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2011-08-04 16:05:00

DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) announced today that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of twelve and one-half cents ($0.125) per share on its common stock, payable on September 30, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 9, 2011. Valhi, Inc. is engaged in the titanium dioxide products, component products (security products, furniture components and performance marine components) and waste management...

2011-08-04 16:05:00

DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $52.4 million, or $.46 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2011 compared to $4.5 million, or $.04 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2010. For the first six months of 2011, Valhi reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $90.4 million, or $.79 per diluted share, compared to $18.1 million, or $.14 per diluted share, in the first six months...

2011-06-15 16:30:00

DALLAS, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Lindquist, Chief Executive Officer of Waste Control Specialists LLC ("WCS"), a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI), today announced that it has entered into a contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority ("TVA") that allows TVA to dispose of Class A, B and C low-level radioactive waste ("LLRW"), subject to regulatory approvals. This is the first contract entered into with a non-Texas Compact generator since the Texas legislature passed a...

2011-06-08 16:00:00

DALLAS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An environmental and public safety problem that has remained unanswered for the state of Texas and its citizens for more than 30 years has been addressed with today's announcement that Waste Control Specialists LLC ("WCS"), a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI), has signed a contract with one of the state's largest private brokers for the permanent disposal of low-level radioactive waste ("LLRW") at the Texas Compact disposal facility being...

2011-05-31 16:39:00

DALLAS, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Lindquist, Chief Executive Officer of Waste Control Specialists ("WCS"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI), today praised the Texas Legislature for approving legislation that strengthens the partnership between the state of Texas, Andrews County and WCS to provide a Texas Solution to a critical longstanding environmental challenge. Noting the significant efforts and investments made by all three partners in developing a...

2011-05-26 16:30:00

DALLAS, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) announced today that its board of directors has declared an increased regular quarterly dividend of twelve and one-half cents ($0.125) per share on its common stock, payable on June 30, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 10, 2011. Valhi also announced that at its annual stockholder meeting held today its stockholders had: elected each of Thomas E. Barry, Norman S. Edelcup, W. Hayden McIlroy, Glenn...

2011-05-05 16:05:00

DALLAS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $38.0 million, or $.33 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2011 as compared to $13.6 million, or $.10 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2010. The Company reported improved net income attributable to Valhi stockholders due to strong operating results in the Chemicals Segment. The Company reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders in 2010...

2011-03-09 16:05:00

DALLAS, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $17.8 million, or $.15 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2010 compared to a net loss attributable to Valhi stockholders of $3.6 million, or $.03 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2009. For the full year 2010, Valhi reported net income attributable to Valhi stockholders of $50.3 million, or $.42 per diluted share, compared to a net loss attributable...

2011-03-03 16:30:00

DALLAS, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) announced today that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of ten cents ($0.10) per share on its common stock, payable on March 31, 2011 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2011. Valhi, Inc. is engaged in the titanium dioxide products, component products (security products, furniture components and performance marine components) and waste management industries. SOURCE...

2011-01-03 07:23:00

DALLAS, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valhi, Inc. (NYSE: VHI) announced today that Waste Control Specialists LLC ("WCS"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valhi, has commenced infrastructure construction on a historic project for the near-surface disposal of Class A, B and C low-level radioactive waste ("LLRW") at its Andrews County, Texas facility. "This is a historic event because this will be the first LLRW facility that can dispose of Class A, B and C LLRW from the day it opens. For...


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