ICI ANZ becomes ICI Australia.
‘Sirotherm’ desalination process jointly developed by ICI Australia and CSIRO.
‘Flocor’ biological filter packing installed at Bromley sewage treatment works of the Christchurch Drainage Board, New Zealand.
First full scale water treatment plant using ‘Sirotherm’ commissioned at Osborne’s South Australian Alkali factory.
ICI Australia and Mitsubishi Chemical Industries form Japan Sirotherm Ltd to target Asian market.
New ethylene production unit commissioned at Botany, New South Wales (Australia).
Watercare Division established.
NSW Rhodes (Oxo Alcohol) plant closed and volumes transferred to strengthen imported bulk business.
ICI NZ acquires Chemical Cleaning Ltd.
ICI divests ICI Australia shareholding and the independent ICI Australia becomes Orica.
First MIEX plant commissioned in WA treating water for Perth (Australia).