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Refinery Explosions Raise New Warnings About Deadly Chemical REFINERY EXPLOSIONS RAISE NEW WARNINGS ABOUT DEADLY CHEMICAL

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Jul 19, 2019

In the pre-dawn hours of June 21, explosions at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia shook houses, sent fireballs into the air and woke up nearby residents. "Three loud explosions, one after the other, boom, boom boom...

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Scientists working on metal oxide-infused membranes to provide alternative for chemical separations SCIENTISTS WORKING ON METAL OXIDE-INFUSED MEMBRANES TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE FOR CHEMICAL SEPARATIONS

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Jul 19, 2019

In a bid to reduce the amount of energy used in chemical separations, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are working on membranes that could separate chemicals without using energy-intensive distillation processes. Chemical manufactur...

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How chemicals and petroleum leaders are adopting artificial intelligence HOW CHEMICALS AND PETROLEUM LEADERS ARE ADOPTING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jul 19, 2019

Chemicals and petroleum companies have a sharper focus on artificial intelligence (AI). More companies are considering the adoption of AI and are prioritizing business functions where it can add value. Our research indicates companies will continue t...

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Sunscreen Chemicals and Marine Life SUNSCREEN CHEMICALS AND MARINE LIFE

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Jul 19, 2019

Healthy coral reefs are one of the most valuable ecosystems on Earth. They provide billions of dollars in economic and environmental services, such as food, coastal protection, and tourism. However, coral ecosystems around the world face serious thre...

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TCEQ Report Could Pave the Way for Chemical Plants to Emit More Hazardous Air Pollutants TCEQ REPORT COULD PAVE THE WAY FOR CHEMICAL PLANTS TO EMIT MORE HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS

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Jul 18, 2019

When the wind blows across Port Arthur, a predominantly African American city on the Gulf Coast, it’s likely carrying toxic gasses like carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide and benzene into residents’ lungs. Bordering the city are two sprawlin...

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Hazardous chemical incident on Terra Nova field FPSO HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL INCIDENT ON TERRA NOVA FIELD FPSO

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Jul 18, 2019

A staff member onboard the Suncor Energy-operated Terra Nova FPSO offshore Newfoundland was exposed to hazardous contents of a slop tank last month. According to the Canada-Newfoundland & Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), the contents ...

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Hazards to the environment: Let’s look at atmospheric emissions HAZARDS TO THE ENVIRONMENT: LET’S LOOK AT ATMOSPHERIC EMISSIONS

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Jul 18, 2019

Where do atmospheric emissions in oil and gas operations come from? Why are they important? What can you do to reduce atmospheric emissions at your site? Watch this video to find out. This video from the Energy Institute (EI) aims to raise awareness ...

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Hazardous area classification and overview of Arista Industrial computers Abstract HAZARDOUS AREA CLASSIFICATION AND OVERVIEW OF ARISTA INDUSTRIAL COMPUTERS ABSTRACT

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Jul 18, 2019

This technical white paper addresses primary specifications and classification of hazardous area/hazardous locations safety issues, industry regulations and security standards across the globe. This white paper will also give insight on class 1 divis...

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USPTO Grants Patent to Mitsubishi Chemical for Biomass-based Derived Aliphatic Diols and Derivatives USPTO GRANTS PATENT TO MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL FOR BIOMASS-BASED DERIVED ALIPHATIC DIOLS AND DERIVATIVES

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Jul 18, 2019

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masayuki Waga) announced yesterday that a U.S. substance patent for biomass-resource derived aliphatic diols and derivatives has been granted. The patent (U.S. patent No...

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Mitsubishi Chemical Setting up SMC Facility in Italy MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL SETTING UP SMC FACILITY IN ITALY

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Jul 18, 2019

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation is setting up its European carbon fibre sheet moulding compound (SMC) production facility in Italy. The facility, to start operations in September 2020, will be located on a site adjoining CPC SRL, in which MCC holds a...

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Are You Using Products Listed on the Hazardous Air Pollutant List or California ARE YOU USING PRODUCTS LISTED ON THE HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT LIST OR CALIFORNIA'S PROP 65 LIST?

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Jul 17, 2019

There are certain products- which are still available on the market- that are actually harming yourself and the workers handling such chemicals. Today, David Faghani, Technical Director of GSP USA will be going over the products that appear on these ...

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Indian Govt to make mandatory standards for 40 more chemicals to check fake products INDIAN GOVT TO MAKE MANDATORY STANDARDS FOR 40 MORE CHEMICALS TO CHECK FAKE PRODUCTS

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Jul 17, 2019

To curb production and sale of spurious chemicals, the government on Tuesday said it will make compliance of quality standards compulsory for 40 more chemicals that are locally-manufactured as well as imported. Chemicals and Petrochemicals Secretary ...

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Investing in the future: OMV continues to expand petrochemicals business INVESTING IN THE FUTURE: OMV CONTINUES TO EXPAND PETROCHEMICALS BUSINESS

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Jul 17, 2019

The idea behind the innovative method for heat integration came about through a collaboration by OMV and BASF and was jointly filed for a global patent by both companies. As a supplier of catalysts and licensor of petrochemicals technologies, BASF of...

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Hazardous chemicals Safety HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS SAFETY

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Jul 16, 2019

Manufacturers and importers of hazardous substances are legally obliged to include warning labels and Safety Data Sheets with their products. This information  Hazardous chemicals may present an immediate or long term risk to human health throug...

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Four New Substances Added to the REACH Candidate List of SVHCs FOUR NEW SUBSTANCES ADDED TO THE REACH CANDIDATE LIST OF SVHCS

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Jul 16, 2019

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added an additional four substances to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC), bringing the total number of SVHCs to 201 as of July 16th, 2019.  The four new substances are added bas...

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Optisochem Project: From straw to petroleum substitutes OPTISOCHEM PROJECT: FROM STRAW TO PETROLEUM SUBSTITUTES

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Jul 16, 2019

The aim of the Optisochem project is to convert straw, an agricultural residue, into a variety of products that replace petrochemicals. Discover the 3 steps of the project in our video

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Chemicals supplier investing $15M in idle site CHEMICALS SUPPLIER INVESTING $15M IN IDLE SITE

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Jul 16, 2019

A new chemical company is planning to give new life to a former manufacturing site in the region.
American Chemical Solutions, or ACS, recently acquired idled chemical manufacturing assets at three facilities in Muskegon, at 1221 E. Barney Ave...

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Hazard Wheel HAZARD WHEEL

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Jul 16, 2019

While hazard identification by itself won't keep you or your employees safe while working on the job, it is one of the first steps needed to eliminate or mitigate the risk associated with a specific work activity. Hazard Identification is also a ...

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OMV invests €64 million in new petrochemicals plant OMV INVESTS €64 MILLION IN NEW PETROCHEMICALS PLANT

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Jul 16, 2019

OMV, an oil and gas company headquartered in Vienna, has made the decision to invest €64 million in the construction of an ISO C4 plant – the building phase of which is to begin in summer 2019 at the Burghausen Refinery, with operations pl...

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Britons being exposed to toxic chemicals from birth, MPs say BRITONS BEING EXPOSED TO TOXIC CHEMICALS FROM BIRTH, MPS SAY

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Jul 16, 2019

Britons are being exposed to a “cocktail of chemicals” from the womb onwards, with potentially life-threatening consequences, MPs have warned. Ministers were accused of “sitting on their hands” while “unnecessary and pot...

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Best Prac cesforManaging LaboratoryChemical Inventory BEST PRAC CESFORMANAGING LABORATORYCHEMICAL INVENTORY

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Jul 15, 2019

Companiesthat u lize chemicalsin their labs and their manufacturing processes must manage those chemicalsin a safe environment in accordance with government regula ons. At a minimum, to ensure that thisis accomplished, a system for managing informa o...

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Lotte Chemical, GS Energy to invest W800b in petrochemical JV LOTTE CHEMICAL, GS ENERGY TO INVEST W800B IN PETROCHEMICAL JV

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Jul 15, 2019

Lotte Chemical said on July 15 it will establish a petrochemical joint venture with GS Energy. The two companies signed an agreement to form a JV, tentatively named Lotte-GS Chemical Co., this year to produce chemical compounds like bisphenol A (BPA)...

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Oregon State Uni US develops Natural Adhesive, Alternative To Petrochemicals OREGON STATE UNI US DEVELOPS NATURAL ADHESIVE, ALTERNATIVE TO PETROCHEMICALS

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Jul 15, 2019

Chemical engineering researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new adhesive derived from vegetable oil which could serve as a replacement for petrochemical-based adhesives currently used in bandages and sticky notes. OSU chemical engine...

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Compete Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem t...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete sp...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical ...

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A chemical peel is a treatment A CHEMICAL PEEL IS A TREATMENT

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Jul 15, 2019

A chemical peel is a treatment used to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and le...

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WHY REDUCE THE DISCHARGE OF HAZARDOUSCHEMICALS IN WATER? WHY REDUCE THE DISCHARGE OF HAZARDOUSCHEMICALS IN WATER?

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Jul 15, 2019

APEOs (Alkylphenol Ethoxylates) have received a lot of focus from the media since the beginning the ZDHC project. APEOs can be used in chemical formulations such as detergents, cleaning agents, wetting agents, printing pastes, dying agents, adhesives...

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Fires, flashbacks and other hazards associated with flammable liquids FIRES, FLASHBACKS AND OTHER HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

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Jul 15, 2019

Flammable liquids don’t actually burn, they emit vapours that mix with the air and become flammable at certain temperatures and concentrations. But when managing flammable liquids you have to do more than work out how the chemicals could catch ...

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5 high risk uses of flammable liquids cabinets we see all the time 5 HIGH RISK USES OF FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINETS WE SEE ALL THE TIME

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Jul 15, 2019

Storing your Class 3 Flammable Liquids in a dedicated safety cabinet manufactured to Australia Safety Standards is an effective hazard control measure… BUT if used or installed incorrectly your flammable liquid storage cabinet will NOT be mini...

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SafetyFirst Safety Basics: Hazardous Substances SAFETYFIRST SAFETY BASICS: HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

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Jul 14, 2019

There are substances in the workplace that can harm your health. They may be solids, liquids or gases. To understand the hazardous substance you’re working with, use the safety data sheets and the label. As an apprentice always check with your ...

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Oxea to expand global production capacity for TCD Alcohol OXEA TO EXPAND GLOBAL PRODUCTION CAPACITY FOR TCD ALCOHOL

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Jul 12, 2019

The global chemical company Oxea has decided to further expand its production capacities for TCD Alcohol to meet market demand. Following a successful initial feasibility study, the Board of Directors approved the capacity increase investment for TCD...

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Field Machining Services for Petrochemical Industry FIELD MACHINING SERVICES FOR PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Jul 12, 2019

Axis Mechanical Group, Inc. offers superb on-site field machining services for a wide range of applications. With the knowledge of field machinist professionals & high-quality portable milling machines, we provide the repairs to parts & equip...

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Mitsubishi Chemical to start Operations at Carbon-fibre Processing Plant in Italy MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL TO START OPERATIONS AT CARBON-FIBRE PROCESSING PLANT IN ITALY

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Jul 12, 2019

Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. announced its intention to start up its European carbon fiber sheet molding compound (SMC) production facility in Italy. The new facility, slated to start operations in September 2020, will be located on a site adjoining C.P...

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EU Court Upholds Toxic Designation for Chemical BPA EU COURT UPHOLDS TOXIC DESIGNATION FOR CHEMICAL BPA

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Jul 12, 2019

A trade group for the plastics industry failed to persuade the European General Court on Thursday that the industrial chemical BPA should not be classified as toxic. The European Commission labeled Bisphenol A, as the compound is otherwise known, as ...

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Petrochemical marketer Plaza Group refines the definition of success PETROCHEMICAL MARKETER PLAZA GROUP REFINES THE DEFINITION OF SUCCESS

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Jul 12, 2019

Randy Velarde, the decidedly low-key owner and president of Plaza Group, isn’t prone to hyperbole, so his explanation of the Houston-based petrochemicals-marketing firm’s 1994 founding is revealing. While serving as an executive at Texaco...

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South Africa SOUTH AFRICA'S SASOL OPENS NEW CHEMICAL PLANT IN EAST CHINA

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Jul 12, 2019

South Africa-based chemicals and energy company Sasol Ltd opened a new chemical plant in eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, according to a Xinhua report on Friday and a company statement earlier.
The new plant is Sasol’s largest expansion ...

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Thirteenth toxic chemical dump discovered by drone THIRTEENTH TOXIC CHEMICAL DUMP DISCOVERED BY DRONE

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Jul 12, 2019

Authorities have discovered another massive stockpile of toxic waste hidden in the city’s northern suburbs, the thirteenth site linked to a network allegedly responsible for running the biggest illicit chemical dumping operation in the state&rs...

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Absorbent for oils and chemicals ABSORBENT FOR OILS AND CHEMICALS

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Jul 12, 2019

UNI-SAFE, by Airbank, is a powder which is able to absorb substances such as nitric acid, sulphuric acid, oils, hydrogen peroxide, bromine etc. while preventing the formation of hazardous gases. The main component of UNI-SAFE is a special polymer wit...

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Petrochemical Manufacturing Basics PETROCHEMICAL MANUFACTURING BASICS

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Jul 12, 2019

Have you ever wondered how crude oil or natural gas is processed, and how it becomes the building blocks of products we use everyday? This infographic gives a basic snapshot of how petrochemical manufacturing works.

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COR Chemical Processing COR CHEMICAL PROCESSING

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Jul 12, 2019

The chemicals market, according to Chemical Processing, is currently worth around $1 trillion and is projected to grow to more than $5 trillion by 2022. With 40,000 facilities currently in operation and thousands more in the queue, optimizing new bui...

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Air Products & Chemicals AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS

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Jul 11, 2019

Meet Jason, a manufacturing engineer at Air Products & Chemicals. Jason relocated to the Bradenton Area when Air Products opened their facility here. Hear Jason’s story about living and working in the Bradenton Area on Florida's west co...

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SI Group to sell industrial resin business to ASK Chemicals SI GROUP TO SELL INDUSTRIAL RESIN BUSINESS TO ASK CHEMICALS

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Jul 11, 2019

SI Group announced an agreement to sell the majority of its global industrial resin businesses and its Brazilian specialty business to ASK Chemicals, a portfolio company of private equity firm, Rhône Group, LLC. The transaction includes SI Grou...

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hydrazine monohydrate chemical spill 2019 HYDRAZINE MONOHYDRATE CHEMICAL SPILL 2019

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Jul 11, 2019

The kinda team at Phoenix scaffolding NZ offered us media a platform to stand on very kinda for the offer and Who ate all the Pies( a local pie shop) gave pies to the media and emergency services

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How Dangerous Is Your House? HOW DANGEROUS IS YOUR HOUSE?

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Jul 11, 2019

How Dangerous Is Your House? is a new infographic from Ecomom.com, and designed by Column Five Media.  I love the content in this one!  In fact it reminded me to talk with my son about some of these, however, the overall design has WAY too ...

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CHEMICAL RESISTANCE AND CHEMICAL APPLICATIONSFOR CPVC PIPE AND FITTINGS CHEMICAL RESISTANCE AND CHEMICAL APPLICATIONSFOR CPVC PIPE AND FITTINGS

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Jul 11, 2019

Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) has become an important engineering thermoplastic due to its relatively low cost, high heat deflection temperature, chemical inertness and outstanding mechanical, dielectric, and flame and smoke properties. First...

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What is the future of chemical use in Australian agriculture? WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF CHEMICAL USE IN AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE?

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Jul 11, 2019

AGRICULTURAL chemical use will come under increasing challenge from a range of quarters, including climate change, rising pesticide resistance levels, more stringent constraints on residues and closer scrutiny by consumers. Speaking at the 2019 Austr...

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Process for Chemical Exposure Branding PROCESS FOR CHEMICAL EXPOSURE BRANDING

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Jul 11, 2019

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a chemical management strategy that can quickly and accurately assign chemicals into categories, or "brands" in order to protect workers on the job, accordi...

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Understanding the true risks of using flammable liquids in the workplace UNDERSTANDING THE TRUE RISKS OF USING FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS IN THE WORKPLACE

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Jul 11, 2019

Flammable liquids are volatile substances and require careful and comprehensive strategies to ensure they are used, stored and handled safely. We’ve created this blog to help you understand (and evaluate) the true level of risk that flammable l...

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ZOZEN service on site for chemical industry ZOZEN SERVICE ON SITE FOR CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Jul 10, 2019

ZOZEN after-sales service personnel provided maintenance services for a chemical factory Equipment:8200 kw gas fired thermal fluid heater

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THE RELIABLE PIPING SOLUTION FOR THE CHEMICAL PROCESSING INDUSTRY THE RELIABLE PIPING SOLUTION FOR THE CHEMICAL PROCESSING INDUSTRY

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Jul 10, 2019

When evaluating a piping system this certainly is the case. The key is to identify the best value for today, as well as tomorrow and beyond. And that typically requires a lifecycle cost analysis tailored to your specific plant, to reflect its fluid t...

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Qatar signs $8bn petrochemical deal with Chevron QATAR SIGNS $8BN PETROCHEMICAL DEAL WITH CHEVRON

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Jul 10, 2019

Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum signed an agreement on Tuesday to develop an eight-billion-dollar petrochemical plant along the US Gulf Coast, the second pact between the companies to build such plants in the last few weeks. The US Gulf...

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Importance of an Effective Chemical Management System at the Workplace IMPORTANCE OF AN EFFECTIVE CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT THE WORKPLACE

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Jul 10, 2019

Importance of an Effective Chemical Management System at the Workplace Globally harmonized system (GHS) classifies and labels chemicals and categorizes hazards modelled by any chemicals into three categories - physical, health and environmental hazar...

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Chemical Manufacturing Companies Going Green CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING COMPANIES GOING GREEN

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Jul 10, 2019

This infographic is sourced from The Business Research Company`s Utilities global market report. The report provides an overview of the historic, current and forecast global Utilities market, and provides information on the market characteristics, tr...

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BASF Customers Showcase Prototypes Made from Chemically Recycled Material BASF CUSTOMERS SHOWCASE PROTOTYPES MADE FROM CHEMICALLY RECYCLED MATERIAL

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Jul 10, 2019

One way that BASF is contributing is the ChemCycling project: At the end of 2018, the company first used pilot volumes of pyrolysis oil derived from plastic waste as a feedstock in its own production. At a press conference in advance of K 2019, the w...

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Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum to jointly develop U.S. Gulf Coast petrochemical project CHEVRON PHILLIPS, QATAR PETROLEUM TO JOINTLY DEVELOP U.S. GULF COAST PETROCHEMICAL PROJECT

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Jul 10, 2019

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC and Qatar Petroleum announced they have signed an agreement to jointly pursue the development of a new petrochemical plant in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. The U.S. Gulf Coast II Petrochemical Proje...

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Keeping your indoor flammable liquids cabinets safe, effective, and compliant KEEPING YOUR INDOOR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINETS SAFE, EFFECTIVE, AND COMPLIANT

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Jul 10, 2019

You’ve purchased a brand new flammable liquids safety cabinet and your Class 3 Dangerous Goods are now safely stored behind double-walled sheet steel. But you have an obligation under section 37 of WHS Regulations to ensure that this hazard con...

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Applying a risk management approach to your flammable liquids APPLYING A RISK MANAGEMENT APPROACH TO YOUR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

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Jul 10, 2019

Flammable liquids are Dangerous Goods, and they have the potential to burn, explode and react dangerously with other substances. Whether you carry large, or minute quantities of flammable liquids you need to ensure they are handled and stored careful...

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DHS Shares Insight on Programs Impacting the Specialty & Fine Chemical Industry DHS SHARES INSIGHT ON PROGRAMS IMPACTING THE SPECIALTY & FINE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Jul 09, 2019

Director David Wulf and Deputy Director Amy Graydon of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Infrastructure Security Compliance Division share insight on key programs impacting the specialty and fine chemical industry with SOCMA Vice Preside...

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BEWARE OF HAZARDOUS WESTE BEWARE OF HAZARDOUS WESTE

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Jul 09, 2019

Eden Hazard himself admitted after the game that solo effort against West Ham was "something special". Eden Hazard turned on the style as Chelsea beat West Ham United 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to move into third place in the Premier League sta...

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Growing Demand for Fire Suppression Dry Chemicals to Significantly Increase Revenues Through 2015-2021 GROWING DEMAND FOR FIRE SUPPRESSION DRY CHEMICALS TO SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE REVENUES THROUGH 2015-2021

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Jul 09, 2019

The ‘Fire Suppression Dry Chemicals market’ study, collated by researchers at Persistence Market Research, is a detailed sketch of the market growth, along with key dynamics shaping the growth. The report also offers actionable insights i...

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BASF warning drags down chemical stocks BASF WARNING DRAGS DOWN CHEMICAL STOCKS

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Jul 09, 2019

BASF blamed a slowdown in the global automotive industry and the prolonged trade conflict between China and the U.S. for its troubles, while adverse weather conditions in the U.S. also hit demand for agricultural products. The company expects second-...

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GREEN PLASTICS THANKS TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GREEN PLASTICS THANKS TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jul 09, 2019

The chemical industry almost exclusively uses fossil fuels as raw materials as well, for example in the production of plastics. That is why the Groningen start-up BioBTX wants to blast a new, green gust of fresh air through the chemical industry. The...

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Sustainability management in the chemicalindustry SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT IN THE CHEMICALINDUSTRY

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Jul 09, 2019

The chemical industry plays a unique role in meeting these challenges through research and development of innovative, life-enhancing products, technologies, and applications that could turn today’s social challenges into opportunities3. As Thie...

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WHAT IS A DRY CHEMICAL FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM? WHAT IS A DRY CHEMICAL FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM?

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Jul 08, 2019

Fire suppression systems were created to provide an immediate response to fire in life-threatening situations. The first few minutes of a fire are critical to eliminating or containing the fire until help can arrive. Different environments mean diffe...

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What is Chemishield? WHAT IS CHEMISHIELD?

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Jul 08, 2019

Chemishield is a world first software platform that optimizes chemical waste streams allowing for cost effective waste disposal whilst removing the need for users to think about chemical compatability when disposing of chemical waste in a laboratory ...

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Latest With Lithium Chemical Players- AGY, LPD, ADV, AJM LATEST WITH LITHIUM CHEMICAL PLAYERS- AGY, LPD, ADV, AJM

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Jul 08, 2019

Lithium chemicals are trending down in the international market; however, the projections of high demand in the coming years is prompting miners to continue the exploration and development of lithium chemicals. The demand for lithium chemicals is pro...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected va...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless custo...

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Petronas Chemicals looks to convert waste plastic into feedstock PETRONAS CHEMICALS LOOKS TO CONVERT WASTE PLASTIC INTO FEEDSTOCK

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Jul 05, 2019

Petronas Chemicals, leading chemical producer in Southeast Asia, is investigating building a plant to turn plastic waste into virgin feedstock for use at its huge petrochemicals facility under construction in Johor, Malaysia. The state chemicals firm...

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S. Korean chemical companies accelerating development of eco-friendly plastics S. KOREAN CHEMICAL COMPANIES ACCELERATING DEVELOPMENT OF ECO-FRIENDLY PLASTICS

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Jul 05, 2019

South Korea’s major chemical companies are accelerating research and development (R&D) and commercialization of environmentally friendly plastics. Eco-friendly plastics are becoming an issue of growing importance around the globe and there ...

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How to choose an indoor flammable liquids cabinet HOW TO CHOOSE AN INDOOR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINET

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Jul 05, 2019

Flammable liquids are some of the most common substances used and stored at workplaces in Australian. Petrol, paints, glue — it sounds like the contents of every garden shed in the country. But at busy job sites that generate sparks, heat, fric...

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Goodyear Chemical expands ultra high purity dicyclopentadiene capacity GOODYEAR CHEMICAL EXPANDS ULTRA HIGH PURITY DICYCLOPENTADIENE CAPACITY

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Jul 04, 2019

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced that it has completed the de-bottlenecking of its world-scale Ultra High Purity Dicyclopentadiene (UHP-DCPD) Recovery Unit at its chemical plant in Beaumont, Texas. The DCPD concentration unit was cons...

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How Chemicals Enter the Body HOW CHEMICALS ENTER THE BODY

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Jul 04, 2019

Hazardous chemicals in the air can be breathed in and can cause harm to the body. Some hazardous chemicals injure the skin directly, or can be absorbed into the body through skin. Contact with some hazardous chemicals can cause injury to the eyes. Ha...

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Next Level oil, gas and chemicals NEXT LEVEL OIL, GAS AND CHEMICALS

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Jul 04, 2019

Digitalization allows oil, gas or chemical (OGC) companies to get a highly granular view of their assets which, when viewed in conjunction with data from more traditional business systems, can generate quicker and better insights to drive competitive...

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Wind and chemical industry team up to advance turbine blades recycling WIND AND CHEMICAL INDUSTRY TEAM UP TO ADVANCE TURBINE BLADES RECYCLING

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Jul 04, 2019

WindEurope said on 2 July it has teamed up with Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) and EUCIA (the European Composites Industry Association) to create a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine bla...

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Digital Supply Networks Transforming Operations for Oil, Gas, and Chemicals DIGITAL SUPPLY NETWORKS TRANSFORMING OPERATIONS FOR OIL, GAS, AND CHEMICALS

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Jul 03, 2019

Chemical companies are leveraging disruptive technologies to integrate manufacturing, commercial and business operations to unlock the power of an end-to-end connected value chain. Learn how traditional linear supply chains are evolving into end-to-e...

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Indukern, leaders in fine chemicals distribution INDUKERN, LEADERS IN FINE CHEMICALS DISTRIBUTION

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Jul 03, 2019

With an operating history of over 55 years and a global presence, we are a world-renowned company in the distribution of chemical products and added value solutions. We develop and market additives for animal nutrition and health, ingredients for fla...

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Chemical industry instrument and more in the Wake of a weak global economy CHEMICAL INDUSTRY INSTRUMENT AND MORE IN THE WAKE OF A WEAK GLOBAL ECONOMY

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Jul 03, 2019

The German chemical and pharmaceutical industry is in conflict, more Trade and of the gloomy world economy. After a weak first half of the year, it expects only a moderate recovery in the course of the year, such as the German Chemical industry Assoc...

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Ineos appoints Wood as partner for its new petrochemicals project in Antwerp INEOS APPOINTS WOOD AS PARTNER FOR ITS NEW PETROCHEMICALS PROJECT IN ANTWERP

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Jul 03, 2019

Wood has been appointed program management partner for the duration of the project and will oversee the execution of the new petrochemicals complex, situated in Antwerp, Belgium.
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EPA plan to limit animal testing raises toxic chemical regulation concerns EPA PLAN TO LIMIT ANIMAL TESTING RAISES TOXIC CHEMICAL REGULATION CONCERNS

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Jul 03, 2019

The Intercept reported Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking to push ahead with a plan to phase out animal lab testing, which is raising concerns among some public health and environmental advocates who say the testing i...

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LED discolored as a result of exposure to incompatible chemicals LED DISCOLORED AS A RESULT OF EXPOSURE TO INCOMPATIBLE CHEMICALS

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Jul 03, 2019

The presence of incompatible volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in LED-based solid-state lighting (SSL) designs can impair the performance and reduce the lifetime of these illumination systems. Glues, conformal coatings, O-rings, gaskets, and potting ...

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USFDA wraps up inspection of JB Chemicals Panoli unit with no observations USFDA WRAPS UP INSPECTION OF JB CHEMICALS PANOLI UNIT WITH NO OBSERVATIONS

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Jul 03, 2019

JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Wednesday said the US health regulator has concluded inspection of its manufacturing facility at Panoli in Gujarat without any observations. The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has concluded inspection of co...

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6 ways a flammable liquids cabinet can reduce your compliance risk 6 WAYS A FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINET CAN REDUCE YOUR COMPLIANCE RISK

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Jul 03, 2019

All Australian workplaces have a responsibility under the WHS Regulations to provide a safe working environment for people, and ensure that the daily operations of the business do not adversely impact the local community or the natural environment. F...

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A HAZARDOUS WASTE - ISRAEL CHEMICALLIMITED’S SAP IMPLEMENTATION A HAZARDOUS WASTE - ISRAEL CHEMICALLIMITED’S SAP IMPLEMENTATION

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Jul 02, 2019

Israel Chemical Limited (ICL) is an Israel-based chemical company with global operations. The company grew by leaps and bounds through acquisitions and embarked on an ambitious program to deploy a common SAP-based operating template across its three ...

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Chemicals Witness a Solid Q2 With Strong Production Growth CHEMICALS WITNESS A SOLID Q2 WITH STRONG PRODUCTION GROWTH

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Jul 02, 2019

Global chemical production continued its uptrend in the second quarter with May seeing a rise in production on gains across most regions, according to the recent monthly report from the American Chemistry Council ("ACC"). The chemical indus...

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ROAMfilter™ Plus Chemical Cleaning Maintenance ROAMFILTER™ PLUS CHEMICAL CLEANING MAINTENANCE

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Jul 02, 2019

This video documents the process for the ROAMfilter™ Plus Chemical Cleaning Maintenance. To find out more about WateROAM and our water filtration solutions for disaster relief and rural development.

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The massive emissions-cutting and cost-saving potential of chemical reuse THE MASSIVE EMISSIONS-CUTTING AND COST-SAVING POTENTIAL OF CHEMICAL REUSE

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Jul 02, 2019

Chemicals used in products such as plastics and fertilizers are scrutinized for their negative impact on the environment and human health. Surprisingly, chemicals used for acids and lubricants receive much less attention, yet when managed improperly,...

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National chemicals registers and inventories: benefits and approaches to development NATIONAL CHEMICALS REGISTERS AND INVENTORIES: BENEFITS AND APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENT

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Jul 02, 2019

While chemicals contribute significantly to national economies and are an indispensable component of everyday life, sound management is essential to avoid risks to human health and the environment. Reliable information on chemicals at international a...

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Chemical Exposures CHEMICAL EXPOSURES

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Jul 02, 2019

Modern society has seen an explosion in the commercial use of new chemical compounds. An estimated 80,000 industrial chemicals are in everyday use but only a small fraction of these have been tested for basic human health effects and we have even les...

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INEOS Announces Plan to Invest $2 Billion in Saudi Petrochemical Project INEOS ANNOUNCES PLAN TO INVEST $2 BILLION IN SAUDI PETROCHEMICAL PROJECT

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Jul 01, 2019

After the murder case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, there was worldwide outrage about the Saudi leadership and many investors made noises about not doing business in the country ever again. However, the tide has definitely turned over the course of ...

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EPA to test new cleanup method for former chemical plant EPA TO TEST NEW CLEANUP METHOD FOR FORMER CHEMICAL PLANT

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Jun 30, 2019

The agency has directed $30,000 in grant money to study the possible use of activated charcoal as a way to remove concentrations of the chemical DDT in flood plain soil, the Morning Sun reported. DDT and other volatile organic chemicals, such as poly...

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China’s Haier Group Dips Toes in Israel’s Petrochemical Sector CHINA’S HAIER GROUP DIPS TOES IN ISRAEL’S PETROCHEMICAL SECTOR

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Jun 30, 2019

China-based consumer electronics company Haier Group Corporation is dipping its toes in the Israeli petrochemical sector by partnering with Israeli oil refining and petrochemicals company Bazan Group. The two have signed several collaboration agreeme...

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Heartland Petrochemical Complex- June 2019 Flyover HEARTLAND PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX- JUNE 2019 FLYOVER

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Jun 28, 2019

Construction at the Heartland Petrochemical Complex in Alberta, Canada continues to progress safely and on time.

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Novartis rejects suggestion of supplying chemicals to Syria NOVARTIS REJECTS SUGGESTION OF SUPPLYING CHEMICALS TO SYRIA

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Jun 28, 2019

The Swiss pharmaceutical company reportedly has a contract manufacturing and distribution deal with Mediterranean Pharmaceutical Industries (MPI), a Syrian drug manufacturer. A report published on Tuesday revealed that Brenntag, a German chemicals wh...

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Cannabis Waste Is Technically Hazardous Waste and That CANNABIS WASTE IS TECHNICALLY HAZARDOUS WASTE AND THAT'S A COSTLY PROBLEM FOR THE INDUSTRY

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Jun 28, 2019

Medical and recreational cannabis is projected to be a $13 billion dollar industry in the US in 2019, which has investors and eager entrepreneurs alike clambering to get in on the market. Seemingly overnight, cannabis in the US has gone from an under...

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WHICH PLASTIC IS RIGHT FOR ME WHICH PLASTIC IS RIGHT FOR ME

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Jun 28, 2019

Find out how plastics are made, from the first molecules to final product, by learning plastics chemistry from Plastics Make It Possible. ... materials, understanding their basic construction is easy. Well, at least for me  All successful chemic...

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New chemical weapons team starts work to find Syria culprits NEW CHEMICAL WEAPONS TEAM STARTS WORK TO FIND SYRIA CULPRITS

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Jun 28, 2019

A new chemical weapons investigation team has started work on identifying the culprits behind alleged attacks in Syria, the head of the world's toxic arms watchdog said. Member states of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (O...

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What chemicals are hazardous? WHAT CHEMICALS ARE HAZARDOUS?

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Jun 28, 2019

Any substance, in gas, liquid or solid form, which has the potential to cause harm, is referred to as a hazardous or dangerous substance. Such substances include those: Brought directly into the workplace and handled, stored and used for processing (...

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Categories of Hazards CATEGORIES OF HAZARDS

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Jun 27, 2019

Anything that could introduce an unwanted chemical into your food Watch out for: Food in contact with cleaning chemicals Unintentional contact with common food allergens, such as peanuts or seafood
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BOC Sciences Establishes a Medicinal Chemistry Branch for Drug Discovery BOC SCIENCES ESTABLISHES A MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY BRANCH FOR DRUG DISCOVERY

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Jun 27, 2019

The global leading chemical company BOC Sciences announced to establish a medicinal chemistry branch, which is specially designed to support scientists’ needs arising from drug discovery efforts, covering nearly the whole process of a drug disc...

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PETROCHEMICALS ARE ALL AROUND US PETROCHEMICALS ARE ALL AROUND US

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Jun 27, 2019

Petrochemicals are one of the key blind spots in the global energy debate, especially given the influence they will exert on .... Petrochemicals are all around us. 5. Petrochemicals are all around us. Our everyday lives depend on products made from p...

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Martin Guard on hazardous waste management MARTIN GUARD ON HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT

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Jun 27, 2019

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Borealis launches new plastics recycling technology BOREALIS LAUNCHES NEW PLASTICS RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 27, 2019

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announced the introduction of a new plastics recycling technology, Borcycle . This evolving technology will be used to produce high-qua...

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The Future(s) of the specialty chemicals industry THE FUTURE(S) OF THE SPECIALTY CHEMICALS INDUSTRY

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Jun 27, 2019

As part of the current focus topic "The Future(s) of the Specialty Chemicals Industry," Corporate Foresight is developing scenarios for the future of specialty chemicals in the year 2040. Using an explorative scenario method, Corporate Fore...

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Plastics are polluting our oceans PLASTICS ARE POLLUTING OUR OCEANS

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Jun 27, 2019

The oceans are polluted, with repercussions for all species, including humans. That reality has inspired a virtual special issue of research published in Elsevier journals, and an infographic,  Plastics Recycling: Two and a Half Decades of Growt...

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Digital Initiative for Petroleum Refining Industry to Achieve Operational Excellence DIGITAL INITIATIVE FOR PETROLEUM REFINING INDUSTRY TO ACHIEVE OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

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Jun 27, 2019

Refineries have been under pressure for a few years now due to the continuation of low prices, aging workforce and lack of young skilled employees, availability of greener substitutes, unplanned shutdowns, and sub-optimized refinery processes. Advanc...

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Dangerous Goods – What are they? DANGEROUS GOODS – WHAT ARE THEY?

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Jun 27, 2019

Dangerous Goods are substances or articles that pose a risk to people, property or the environment, due to their chemical or physical properties When I think of the term ‘explosive substances’, I think of bombs, war, loud explosions and h...

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Valuation hurdle weighs on stocks of specialty chemical companies VALUATION HURDLE WEIGHS ON STOCKS OF SPECIALTY CHEMICAL COMPANIES

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Jun 26, 2019

Stocks of specialty chemical companies have been among the biggest gainers on the bourses over the last year, outperforming the broader market. The top five specialty companies by market capitalisation have gained over 50 per cent since June last yea...

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Placarding for storage of hazardous chemicals under the Work Health and Safety PLACARDING FOR STORAGE OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS UNDER THE WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

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Jun 26, 2019

When emergency services respond to fires and chemical spills at workplaces using, storing and handling hazardous chemicals, the responders need to know the potential hazards. For effective and efficient emergency action, they need information about t...

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Petronas Chemicals and Scomi to develop chemical solutions PETRONAS CHEMICALS AND SCOMI TO DEVELOP CHEMICAL SOLUTIONS

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Jun 26, 2019

Petronas Chemicals Marketing (Labuan) Ltd (PCML), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), and Scomi Oiltools Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scomi Energy Services Bhd (SESB), have signed two agreements for /collabora...

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How to Avoid a Chemical Hazard in Your Facility HOW TO AVOID A CHEMICAL HAZARD IN YOUR FACILITY

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Jun 26, 2019

Want to avoid the complications that come with exposure to a chemical hazard in your warehouse or facility? Learn how with this guide. Do you know how to avert chemical hazards or exposure to toxic substances in your facility? You should! You can be ...

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Metalworking Chemical Safety METALWORKING CHEMICAL SAFETY

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Jun 26, 2019

Metalworkers are accustomed to working in hazardous environments. Plants, factories, workshops and construction sites all come with unique safety risks. It’s understandable to focus on being cautious when operating machinery or cutting sheet me...

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Could petrochemicals be entering a down cycle? COULD PETROCHEMICALS BE ENTERING A DOWN CYCLE?

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Jun 25, 2019

Prices for most petrochemicals have stumbled in the past month, raising new questions about whether the global petrochemical market is potentially entering a down  cycle if the softer pricing continues much longer. Over the past month many petro...

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Qatar teams up with Chevron Phillips for petrochemical project QATAR TEAMS UP WITH CHEVRON PHILLIPS FOR PETROCHEMICAL PROJECT

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Jun 25, 2019

Qatar Petroleum has signed an agreement with Chevron Phillips Chemical to build a new petrochemicals complex, part of plans by the world’s top liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter to broaden its energy interests. Saudi Arabia’s and UAE&rs...

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Spinach chemical should be put on doping ban list, say researchers SPINACH CHEMICAL SHOULD BE PUT ON DOPING BAN LIST, SAY RESEARCHERS

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Jun 25, 2019

A study released by Freie Universitat Berlin suggests that ecdysterone, a chemical found in the leafy green vegetable, has a similar effect to steroids and should be added to the list of substances banned in sport, CNN affiliate RTL reported. The res...

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U.S. Chemical Production on an Upswing U.S. CHEMICAL PRODUCTION ON AN UPSWING

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Jun 25, 2019

U.S. chemical production continues to leap in the second quarter with May seeing a rise in production on gains in output across most chemical producing regions, according to the latest monthly report from the American Chemistry Council ("ACC&quo...

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One chemical factory in Pasir Gudang ordered to dispose of toxic waste immediately ONE CHEMICAL FACTORY IN PASIR GUDANG ORDERED TO DISPOSE OF TOXIC WASTE IMMEDIATELY

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Jun 25, 2019

One out of 30 chemical factories inspected by enforcement authorities has been ordered to dispose of toxic waste immediately. The toxic waste pollution in Pasir Gudang, Johor has caused health problems among students and residents in the area with so...

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Could petrochemicals be entering a down cycle? COULD PETROCHEMICALS BE ENTERING A DOWN CYCLE?

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Jun 25, 2019

Prices for most petrochemicals have stumbled in the past month, raising new questions about whether the global petrochemical market is potentially entering a down  cycle if the softer pricing continues much longer. Over the past month many petro...

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Petronas Chemicals budgets $6B for specialty portfolio deals PETRONAS CHEMICALS BUDGETS $6B FOR SPECIALTY PORTFOLIO DEALS

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Jun 25, 2019

The chemicals arm of Malaysia’s state energy firm Petronas plans to spend roughly $6 billion over the next 15 to 20 years to expand its specialty chemicals portfolio through acquisitions and partnerships, the unit’s chief exe cutive said....

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Household waste and recycling guide HOUSEHOLD WASTE AND RECYCLING GUIDE

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Jun 25, 2019

Household hazardous chemicals have potential to cause physical injury and can contaminate land, drinking supplies and wastewater treatment systems if disposed of improperly by pouring them down drains or on the ground or in the garbage. They can also...

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Job Hazard Analysis JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS

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Jun 25, 2019

The Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) is a logical system for identifying safety issues and applying controls. This infographic describes the steps of the JHA, and how you can use this system to make your workplace safer. Part of this responsibility includes...

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The chemical recycling technology that might unlock a plastic neutral Australia THE CHEMICAL RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY THAT MIGHT UNLOCK A PLASTIC NEUTRAL AUSTRALIA

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Jun 25, 2019

According to the chief executive officer of Licella, Dr Len Humphreys, the tools for a “truly circular economy” are now available. Humphreys has spent several years working alongside Professor Thomas Maschmeyer to bring their chemical rec...

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Petronas Chemicals and Scomi to jointly develop and market chemical solutions PETRONAS CHEMICALS AND SCOMI TO JOINTLY DEVELOP AND MARKET CHEMICAL SOLUTIONS

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Jun 25, 2019

Petronas Chemicals Marketing (Labuan) Ltd (PCML), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PCG), and Scomi Oiltools Sdn Bhd, a unit of Scomi Energy Services Bhd (SESB), have inked two agreements for collaboration in research, develo...

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5 Dangerous Chemicals Hiding in Your Home That Could Ruin Your Summer If You 5 DANGEROUS CHEMICALS HIDING IN YOUR HOME THAT COULD RUIN YOUR SUMMER IF YOU'RE NOT CAREFUL

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Jun 24, 2019

It’s easy to feel a little too relaxed around the house during summer. With the kids out of school and so many reasons to get outside, you might just forget to put a few things away. Like that half-used bag of fertilizer, or the mislabeled bott...

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SAFETY OF CHEMISTRY SAFETY OF CHEMISTRY

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Jun 24, 2019

Safety Attire and Equipment When working with chemicals, chemical safety goggles, gloves, and a lab coat should be the first pieces of equipment on your list. Advanced experiments sometimes require special equipment, such as a fume hood. ... This pam...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see ever...

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing ob...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an exam...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your convers...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’...

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CHEMICAL HYGIENE PLAN CHEMICAL HYGIENE PLAN

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Jun 24, 2019

The Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) applies to all laboratories at the University of Connecticut’s main and regional campuses, with the exception of the UConn Health Center, that use, store, or handle hazardous chemicals and to all personnel who wo...

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Chevron Phillips and Qatar Petroleum sign petrochemical agreement CHEVRON PHILLIPS AND QATAR PETROLEUM SIGN PETROCHEMICAL AGREEMENT

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Jun 24, 2019

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. and Qatar Petroleum (QP) have announced the signing of an agreement to pursue the development, construction and operation of a petrochemicals complex in Qatar to produce ethylene and high-density polyethylene (HDPE). The...

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LyondellBasell sites honored for safety by American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association LYONDELLBASELL SITES HONORED FOR SAFETY BY AMERICAN FUEL AND PETROCHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

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Jun 24, 2019

Companies in the refining and petrochemical industries continue to improve on workplace safety as evidenced by the number of honors handed out at the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association (AFPM) Annual Safety Awards event. The tra...

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Chevron Phillips Chemical to acquire Nova Chemicals Corporation in a $15 bn deal CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL TO ACQUIRE NOVA CHEMICALS CORPORATION IN A $15 BN DEAL

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Jun 21, 2019

Advancement in technology has resulted in huge impacts on the environment. Some of the impacts are positive while others are severely negative. Some of the products that have affected the environment negatively are plastic. However, undeterred by the...

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The Dangers of Hazardous Waste THE DANGERS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

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Jun 21, 2019

What is Hazardous Waste? Hazardous wastes come in many different forms: toxic waste, chemical waste, nuclear waste, medical waste, and so on. Hazardous wastes must often be removed from the facility where they were generated, for storage, treatment, ...

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Cleaning Solvents: Who Needs HazCom Training? CLEANING SOLVENTS: WHO NEEDS HAZCOM TRAINING?

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Jun 21, 2019

hemical exposure is a big safety and environmental hazard. But for a lot of facilities, the only chemicals they regularly use are cleaning supplies. However, only some employees (such as janitorial or facilities management staff) may be using stronge...

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Roadmap for Petroleum Substances ROADMAP FOR PETROLEUM SUBSTANCES

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Jun 21, 2019

The REACH Regulation was adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness of the European Union (EU) chemicals industry. It also promotes alternat...

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Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL IN BID TO ACQUIRE NOVA CHEMICALS

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Jun 21, 2019

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Chevron Phillips Chemical,...

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AGC Chemicals Americas Introduces AFLAS FEPM Lamination Technology AGC CHEMICALS AMERICAS INTRODUCES AFLAS FEPM LAMINATION TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 21, 2019

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. introduced two new AFLAS FEPM (tetrafluoroethylene propylene) grades for use in high-temperature, high-pressure automotive engine areas. AFLAS 400E and AFLAS 600X can be laminated directly to dissimilar elastomers without ...

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Action Needed on Hydrofluoric Acid at Refineries ACTION NEEDED ON HYDROFLUORIC ACID AT REFINERIES

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Jun 20, 2019

Explosions at two petroleum refineries in 2015 and 2018 resulted in a high level of alarm in the neighboring communities about the possibility of releases of clouds of hydrofluoric acid (HF) or modified HF (MHF) into those communities. The U.S. Chemi...

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Showpad for Chemical SHOWPAD FOR CHEMICAL

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Jun 20, 2019

The chemical industry is expected to grow to $6.16 trillion by 2035, more than doubling its current size. It’s also rife with regulation. As more competitors appear and regulation makes selling more complex, the buying experience will be your b...

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HOW DANGEROUS IS YOU HOUSE HOW DANGEROUS IS YOU HOUSE

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Jun 20, 2019

Did you know the  chemicals you are using the keep your home could actually be causing! damage to your at common household cleaning prodocuct

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SELECTING SAFER ALTERNATIVES TO TOXIC CHEMICALS AND ENSURING THE PROTECTION OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SELECTING SAFER ALTERNATIVES TO TOXIC CHEMICALS AND ENSURING THE PROTECTION OF THE MOST VULNERABLE

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Jun 20, 2019

These populations include those that are exposed to toxic chemicals in their workplaces; low-income communities; communities of color; fence line neighborhoods; communities that rely on subsistence for at least a portion of their diet (such as indige...

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New Tool For Chemicals Boost NEW TOOL FOR CHEMICALS BOOST

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Jun 20, 2019

Taiwan as the leading country in the world in trading chemicals and the manufacturing they have had a huge setback in recent days. This was due to many different loss in value in their companies and losing many deals prior to the US – China tra...

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Latest proposed tariffs could hit U.S. chemical sector again LATEST PROPOSED TARIFFS COULD HIT U.S. CHEMICAL SECTOR AGAIN

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Jun 19, 2019

Trump's latest round of proposed tariffs on additional $300 billion of Chinese goods could further hit U.S. chemical sector already hit by the trade war with China, a top chemical industry lobbying group said Wednesday. The American Chemistry Cou...

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What is Chemical Engineering WHAT IS CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

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Jun 19, 2019

Chemical engineering benefits society and the environment by combining science, mathematics and engineering to develop new technologies, processes and products. Chemical engineers change the world by transforming ideas into products and services in a...

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Toxic Foam Spill In Connecticut TOXIC FOAM SPILL IN CONNECTICUT'S FARMINGTON RIVER INVOLVES PFAS CHEMICALS

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Jun 19, 2019

There’s growing concern over a chemical spill into the Farmington River that happened earlier this month. An accident June 9 at Bradley Airport released 50,000 gallons of firefighting foam containing chemicals known as PFAS -- and a substantial...

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Shutting down plastics at the source SHUTTING DOWN PLASTICS AT THE SOURCE

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Jun 19, 2019

Plastics are everywhere. Every day, we breathe, drink and eat plastic particles. Right now, Congress has a chance to stop President Trump from misusing a clean energy program to give nearly $2 billion to support the industries that are inundating our...

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Why we should avoid burning plastic WHY WE SHOULD AVOID BURNING PLASTIC

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Jun 19, 2019

Setting fire to garbage such as garden waste is a common way of disposing of it. But if there are plastics in the garbage, they release toxic chemicals when burnt. Burning plastic releases toxic chemicals into the environment! The toxic chemicals fro...

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ENABLING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY FOR CHEMICALS WITH THE MASS BALANCE APPROACH ENABLING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY FOR CHEMICALS WITH THE MASS BALANCE APPROACH

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Jun 19, 2019

The chemical industry uses a small set of raw materials or feedstocks to produce tens of thousands of products, many of them at ‘world scale’ plants operating at very high efficiency. They are the backbone of the chemical industry, which ...

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Opening 5 gallon chemical pail OPENING 5 GALLON CHEMICAL PAIL

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Jun 18, 2019

We discovered employees at this facility were opening 5 gallon chemical pails using knives. One employee was injured when they drove a knife into their hand. We ordered the correct tool for the job then retrained the employees.

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Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill PHARMACY WARNS FDA OF CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICAL FOUND IN WIDELY USED HEART PILL

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Jun 18, 2019

A pharmacy warned thе Food аnd Drug Administration thаt іt fоund a chemical believed tо саuѕе cancer іn a widely used blood pressure medication, according tо a filing frоm thе federal agency. Valisure, аn online pharmacy company licensed іn 37 states...

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Ensuring the Safety of Chemicals in our Everyday Lives ENSURING THE SAFETY OF CHEMICALS IN OUR EVERYDAY LIVES

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Jun 18, 2019

Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, EPA evaluates potential risks from new and existing chemicals and acts to address any unreasonable risks chemicals may have...

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Is Big Oil’s Plastic Bet Going Sour? IS BIG OIL’S PLASTIC BET GOING SOUR?

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Jun 18, 2019

While Greenpeace activists were busy planning their occupation of a BP drilling rig, Exxon and Sabic sealed a US$10-billion deal for what is going to be one of the world’s largest petrochemical plants. The deal comes amid increasingly loud oppo...

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ZL EOR Chemicals Oman to explore possibilities for exporting speciality chemicals ZL EOR CHEMICALS OMAN TO EXPLORE POSSIBILITIES FOR EXPORTING SPECIALITY CHEMICALS

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Jun 18, 2019

ZL EOR Chemicals Oman, which recently announced the opening of their polymer production plant in Raysut Industrial Zone in Salalah, is collaborating with the Sultanate Qaboos University to provide practical training to local engineers in chemical pro...

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What WHAT'S THE MOST TOXIC CHEMICAL?

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Jun 18, 2019

Interesting.  Again, plenty of candidates but the most toxic chemical is basically a natural product. There are some chemicals which were made in the lab which can be very tricky but the most toxic according to some scales is the botulinum toxin...

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T&D ARE  SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTORS TO THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY T&D ARE SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTORS TO THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Jun 18, 2019

The petrochemical industry is concerned with the production and trade of petrochemicals. It directly interfaces with the petroleum industry, especially the Petrochemicals are chemical products derived from petroleum. Some chemical compounds ... The l...

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FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS ANDCHEMICAL CONTAMINATION FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS ANDCHEMICAL CONTAMINATION

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Jun 18, 2019

There are multiple health concerns related to chemicals in food contact materials in Europe. This briefing looks at the current legislative system in the European Union for these materials and defines what is missing in the existing system and what m...

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Growing plastic waste problems lead to more chemical recycling tech commercialisation GROWING PLASTIC WASTE PROBLEMS LEAD TO MORE CHEMICAL RECYCLING TECH COMMERCIALISATION

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Jun 17, 2019

Announcements of investment and partnerships from several plastic producers, energy companies, major consumer brand owners and recycling technology companies have accelerated just within the past six months as media coverage of growing global plastic...

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THE CASE FOR CONCENTRATED CHEMICALS THE CASE FOR CONCENTRATED CHEMICALS

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Jun 17, 2019

Technical innovation has changed how automated carwashes clean vehicles in many ways over the past few decades. Technology upgrades have increased wash speeds while boosting final results. Improved equipment now operates more efficiently and requires...

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Chemical Additives in Food Packaging Materials CHEMICAL ADDITIVES IN FOOD PACKAGING MATERIALS

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Jun 17, 2019

This article will provide food processors relevant information related to the safety of food contact substances (FCSs) present in food packaging, including plastics, glass, and metal containers. For clarity, the following are terms and definitions di...

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The BodyGuard Chemical Removal Water Filter for your Home THE BODYGUARD CHEMICAL REMOVAL WATER FILTER FOR YOUR HOME

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Jun 17, 2019

The US Water BodyGuard is a non-electric carbon filter that removes chlorine, chloramines, chemicals, pesticides and a multitude of other contaminants through Prolonged Contact to deliver the way nature intended it, using all NSF & WQA Certified ...

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How to source a chemical storage cabinet….it’s more than a trip to Bunnings HOW TO SOURCE A CHEMICAL STORAGE CABINET….IT’S MORE THAN A TRIP TO BUNNINGS

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Jun 17, 2019

A weekend trip to Bunnings is an integral part of Australian culture. And wandering those big long aisles it’s quite easy to think you could buy just about anything from their well-stocked shelves. And you probably can — except if you hap...

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Exxon and Saudi company betting heavy on plastics with Texas deal EXXON AND SAUDI COMPANY BETTING HEAVY ON PLASTICS WITH TEXAS DEAL

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Jun 17, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Saudi Arabia’s state-controlled petrochemicals company formally approved construction of a new $10 billion petrochemical complex in Texas that will process production from the Permian Basin’s booming oil and natural ...

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3M ADMITS TO ILLEGAL CHEMICAL RELEASE 3M ADMITS TO ILLEGAL CHEMICAL RELEASE

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Jun 17, 2019

The 3M Plant in Decatur, Ala. admitted to illegal chemical release in Tennessee River. According to WHNT, the company admitted fault in an April letter to the U.S. EPA. The letter was sent by an attorney on behalf of 3M and stated the Decatur plant r...

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Toxic Consequences – Trump’s Attacks on Chemical Safety Put Our Health at Risk TOXIC CONSEQUENCES – TRUMP’S ATTACKS ON CHEMICAL SAFETY PUT OUR HEALTH AT RISK

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Jun 17, 2019

The report notes that recent history holds countless stark examples of what can happen when chemical risks are not adequately addressed. We risk making similar mistakes unless the current EPA fundamentally changes course in its implementation of the ...

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Chemicals trends 2019 CHEMICALS TRENDS 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

Strikingly, these global headwinds are not the primary reason for the longer-term wariness of chemicals company CEOs. Instead, concerns about a number of wider ‘sustainability trends’ surpass nervousness about economic conditions. Among t...

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Environmental Chemical  Infographic ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICAL INFOGRAPHIC

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Jun 17, 2019

The Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering provides a forum for the publication of original research on the development of sustainable technologies focusing on water and wastewater treatment and reuse; pollution prevention; resource recovery o...

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products designed to solve your most challenging projects PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO SOLVE YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PROJECTS

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Jun 17, 2019

All standard deliveries utilizing the PPG Company delivery service will be free of charge to all serviceable E&I members. Orders placed by noon are delivered the next business day within the standard delivery zone which the local PPG company-oper...

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PPG Advances Sustainability to Protect and Beautify the World PPG ADVANCES SUSTAINABILITY TO PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD

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Jun 17, 2019

PPG embedded additional sustainable practices into its operations, introduced new sustainably advantaged products for customers, achieved a record low in injury cases across the company, advanced its global community engagement initiatives, and furth...

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PPG: Industries and Families PPG: INDUSTRIES AND FAMILIES

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Jun 17, 2019

All the ways PPG protects and beautifies the world. PPG is committed to using resources efficiently and driving sustainability throughout its entire value chain to preserve and protect the environment in which the company operates.

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Paintmaker PPG’s Digital Transformation Ripples Around The World PAINTMAKER PPG’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION RIPPLES AROUND THE WORLD

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Jun 17, 2019

Like its home city of Pittsburgh, PPG has seen many changes over its 135-year history. Originally a glass manufacturer, PPG transitioned the core of its business to paints and specialty coatings that are used on everything from driverless cars to the...

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Exxon, Saudis Bet on Plastic, Chemicals With Coastal Texas Plant EXXON, SAUDIS BET ON PLASTIC, CHEMICALS WITH COASTAL TEXAS PLANT

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Jun 14, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Saudi Arabia’s state-controlled petrochemicals company formally approved construction of a chemical complex in Texas that will process production from the Permian Basin’s booming oil and natural gas wells.The project...

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The Trump EPA is setting back chemicals policies by decades THE TRUMP EPA IS SETTING BACK CHEMICALS POLICIES BY DECADES

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Jun 13, 2019

As we approach the third anniversary of the historic passage of bipartisan legislation to overhaul our nation’s broken chemical safety system, we’re hearing that political appointees at the agency are gearing up to celebrate their “...

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ARE THERE HARMFUL CHEMICALS IN OUR FOOD? ARE THERE HARMFUL CHEMICALS IN OUR FOOD?

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Jun 13, 2019

The FDA recently reported finding levels of PFAs chemicals (perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in some of the foods we eat. In a statement, they also say, “Overall, our findings did not detect PFAs in the vast majority of the food t...

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House to Debate Amendment With Big Implications for Expanding Petrochemical Industry HOUSE TO DEBATE AMENDMENT WITH BIG IMPLICATIONS FOR EXPANDING PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Jun 13, 2019

A recent Congressional amendment, which backers say will soon reach the House floor for debate, could have major ramifications for the petrochemical industry’s plan to move into the Ohio River Valley and start manufacturing plastics and chemica...

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CHEMICAL AWARENESS CHEMICAL AWARENESS

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Jun 13, 2019

Even though the numbers of chemicals released by factones are now lower compared to the 990's. there are still left oven that are harmful to both living species and humans.The following are sample calculations of chemicals released from the areas...

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How U.S. Chemical Warfare In Vietnam Unleashed a Disaster HOW U.S. CHEMICAL WARFARE IN VIETNAM UNLEASHED A DISASTER

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Jun 13, 2019

In the end, the military campaign was called Operation Ranch Hand, but it originally went by a more appropriately hellish appellation: Operation Hades. As part of this Vietnam War effort, from 1961 to 1971, the United States sprayed over 73 million l...

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Key New York Bills to Reduce Toxic Chemicals KEY NEW YORK BILLS TO REDUCE TOXIC CHEMICALS

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Jun 12, 2019

he new New York legislature has made an auspicious start on addressing threats to public health from toxic chemicals in everyday life. It has passed a key bill concerning toxic chemicals in children’s products that is now before the Governor. T...

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Embracing Disruption in Chemicals - SAPPHIRE 2019 EMBRACING DISRUPTION IN CHEMICALS - SAPPHIRE 2019

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Jun 12, 2019

Drive higher value outcomes and new customer experiences through innovative products, services, and business models with SAP solutions for chemicals.

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Neogen Chemicals hits highest level since listing; surges 31% in one month NEOGEN CHEMICALS HITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE LISTING; SURGES 31% IN ONE MONTH

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Jun 12, 2019

Shares of newly-listed Neogen Chemicals hit a new high of Rs 337, up 10 per cent on the BSE in an otherwise weak market on Wednesday. The stock, which got listed on the bourses on May 8, 2019, has rallied 57 per cent against its issue price of Rs 215...

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The ancient origins of chemical elements THE ANCIENT ORIGINS OF CHEMICAL ELEMENTS

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Jun 11, 2019

Dr Christopher Moore, Lecturer in Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of Birmingham, explains how the chemical elements have their origins in the 'Big Bang' 14 billion years ago and how the process of forming chemical elements is s...

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what is chemical etching WHAT IS CHEMICAL ETCHING

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Jun 11, 2019

A tightly-controlled corrosion process, chemical etching produces highly complex material parts. Chemical etching can be used with a range of different metals including silver, stainless steel, mild steel, copper, brass, aluminium and much more, prod...

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Blockchain Transforming Financial Services And Chemical Space In Australia BLOCKCHAIN TRANSFORMING FINANCIAL SERVICES AND CHEMICAL SPACE IN AUSTRALIA

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Jun 11, 2019

On a basic level, blockchain can be explained as a chain of blocks. Here, blocks comprise of digital pieces of information and precisely contains three parts as following: Blocks are used for storing data related to transactions such as date, time, a...

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US Restrictions on Iran US RESTRICTIONS ON IRAN'S PETROCHEMICAL SECTOR ANOTHER POLITICAL PLOY

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Jun 11, 2019

New restrictions that the Trump administration imposed on Iran's petrochemical sector last week is another “ political tactic" and "a psychological war" and will not undermine production or exports.
Behzad Mohammadi, h...

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Globally Harmonized System Of Classification And Labeling of Chemicals GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM OF CLASSIFICATION AND LABELING OF CHEMICALS

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Jun 11, 2019

Globally Harmonized System of classification and labeling of chemicals It is a system for standardizing how chemicals are labeled and classified across the globe. GHS is a set of recommendations. Countries can decide which parts of GHS to comply with...

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Quality and Recyclability of Plastic from Household Waste QUALITY AND RECYCLABILITY OF PLASTIC FROM HOUSEHOLD WASTE

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Jun 11, 2019

To mitigate growing environmental threats such as climate change and resource depletion, the circular economy concept has gained momentum. Traditionally, materials have been lost through incineration or landfilling; however, in a circular economy, ma...

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Safely Dispose of Your Household Hazardous Waste SAFELY DISPOSE OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

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Jun 10, 2019

Household hazardous waste such as pesticides should be safely handled when it reaches end of life. Drop off your household hazardous waste for free at hundreds of recycling locations and it will be safely managed. Pesticides, solvents and many other ...

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Canada CANADA'S CHEMISTRY AND PLASTICS INDUSTRIES MAKING STRIDES TO TACKLE PLASTIC WASTE

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Jun 10, 2019

In celebration of Environment Week in Canada (during the week of June 5th annually) the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) highlighted the important headway their members are making i...

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How ‘Chemical Fingerprinting’ Could Change Public Health HOW ‘CHEMICAL FINGERPRINTING’ COULD CHANGE PUBLIC HEALTH

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Jun 10, 2019

In the early 2000s, residents of a small, Rust Belt city called Tonawanda, New York, began noticing something strange: Over the years, it seemed, an increasing number of people were getting sick — primarily with cancer. Tonawanda’s a high...

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Global Pregnenolone 2019 Top Players -Parchem fine & specialty chemicals, Caming Pharmaceutical Ltd, Fabrichem, Inc. GLOBAL PREGNENOLONE 2019 TOP PLAYERS -PARCHEM FINE & SPECIALTY CHEMICALS, CAMING PHARMACEUTICAL LTD, FABRICHEM, INC.

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Jun 10, 2019

Global Pregnenolone Market report 2019 publish by Esticast Research And Consulting Forecast to 2025 is thorough analysis performed by analysts. The report starts with the fundamental Pregnenolone industry overview and then goes into each detail. Glob...

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Chemical Process Technology CHEMICAL PROCESS TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 07, 2019

Throughout the Coastal Bend, thousands of openings exist in ten fields of occupation experiencing steady expansion and widely considered drivers of the regional economy. Many of these employers offer work-based learning through apprenticeship program...

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OSHA Improvement of Worker Safety OSHA IMPROVEMENT OF WORKER SAFETY

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Jun 07, 2019

In 1970, OSHA was established to create standards that keep workers safe. Since 1970, workplace accidents and deaths have decreased dramatically, and OSHA continues to strive towards making the workplace as safe as possible. Get a summary of statisti...

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In Your Element: Carbon - Chemistry Rediscovered over 18 5th position IN YOUR ELEMENT: CARBON - CHEMISTRY REDISCOVERED OVER 18 5TH POSITION

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Jun 07, 2019

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Dimitri Mendeleev’s development of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. That is why, the United Nations has proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT ...

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Computing multi-species chemical equilibrium with an algorithm based on the reactionextents COMPUTING MULTI-SPECIES CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM WITH AN ALGORITHM BASED ON THE REACTIONEXTENTS

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Jun 07, 2019

A mathematical model for the solution of a set of chemical equilibrium equations in a multi-species and multiphase chemical system is described. The computer-aid solution of model is achieved by means of a Newton-Raphson method enhanced with a line-s...

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Pricing in the Chemical Industry PRICING IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Jun 06, 2019

In hardly any other sector do companies find themselves exposed to such a fierce price competition as in the chemical industry. In order to strive for the goal of profit maximization and to establish themselves on the market in the long term, chemica...

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Biolar chemical company told to clean up its act over pollution scandal BIOLAR CHEMICAL COMPANY TOLD TO CLEAN UP ITS ACT OVER POLLUTION SCANDAL

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Jun 06, 2019

In line with the legislation, a warning is the first step of the suspension process. VVD inspections have discovered grave violations in management of hazardous waste and the company has been violating the regulations over a long period. “The g...

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LUBRICANTS AND CHEMICALS WE HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED LUBRICANTS AND CHEMICALS WE HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED

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Jun 06, 2019

Like many of the businesses that emerged in the 50’s and 60’s throughout the Peace Country, Northern Metalic responded to the various demands that a resource rich region tended to create. As the economy evolved, the demands grew. Mining, ...

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America AMERICA'S EMERGING URANIUM ENERGY CORP

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Jun 06, 2019

Statements contained in this presentation which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such f...

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Promoting better chemical management on World Environment Day 2019 PROMOTING BETTER CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019

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Jun 06, 2019

Today is World Environment Day 2019. It’s an internationally recognised day for raising awareness about environmental issues, and for everyday people to take action to protect the environment that sustains our air, food and water. Here at STORE...

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Advent wins auction for Italian chemicals firm ICE: sources ADVENT WINS AUCTION FOR ITALIAN CHEMICALS FIRM ICE: SOURCES

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Jun 05, 2019

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Private equity fund Advent has entered exclusive talks to buy Italian chemicals firm Industria Chimica Emiliana (ICE), two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Advent trumped several rival buyout funds, i...

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Cutting-edge life sciences and technologies: Assessing chemicals exposure toxicity CUTTING-EDGE LIFE SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES: ASSESSING CHEMICALS EXPOSURE TOXICITY

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Jun 05, 2019

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group explains cutting-edge life sciences and technologies that assess exposure toxicity when it comes to chemicals, including novel tools to address human health and environment T...

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Russia Names Bodies Responsible for Creating Russian Chemical Register for EEU RUSSIA NAMES BODIES RESPONSIBLE FOR CREATING RUSSIAN CHEMICAL REGISTER FOR EEU

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Jun 05, 2019

Russia has begun compiling the list of chemicals in circulation in Russia in order to develop the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) Register of Chemicals. According to an official notice published on 16 May 2019, Russia’s Ministry of Industry and T...

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The Photo Chemical Etching Process: Step-By-Step (2019) | United Western Enterprises, Inc. THE PHOTO CHEMICAL ETCHING PROCESS: STEP-BY-STEP (2019) | UNITED WESTERN ENTERPRISES, INC.

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Jun 05, 2019

The photo chemical etching process explained step-by-step by United Western Enterprises, Inc.
The photo-etching process can be used for products in the aerospace, electronics, medical, and precision engineering clients and applications. We are...

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FDA finds FDA FINDS 'FOREVER CHEMICALS' IN US FOOD SUPPLY

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Jun 04, 2019

Unpublished findings from FDA researchers detected synthetic substances known as PFAS chemicals at some U.S. food production facilities.

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Chemicals Industry Most Affected by Fires and Explosions CHEMICALS INDUSTRY MOST AFFECTED BY FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS

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Jun 04, 2019

Based on data from riskmethods, the Chemicals industry is most at risk for disasters at business partner sites, a category of risk that includes fires and explosions. Of all the alerts sent to customers in 2018, this alert was most commonly sent to c...

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Chemicals in a circular economy CHEMICALS IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

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Jun 04, 2019

This short animation explains how chemicals make up an essential part of a circular economy, how we need to make sure hazardous chemicals are properly dealt with and how the EU is promoting safer material cycles. All materials around us, our furnitur...

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3 key isolation controls for managing hazardous chemicals 3 KEY ISOLATION CONTROLS FOR MANAGING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Jun 04, 2019

Isolating your hazardous chemicals from workers and incompatible substances is an important risk control measure and critical to worksite safety. In this blog we outline three different isolation controls which can help you meet the requirements of t...

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Global Oilfield Chemicals Market 2019: Opportunities, Growth Rate, and Development Strategies GLOBAL OILFIELD CHEMICALS MARKET 2019: OPPORTUNITIES, GROWTH RATE, AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES

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Jun 04, 2019

The Global Oilfield Chemicals Market research report is a well thought out examination of global Oilfield Chemicals industry which revolves around numerous vital market angles such as contemporary trends, market driving factors, growth-boosting facto...

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The All American Difference: Chemical Analysis THE ALL AMERICAN DIFFERENCE: CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

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Jun 03, 2019

If you want to see stuff straight out of Star Trek, then watch this episode of, "The All American Difference." Dr. Jeff developed the protocols for the machine that we use to do chemical analysis. He'll tell you about it in the video.

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3 ways Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can increase chemical hazards 3 WAYS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) CAN INCREASE CHEMICAL HAZARDS

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Jun 03, 2019

As a chemical control measure, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) should only be introduced to a workplace after a full risk assessment has been carried out on the hazardous chemicals. A risk assessment will attempt to eliminate a chemical hazard if...

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Basic of Hazardous Area and How to Read Ex Marking BASIC OF HAZARDOUS AREA AND HOW TO READ EX MARKING

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May 31, 2019

This is Continuation from IECEx Introduction. In This Course you will learn what is the Basic of Hazardous Area and how to read Ex Marking correctly.Definition of Explosive Atmosphere.

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How switching to chemical-free cleaning can improve health and safety in care homes HOW SWITCHING TO CHEMICAL-FREE CLEANING CAN IMPROVE HEALTH AND SAFETY IN CARE HOMES

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May 31, 2019

A care home was recently fined £270,000 after a resident with Alzheimer’s ate chlorine tablets which he mistook for mints and died.The chlorine tablets were discovered by the resident after a delivery was left unattended in an unsealed bo...

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WHS Compliance: Maintaining HAZCHEM Risk Controls WHS COMPLIANCE: MAINTAINING HAZCHEM RISK CONTROLS

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May 31, 2019

You’ve carried out a full risk assessment and implemented HAZCHEM control measures to minimise the risk to the health and safety of your workers.Your first responsibility is to ensure that the chemical control measures you have implemented are ...

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Carrying out a Risk Assessment on a Chemical with Multiple Hazards CARRYING OUT A RISK ASSESSMENT ON A CHEMICAL WITH MULTIPLE HAZARDS

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May 31, 2019

An effective HAZCHEM risk assessment is only possible when all chemical hazards have been properly identified. Chemicals often bring multiple hazards to a job site and your risk assessment should evaluate individual hazards as opposed to a single che...

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Hidden Home Hazards: Protecting Your Senior HIDDEN HOME HAZARDS: PROTECTING YOUR SENIOR

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May 30, 2019

10 Hidden Hazards Around Your Seniors Home: Stairs, Lighting, Obstructed Walkways. Hidden Home Hazards: Protecting Your Senior.

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Hazardous Materials Management Plan HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT PLAN

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May 30, 2019

Chemical Waste Management All personnel who handle chemicals or who supervise personnel that handle or generate chemical waste, must successfully complete the Chemical Waste Management online training within 6 months of the date of hire. The (OJT) tr...

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How does NOAA help clean up oil and chemical spills? HOW DOES NOAA HELP CLEAN UP OIL AND CHEMICAL SPILLS?

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May 30, 2019

Just like we may need sponges, scrub brushes, and a disinfectant to expel a mess in our house or yard, emergency responders employ a variety of tools and techniques to remove oil and chemicals spilled in our rivers, bays, and oceans, and washed up on...

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NH sues 8 chemical companies over PFAS contamination NH SUES 8 CHEMICAL COMPANIES OVER PFAS CONTAMINATION

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May 29, 2019

New Hampshire is suing eight companies, including DuPont and 3M, over water contamination, officials announced Wednesday.

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BOC Sciences to Launch Chemical Building Block Synthesis for Drug Discovery BOC SCIENCES TO LAUNCH CHEMICAL BUILDING BLOCK SYNTHESIS FOR DRUG DISCOVERY

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May 29, 2019

one of the world’s leading chemical companies BOC Sciences announced to launch chemical building block service for the science community to support their needs arising from drug discovery process. To conduct this new business, various synthesis...

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Making Sense of Chemical Stress MAKING SENSE OF CHEMICAL STRESS

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May 29, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself why the effects of toxic chemicals depend on the exposure time? Or asked why stress effects on growth and reproduction are so different in the same organism, even though these responses must be linked in some causal way? ...

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Global Chemicals Outlook 2019 GLOBAL CHEMICALS OUTLOOK 2019

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May 29, 2019

The Global Chemicals Outlook II – From Legacies to Innovative Solutions: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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HAZCHEM Compliance: The 7 Essential Steps in the Risk Assessment Process HAZCHEM COMPLIANCE: THE 7 ESSENTIAL STEPS IN THE RISK ASSESSMENT PROCESS

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May 29, 2019

Most chemicals create multiple hazards when used or carried at a workplace. A common substance like petrol is widely known to be highly flammable and able to ignite very easily, but petrol is also carcinogenic, irritating to the skin, able to cause h...

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Chemical Recycling of PET CHEMICAL RECYCLING OF PET

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May 28, 2019

Polyethyleentereftalaat (PET) is een veelgebruikt verpakkingsmateriaal. Omdat vervuild PET niet mechanisch gerecycleerd kan worden, is de belangstelling voor de chemische recycling van PET toegenomen. Student Gerbrich Kaastra (Chemie) onderzoekt vers...

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5 EASY WAYS HOW TO REDUCE TOXINS CHEMICAL IN YOUR HOME 5 EASY WAYS HOW TO REDUCE TOXINS CHEMICAL IN YOUR HOME

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May 28, 2019

Your chemical load can have a profound impact on your health – heavy metals are extremely detrimental to your neurological functioning, phthalates can disrupt your endocrine balance and lead to hormonal dysfunction, and other PBDEs can seriousl...

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CHEMICALS - Health and Environment Alliance CHEMICALS - HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT ALLIANCE

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May 28, 2019

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) welcomes the possibility to contribute to the evaluation of EU legislation on food contact materials (FCM) by the European Commission. However, HEAL regrets that the overall framing of the consultation overl...

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SGS Single-Audit Solutions for Chemical Manufacturers SGS SINGLE-AUDIT SOLUTIONS FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS

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May 28, 2019

Our Single-Audit Solutions specifically tailored for the chemical industry provides a simplified process of certification audits.

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Commodity Chemicals Market Insights Focusing on Primary Trends until 2028 COMMODITY CHEMICALS MARKET INSIGHTS FOCUSING ON PRIMARY TRENDS UNTIL 2028

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May 28, 2019

The commodity chemicals are foreseeing a rise in the market growth because of the economic expansion and rising gross domestic product (GDP) of developing and developed countries worldwide. The worldwide market for commodity chemicals is segmented in...

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Burckhardt Compression: renewed growth in bothdivisions, margin improves BURCKHARDT COMPRESSION: RENEWED GROWTH IN BOTHDIVISIONS, MARGIN IMPROVES

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May 28, 2019

Burckhardt Compression is the worldwide market leader for reciprocating compressor systems and
the only manufacturer and service provider that covers a full range of reciprocating compressor
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Global Petrochemicals Market GLOBAL PETROCHEMICALS MARKET

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May 27, 2019

The global petrochemicals market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.06% to reach around USD 943.5 billion by the end of 2023. Petrochemicals is a complex . A new report by Transparency Market Research predicts that the global petrochemical marke.

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IMO 2020: Are you ready? IMO 2020: ARE YOU READY?

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May 27, 2019

With the aim of significantly reducing sulphur dioxide emissions from ships, the impending IMO regulations will reduce the global allowable sulphur content in bunker fuel oil to 0.5%, from 3.5%, starting on 1 January 2020.Overall, it will be very cha...

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chemical plants equipments supplier saudi arabia CHEMICAL PLANTS EQUIPMENTS SUPPLIER SAUDI ARABIA

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May 27, 2019

Dow Chemical $20 Billion Chemical Plant Going Ahead?· Saudi Arabian Oil Co. and Dow Chemical Co. expect to start production this year at their $20 billion Sadara chemicals venture in the desert kingdom.

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Understanding your Legal Obligations to Control Chemical Hazards UNDERSTANDING YOUR LEGAL OBLIGATIONS TO CONTROL CHEMICAL HAZARDS

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May 27, 2019

If you use, carry, or store hazardous chemicals at your workplace you have responsibilities under the WHS Regulations to ensure they are not presenting a risk to the health and safety of your workers, site visitors (and other people), buildings, and ...

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The Value of Waterproofing Chemicals Market Estimated to Soar Higher During 2020 THE VALUE OF WATERPROOFING CHEMICALS MARKET ESTIMATED TO SOAR HIGHER DURING 2020

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May 27, 2019

Waterproofing chemicals are a specific set of products that protect the structural integrity of buildings from water penetration. Excess water penetration in buildings can shorten theirlife span, thus leading to electrical, metal and health hazards. ...

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Daily prices and market trends across the entire petrochemical chain DAILY PRICES AND MARKET TRENDS ACROSS THE ENTIRE PETROCHEMICAL CHAIN

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May 27, 2019

Whether you process olefins or make finished plastic products, you need clarity and transparency about today’s spot prices and trends across the entire petrochemical value chain to make informed business decisions. OPIS PetroChem Wire is the in...

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PRC Europe 2019: Industrial gas applications in petrochemicals in focus PRC EUROPE 2019: INDUSTRIAL GAS APPLICATIONS IN PETROCHEMICALS IN FOCUS

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May 27, 2019

Industrial gases are essential in the refining and petrochemical sectors and vice-versa, with this industry typically making up around 20-25% of industrial gas revenues globally, reflected by the presence of plenty of industrial gas players at the PR...

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GLOSSARY OF PETROCHEMICAL TERMS GLOSSARY OF PETROCHEMICAL TERMS

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May 26, 2019

A measure of the amount of potassium hydroxide (KOH) needed to neutralize all or part of the acidity of a petroleum product. Also specified as neutralization number (NN) or value (NV) and total acid number (TAN) Additive: A chemical substance which, ...

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May 26, 2019

The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals. Central to the modern world economy, it converts raw materials (oil, natural gas, air, water, metals, and minerals) into more than 70,000 different products.

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Plastic pollution harms oxygen-producing bacteria PLASTIC POLLUTION HARMS OXYGEN-PRODUCING BACTERIA

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May 26, 2019

Did you know that a species of bacteria that resides in the ocean is responsible for producing 10% of the oxygen that we breathe in? Now, a new study has found that the plastic polluting the world's oceans is negatively affecting the oxygen level...

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China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast CHINA AIMS TO RELOCATE 80% OF TOXIC CHEMICAL PRODUCERS AFTER BLAST

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May 24, 2019

China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March.Citing g...

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Synthetic Chemical Monstrosity 5/23 SYNTHETIC CHEMICAL MONSTROSITY 5/23

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May 23, 2019

Depopulation programs using HAARP technologies chemtrails stratospheric aerosol injections geoengineering GMO'S and the implementation of the 5G millimeter wave technology for the enslavement and genocide of humanity.

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The Chemical Industry and Unsustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health & Well-Being THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY AND UNSUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 3: GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING

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May 23, 2019

The chemical industry is essential to sustainable development, and green chemistry is its path forward. Human health and well-being is a prime example of the impact green chemistry innovations can have. The EPA gives several human health benefits of ...

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Arc flash accidents cause of hazardous ARC FLASH ACCIDENTS CAUSE OF HAZARDOUS

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May 22, 2019

An arc flash happens when electric current flows through an air gap between conductors. Accidents caused by touching a test probe to the wrong surface or slipped tool are the most common cause of an arcing fault.

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Chemicals & Materials Q1 2019 CHEMICALS & MATERIALS Q1 2019

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May 22, 2019

There continues to be strong momentum in the chemicals sector, with levels of interest consistent across investor populations. A number of more general PE funds are entering the specialty chemicals space, particularly as they consider the sector&rsqu...

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Firefighters face challenges after chemical plant fire FIREFIGHTERS FACE CHALLENGES AFTER CHEMICAL PLANT FIRE

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May 22, 2019

Firefighters face challenges after chemical plant fire.A western North Carolina fire department said it is still recovering nearly a month after helping fight a fire at a chemical plant.

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13 hormone-disrupting chemicals (and how to avoid them) 13 HORMONE-DISRUPTING CHEMICALS (AND HOW TO AVOID THEM)

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May 22, 2019

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released one of its "Dirty Dozen" lists, this one with the goal of educating consumers about the worst offenders when it comes to endocrine-disrupters, or hormone-altering chemicals, commonly found in o...

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A sea of challenges: The impact of IMO 2020 on petrochemicals A SEA OF CHALLENGES: THE IMPACT OF IMO 2020 ON PETROCHEMICALS

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May 21, 2019

As the International Maritime Organization's new global sulfur limit for marine fuels approaches, much attention is given to the implications for the shipping industry and refinery production.

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INOX MECC - Valve Components & Petrochemical Solutions 2019 INOX MECC - VALVE COMPONENTS & PETROCHEMICAL SOLUTIONS 2019

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May 21, 2019

For over 50 years INOX MECC is an Italian benchmark for the manufacturing of components for chemical and petrochemical industries and, in particular for Oil & Gas valves.

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Personal protective equipment in chemical industry PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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May 21, 2019

Personal protective equipment in chemical industry.Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to provide protection from serious injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or ot...

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Specifications guide European petrochemicals SPECIFICATIONS GUIDE EUROPEAN PETROCHEMICALS

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May 21, 2019

The monthly contract price is updated at the start of the settlement month, once Platts has obtained information that two independent buyers and two independent sellers have agreed the same price. In the event that there is more than one price settle...

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Everbridge Customer Perspective: Scott Whelchel, CSO, The Dow Chemical Company EVERBRIDGE CUSTOMER PERSPECTIVE: SCOTT WHELCHEL, CSO, THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY

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May 21, 2019

At Resilience 2019, we spoke with Scott Whelchel, the CSO for The Dow Chemical Company, to learn more about his approach to leading a global security and resilience program.

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Safety Labels for Hazardous Chemicals SAFETY LABELS FOR HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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May 21, 2019

The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard and NSTA’s Safety Issue Paper “OSHA Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals” require labels on containers, such as flasks or beakers, in the lab. In 2012, OSHA re...

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Better Chemical Compliance is Key to Responsible Sourcing BETTER CHEMICAL COMPLIANCE IS KEY TO RESPONSIBLE SOURCING

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May 21, 2019

The chemicals used in apparel, footwear and textiles can and should be a part of that focus. They are the basic building blocks for materials and they determine everything from color to water or stain repellence, and how likely a product is to shrink...

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Reviewing New Chemicals under TSCA REVIEWING NEW CHEMICALS UNDER TSCA

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May 20, 2019

If you need captions, please click the CC button on the player to turn them on.Assistant Administrator Alex Dunn talks about how EPA reviews new chemicals for safety under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

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Hidden Dangers in Personal Care Products HIDDEN DANGERS IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

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May 20, 2019

Your skin is your body’s largest organ and first line of defense. This “covering” is a complex system made up of nerves, glands, and cell layers, each having a role in your health. It serves as a buffer that helps protect you from e...

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Chinese blessing for the chemicals industry CHINESE BLESSING FOR THE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY

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May 20, 2019

Traditionally, the European Union (EU) and United States (US) were the key chemical hubs globally. Together they contributed to nearly 40% of global chemical sales till 2006. However, the Great Recession of 2008 changed everything. Developing countri...

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Global Chemicals Packaging Industry Market Research 2019 GLOBAL CHEMICALS PACKAGING INDUSTRY MARKET RESEARCH 2019

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May 20, 2019

MarketResearchReports.com has announced the addition of “Global Chemicals Packaging Industry Market Research 2019” research report to their offering.

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Commodity Chemicals Market : What it got next? Find Out With the Latest Research Report COMMODITY CHEMICALS MARKET : WHAT IT GOT NEXT? FIND OUT WITH THE LATEST RESEARCH REPORT

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May 20, 2019

The commodity chemicals are foreseeing a rise in the market growth because of the economic expansion and rising gross domestic product (GDP) of developing and developed countries worldwide. The worldwide market for commodity chemicals is segmented in...

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Emerson selected by BASF to for German chemical plant project EMERSON SELECTED BY BASF TO FOR GERMAN CHEMICAL PLANT PROJECT

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May 20, 2019

As part of its five-year investment to boost capacity and operational excellence within its global plastics additives business, BASF has awarded Emerson a multi-million dollar contract to modernise automation software and controllers at its specialit...

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State-of-the-art petrochemical plant in NE China fully operational STATE-OF-THE-ART PETROCHEMICAL PLANT IN NE CHINA FULLY OPERATIONAL

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May 19, 2019

A crude oil refinery and petrochemical project by China's Hengli Group has been put into operation in record time. The complex is the largest and most advanced of its kind in China.

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How to meet the challenge of plastic waste HOW TO MEET THE CHALLENGE OF PLASTIC WASTE

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May 19, 2019

The successful conclusion of the UN meeting in Geneva on the reduction and management of plastic waste is a good step forward — even if the agreement reached by 187 countries is somewhat tarnished by the predictable abstention of the US. But th...

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DigChem: Identification of disease-genechemical relationships from Medline abstracts DIGCHEM: IDENTIFICATION OF DISEASE-GENECHEMICAL RELATIONSHIPS FROM MEDLINE ABSTRACTS

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May 17, 2019

Chemicals interact with genes in the process of disease development and treatment. Although much biomedical research has been performed to understand relationships among genes, chemicals, and diseases, which have been reported in biomedical articles ...

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NOVA Chemicals Health & Research Centre Grand Opening at Lambton College NOVA CHEMICALS HEALTH & RESEARCH CENTRE GRAND OPENING AT LAMBTON COLLEGE

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May 17, 2019

Manufacturing East celebrated the grand opening of the highly anticipated NOVA Chemicals Health & Research Centre at Lambton College. The stunning new building is home to the College’s health and sciences labs and advanced technology simula...

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Curbing the costs of chemical manufacturing CURBING THE COSTS OF CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

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May 17, 2019

The search for new drug candidates has led pharmaceutical investigators to explore molecular structures of increasing complexity. This requirement is the result of the growing recognition that structural complexity can correlate to desirable drug can...

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Mechano-Chemical Ablation (MOCA) Treatment for Varicose Veins MECHANO-CHEMICAL ABLATION (MOCA) TREATMENT FOR VARICOSE VEINS

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May 16, 2019

Dr Chandrasekar offers Mechano Chemical Ablation (MOCA) treatment to patients at North West Veins. This treatment is done with a Clarivein device to cure non-visible varicose veins.

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Demerger of consumer business – what it means for Tata Chemicals DEMERGER OF CONSUMER BUSINESS – WHAT IT MEANS FOR TATA CHEMICALS

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May 16, 2019

As part of the group-wide restructuring, the Tata group has announced demerger of the consumer product business from Tata Chemicals (TCL) into Tata Global Beverages (TGBL) in an all-equity swap transaction. Market watchers had been expecting the move...

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Here’s Why You Should Pursue a Specialization in Chemical Engineering HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD PURSUE A SPECIALIZATION IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

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May 16, 2019

Are you confused about what branch of engineering to choose after 12th class? It’s natural to be puzzled about your career choices. After all, parents have their concerns while you have a different opinion. You should be able to make an informe...

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From Toxic Dump To Golf Course? Russian Site Targeted For Major Cleanup FROM TOXIC DUMP TO GOLF COURSE? RUSSIAN SITE TARGETED FOR MAJOR CLEANUP

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May 15, 2019

The Russian city of Dzerzhinsk, a hub for the chemical industry, is also home to one of the most polluted dump sites in the world. A complex cleanup project is under way to try to make the contaminated land usable again.

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Why Credit Suisse Prefers Only These Two Chemical Makers WHY CREDIT SUISSE PREFERS ONLY THESE TWO CHEMICAL MAKERS

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May 15, 2019

Credit Suisse is bullish on India’s specialty chemicals business on account of a rise in per capita consumption, import substitution and higher exports. The Indian chemicals market was pegged at about $190 billion in the financial year ended Ma...

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Alternatives to chemical sunscreens ALTERNATIVES TO CHEMICAL SUNSCREENS

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May 15, 2019

The FDA has called for more safety data on some chemicals in sunscreen, after researchers found some of those chemicals might be seeping into your blood stream and its too early to tell if there are harmful effects. As they work to get more answers, ...

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How to Dispose of Sharps HOW TO DISPOSE OF SHARPS

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May 14, 2019

We're thrilled to introduce Krystina, who is here to educate us on sharps disposal! Our goal is to keep our community safe and our environment clean - and we need your help to do it. Watch this to learn more..

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Understanding chemical hazard classes when carrying out a risk assessment UNDERSTANDING CHEMICAL HAZARD CLASSES WHEN CARRYING OUT A RISK ASSESSMENT

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May 14, 2019

Hazard classes are groups of chemicals that have similar properties which create a risk to health and safety. In Australia, a chemical’s hazard class is assigned by the GHS, or the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of C...

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5 indicators you need to review your chemical risk controls 5 INDICATORS YOU NEED TO REVIEW YOUR CHEMICAL RISK CONTROLS

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May 14, 2019

Chemical risk management is always a journey and never a destination. Your risk control measures can be impacted by so many variable factors, and scheduling regular inspections and safety audits is a workplace safety essential. This blog looks at fiv...

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How often should we carry out a chemical risk assessment? HOW OFTEN SHOULD WE CARRY OUT A CHEMICAL RISK ASSESSMENT?

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May 14, 2019

A risk assessment is not a ‘one-time’ exercise and 100% chemical compliance will require you to review and monitor each of the chemical hazards at your workplace — plus any control measures you have implemented. Risk monitoring and ...

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Disposing of Household Hazardous Waste DISPOSING OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

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May 14, 2019

Hazardous waste is not just for factories or power plants - in fact, nearly all households regularly dispose of "hazardous waste." Watch this to learn how to identify hazardous waste and methods to dispose of it safely.

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chemical Effects of land pollution CHEMICAL EFFECTS OF LAND POLLUTION

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May 14, 2019

It is disturbing to think that the wonderful benefits of a healthy ecosystem are threatened by land pollution. Hazardous chemicals in the soil can potentially wipe out living organisms in the soil. These organisms help to break down organic matter in...

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TalkingSense Episode 1 TALKINGSENSE EPISODE 1

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May 13, 2019

In this episode of TalkingSense we’re talking some sense with Craig Rosenberg, Chief Analyst and Co-founder of TOPO. We’ll go behind the scenes of the building of TOPO as well as get the CliffsNotes version of their recent ABM study.

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From survival to revival Digital transformation for oil and gas FROM SURVIVAL TO REVIVAL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR OIL AND GAS

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May 13, 2019

The Paleozok era, which ended around 250 million years ago, was a period marked by intense climatic, geological evolutionary change. This period witnessed a rap d and widespread diversification of  fe brought on by the most severe mass extinctio...

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FDA: Sunscreen Chemicals in Blood Show Need for Safety Testing FDA: SUNSCREEN CHEMICALS IN BLOOD SHOW NEED FOR SAFETY TESTING

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May 13, 2019

Just as summer is about to begin, the FDA has published a study raising questions about the safety of many of the chemicals used in common sunscreens.The FDA-funded study, published this month found that bloodstream levels of some sunscreen ingredien...

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Environment, health and consumer groups call for action on hazardous chemicals ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND CONSUMER GROUPS CALL FOR ACTION ON HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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May 13, 2019

European elections will be taking place from 23rd – 26th May 2019, with more than 400 million people eligible to vote across 28 Member States. Voters will elect over 700 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who have the power to amend pro...

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Ease of use and reliability Fundamentals in chemistry control EASE OF USE AND RELIABILITY FUNDAMENTALS IN CHEMISTRY CONTROL

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May 12, 2019

Reliable long-term operation of a modern power plant requires large quantities of ultrapure makeup water, in addition to recycled water that is almost perfectly conditioned. The reason is simple: Mineral deposits and particulate matter in the boiler ...

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Hazmat Crew Responds To Chemical Situation In Long Beach HAZMAT CREW RESPONDS TO CHEMICAL SITUATION IN LONG BEACH

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May 10, 2019

Officials said it was a precaution taken due to an overabundance of concern to keep everyone safe. A Hazmat crew responded to West Beech Street in Long Beach, where there was an active chemical situation in a garage after a male victim was discovered...

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Cleanup of Hazardous Waste to Begin at Andover Landfill CLEANUP OF HAZARDOUS WASTE TO BEGIN AT ANDOVER LANDFILL

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May 10, 2019

After 47 years in the ground, hazardous waste in an Andover landfill will be removed this summer. Final funding for the $22 million dollar project was secured last month. The Waste Disposal Engineering Landfill just south of Andover Boulevard and wes...

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Indukern, a global leader in the chemical sector INDUKERN, A GLOBAL LEADER IN THE CHEMICAL SECTOR

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May 10, 2019

With an operating history of over 55 years and a global presence, we are a world-renowned company in the distribution of chemical products and added value solutions.

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Are You Ready to Complete Your Toxics Release Inventory Report? ARE YOU READY TO COMPLETE YOUR TOXICS RELEASE INVENTORY REPORT?

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May 10, 2019

This is the date most EHS managers like almost as much as Christmas: the end (usually) of the regulatory reporting season. But before we get a much-needed break, we need to ensure we have completed all the required reports, which includes the Toxics ...

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Running an Efficient Chemical Reconciliation to Maintain an Accurate Chemical Inventory RUNNING AN EFFICIENT CHEMICAL RECONCILIATION TO MAINTAIN AN ACCURATE CHEMICAL INVENTORY

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May 10, 2019

Chemical reconciliations are like hitting refresh on your chemical inventory system. After you perform a chemical reconciliation in your lab or at your facility, the chemical inventory is accurate, precise, and more reliable for all end users. Run Ch...

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Why oil and gas companies are interested in petrochemicals? WHY OIL AND GAS COMPANIES ARE INTERESTED IN PETROCHEMICALS?

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May 09, 2019

Alan Gelder, VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets, Wood Mackenzie.Why oil and gas companies are interested in petrochemicals.

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Transforming& Expanding Chemicals TRANSFORMING& EXPANDING CHEMICALS

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May 09, 2019

This document contains statements that Repsol believes constitute forward-looking statements which may include statements regarding the intent, belief, or current expectations of Repsol andits management, including statements with respect to trends a...

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Lubrizol – Regulatory Chemical Compliance LUBRIZOL – REGULATORY CHEMICAL COMPLIANCE

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May 08, 2019

Lubrizol offer annual work placements across all of its sectors from Chemistry and engineering to Marketing and IT.

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Reporting the findings of a HAZCHEM incident investigation REPORTING THE FINDINGS OF A HAZCHEM INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

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May 08, 2019

You’ve completed your HAZCHEM incident investigation and you have a better understanding of what happened and why. The next step is to report your findings to the people (usually the business owner or senior management) who have the authority t...

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How to Prevent the Top 6 OSHA Violations HOW TO PREVENT THE TOP 6 OSHA VIOLATIONS

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May 08, 2019

Safety in the workplace should be a main concern for all business owners and health and safety professionals, regardless of the industry their company is operating in. Even though modern working conditions and technological developments have made it ...

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Determining corrective actions while investigating incidents involving hazardous chemicals DETERMINING CORRECTIVE ACTIONS WHILE INVESTIGATING INCIDENTS INVOLVING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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May 08, 2019

When you reach the end ofyour HAZCHEM investigation and have established the root causes of the incident, you’ll need to identify corrective actions that will prevent future system failures. You may also have compliance breaches that require di...

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Establishing root cause after an incident involving hazardous chemicals ESTABLISHING ROOT CAUSE AFTER AN INCIDENT INVOLVING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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May 08, 2019

A worker slips and grabs the side of a chemical tank to catch his fall, he loses his balance and his hand is immersed in acid. Maybe he was running because they were behind production schedule that day. Or maybe he was walking but didn’t see th...

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Chemical Makers Turn to Renewable Electricity CHEMICAL MAKERS TURN TO RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY

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May 07, 2019

The quest by chemical companies to meet targets for renewable electricity use is opening up business opportunities and fostering new relationships with both producers in other energy intensive industries and electricity suppliers. Two Dutch companies...

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Sunscreen chemicals may be found in your bloodstream, according to FDA study SUNSCREEN CHEMICALS MAY BE FOUND IN YOUR BLOODSTREAM, ACCORDING TO FDA STUDY

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May 07, 2019

The chemicals in sunscreen don't just sit on top of the skin, they absorb in the bloodstream, according to new research from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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3D Printing in Chemical Sciences 3D PRINTING IN CHEMICAL SCIENCES

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May 07, 2019

3D printing has rapidly established itself as an essential tool within research and industrial chemistry laboratories. Since the early 2000s, when the first research papers applying this technique began to emerge, the uptake by the chemistry communit...

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Chemical industry off-gas recovery plant CHEMICAL INDUSTRY OFF-GAS RECOVERY PLANT

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May 07, 2019

Chemical industry off-gas recovery plant; CO recovery & purifying plant; Hydrogen recovery & purifying plant; Chemicals, Oil and Gas Industry recovery & purifying equipment. DFCT supplies conversion furnaces, cracking furnaces, reforming ...

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HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES REGARDING THE USE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AT THE WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES REGARDING THE USE OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AT THE WORKPLACE

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May 05, 2019

Dangerous substances are any liquid, solid or gas that poses a risk to the health and safety of the workers. These can be found in almost all workplaces, and although some highly dangerous substances, such as asbestos, are under control or prohibited...

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Work on chemical safety and biosafety WORK ON CHEMICAL SAFETY AND BIOSAFETY

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May 05, 2019

The OECD is helping its member governments to develop and implement high-quality chemicals management policies and instruments. These countries now have sciencebased, rigorous and comprehensive systems for assessing and managing the risks of chemical...

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Basf Petronas Chemical Safety Awareness Campaign BASF PETRONAS CHEMICAL SAFETY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

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May 05, 2019

Best Video On The Importance Of Health And Safety In The Workplace.Health and safety in the workplace. Being safe at work is important. It is a responsibility shared by both the employer and the employee.

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Lab Safety & Chemical Handling - CHM345 LAB SAFETY & CHEMICAL HANDLING - CHM345

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May 03, 2019

This video is a walkthrough of the WSU CHM 345 Lab Safety and & Chemical handling policies and how they apply to our students.

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7 Easy Things You Can Do to Reduce Plastic Pollution 7 EASY THINGS YOU CAN DO TO REDUCE PLASTIC POLLUTION

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May 03, 2019

7 Easy Things You Can Do to Reduce Plastic Pollution.It’s easy to think you’re not part of the problem and pawn off responsibility on large corporations and people who litter, but anyone who consistently purchases plastic products contrib...

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Chemical recycling and what it means for Ontario Blue Box programs CHEMICAL RECYCLING AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR ONTARIO BLUE BOX PROGRAMS

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May 03, 2019

The Ontario government in its recent discussion paper: Reducing litter and waste in our communities offered the following: “The increased use of chemical recycling could be used to improve the effectiveness of existing recycling processes and t...

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The Truth About Plastic & Its Impact on Our Planet THE TRUTH ABOUT PLASTIC & ITS IMPACT ON OUR PLANET

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May 03, 2019

It’s no secret that plastic production and consumption are destroying the ocean and animals—both marine and land—that we love so dearly. It’s easy to think you’re not part of the problem and pawn off responsibility on la...

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SOUND CHEMICALS AND WASTE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SOUND CHEMICALS AND WASTE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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May 03, 2019

This project is directly linked to UNDP’s priorities on chemicals and waste and indirectly to climate action and poverty reduction, through improved healthcare waste management to mitigate infections. The project helps Sub-Saharan African count...

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Chemistry Can Be More Fun than You Think CHEMISTRY CAN BE MORE FUN THAN YOU THINK

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May 02, 2019

Like the old-fashioned version, it’s a square showing the chemical symbol C, the word “carbon” and the atomic number. But it’s also emblazoned with the image of a diamond (which is of course made of carbon) and also a diagram ...

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CHEMICAL AND PETROCHEMICAL PROJECTS: WE MAKE IT WORK CHEMICAL AND PETROCHEMICAL PROJECTS: WE MAKE IT WORK

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Apr 30, 2019

Bilfinger covers the entire lifecycle of chemical & petrochemical infrastructure. Whether we are talking about process units in the base chemical industry, furnaces and steam generators in the petrochemical industry or process utilities and steam...

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2019 Outlook of Global Chemicals and Materials in Infrastructure and Mobility 2019 OUTLOOK OF GLOBAL CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS IN INFRASTRUCTURE AND MOBILITY

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Apr 30, 2019

2019 Outlook of Global Chemicals and Materials in Infrastructure and MobilitySpeakers : Soundarya ShankarKey Takeaways:This deliverable aims to paint a picture of the global chemicals and materials market for infrastructure and mobility applications ...

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Setting US chemical distributor apart from its competitors SETTING US CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTOR APART FROM ITS COMPETITORS

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HB Chemical Inc., one of North America’s largest independent distributors of specialty chemicals focused on the rubber market, has been acquired by Ravago Group. Through this sale, HB Chemical and its affiliates have provided liquidity to their...

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Asking questions after an incident involving hazardous chemicals ASKING QUESTIONS AFTER AN INCIDENT INVOLVING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Apr 29, 2019

Incidents involving hazardous chemicals open up a whole range of questions: what really happened? Why? Who? How? This blog is all about asking questions — not just the questions to ask, but better ways to ask them. Use this blog as you create y...

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Gathering physical evidence after a HAZCHEM incident GATHERING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE AFTER A HAZCHEM INCIDENT

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Apr 29, 2019

When a HAZCHEM incident has occurred at the workplace it’s essential to begin gathering physical evidence as soon as possible. Physical evidence is vulnerable as it can quickly deteriorate or even be erased. This blog focuses on the the initial...

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EPA issues weaker cleanup rules for toxic PFAS chemicals EPA ISSUES WEAKER CLEANUP RULES FOR TOXIC PFAS CHEMICALS

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Apr 26, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued weaker draft standards for toxic cleanup at hazardous waste sites following pressure from the Department of Defense, the New York Times reported Thursday. The chemicals have been linked to can...

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Running a transparent HAZCHEM incident investigation RUNNING A TRANSPARENT HAZCHEM INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

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Apr 26, 2019

When investigating HAZCHEM incidents you want your workers to co-operate fully so you can quickly find out what happened and then implement safety measures to ensure the incident never happens again. This blog is about running a transparent incident ...

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Issues Affecting the Chemical Value Chain ISSUES AFFECTING THE CHEMICAL VALUE CHAIN

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Mining & Minerals Will rare earth compounds and their use in permanent magnets benefit from the boom of electrical cars? Coating crurj What are the most important technological efforts in the coatings industry? Industrial Gases Helium markets: Ho...

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3 Important Septic Tank Chemicals 3 IMPORTANT SEPTIC TANK CHEMICALS

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There are various septic tank chemical compounds that you can buy. These are generally employed by homeowners simply because pros never believe in their usefulness. Investigate has made numerous handy septic tank chemical substances but also a couple...

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Know How Chemicals Cause Carpet Discolouring- A Brief Discourse KNOW HOW CHEMICALS CAUSE CARPET DISCOLOURING- A BRIEF DISCOURSE

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Apr 25, 2019

Spot, stain and discolouration on the textile products have been with us for long. Ordinary dirt and grease spots or some food spills can usually be removed without damage if treated promptly or with a thorough cleaning with professional cleaners. Ho...

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SUCCESS STANDING - Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company SUCCESS STANDING - EGYPTIAN PETROCHEMICALS HOLDING COMPANY

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Hope is the key to success. Where there‘s a will there is a way. Driven by perseverance and persistence, ECHEM took upon itself the challenge of unraveling any obstacle in order to push Petrochemicals industry forward. Thanks to our adopted str...

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What WHAT'S NEW A CLEAR AND SIMPLE GUIDE TO ANNUAL STORAGE TANK INSPECTIONS

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No matter what chemicals you’re storing, it’s important to conduct routine annual storage tank inspections. These inspections are vital to keep the chemical tanks, fittings, venting and accessories in good working condition—and to a...

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Creating a Healthy School Environment – Chemicals and Contaminants CREATING A HEALTHY SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT – CHEMICALS AND CONTAMINANTS

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Apr 24, 2019

Schools need to prevent exposure to chemicals and environmental hazards. Children spend a large amount of time within the school building. It’s important to note that children are more susceptible to contaminants than adults.Art studios, classr...

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Intro to Hazard Communication, Part Five: Getting Your Training Right INTRO TO HAZARD COMMUNICATION, PART FIVE: GETTING YOUR TRAINING RIGHT

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Apr 24, 2019

The contents of the HazCom Standard itself, so that employees clearly understand the requirements of chemical manufacturers to provide safety data sheets (SDSs) and shipped container labels to downstream users, and the responsibilities of their emplo...

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How to Create a Non-Toxic, Pest-Resistant Garden HOW TO CREATE A NON-TOXIC, PEST-RESISTANT GARDEN

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Yet, as a nature-lover, you obviously choose not to resort to using harmful toxic chemicals that can also poison foraging pests. This infographic is a comprehensive gardener’s guide on natural pest-resistant plants, paired plants that work toge...

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Are toxic chemicals going out of fashion? ARE TOXIC CHEMICALS GOING OUT OF FASHION?

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Even though the oil industry is far from finished – and the term peak oil seems, at least for the time being, to have gone out of fashion due to fracking – I doubt many people would call it a sector with a bright outlook.Serving as a perf...

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Changes to OSHA’s Hazard Communications Standard: What You Need to Know CHANGES TO OSHA’S HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS STANDARD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Apr 23, 2019

Each day, American workers use tens of thousands of chemicals. Many of these chemicals pose serious health risks to employees. Yet only a small number of hazardous chemicals are regulated.The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recen...

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Common chemicals to avoid in your lawn care routine COMMON CHEMICALS TO AVOID IN YOUR LAWN CARE ROUTINE

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Apr 23, 2019

Spring typically conjures up images of running barefoot through the grass. But who wants to run barefoot or roll around in poison? True, we need to nurture our lawns if we want them to turn lush and verdant this spring, but we can add a boost of nutr...

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Industry consultant ARC Advisory Group consistently ranks AspenTech ahead of other providers in engineering and process control solutions for the chemical industry. Earning steady praise doesn’t mean we rest on our success. As the market become...

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Apr 23, 2019

Turtles tangled in fishing nets, whales washed ashore with stomachs full of plastic bags. These are images we, unfortunately, see far too often. But what about the threats you cannot see? Plastic debris is not just a physical threat to marine life, i...

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Linking the World Through Chemical Measurements LINKING THE WORLD THROUGH CHEMICAL MEASUREMENTS

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Apr 23, 2019

Our modern world depends on global connections. For instance, how can you be sure that the nutrition labels are correct on imported food products such as that fancy pasta you like to buy? How do you know that those products are free of harmful substa...

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Reviewing documents to support your HAZCHEM incident investigation REVIEWING DOCUMENTS TO SUPPORT YOUR HAZCHEM INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

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Apr 23, 2019

Workplace incidents that involve hazardous chemicals are often an indicator of chemical hazards that have never been fully identified, understood, and controlled. A follow up HAZCHEM incident investigation is an opportunity to understand the differen...

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Company safety data sheets on new chemicals frequently lack the worker protections EPA claims they include COMPANY SAFETY DATA SHEETS ON NEW CHEMICALS FREQUENTLY LACK THE WORKER PROTECTIONS EPA CLAIMS THEY INCLUDE

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Apr 22, 2019

Readers of this blog know how concerned EDF is over the Trump EPA’s approval of many dozens of new chemicals based on its mere “expectation” that workers across supply chains will always employ personal protective equipment (PPE) ju...

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The Importance of Keeping Chemical Storage Records THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING CHEMICAL STORAGE RECORDS

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Apr 18, 2019

Best practices for ensuring chemical safety in the workplace go far beyond simply storing the chemicals in an appropriate chemical storage unit and handling them correctly. Keeping up-to-date, accurate chemical storage records is also a core element ...

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Lab Safety Rules:Science labs pose hazards that require safety precautions. LAB SAFETY RULES:SCIENCE LABS POSE HAZARDS THAT REQUIRE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

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Apr 17, 2019

Having a strong set of overall laboratory safety rules is essential to avoiding disasters in the lab. These basic rules provide behavior, hygiene, and safety information to avoid accidents in the laboratory.  Laboratory specific safety rules may...

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A Vision of New Marketplaces for the Chemical Industry A VISION OF NEW MARKETPLACES FOR THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Apr 16, 2019

Later, as the wild, wild west of the world wide web took hold as the third millennium began, chemical industry supply chainers switched from ‘bricks’ to ‘clicks’ to gain their chemical trades. And so was born a plethora a star...

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EMPOWER INCIDENT MANAGEMENT WITH ON DEMAND CHEMICAL PROPERTY & SAFETY DATA EMPOWER INCIDENT MANAGEMENT WITH ON DEMAND CHEMICAL PROPERTY & SAFETY DATA

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Apr 16, 2019

Companies are exposed to operational risks every day. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as well as the Bhopal and Seveso disasters show that adverse events can result in catastrophic consequences. Unmitigated exposure to risks can lead to workplace in...

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Chemicals And Textile Industry CHEMICALS AND TEXTILE INDUSTRY

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Apr 16, 2019

Textile Industry is one of the most growing industries in India. Fashion trends and advanced in technology has revolutionized this industry. The textile industry was one of the industry which benefitted a lot during the industrial resolution. India i...

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‘Notifiable Incidents’ involving hazardous chemicals ‘NOTIFIABLE INCIDENTS’ INVOLVING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Apr 16, 2019

When someone becomes sick, injured, or dies at a workplace in Australia, the WHS authority in your state or territory must be notified immediately — and by the fastest possible means. There are also a number of Dangerous Incidents which must be...

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Preserving the scene after an incident involving hazardous chemicals PRESERVING THE SCENE AFTER AN INCIDENT INVOLVING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Apr 15, 2019

After an incident involving hazardous chemicals — apart from the distressing task of attending to injured or deceased workers — you may also be faced with a range of complex chemical hazards. Things like spilled fuel and other liquid chem...

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Safety Hazards to Watch for Around the House SAFETY HAZARDS TO WATCH FOR AROUND THE HOUSE

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Apr 12, 2019

Creating a safe environment where your family can grow and thrive is a top priority. Thankfully, though a number of serious safety hazards lurk around the average home, most of these concerns can be addressed pretty easily.Make sure you’re doin...

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New Chemical Sign Selector Helps You Find the Signs You Need NEW CHEMICAL SIGN SELECTOR HELPS YOU FIND THE SIGNS YOU NEED

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Apr 11, 2019

Chemicals commonly found in many workplaces require a variety of signs or labels to identify their potential hazards. But defining which signs to use for each chemical is a challenge. The ComplianceSigns Chemical Safety Sign Selector will show you re...

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CHEMICAL WASTE GUIDE CHEMICAL WASTE GUIDE

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Apr 10, 2019

This guide contains instructions for a list of specific shop-related wastes as well as general guidance for spills and disposal. This guide was written for UW Facilities shops. Other groups on campus, such as laboratories, that produce the chemical w...

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Top Safety and Health Hazards in General
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Apr 10, 2019

An amputation is the traumatic loss of a limb or other external body part. Amputations include a part, such as a limb or appendage, that has been severed, cut off, amputated (either completely or partially); fingertip amputations with or without bone...

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Stop migration of harmful chemicals into our food STOP MIGRATION OF HARMFUL CHEMICALS INTO OUR FOOD

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Apr 09, 2019

Did you know that there are 1000s of chemicals in food packaging that can migrate into our food, and some of them are harmful? If the wider public knew how the EU legislation allows the hormone disrupting chemicals PFAS, bisphenols and many others in...

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How to Choose the Correct Signage for Chemical Cabinets HOW TO CHOOSE THE CORRECT SIGNAGE FOR CHEMICAL CABINETS

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Apr 09, 2019

While using chemical storage cabinets can vastly improve the safety of your workplace, choosing the correct signage for your storage unit is also an highly important consideration. Having the correct signage for your chemical storage cabinets is not ...

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How to Overcome the Challenges of Distillation Column Analysis HOW TO OVERCOME THE CHALLENGES OF DISTILLATION COLUMN ANALYSIS

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Apr 07, 2019

We all want the inside story. Greater visibility into asset performance gives chemical and energy companies a competitive edge. Having a better understanding of column hydraulic performance can significantly improve asset utilization and reduce capit...

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STRATEGIC SOURCING WITH FORESIGHT IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY STRATEGIC SOURCING WITH FORESIGHT IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Apr 04, 2019

The chemical industry is currently facing major changes. Sourcing is a driver for mastering change by providing competitive advantages. For being successful, sourcing teams need to develop and mature strategic capabilities which are eventually moneti...

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Pick and mix – the cleaning chemical challenge PICK AND MIX – THE CLEANING CHEMICAL CHALLENGE

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Apr 04, 2019

Being able to deliver and guarantee a safe end product is crucial in the food and beverage production industry.  However, it is not an easy task. Carrying out effective cleaning and disinfecting starts with understanding the various soiling or r...

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Electronic Chemicals Market Revenue, Key Players, Industry Opportunities, Growth Strategy Reviews, Insight by Forecast to 2023 ELECTRONIC CHEMICALS MARKET REVENUE, KEY PLAYERS, INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES, GROWTH STRATEGY REVIEWS, INSIGHT BY FORECAST TO 2023

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Apr 04, 2019

Market Research Future (MRFR) hypothesizes that the global electronic chemicals market is anticipated to garner USD 63 Bn, grabbing a CAGR of 6.9% during the appraisal period (2018-2022). Rapid industrialization across the globe is anticipated to fav...

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KMCO Chemical Plant Lawsuit Update KMCO CHEMICAL PLANT LAWSUIT UPDATE

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Apr 04, 2019

Earlier this week, the KMCO LLC chemical plant in Crosby exploded, killing one worker and severely injuring two others. While the cause of the explosion is unknown, witnesses detected a leak of isobutylene, a flammable gas, shortly before the explosi...

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Acid Rain: The Rising Concerns Of Industrial Emissions ACID RAIN: THE RISING CONCERNS OF INDUSTRIAL EMISSIONS

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Apr 04, 2019

“Natural resources like timber, water, and fossil fuel such as oil, coal, and natural gas are used by man for enhancing their lives. Fossil fuel is used for producing electricity and as fuel for our vehicles.” However, burning of these fu...

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Using a causation model when investigating HAZCHEM incidents USING A CAUSATION MODEL WHEN INVESTIGATING HAZCHEM INCIDENTS

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Apr 03, 2019

The primary reason for investigating any workplace incident is to understand why the incident happened and then introduce measures to prevent it from happening again. To get a better understanding of the causes of an incident, many WHS professionals ...

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Navigating a Life of Chemical Sensitivities Part 1 of 2 NAVIGATING A LIFE OF CHEMICAL SENSITIVITIES PART 1 OF 2

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Apr 03, 2019

Gail Clayton Pharm.D., M.S. provided insights on the connections between mold toxicity and multiple chemical sensitivity during the recent toxic mold summit.  Her summit session provided a number of take-home points’. Clayton speaks as a p...

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PART 3: Busting more industry-perpetrated myths about new chemicals and worker protection under TSCA PART 3: BUSTING MORE INDUSTRY-PERPETRATED MYTHS ABOUT NEW CHEMICALS AND WORKER PROTECTION UNDER TSCA

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Apr 03, 2019

I have been blogging in the last few weeks about myths the chemical industry is perpetrating about the adequacy and legality of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent reviews of the risks that chemicals just entering the market may ...

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Training in Virtual Reality for the Chemical Industry TRAINING IN VIRTUAL REALITY FOR THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Apr 03, 2019

The goal of the “Charming” project is not only to better and more effectively train industry workers in a virtual environment than before: the project also aims to get children and teenagers interested in chemistry. When work at a chemica...

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How the textile industry is improving resource efficiency and moving to renewable inputs HOW THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY IS IMPROVING RESOURCE EFFICIENCY AND MOVING TO RENEWABLE INPUTS

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Apr 03, 2019

Textile production is resource intensive. Manufacturing requires water, chemicals and energy. Creating textiles generates waste. Using resources effectively and moving to renewable inputs is the final step of a New Textiles Economy, a report written ...

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Environmental Problem Solvers: University of California Santa Barbara Builds Machine Learning Tool to Measure Chemical Impact ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM SOLVERS: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA BUILDS MACHINE LEARNING TOOL TO MEASURE CHEMICAL IMPACT

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Apr 03, 2019

Currently, there are 150 million chemicals registered and managed by the American Chemical Society. Every day, 15,000 to 20,000 new chemicals are registered. These chemicals are present in everything from our household cleaning products to the food w...

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Quantum Silicones MANUFACTURER SPOTLIGHT: QUANTUM SILICONES

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Apr 03, 2019

Since 1997, Quantum Silicones has been manufacturing specialized silicone elastomers for a range of applications such as architectural, statuary, special effects, prosthetics, prototyping, and many more. Founded by its two current principals, Tom Lom...

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Interviewing witnesses after an incident involving hazardous chemicals INTERVIEWING WITNESSES AFTER AN INCIDENT INVOLVING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Apr 02, 2019

Interviewing witnesses can be the most challenging part of an HAZCHEM incident investigation. Incidents involving hazardous chemicals can be fatal, cause debilitating injuries, and lead to destruction of property or the environment. Workers directly ...

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4 steps to running an effective HAZCHEM incident investigation 4 STEPS TO RUNNING AN EFFECTIVE HAZCHEM INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

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Apr 02, 2019

An effective HAZCHEM incident investigation quickly gets to the root causes of a workplace incident and identifies practicable measures for ensuring the incident never happens again. During an effective investigation workers and staff feel confident ...

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HAZCHEM Alert: understanding workplace accidents, incidents and dangerous events HAZCHEM ALERT: UNDERSTANDING WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS, INCIDENTS AND DANGEROUS EVENTS

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Apr 02, 2019

This blog is about workplace ‘incidents’  — meaning an event which happens in the workplace and threatens the overall health and safety of people, property or the environment. Getting a clear understanding of the different cate...

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Industrial Hygiene: A Brief Introduction INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION

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Apr 02, 2019

Industrial hygiene is the process of determining worker and environmental exposure to hazardous chemicals and materials used in various products/processes. By using various methods of collection and testing, the resulting data can be used to help emp...

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Polymers and Plastics Series: Deformulation Strategies POLYMERS AND PLASTICS SERIES: DEFORMULATION STRATEGIES

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Apr 02, 2019

Raw material and finished product manufacturers use reverse engineering to guide many decisions. For polymers, deformulation can identify individual chemical components, morphology, molecular weight and thermal responses to aid in such decisions. The...

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Chem-Set Ultralok Put to the Test CHEM-SET ULTRALOK PUT TO THE TEST

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Apr 02, 2019

When it comes to shear strength, Chem-Set’s Ultralok line is second to none. But don’t take our word for it – let us show you! In the video below, we put Chem-Set Ultralok to the test to prove its superior shear strength and bonding...

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Building a HAZCHEM incident investigation team BUILDING A HAZCHEM INCIDENT INVESTIGATION TEAM

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Apr 01, 2019

A general hand was breaking down cardboard cartons for recycling. The cartons had previously held bottles of liquid bleach. One of the boxes had become completely saturated with bleach and the worker was sprayed in the face and eyes with the chemical...

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3 key reasons to investigate incidents involving hazardous chemicals 3 KEY REASONS TO INVESTIGATE INCIDENTS INVOLVING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Apr 01, 2019

Incidents involving hazardous chemicals happen every day at workplaces across Australia. A cylinder of flammable gas gets dropped, a worker spills acid over their apron and boots, a forklift impacts a safety cabinet: even when no-one is injured and t...

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Hierarchy of Control: Isolating and segregating hazardous chemicals HIERARCHY OF CONTROL: ISOLATING AND SEGREGATING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Apr 01, 2019

The Hierarchy of Control is an accepted methodology for assessing and introducing control measures to eliminate (if possible) or minimise workplace risks and hazards. This blog provides a brief introduction to the Hierarchy of Control and focuses on ...

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New ICIS podcast: Searching for a better way to forecast China NEW ICIS PODCAST: SEARCHING FOR A BETTER WAY TO FORECAST CHINA

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Apr 01, 2019

Click here for my latest interview with Will Beacham,  Deputy of ICIS Chemical Business (go to the Download Episode icon, download and listen), where I discuss the great black hole that is always China. The long standing problem remains the unre...

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NONWOVENS CHEMICAL BONDING NONWOVENS CHEMICAL BONDING

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Apr 01, 2019

Chemically bonded nonwovens are developed to create customized, durable nonwoven fabrics. Chemical bonding allows nonwovens to be designed for specific and demanding requirements in a variety of industries and applications. The process of chemical bo...

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TOP TAKES FROM AFPM’S INTERNATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL CONFERENCE 2019 TOP TAKES FROM AFPM’S INTERNATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL CONFERENCE 2019

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Apr 01, 2019

Plastic roads and buildings, the influence of energy and petrochemicals in geopolitics, and chemical and molecular recycling processes that could create a truly circular economy for plastic products were just a few of the topics discussed at AFPM&rsq...

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Obesogens: How Toxic Chemicals Make You Fat and What to Do About It OBESOGENS: HOW TOXIC CHEMICALS MAKE YOU FAT AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

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Apr 01, 2019

Have you noticed that the Bulletproof Diet doesn’t ask you to count calories? That’s because you don’t have to track your macros to lose weight. Ever. Weight loss isn’t a game of eat calories, burn calories. Your body is much ...

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A TEN-YEAR REVIEW OF CHINA’S ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY A TEN-YEAR REVIEW OF CHINA’S ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Mar 31, 2019

As a backbone to the national economy, the chemical industry accounted for roughly 1/6 of China’s GDP in 2017, making it a non-negligible area for antitrust enforcement. Several trends differentiate the chemical industry from other sectors of t...

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Part III – FORMALDEHYDE: The Science, The Truth, and The Industry’s Commitment to Objective Chemical Assessments PART III – FORMALDEHYDE: THE SCIENCE, THE TRUTH, AND THE INDUSTRY’S COMMITMENT TO OBJECTIVE CHEMICAL ASSESSMENTS

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Mar 29, 2019

Over the past several months, there have been claims that industry is trying to block chemical assessments. Industry does not seek to discredit or limit regulation; rather Americans deserve to know that high quality science is the foundation of gover...

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The Less Known Side of the Thalidomide Story THE LESS KNOWN SIDE OF THE THALIDOMIDE STORY

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Mar 29, 2019

You cannot fit your left glove onto your right hand, nor the right glove on the left hand, because hands and gloves possess a property called chirality; each object cannot be superimposed on its mirror image. The same is true of your feet and your sh...

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