Moving to Cloud Software Has Never Been More Valuable (or Urgent)

by Frank Defesche For the last 20 years the move to cloud software has been under the rhetoric of “it’s not if, it’s when.” I believe we'll look back at 2020 as the year “when”...

Expand your knowledge: Bulk Materials Handling Short Courses for the Process Engineer

If you are new to the world of bulk solids handling technology, these 2 courses could be of benefit, as they lead you through the basics of the many different issues facing process engineers...

Deft – Your Workflow, Your Instruments, Made Digital

Your Digitalisation Process is about to become a lot easier. Applied Scientific Technologies (AST) of Stokesley, North Yorkshire announced a new Digitalisation product they have developed branded as Deft. The Digital Enabled Formulation Toolset (Deft)...

THE FUTURE IS ROUND

The UK’s Bioeconomy Strategy, published two years ago, covers the period up to 2030. Designed to remove our reliance on finite fossil resources, it encourages the use of bioscience and biotechnology to create new...

moving towards a greener, cleaner economy

More than 80 per cent of chemicals and materials companies say they are gravitating to a circular economy and, key to that, green chemistry. However, as data analyst Elsevier discovered, most are only at...

Imperial and BASF partner to advance innovative form of chemical manufacturing

Imperial College London and chemical company BASF are working in partnership to develop flow chemistry, an innovative approach to chemical production. The technique could allow the chemical industry to manufacture chemicals, for example agrochemical actives,...

Managing the ’New Normal’

There are very few organisations that can say they are running business as usual during this COVID-19 pandemic, yet the COMAH Competent Authority (CA) has made it clear that regulatory activities will continue, as...

GLOBAL CHEMICAL AND INGREDIENT DISTRIBUTOR PRIDES ITSELF ON LOCAL SERVICE

Univar Solutions framed its ambitions in just one short sentence when it went on the acquisition trail last year. It was and continues to be determined to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical...

SEAL SANDS PLANT DOUBLING OUTPUT TO MEET DEMAND

Chinese firm Lianhetech has announced a multi-million pound extension to its chemical plant on Teesside. Around 80 permanent jobs and another 150 jobs during construction are being created as work gets under way at the...

TURKEY IS GETTING CLOSER TO HARMONISATION OF CHEMICALS REGULATIONS WITH THE EU

KKDIK PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE; 31 DECEMBER 2020 The clock is ticking for all chemical manufacturers in Turkey and global companies with putting chemicals on the Turkish market. By the end of 2020, all substances must have...