US glass market drives Q1 soda ash consumption

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Monday, 18 June 2018

First-quarter data from the USGS shows US glass production is driving domestic soda ash consumption.

A 15% increase in domestic soda ash consumption in the United States in the first quarter of this year reflected a jump in demand from the glass sector, according to the latest data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The country consumed 1.39 million tonnes of soda ash in...

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