Keyword: Rare earths


Solvay Collaborates with Australia’s Hastings on Rare Earths

13.10.2022 -

Solvay has signed a non-binding offtake agreement with Australia’s Hastings Technology Metals for the supply of mixed rare earth carbonate (MREC). Under the deal...


Solvay Expands French Rare Earths Site

20.09.2022 -

Solvay has announced plans to expand its rare earths operations in La Rochelle, France, in order to enter the permanent magnets sector in Europe and serve customers in...

Strategy & Management

Chemical Connections

23.04.2015 - Chemicals are vital to our well-being. They help us grow more abundant crops and preserve our food. In the form of plastics, rubber and foam, they help make our homes, factories...


Solvay Creates Business Unit for Specialty Chemicals

02.04.2015 - Solvay has established a new global business unit (GBU) for rare earths, specialty chemicals and fluorine. The fluorine business was formerly part of Solvay's aroma performance GBU...


Solvay Wins Chinese Patent Fight, Denies Indupa Snag

10.01.2014 - In two patent cases brought against China's HySci (Tianjin) Specialty Materials, Solvay has been awarded damages of €670,000 and won a court order mandating that HySci immediately...


Solvay's Rare Earth Recycling Technology Receives ICIS Award

22.10.2012 - Solvay announced today that its Rare Earths Global Business Unit has received the ICIS Award 2012 for Best Innovation for Sustainability. The Award acknowledges the efforts for...


A Catalyst for Change?

12.06.2012 - On May 11, 2012 Jean-Pierre Clamadieu succeeded Christian Jourquin as CEO of the Solvay group, since the consolidation of Rhodia in last year's third quarter one of Europe's...


Rhodia, Tantalus to Cooperate on Madagaskar Rare Earth Project

24.04.2012 - Rhodia, member of the Solvay group, and Tantalus Rare Earths are pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent ("LOI") relating to technical cooperation for the development...