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Dec
02
2016

Albemarle price increases for select brominated products

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that effective January 1, 2017 , or as contracts allow, it will increase the price of select brominated flame retardants and bromine derivatives by
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Nov
30
2016

Tianqi gives notice to exercise option for indirect minority interest in Albemarle subsidiary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company, announced today that Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi) has given notice of its decision to exercise an option to acquire a 20% indirect ownership interest in Rockwood Lithium
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Nov
07
2016

Albemarle board of directors elects Luke Kissam as chairman

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its decision to elect president and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , as chairman, effective November 7, 2016 .
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Nov
07
2016

Albemarle reports third quarter 2016 results and raises full year guidance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Third quarter 2016 highlights: Third quarter earnings were $128.2 million , or $1.13 per diluted share, an increase of 96% over the prior year Adjusted net income from continuing operations was $102.7 million , or $0.91 per diluted share, an increase
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Nov
04
2016

Albemarle Corporation to host 2017 Investor Day in New York City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its plans to host an Investor Day on Thursday, March 16, 2017 , in New York City . President and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , and
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Nov
03
2016

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share.  The dividend is payable January 2, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of December 15, 2016 .
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Oct
20
2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference on November 15

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , president and chief executive officer and Scott Tozier , executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at
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Oct
06
2016

Albemarle Corporation to release third quarter 2016 earnings results on November 7, 2016

Conference call to be held on November 8, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. EST CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its third quarter 2016 earnings after the NYSE closes on
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Sep
12
2016

Albemarle signs agreement for exclusive exploration and acquisition rights to lithium resource in Argentina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Bolland Minera S.A. , for the exclusive exploration and acquisition rights to a lithium resource in
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Aug
25
2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference on September 13, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its participation in the upcoming KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference on September 13, 2016 , in Boston .
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Aug
23
2016

Albemarle signs definitive agreement to acquire lithium salts production assets in Asia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate conversion assets and supporting business
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Aug
18
2016

Albemarle Reinforces Its Commitment to Hydroprocessing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As the market leader in hydroprocessing catalysts, Albemarle (NYSE: ALB) is reinforcing its business strategy in hydrotreating to become even more focused on technology development and catalyst performance.
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