CBA highlights problems with Proposed Corrosive Legislation
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CBA highlights problems with Proposed Corrosive Legislation

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has highlighted several legislative and practical concerns with the provisions of the Offensive Weapons Bill currently being considered by Parliament. Introducing new controls…

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EDCs in our water: the alarming truth
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EDCs in our water: the alarming truth

Reports show that Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals are entering the environment at unsafe levels for both humans and wildlife. Here, Mike Lodge,  CEO at water and wastewater treatment specialist…

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Chemistry patents: they’re simpler than you think
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Chemistry patents: they’re simpler than you think

In the world of chemical inventions, any key decision-maker managing a programme of research and development has important decisions to make regarding the subject matter and timing of…

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The importance of IP in the Chemical Industry
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The importance of IP in the Chemical Industry

Optimising a process, developing a new formulation, finding a new use for a compound, upgrading a reactor – chemists and chemical engineers are constantly innovating.  This innovation can…

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Protection for installments in conflict zones, a new technology that could save the chemical industry
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Protection for installments in conflict zones, a new technology that could save the chemical industry

In recent years, drone and missile sabotage attacks on refineries and storage farms have become more frequent and significantly more dangerous. These attacks have already caused billions of…

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South Tees – The Single Biggest Development Opportunity in the UK
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South Tees – The Single Biggest Development Opportunity in the UK

In October 2017, an ambitious 25-year plan to redevelop a huge area south of the Tees and create 20,000 jobs was announced by Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen.…

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Step outside of your comfort zone – Why an interdisciplinary approach is crucial for developing renewable energy
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Step outside of your comfort zone – Why an interdisciplinary approach is crucial for developing renewable energy

The £6M SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub has just relocated to a new research centre at Aston University, so in this issue, we speak to Professor Patricia Thornley, principal investigator…

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An industry led partnership supporting the process, engineering, energy and renewables sectors in the Humber region
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An industry led partnership supporting the process, engineering, energy and renewables sectors in the Humber region

CATCH (Centre for Assessment of Technical Competence Humber) is an industry led partnership supporting the process, engineering, energy and renewables sectors in the Humber region. Created in 1999…

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A week in the life of…
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A week in the life of…

Michael Cleuvers is Managing Director at knoell, a chemical consulting company headquartered in Germany with numerous affiliates in Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region. He is responsible…

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The importance of Bulk Liquid Storage
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The importance of Bulk Liquid Storage

Bulk liquid storage companies provide an essential interface between sea, road, rail and pipeline logistics for many different substances including chemicals, transport and heating fuels, animal feed and…

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