More On the Olin Fire

Residents of Georgia town stay inside as chemical fire burns

July 15, 2021Updated: July 15, 2021 2:01 p.m. Comments


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Chinese Epoxy Resin Update

Epoxy resin continues to rise

Echemi 2021-07-13

It was predicted last week that the price of LER this week would fluctuate between 28,500-29,000 yuan/ton (in barrels),

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Port of L.A. Update

Los Angeles port braces for Yantian catch-up, peak season combo

Port expects to handle record-shattering 10.5M TEUs of cargo this year

Greg Miller,

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Olin Epoxy Fire

Shelter-in-place issued in Roberta due to chemical plant fire

The EMA director says a fire at the Olin Epoxy plant is releasing dangerous chemicals into the air

Author: 13WMAZ Staff Published: 12:27 PM EDT July 15,

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“I’m Not Seeing This As Transitory”: Paint Supplier PPG Raises Prices For Second Time This Year Due To “Obvious” Inflation

by Tyler DurdenMonday,

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BASF Raises Q2 Expectations

BASF Group releases preliminary figures for the second quarter of 2021 and increases forecast for full year 2021

Q2 2021:

  • Sales expected to be €19,753 million
    (Q2 2020: €12,680 million)
  • EBIT before special items expected to be €2,355 million
    (Q2 2020: €226 million)
  • EBIT expected to be €2,316 million
    (Q2 2020: €59 million)

Outlook 2021:

  • Sales expected between €74 billion and €77 billion
    (previous outlook 2021: €68 billion to €71 billion)
  • EBIT before special items expected between €7.0 billion and €7.5 billion
    (previous outlook 2021: €5.0 billion to €5.8 billion)

Ludwigshafen – July 9,

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More Pricing Info

INSIGHT: Surging chemical prices pressure construction costs

Author: Al Greenwood


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Rising prices for chemicals and plastics used in construction are raising costs in that sector,

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Business Fraud

Nigerian Influencer “Hushpuppi” Funded Life Of Luxury With Complex Email Schemes, FBI Alleges

by Tyler DurdenThursday, Jul 01, 2021 –

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Driver Issues

Number Of US Truck Drivers Sidelined Due To Substance Abuse Violations Has Surpassed 60,000

by Tyler DurdenFriday, Jul 02, 2021 –

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