Soda ash latest news

  • April 2014

    Penrice Soda enters voluntary administration

    11 April 2014

    Following difficult trading conditions in the global soda ash market during 2013, culminating in a A$50m annual loss, Penrice Soda Holdings has entered voluntary administration, a move that is expected to cause some concern among its remaining 170 employees.

  • Compass sees salt sales surge in North America

    11 April 2014

    Compass Minerals expects its position as a global salt supplier to be strengthened as North America is hit by a harsh winter. Its recent acquisition of Canadian fertiliser producer Wolf Trax will also give the company access to a diversified crop market, consolidating its position as a major supplier of fertilisers.