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...

A Decade within REACH

Dr. Knoell Consult Ltd, the UK-based affiliate of the knoell group of companies, celebrated its tenth anniversary in December 2019. In this article Dr. Iain MacKinnon, Managing Director and co-founder (with the late Dr....

TRANSPORT INCIDENTS DOWN – CBA ANNUAL DISTRIBUTION REPORT

CBA’s latest report on the safety, health, security and environmental performance of its distributor member companies for 2019 shows a decline in the number of transport incidents, no change in the number of on-site...

Is the future more plastic?

Plastic is indispensable to us, especially for protecting our health, which is why globally we have been facing huge challenges to reduce plastic waste while maintaining our existing lifestyles. Now, while we are fighting...

BUSINESS ALLIANCE WARNS OF HUGE NO-DEAL BREXIT DAMAGE

The Chemicals Business Association was one of dozens of trade associations and chief executives to sign a letter to the Prime Minister warning of the consequences of a no-deal Brexit. Representing a collective workforce of...

MAJOR DECLINE IN ORDER BOOKS AND SALES – EMPLOYMENT TURNS NEGATIVE

The latest Supply Chain Trends Survey from the Chemical Business Association (CBA) shows a major decline in order books and current sales as well as the industry’s forecast for employment turning negative. Peter Newport, CBA’s...

Technological innovation: the induction-based electronic key

The latest-generation electronic key combines the advantages of a cable-free electronic access control system with the benefits of a mechanical option in a single smart key. The key comes with a simple, adaptable software...

What impact will the possible divergence of EU & UK environment strategies have on...

Over the last decade, environmental and chemical policies have started to play a larger role across the globe. The UK previously played a major role in setting policy and performing evaluations in the EU....

REACH Article 22: new implementing legislation on dossier updates expected soon

By Abisola Elegba ReachReady At the time of writing, logged on the ECHA’s website1 was a record of 99,268 registrations for 22, 877 substances from 15,418 companies. With the final REACH registration deadline for phase...