Carbon dioxide may be a dangerous waste for the planet, but for Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals it is a vital input for making soda ash. The company is dependent on a nearby SPIC fertilizer plant for this gas, but a change in technology is set to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide that it can buy in the future. Its attempts to produce carbon dioxide using a lime kiln had to be abandoned due to high costs, poor quality of lime and other reasons. Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals needed a fresh source of car ..

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