A road map for the transport of dangerous goods

By Caroline Raine, Chairman of the British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals. In Great Britain the legal requirements for the transport of dangerous goods are set out in the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of...

Stockpiling For Brexit

As businesses try as best they can to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit, some are stockpiling supplies to understandably try to mitigate the impact of delays as a result of increased border...

Latest Updates on KKDIK; Amendment to Annex XVII – It’s Time to Pre-register!

Differences between EU REACH and KKDIK has long been discussed by the regulatory environment since the regulation was published in June 2017. Although KKDIK is an implementation of EU REACH Regulation in Turkey, and...

China in harmony with standards

By Bryan Zhou, CIRS Europe China has already fully implemented China GHS standards on May 1st 2011. China GHS is based on UN GHS Rev.4. In China, GHS can be applied and required in several fields...

The Industry of Industries

The North East is home to the largest single cluster of process, chemicals and energy companies anywhere in the UK, and the second largest in the whole of Europe. Together the multinational companies, that...

Control barriers in hazardous areas; getting the right balance

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) are in place to ensure that the risk of ignited events is appropriately managed at establishments that store and/or process explosive substances. The main focus of...

The times they are A-changing

Innovations in consumer applications increasingly find their extension in B2B, and the chemical industry continues to seek those that have the potential to add value to the entire supply chain, all in times of...

Outsourced logistics is a key differentiator for chemical companies

A recent report on the use of specialist chemical logistics providers found a significant lack of understanding of how much competitive advantage using an outsourced resource can bring. In its survey of chemical companies,...

Environmental firm’s chemical reaction

When environmental consultancy SLR acquired leading process safety management company HFL Consulting late last year, the two proved a dream fit. HFL Consulting’s team would build on SLR’s existing capability, said the latter’s European regional...

CHEMUK BACK IN 2020 – BIGGER AND BETTER

The CHEMUK 2020 supply-chain expo and speaker programme returns on the 16th & 17th September 2020 at EventCity in Manchester. CHEMUK 2020 will bring together the UK’s chemicals, chemical processing and chemical product formulation industries,...