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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...

2010-09-13 06:49:00

LONDON, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Soda Ash: Market Outlook to 2015 (10th edition, 2010) Global consumption of soda ash fell by 7.6% in 2009 to 44Mt, following growth of 4.2%py between 2000 and 2008. Consumers in the glass industry, which accounts for 53% of total demand, scaled back purchases during the global economic downturn. The fall was compounded by lower detergent and chemical output, the other major end-uses for soda ash. Emerging economies have been the...

2008-08-20 12:00:48

HOUSTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the launch of the Global Soda Ash Consulting Service; adding further depth and breadth to the products CMAI covers across the chemicals sector. Along with day-to-day contact with the key industry players, CMAI's chlor-alkali consultants from all global offices will use their industry experience and expertise to provide a comprehensive view of the world markets for soda ash. (Logo:...

2008-07-23 09:00:57

By KRISTEN BROWNING-BLAS By Kristen Browning-Blas The Denver Post 'There is no away." The title (or maybe it was a subtitle) of a book from a class my mom took on "ecology" in the '70s has stayed with me all these years. I'm already green - with nausea - at the endless stream of "ecofriendly" labels on everything from champagne to sponges. In the past five years, new products claiming to be environmentally friendly soared from five to 328. So much of this "green-washing" wave is just...

2007-05-07 21:00:21

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c56071) has announced the addition of "Indian Soda Ash Industry" to their offering. Soda Ash is a high volume, low value product and finds application in production of detergents (42% light soda ash), glass (23% dense soda ash), chemicals (17% mainly light soda ash), et al. The industry is characterised by logistic & energy intensiveness, capital intensive and cyclicality. India's soda ash manufacturing capacity...