Corporate entry Newcastle Chemicals (1940 - ?)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
- Chemical Industries
- Newcastle, New South Wales
Newcastle Chemicals was formed in 1940 as a joint venture with BHP at Newcastle, New South Wales (a major steel producing centre) to manufacture ammonium chloride, hydrochloric acid, b-naphthol and phthalic anhydride and its esters. The plant no longer operates and the phthalic anhydride is produced by ICI at Rhodes (formerly CSR Chemicals). Taken from: http://www.chemlink.com.au/orica_hist.htm (2006).
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_n.html. Details
Created: 20 August 2001, Last modified: 5 March 2018
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