INEOS to invest $2bn in Saudi Arabia

INEOS signs agreement with Saudi Aramco and Total to build its first ever plants in the Middle East. The three world-scale plants will produce the key building blocks for carbon fibre, engineering polymers and synthetic...

Upcycling process brings new life to old jeans

A growing population, rising standards of living and quickly changing fashions send mountains of clothing waste to the world’s landfills each year. Although processes for textile recycling exist, they tend to be inefficient and...

Powerful new laser to boost car manufacturing

With the ability to cut and shape ultra-high-strength boron steel up to one thousand times faster than existing technology, a new precision pulse laser looks set to boost the car industry with a 10%...

Sustainable steam cuts CO2 emissions

Nouryon and other firms based at Chemical Park Delfzijl in the Netherlands will save up to 100,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year through the increased use of sustainable steam. The company will use...

CYANIDE-FREE GOLD GOES INTO PRODUCTION

Australia is leading the charge towards greener and safer gold production with an environmentally-superior alternative gold recovery process technology, dispensing with toxic cyanide and mercury currently used in most gold production processes worldwide. On the...

Safest solution is the most sustainable and cost-effective

The market-leading Varibox from RPC Promens is providing chemical companies with the ideal solution to improve their environmental profile and minimise the financial implications of the UK’s Producer Responsibility (Packaging Waste) regulations. The heavy-duty IBC...

$5.7 trillion contribution

Chemical industry plays crucial role in regional economies in every corner of the world The international chemical industry touches nearly every goods-producing sector worldwide, making an estimated $5.7 trillion contribution to global economic output, or...

Safe handling for chemicals

RPC Promens is introducing its proven Varibox IBC into the UK and Ireland, offering the ideal solution for the safe and cost-effective handling of hazardous chemicals. Roto moulded in polyethylene, the robust construction of the...

How can chemicals companies prepare for Brexit?

The UK’s withdrawal from the EU takes effect on 29 March 2019 at 11pm UK time. Should the draft Withdrawal Agreement that the EU and the UK Government agreed upon be ratified by both...

Free Webinar: Characterisation of Nanomaterials for REACH

Join Chemistry Consultant Aidan Robertson as he introduces particle characterisation, the methodology relevant in assessing whether or not a substance is classified as a nanomaterial.  In addition, he will highlight analytical techniques which can be used...