19 April 2017
Finland
Media

BASF to increase prices for flocculants for the mining industry worldwide

Ludwigshafen, Germany – April 19, 2017 – Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, BASF will increase prices by 3 to 6% for flocculants for the mining industry with immediate effect as contracts allow, depending on products and delivery locations.

About BASF Mining Solutions
BASF Mining Solutions offers an extensive range of mineral processing reagents. The strengths of the global business are in solid/liquid separation and solvent extraction; however we also offer reagents for flotation, dispersing, agglomerating and others. Our products are marketed worldwide. Further information can be found at: www.mining-solutions.basf.com.

About BASF
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €58 billion in 2016. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com.

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Last Update 19 April 2017