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Feb
24
2016

Albemarle and ICL enter into long-term supply agreement for sustainable polymeric flame retardants

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, and ICL (NYSE & TASE: ICL), a leading specialty chemicals company in bromine and bromine derivatives, announced today that they have
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Feb
17
2016

Albemarle reports fourth quarter and full year 2015 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --   Fourth quarter 2015 highlights: Full year and fourth quarter earnings of $3.00 and $1.55 per diluted share, respectively; full year adjusted diluted earnings $3.94 per share; fourth quarter 2015 adjusted diluted earnings of $1.03 per share Full
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Feb
08
2016

Albemarle to increase prices of fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global leader in the refinery catalysts industry, announced today that it will increase prices of its fluid catalytic cracking catalysts by 10 percent, effective March 15, 2016 , or as contracts allow.
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Feb
01
2016

Albemarle granted permit to increase lithium brine extraction rates in Chile and enters into MOU with Chilean Government for 27-year lithium quota

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that it has been granted approval by the Environmental Assessment Commission (CEA) of the
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Feb
01
2016

Albemarle completes sale of Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber Engineered Materials

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Minerals business, which includes both Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals, to Huber Engineered Materials.  The
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Jan
26
2016

Albemarle CFO to take temporary medical leave of absence

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott A. Tozier will be on a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately.  It is anticipated that he will return to his normal duties in
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Jan
08
2016

Albemarle Corporation to release fourth quarter 2015 earnings results on February 17, 2016

Conference call to be held on February 18, 2016 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2015 earnings after the NYSE closes on
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Jan
04
2016

Albemarle completes sale of metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Tribotecc metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG .  The transaction included sites in Vienna and Arnoldstein, Austria and
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Dec
16
2015

Albemarle’s AlkyStar™ catalyst successfully employed in the world’s first solid acid alkylation unit in Shandong, China, facility

Trade News Bulletin --   Albemarle Corporation today announced that its zeolite-based AlkyStar™ catalyst successfully produced high-quality alkylate after start-up of the world’s first solid acid catalyst alkylation unit at the Shandong, China, plant of Zibo Haiyi Fine Chemical Co., LTD, a
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Dec
16
2015

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber Engineered Materials

BATON ROUGE, La. , Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M.
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Nov
06
2015

Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that President and CEO Luke Kissam will present at the 4 th Annual Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference in Boston, MA at 2:20 p.m. EST on November 10, 2015 .
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Nov
05
2015

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell Tribotecc Metal Sulfides business to Treibacher

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Tribotecc metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG , an international
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