No end-date for Searles Valley soda-ash output force majeure after earthquakes

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Friday, 26 July 2019

California-based soda ash miner Searles Valley Minerals stopped production after two earthquakes struck the region earlier this month, and has not yet set a date for plant operations to resume.

US soda ash miner Searles Valley Minerals has declared force majeure after two earthquakes damaged its plant, and has yet to set a date when operations will resume, the company told Fastmarkets on Friday July 26.

The California-based company did not say when it enacted the force majeure but...

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