nobel prize winner talks to us

Dr Frances Arnold, the American chemist and engineer, who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize for her work in pioneering directed evolution reveals more about her work.  Dr...

Stepping Up To The Chemical Digitalisation Challenge

Ian Elsby, Siemens Digital Industries Head of Chemical Industry, explores new Siemens’ research into the challenges and opportunities facing the chemicals sector with the advent of Industry 4.0 The competitive environment for chemical manufacturing is...

An Unintended Consequence of Industry 4.0

Karl Jones of OAMPS Hazardous Industries looks at some of the Cyber security risks arising from the interconnectivity of networked ICS/SCADA management systems. Industrial Control Systems incorporating Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (ICS/SCADA) as a...

New Royal Society of Chemistry president

Professor Tom Welton, Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Imperial, will be the next president of the Royal Society of Chemistry. An expert in sustainable solvents, Professor Welton will take up the role...

CBA PUBLISHES PLAN TO MAKE UK REACH WORKABLE

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has proposed a solution that will make UK REACH workable by solving the crucial issue of access to testing data. It would also ensure that UK companies have continued...

Pre-Registration Phase for all Chemicals in the Turkish Market

European Chemicals Agency is screening substances and evaluating REACH dossiers with the aim to increase the quality of the current dossiers and working on further regulatory actions for the future. Meanwhile, Turkey is preparing for...

Attracting talent to your company… and industry

RMG (Recruitment Management Group) is a specialist headhunting consultancy, we find exceptional people for our clients in the Science, Technologies, Engineering & Manufacturing sectors, in particular in Healthcare, Chemicals and in related leading-edge Technology...

Why is so much attention being paid to major hazard leadership?

Neil Smith, Head of Workforce Development at Cogent Skills Training Ltd This isn’t a new topic. The Process Safety Leadership Group set out the Principles of Process Safety Leadership addressing this very subject several years ago, and...

SIA Re-issues Safe Handling of Solvents Safety Film

The Solvents Industry Association in collaboration with the European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG) has updated and re-issued their award-winning Safe Handling of Solvents safety film, replacing the one first released in 2006. In line with...

What is the value of the environment?

Climate protests, the war on plastic, pollution tax. Media has shown us that concern for the environment is rapidly increasing, and it’s not just ecology and the economy that bear the brunt of environmental...