News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

May 21, 2012

Mitsui issues statement on fatal resorcinol blast

Filed under: General, Rubber Chemicals — Notch @ 12:22 am

On May 17, Mitsui Chemicals published its annual results, which included a statement on the fatal explosion that occurred at its Iwakuni-Ohtake works on April 22. The company states that investigations by the authorities and an Accident Investigation Committee are currently underway and operations at most plants within the complex continue to be suspended. Accordingly, due to difficulty in determining expenses for recompense, dismantling, and reconstruction, Mitsui Chemical will not issue any forecasts for its fiscal 2012 operating results at the present time.

Here are the results including the statement (Item 3.)

Oriental Carbon & Chemicals adds insoluble sulfur capacity in India

Filed under: insoluble sulfur — Notch @ 12:03 am

On May 15, Oriental Carbon & Chemicals Ltd. of Kolkata, India commissioned the second 5,500 mtpa phase of its 11,000 mtpa expansion project for insoluble sulfur at its facility in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Mundra, Gujarat.

The company made the announcement with a brief statement to the BSE.

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