All Chemicals


The emerging impact of batch analytics

Added: 15 May 2018

Many big chemical companies are investing in a strong specialty chemicals portfolio, notes Artur Be…

Ineos chief Ratcliffe tops UK rich list

Added: 14 May 2018

Ineos founder Jim Ratcliffe has topped the annual Sunday Times Rich List as the wealthiest individu…

EEF: Government must address failed productivity strategy

Added: 4 May 2018

Government strategy aimed at boosting UK productivity has failed and needs to set clear goals that …

3D is revolutionising manufacturing for metal components

Added: 17 Apr 2018

The way we manufacture is changing. Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) is a quickly growing ar…

Plastic recycling

Enzyme breakthrough could revolutionise plastic recycling

Added: 17 Apr 2018

Scientists experimenting with an enzyme that helps bacteria digest plastic have engineered a faster…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

Storage specialist Plasticon UK put into administration

Added: 4 Apr 2018

Plasticon UK Limited, the Hull-based storage tanks and industrial piping manufacturer, has gone int…

Waste water treatment plant

EnviroChemie purchases Clearfleau

Added: 4 Apr 2018

German water brand EnviroChemie has taken control leading UK effluent treatment firm Clearfleau.

UKOOG says shale announcement will help secure domestic gas supply

Added: 3 Apr 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) chief executive Ken Cronin has hailed completion of the country’s fi…

Netzsch tackles an ATEX pumps challenge for chemical manufacturer

Added: 29 Mar 2018

European commercial and industrial companies must comply with strict regulations regarding manufact…

BSC International Safety Awards nominees announced

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Organisations from the process sectors are strongly represented in this year’s British Safety Counc…

Euro trio calls for Brexit chemical industry guarantees

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Two of the leading chemical industries bodies in Europe and a leading continental trade union have …

SABIC and ABB seal global agreement

Added: 5 Mar 2018

SABIC, the Saudi chemicals giant, and technology leader ABB have signed a cooperation agreement to …

Bilfinger streamlines UK businesses to target new markets

Added: 6 Feb 2018

Global engineering company Bilfinger has merged two of its core UK businesses, saying it would make…

AODD pumps can solve pump leakage from aggressive liquids

Added: 10 Jan 2018

Leaky pumps create unscheduled downtime but aggressive acids and slurries can cause them to leak mu…

Emerson wins top IIoT accolade

Added: 8 Jan 2018

Emerson has won Industrial IoT Company of the Year at the 2018 IoT Breakthrough Awards in recogniti…

coal

Coking-resistant catalyst fuels shale gas conversion method

Added: 5 Jan 2018

Researchers at University College London (UCL) and Tufts University have developed an alloy catalys…

SHALE

Fracking wastewater treatment could cost £1million per well in UK

Added: 18 Dec 2017

The treatment and disposal of fracking wastewater in the UK could cost between £100,000 and £1 mill…

Xylem chief takes over as BPMA head

Added: 4 Dec 2017

Xylem Water Solutions managing director Duncan Lewis has officially taken over as the president of …

Eye for trouble: challenges and solutions when pumps tackle abrasive chemicals

Added: 21 Nov 2017

Difficult chemicals place particular demands on pumps and the systems that support their operation.…