Chemicals

ChemChina makes $43bn bid for Syngenta

ChemChina has offered over $43 billion (£29.7bn) for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, the companies announced today.

XRF analyser

X-ray fluorescence analysers for metals analysis

Ashtead Technology says X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is one of the most important technologies in its range of non-destructive testing (NDT) and environmental testing instruments.

Cyber security

Hacked off?

Microsoft’s new operating system (OS) Windows 10 was officially launched in July. But how has it affected the process industries?

Liz Fletcher, Beamex

Calibration: Field factors

The case for calibrating equipment in either a workshop or the field is not always black and white, writes Liz Fletcher from Beamex

Dust explosion short course at the Wolfson Centre

New hazards: COMAH 2015

The introduction of new COMAH regulations will see many smaller firms affected by the rules for the first time.