Global Soda Ash
Market is Set for a Potential Growth and is Expected to Reach USD 23.1 Billion by 2022
He said the processing of soda ash
locally could also generate employment from soda by-products like production of glass and related products, production of powdered paste and soap detergents and production of salt products.
But the governor has been lambasted by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (Kepsa), which describes the exploitation of the soda ash
as the "centrepiece of Magadi's economic development and prosperity"."These grievances may very well be legitimate.
After it established its first soda ash
plant in Khewra 74 years ago, the company went on to set up the Winnington School, the Winnington Hospital and a ladies welfare center in Khewra, proving that it aims to improve the lives it touches.
The Stable Outlook reflects Fitch's expectations of a largely balanced global soda ash
market, as the recent capacity additions in Turkey have been counterbalanced by shutdowns due to stricter environmental standards in China.
The ICI Pakistan Limited announced the successful commissioning and commencement of operations of Phase 1 of the 150,000 tons per annum (TPA) expansion project, at its Soda Ash
manufacturing facility in Khewra.
So, for production of one ton of soda ash
the 1.5 t of table salt, 1.5 t of limestone, 1.7 t of conditional fuel are spent, and 8 t of waste are formed.
The optimum reaction parameters were temperature (1150C), time (3 hours) with composition of raw material, chromite concentrate (48.7%), soda ash
(17.9%) and lime (33.4%) respectively.
In FY2014-15, ICI's sales income from soda ash
Saudi Arabia's Idea Soda Ash
and Calcium Chloride Company (ISACC) has selected China's Chengda Engineering Corporation (CEC) to build a soda ash
and calcium chloride complex in Jubail's second industrial city.
Officials from InoChem, Khair's Inorganic Chemical Industries Company, and representatives of the Chinese company, Chengda, recently met in Chengdu, China to sign an agreement that will see the Chinese company initiate engineering, designs and technical licenses at InoChem's Yanbu industrial complex that is slated to produce soda ash
and calcium chloride when completed.