Steam shortage causes soda ash production cut in Romania, sources say [UPDATE]

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Monday, 29 July 2019

Questions over the supply of steam necessary to manufacture soda ash reportedly caused a reduction in output at Ciech’s plant in Romania.

Polish chemical manufacturer Ciech’s soda ash-producing asset in Romania is operating at 80% of capacity due to "incomplete delivery of steam from the state partner," it said.

This reduced delivery of its steam requirements was due to "an accident which occurred in the CET coal mine in June, affecting...

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