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Dec
14
2016

Albemarle completes sale of Chemetall Surface Treatment business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Chemetall™ Surface Treatment business and related assets to BASF for proceeds of

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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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Aug
03
2016

Albemarle exceeds second quarter 2016 expectations and raises guidance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Second quarter 2016 highlights: Signed definitive agreement to sell Chemetall ® Surface Treatment business to BASF SE Due to a non-recurring, non-cash tax charge of $416.7 million related to the decision to sell the Chemetall Surface Treatment

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Jul
21
2016

Sustainability of the Salar de Atacama will be safeguarded by a joint effort between SQM and Albemarle

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it's wholly owned subsidiary, Rockwood Lithium Ltda., and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange : SQM-B, SQM-A) have reached an agreement to work

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Jul
21
2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Jefferies 2016 Industrials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that president and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , will present at the Jefferies 2016 Industrials Conference in New York City on Thursday,

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Jul
11
2016

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 11, 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 October 3, 2016 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 15, 2016 .

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Jul
06
2016

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2016 earnings results on August 3, 2016

Conference call to be held on August 4, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. EDT CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2016 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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Jun
17
2016

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell Chemetall Surface Treatment business to BASF for $3.2 Billion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB ), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Chemetall Surface Treatment business to BASF in a cash transaction valued at

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Jun
14
2016

Albemarle and CB&I win EPA green chemistry award for AlkyClean® process technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it and technology partner CB&I are recipients of the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) in cooperation with the American

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Jun
01
2016

Albemarle to name Brian Tessin vice president, tax & chief tax counsel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Brian Tessin will be joining the company as vice president, tax & chief tax counsel, reporting to Scott Tozier , chief financial officer. 

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May
19
2016

Albemarle Corporation receives awards for liquidity management

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, proudly announced today that the company has received two prestigious awards in the category of liquidity management.

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May
13
2016

Albemarle names Karen G. Narwold Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced that current Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate & Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary Karen G.

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May
10
2016

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 10, 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 July 1, 2016 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 15, 2016 .

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May
10
2016

Albemarle names David Ryan treasurer

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 10 , 201 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced that David Ryan has joined the company as treasurer, reporting to Scott Tozier , chief financial officer.

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May
10
2016

Albemarle reports first quarter 2016 results and increases annual guidance

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2016 highlights: First quarter earnings of $2.02 per diluted share ( $0.40 in prior year); adjusted diluted earnings of $1.12 per share, an increase of 44% over the prior year, excluding the impact of currency and divestitures First

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May
04
2016

Albemarle to discontinue production of HBCD-based flame retardants to focus on supplying GreenCrest® polymeric fire safety solutions

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants announced today that it is discontinuing production of its hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD)-based flame retardants so that it can focus on

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Apr
19
2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference on May 18, 2016 in New York, NY

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Luke Kissam will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. ET .

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Apr
12
2016

Albemarle CFO resumes duties following temporary medical leave of absence

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott A. Tozier has returned to the company following a temporary medical leave of absence, resuming management responsibility for the

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Apr
07
2016

Albemarle Corporation to release first quarter 2016 earnings results on May 10, 2016

Conference call to be held on May 11, 2016 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2016 earnings after the NYSE closes on Tuesday,

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Mar
11
2016

Albemarle Corporation to attend Barclay's Global Cross-Asset Class Materials Conference on March 29, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam , president and chief executive officer; Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations; and Sharon McGee , vice president, Corporate Development,

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Mar
10
2016

Albemarle Corporation to attend BB&T Capital Markets Commercial & Industrial Investor Conference on March 23, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations; Sharon McGee , vice president, Corporate Development; and Raphael Crawford , president, Bromine Solutions, will

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Mar
09
2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at the Goldman Sachs Houston Chemical Intensity Days Conference on March 15, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, will present at the Goldman Sachs Houston Chemical Intensity Days Conference in Houston, Texas on March 15, 2016

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Mar
03
2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Seaport Global Chemicals and Industrials Conference on March 7, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, and John Mitchell , president, Lithium and Advanced Materials, will attend the Seaport Global Chemicals and

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Feb
26
2016

Albemarle raises dividend for the 22nd consecutive year

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.29 .  The dividend, which has a new annualized rate of $1.22 , is

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Feb
25
2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Chemicals Conference on March 2, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam , president and CEO of Albemarle will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Chemicals Conference on March 2, 2016 , in Fort Lauderdale, Florida .

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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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