Summit 2018

Looking to 2019: The Year of Leadership

In terms of regulatory focus for COMAH establishments, 2019 will be the year of leadership. In this article, we will explore what this really means for operators and how they can provide the demonstration...

Chemical-processing industry responds to increasing cyber security threat

In the BBC’s recent drama series, McMafia, a hacker accessed files and take control of Mumbai Port’s IT network through a vending machine with poor security credentials. At first glance, this may appear implausible,...

SIA commences filming of ‘Safe Handling of Solvents’ re-shoot

The SIA is currently in the process of re-shooting footage in preparation for the re-release of the safety film, ‘Safe Handling of Solvents’ and has recently commenced filming at two of their Members’ sites...

SIA launches new Solvents Applications Training Course

The Solvents Industry Association is proud to announce the launch of the latest addition to their training course programme – ‘Solvents and their Applications’. Designed to follow on from their hugely successful ‘An Introduction to...

Process Safety Management – rethinking leadership

In this issue of the Chemical Industry Journal, we speak to Richard Roff and Neil Smith about their work with the Process Safety Management (PSM) Competence Programme Board. We take a look at the programmes...

UK REACH – why the Government’s no deal proposals are unworkable

CBA believes the UK Government’s proposals for a UK version of REACH in the event of a No Deal exit from the EU are unworkable CBA has expressed its concern on behalf of the industry...

Services for every Chemical Regulation

By Dr. Thomas Berbner Director Business Development Chemicals EMEA Knoell Germany GmbH How did you get involved in chemical regulations? From my studies in biology with a special emphasis on aquatic toxicology I was always interested in the...

UK chemical industries to converge in Harrogate for new expo, CHEMUK 2019

Industry professionals from all sides of the UK’s chemicals sector are set to descend on the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate, Yorkshire on 1st & 2nd May 2019, for the brand new, free to attend...

CBA highlights problems with Proposed Corrosive Legislation

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has highlighted several legislative and practical concerns with the provisions of the Offensive Weapons Bill currently being considered by Parliament. Introducing new controls on the sale of firearms, knives, and...

EDCs in our water: the alarming truth

Reports show that Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals are entering the environment at unsafe levels for both humans and wildlife. Here, Mike Lodge,  CEO at water and wastewater treatment specialist Arvia Technology discusses the issue and...