Liability for closed landfills
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Liability for closed landfills

Many chemicals companies will have an asset portfolio containing one or more closed landfills, which have perhaps been operated to dispose of process residues or which have been…

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Crystal puzzle solved
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Crystal puzzle solved

A decades-old mystery of why a naturally-occurring organic crystal fluoresces blue under ultra-violet light, yet when grown under laboratory conditions fluoresces with an intense green has been solved…

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Winners announced
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Winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Chemical Industry Awards were announced at a celebration dinner held at the Queens Hotel in Leeds.

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Plan seeks new ways of working
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Plan seeks new ways of working

Leeds University’s plans for advancing engineering and physical sciences have been approved by the city council’s planning panel.

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Confidence high among North East firms
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Confidence high among North East firms

Business confidence amongst the North East’s chemical-processing sector remains high, according to a new survey

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Cambridge Research Biochemicals to licence novel fluorescent dyes
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Cambridge Research Biochemicals to licence novel fluorescent dyes

Cambridge Research Biochemicals (CRB), which is based in the North East of England and supplies peptides and antibodies for life science research and development, has signed a licence…

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New technique unveiled
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New technique unveiled

Scientists have developed a new way to genetically engineer bacteria called Clostridia. While certain Clostridia are the causative agents of diseases such as antibiotic-associated diarrhoea or food-borne botulism,…

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Strong EU ‘crucial to UK chemical industry’
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Strong EU ‘crucial to UK chemical industry’

Chemical businesses across the UK have voiced their need for a strong European Union economy to their manufacturing operations.

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Cable development
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Cable development

A team of scientists has developed a new approach for the preparation of a coaxial cable 50,000 times narrower than the width of a human hair. The miniscule…

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Energy project success
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Energy project success

UK technology innovation provider for process manufacturing, the Centre for Process Innovation, has announced that the SeaGas collaboration has successfully harvested a 20 tonne batch of seaweed, the…

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Collaboration on track
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Collaboration on track

Arecor, the Centre for Process Innovation and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies have announced that their collaboration project ‘Improving Downstream Operation through Formulation Innovation’ has successfully completed its initial rounds…

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Award for Megan
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Award for Megan

A high-flying chemistry student has received a national award for her scientific work after impressing judges for two years in a row.

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