Manufacturing nanocomposites? Take part in the EU study on ultrafine dust emissions

The NanoExplore project is currently recruiting companies based in Spain, Italy, Switzerland, France and Germany that manufacture or handle nanocomposites, or are concerned with ultrafine dust emissions to take part in a research study. Reasons...

Free Webinar: Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment

Tuesday, 8 September 8 2020, 2–3 PM BST Sign up link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2542556176281213710 This webinar introduces Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), an environmental accounting tool that is gaining popularity as consumers and other interested parties become more environmentally-conscious....

Dry vacuum technology for chemical and pharmaceutical processes

Vacuum plays an essential role in chemical and pharmaceutical processes. Whether in vacuum conveying, inertisation, distilling or drying processes, vacuum is used everywhere to make processes safer, faster and more economical or to make...

Free Webinar: Sustainability Reporting for Chemical Using Industries

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 2–3 PM BST Sign up link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2770305716363748112 Sustainability reporting is becoming a business imperative. But how can you start from scratch? Gain the skills you need to create and share a compelling...

Free Webinar: Sustainable Chemicals Management – Utilising Green Chemistry

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 2–3 PM BST Sign up link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4237164178938941963 This webinar introduces the area of Green Chemistry and how this links to opportunities for Sustainable Chemicals Management. Incorporating sustainability vision into your material selection and manufacturing processes provides a...

SIA Encourages Safe Working with the Manufacturing and Use of Hand Sanitisers

The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has seen an increase in the number of companies entering the market to supply hand sanitisers to meet the hygiene demands of consumers and healthcare professionals. These...

Imperial and BASF partner to advance innovative form of chemical manufacturing

Imperial College London and chemical company BASF are working in partnership to develop flow chemistry, an innovative approach to chemical production. The technique could allow the chemical industry to manufacture chemicals, for example agrochemical actives,...

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...

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...

UK MANUFACTURING EXPORTS HIT RECORD LOW IN Q2 2020

UK manufacturing export index fell to an all-time low in Q2 2020, falling below levels recorded during the global financial crisis Basic metals and automotive exports were hit hardest due to factory closures Travel restrictions saw...