Soda ash latest news

  • April 2017

    PPG makes third takeover bid to AkzoNobel

    25 April 2017

    The US company has raised its previous offer price to take over AkzoNobel by 8% and has committed not to relocate European production facilities to the US, as well as agreeing a divestiture programme to face off possible antitrust issues.

  • Aggregates, coatings boost PPG’s Q1 sales as profits decline

    21 April 2017

    Aggregates posted growth in sales following higher demand in Europe, as industrial and performance coatings fared positively against a continued decline in the glass business.

  • Shandong Haihua posts 2016 loss; expects Q1 recovery

    12 April 2017

    Chinese soda ash producer Shandong Haihua expects higher prices to boost profits in Q1 2017 as it works to recover losses incurred in 2016 following the production stoppage at its Weifang plant.

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