Lanxess to invest €40m in South African chromium chemicals unit

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Friday, 24 February 2012

Concentration unit to produce sodium dichromate for leather tanning chemicals

German chemicals group Lanxess AG has announced it will invest €40m ($53m) in the construction of a new carbon dioxide concentration unit at its chromium chemicals plant in Newcastle, South Africa, to produce sodium dichromate for leather tanning applications.


Sodium dichromate is produced via...

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