Soda ash latest news

  • September 2016

    Tata installs turbine to power soda ash unit

    30 September 2016

    Tata Chemicals Europe has received EU funding to install a new energy-efficient turbine in its power plant. The equipment will ensure sustainable supply for the energy-intensive production of synthetic soda ash at the group’s Cheshire, UK plant.

  • Flat glass expansion to continue unabated

    27 September 2016

    Electronics and energy drive growth; Supply insufficient to meet demand; Concerns over price hike

  • Price Briefing 16-22 September

    23 September 2016

    Most minerals' prices remained stable with little trading activities following the mid-autumn festival holiday in China. Imerys has raised its calcium carbonate prices while Orocobre expects its lithium prices to reach $10,000/tonne.

  • Soda Ash 2016: Ciner moves closer to starting new Turkish production

    22 September 2016

    The new operation takes Turkey to a leading position in the global soda ash supply, poised to make an impact on world trade.

  • Soda Ash 2016: Freight rates stagnant until 2018

    22 September 2016

    Overcapacity in vessel availability is making for a slow recovery process in freight rates, which are expected to remain low for another two years, delegates at the Soda Ash conference in Lisbon were told.