On line with soda ash

By Alex Feytis
Published: Monday, 27 April 2009

USA, the world’s no.2 producer of natural soda ash, exports almost 50% of production. IM examined the route and the challenges of the mineral’s supply by Alexandra Feytis, Assistant Editor

 
 General Chemical Industrial Products (GCIP) can load l00 and 110-tonnes rail cars in about six minutes at its plant in Green River, Wyoming, (see inset)


The USA is the world’s second largest natural soda ash producer since China overtook to become first in 2003. Before, the USA enjoyed...

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