Soda ash latest news

  • November 2016

    Pricing notice: Christmas schedule

    28 November 2016

    The publication of Industrial Minerals’ price assessments will be affected by the Christmas holidays.

  • PPG completes sale of Asian fibre glass JV

    18 November 2016

    PPG has completed the divestment of its 50%-owned PFG Fiber Glass company to its JV partner Nan Ya Plastics for approximately $170m as the company continues the restructuring to streamline its business, marking a move away from glass and a focus on chemicals and paints.

  • Price Briefing 11-17 November

    18 November 2016

    Industrial minerals spot markets were mostly quiet this week but chromite prices continued their ascent amid tight supply.

  • Chinese soda ash price rises to continue

    16 November 2016

    As Chinese soda ash producers have already secured price increases, market participants expect momentum to continue. However, a slowdown in China’s real estate sector and increasing imports as a result of the price hikes could curb price growth for domestic manufacturers.

  • Fertilisers drag down Tata Chemicals in Q2

    14 November 2016

    Significant fall in fertiliser revenue following suspension of production at phosphate facility affected the company's financials in Q2 .

  • Solvay records low sales, high earnings in Q3

    08 November 2016

    Weak demand across several end markets affected turnover for all of Solvay’s main segments, while price improvements and lower costs boosted earnings for the chemicals group.

  • Ciner Resources Q3 income falls as soda ash prices remain low

    04 November 2016

    Soda ash prices fell both internationally and domestically y-o-y as the company attempted to gain market share. However an improvement sequentially resulted in stronger results quarter-on-quarter.