Soda ash latest news

  • June 2017

    Saint-Gobain shuts IT system on cyber attack

    29 June 2017

    Saint-Gobain has shut down its IT system following a cyber attack on 27 June. It is unclear when activities will return to normal but the company told IM that it has not missed a single order.

  • Orocobre lithium carbonate production hit by heavy snowfall

    23 June 2017

    Severe weather conditions have caused a three-day production suspension at Orocobre's Olaroz lithium facility.

  • Soda ash supply tightness in India lifts spot prices

    09 June 2017

    Soda ash shipping delay from Europe to India has led a supply shortage, which has pushed spot prices higher in early June. Many are also awaiting the outcome of India's anti-dumping duties review in mid-July, in order to reassess their supply sources.

  • Price briefing 2-8 June

    09 June 2017

    Ilmenite price ranges widened on buyer-reluctance, as rutile remained unchanged; chromite price stable; silicon carbide spreads tighten; APMDC gear up for baryte tender; fluorspar producers outside China plan price increase; India soda ash prices rise amid shipping delay; antimony trioxide prices soften

  • China's soda ash exports drop in April

    06 June 2017

    The quantity and value of soda ash exported from China fell substantially in April, the latest data from customs officials reveals.

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