time visualised the transformation of powder mixtures into molten glass. A better understanding of this process will make it possible to produce high quality glass at lower temperatures, leading to significant energy savings in industrial glass manufacturing. The team of scientists was led by Emmanuelle Gouillart from the joint research unit...

2011-06-10 13:56:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Wyoming announced today the company has engaged CH2MHill for the process design and detailed engineering package of a second phase of capacity addition at FMC's Granger, Wyo., soda ash facility. The first phase of the Granger recommissioning will be completed by July 1, 2011, producing at a rate of 500,000 tons per year. FMC expects to request approval for the expansion project from FMC's board of directors in 2011. If approved, the second...

2011-06-03 15:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Wyoming Corporation announced today that effective July 1, 2011, or as contract terms permit, it will increase off-list soda ash prices by $20.00/short ton for all grades of soda ash. The increase applies to both bulk and packaged products. This increase is necessary to recover cost increases and to support continued investment in the business. List prices will remain unchanged as stated below: Bulk Soda Ash List Prices...

2011-04-19 06:00:00

LONDON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - Salt: Global Industry Markets and Outlook, 2011 (13th Edition) Over 80% of salt is consumed in four main applications: chloralkali production, synthetic soda ash production, de-icing and food/food processing. Growth in world salt consumption during the mid-2000s was led by higher demand from the chemicals sector, notably in the Asian region but particularly in China. A rise in Chinese consumption in...

2011-04-15 15:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Wyoming Corporation announced today that effective immediately, or as contract terms permit, it will increase the price of its Grade 260 "dense" soda ash sold to South African customers by $30 per metric ton and will increase the price of its Grade 100 "light" soda ash sold to South African customers by $50 per metric ton. This increase is necessary for FMC to recover increasing costs and continue to invest in its operations as the global...

2011-01-07 15:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Wyoming Corporation announced today that it will restart its Granger production facility by July 1, 2011, in response to strong export demand for soda ash. FMC temporarily suspended production at the Granger facility in 2009 due to reduced export demand caused by the global economic downturn. Since then, U.S. export markets have recovered much faster than the U.S. domestic market. In fact, FMC expects U.S. export statistics to show record...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.