Hundred year old beers help chemists
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Hundred year old beers help chemists

A trio of century-old bottled beers discovered in the Czech Republic could help scientists better understand the chemical changes that occur in beer over long periods of time.…

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CEO takes on role
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CEO takes on role

Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer of American firm the Dow Chemical Company, has been appointed co-chair of the newly launched Saudi-U.S. CEO Forum, set up to…

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Cleaner energy ‘presents business opportunities’
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Cleaner energy ‘presents business opportunities’

European chemical industry leaders have identified the drive towards cleaner energy as a business opportunity for companies.

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Hydrogen technology is showcased
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Hydrogen technology is showcased

Air Products, the industrial gases company, has showcased its latest hydrogen technology at a major event in China.

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US company boosts production
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US company boosts production

US-based Eastman Chemical Company has announced an expansion of its Performance Films manufacturing capacity in Martinsville, Virginia.

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Plant scales up
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Plant scales up

The Dow Chemical Company has announced that its joint venture in the Middle East, called the Sadara Chemical Company, has achieved the commercialisation of Sadara’s entire plastics franchise.…

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Nano-Material successfully tested
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Nano-Material successfully tested

Zenyatta Ventures Ltd has successfully tested the company’s graphene oxide material as part of work to develop silicon-graphene anodes for the next generation of lithium-ion batteries. Aubrey Eveleigh,…

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BASF joins initiative for circular economy
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BASF joins initiative for circular economy

BASF has joined two Ellen MacArthur Foundation programmes to further advance its existing circular economy solutions. Founded in 2010, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation works with businesses, government and…

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Heroes of Chemistry are honoured
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Heroes of Chemistry are honoured

Scientists who developed products that have led to significant advancements in human health, technology, the food supply, and the environment, will be inducted into a scientific Hall of…

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Xergi’s largest biogas plant makes milk production greener
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Xergi’s largest biogas plant makes milk production greener

Xergi is to deliver its largest biogas plant to date to Danish dairy company Arla Foods with green energy for the production of milk powder.

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US region ‘could be major chemicals centre’
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US region ‘could be major chemicals centre’

A new report has shown that the Appalachian region could become a second centre of American petrochemical and plastic resin manufacturing, similar to the Gulf Coast.

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Company heralds breakthrough
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Company heralds breakthrough

French company Global Bioenergies has announced a world first, the production of ETBE purely from renewable resources.

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