CBA chief joins new Council to protect UK supply chains

The Chemical Business Association (CBA), the voice of the chemical supply chain, is pleased to announce it is a member of the newly formed Critical Imports Council, an initiative launched by the Department for...

A ‘real-world’ solution to tackle the cyber security skills gap

The Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship Standard is a strategic solution to addressing cyber security skills shortages across Critical National Infrastructure, says Intelligencia Training, the UK’s leading provider of Higher Apprenticeships to the...

Rogues and risk: the threat from within

Dr. Dexter Morse, global head of insurance and risk at global specialty chemical company Arxada, investigates how chemical companies can protect themselves from the effects of negligent or malicious employees. The greatest threat to your company...

AI identifies new materials for carbon capture

Metal-organic framework (MOF) materials can be used in many different applications, from catalysts to energy converters, writes Jared Sagoff. Generative AI techniques, machine learning and simulations give researchers new opportunities to identify environmentally friendly metal-organic...

Avoiding ‘chemical cocktail’ of waste in UK supply chain

Ninety five percent of all manufactured goods across the world rely on a chemical process1. So, when talking about sustainability and the circular economy, it is impossible to thoroughly dissect these topics without discussing...

Understanding the hazards of your ingredients

Do you know your ingredients? Following the 1992 Earth Summit and 2002 World Summit, the United Nations developed the ‘Globally Harmonized System’ (GHS) or ‘Purple Book’, with the aim of producing a single worldwide system...

Understanding the Changes: Amendment to EU CLP Regulation and Its Impact on Chemical Labelling

The European Union’s Classification, Labelling, and Packaging (CLP) Regulation is undergoing a significant amendment, bringing about notable changes in chemical labelling requirements. These amendments aim to enhance safety measures, improve readability, and accommodate technological...

Three Strong Brands Form the Global Busch Group

Busch Vacuum Solutions, Pfeiffer Vacuum and centrotherm clean solutions are now united under the umbrella of the new Busch Group. Together, they offer an extensive product portfolio and improved customer experience. Headquartered in Germany’s...

Greener, cheaper method to accelerate chemical reactions developed by King’s and partners

The team proved that electrical fields can catalyse chemical reactions for large-scale chemical production. A new, greener and cheaper method to accelerate chemical reactions has been developed by scientists at King’s College London in collaboration...

Researchers achieve quantum key distribution for cybersecurity in novel experiment

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated that advanced quantum-based cybersecurity can be realised in a deployed fiber link. Their results, published in Optica, validate an earlier proof-of-principle laboratory experiment...