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Plastic Additives and Chemicals PLASTIC ADDITIVES AND CHEMICALS

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Nov 13, 2019

Amcor has applied advanced technology to continuously provide our customers with the best possible solutions for their manufacturing needs. We work closely with the production and engineering teams to make sure that our products solve their product and processing needs/issues. We meet the demands of...

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Shining new light on the toxicity of chemicals in produced water SHINING NEW LIGHT ON THE TOXICITY OF CHEMICALS IN PRODUCED WATER

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Nov 13, 2019

In the United States, onshore oil and gas extraction operations generate nearly a trillion gallons of produced water annually. It is the largest waste stream associated with upstream development of petroleum hydrocarbons. As EDF has written in numerous posts, this wastewater from oil and gas wells c...

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US EPA aims to crack down on chemical makers ethylene oxide emissions US EPA AIMS TO CRACK DOWN ON CHEMICAL MAKERS ETHYLENE OXIDE EMISSIONS

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Nov 13, 2019

US chemical manufactures would have to trim their annual emissions of ethylene oxide, a carcinogenic gas, under an Environmental Protection Agency proposal. Ethylene oxide emissions from chemical manufacturing plants would fall by about 9 metric tons (t) per year under the proposed regulation, the E...

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Are You Having Neurotoxic Chemicals for Lunch? ARE YOU HAVING NEUROTOXIC CHEMICALS FOR LUNCH?

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Nov 13, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used in agriculture, damages the human nervous system and blocks an essential enzyme needed for communication between the nervous system and the brain.

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PRODWARE AND THE SEMI–PROCESS INDUSTRYLIFE SCIENCES & CHEMICALS PRODWARE AND THE SEMI–PROCESS INDUSTRYLIFE SCIENCES & CHEMICALS

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Nov 13, 2019

The Semi-Process market includes companies in the fields of food, pharmaceuticals, the life sciences, cosmetics and chemicals. The UK is a recognised player in the semi-process market, indeed the pharmaceutical sector is one of the UK’s largest manufacturing sectors in terms of employment and ...

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How To Control Bindweed in a Lawn Without Chemicals! HOW TO CONTROL BINDWEED IN A LAWN WITHOUT CHEMICALS!

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Nov 12, 2019

Bindweed is a very difficult weed to control because it has extensive roots that can grow up to 20 feet deep. If timed properly there is a wonderful organic weed control called One Earth Weed Control that will control bindweed. It is also highly recommended that if a lawn is suffering from a bindwee...

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Is it ok to decant my chemicals from a flammable liquid’s cabinet? IS IT OK TO DECANT MY CHEMICALS FROM A FLAMMABLE LIQUID’S CABINET?

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Nov 11, 2019

Decanting from the flammable liquid’s cabinet: yes, or no? It’s one of the most common questions we get asked by clients who are setting up safe chemical storage systems — and our answer is always the same — it depends on your risk assessment. This blog is for anyone consider...

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Behind the Scenes at the Chemical Quality Assurance Lab BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE CHEMICAL QUALITY ASSURANCE LAB

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Nov 11, 2019

Located near Amway’s World Headquarters complex in Ada, Michigan, the Chemical Quality Assurance Lab is vital to the process of ensuring high quality products each and every time they are produced.

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Chemical makers make strides to become more sustainable CHEMICAL MAKERS MAKE STRIDES TO BECOME MORE SUSTAINABLE

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Nov 08, 2019

Chemical products are often criticised people who claim that natural alternatives – or water alone – are more sustainable. And paper-based consumables also attract condemnation from those who fear for our forests. But are manufacturers of these products being judged unfairly, asks ECJ? S...

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There Are 2,000 Untested Chemicals in Packaged Foods — and It’s Legal THERE ARE 2,000 UNTESTED CHEMICALS IN PACKAGED FOODS — AND IT’S LEGAL

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Nov 07, 2019

A major but largely glossed over report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental and public health nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., shows that thousands of untested chemicals (an estimated 2,000, to be exact) are found in conventional packaged foods purchasable in U.S. supermar...

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Easyconnect seals chemical transfer EASYCONNECT SEALS CHEMICAL TRANSFER

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Nov 07, 2019

It’s not often we see major crop protection companies work together on technology, but that’s what’s happening as they develop a new universal closed transfer system (CTS) for chemicals. The CTS Easyconnect consists of a specially designed fill valve that creates a sealed connectio...

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Time for chemical companies to go circular—or face playing catch-up TIME FOR CHEMICAL COMPANIES TO GO CIRCULAR—OR FACE PLAYING CATCH-UP

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Nov 05, 2019

We have just returned from this year’s annual European Chemical Convention, put on in Helsinki by Cefic—the European chemical industry association. For the industry, the gathering took place against a background of economic challenges, increasing regulatory pressures and uncertainties ov...

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Enhancing Confidence in the Safety of Chemicals in Products ENHANCING CONFIDENCE IN THE SAFETY OF CHEMICALS IN PRODUCTS

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Nov 05, 2019

Chemistry plays an essential role in the products and technologies we use every day, from vital ingredients in thousands of consumer products to raw materials in manufacturing processes. Perhaps due to this ubiquity, chemicals in products have come under increased scrutiny in recent years. Product m...

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PETROCHEMICAL PLANT AT OHIO PETROCHEMICAL PLANT AT OHIO

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Nov 04, 2019

A petrochemical plant under production by Shell chemical substances at the Ohio river is scheduled to return on-line in 2021. Mayor Peduto of Pittsburgh drew a tough line on petrochemical improvement in western Pennsylvania at an environmental convention inside the town on October. Among the politic...

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How to Assess and Improve Chemical Plant Safety HOW TO ASSESS AND IMPROVE CHEMICAL PLANT SAFETY

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Nov 04, 2019

Chemical manufacturing and processing plants are inherently rife with potential dangers. Occupational hazards are always a concern with employees, such as slips or falls, but there’s so much more that can go wrong. When working with volatile chemicals or substances, for instance, there’s...

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Post-Lithium Technology: High-Energy-Density Next-Generation Rechargeable Batteries POST-LITHIUM TECHNOLOGY: HIGH-ENERGY-DENSITY NEXT-GENERATION RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES

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Nov 04, 2019

Next-generation batteries will probably see the replacement of lithium ions by more abundant and environmentally benign alkali metal or multivalent ions. A major challenge, however, is the development of stable electrodes that combine high energy densities with fast charge and discharge rates. In th...

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What If We Had a Fitbit for Chemical Exposures? WHAT IF WE HAD A FITBIT FOR CHEMICAL EXPOSURES?

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Nov 04, 2019

Evolving technology could someday allow society to make better informed decisions to limit exposure to hazardous chemicals, the Environmental Defense Fund’s Lindsay McCormick says. Demand for such tech is there, with consumers willing to pay upwards of $450, according to an EDF study. Today, y...

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Environmental, chemical, and social stressors can be a dangerous mix ENVIRONMENTAL, CHEMICAL, AND SOCIAL STRESSORS CAN BE A DANGEROUS MIX

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Nov 03, 2019

People can experience a combination of environmental, chemical, and social stressors. Scientists met Oct. 7 at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Society of Toxicology (NCSOT) to discuss that interplay and share related research. “[We will] highlight work in toxicology that gets at the c...

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Staples launches new policy to drive toxic chemicals out of office supplies, electronics, textiles, and other products STAPLES LAUNCHES NEW POLICY TO DRIVE TOXIC CHEMICALS OUT OF OFFICE SUPPLIES, ELECTRONICS, TEXTILES, AND OTHER PRODUCTS

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Oct 31, 2019

Following the lead of other major retailers and answering consumer demand for products free from toxic chemicals, Staples today launched a new Chemicals Policy targeting the reduction and substitution of toxic chemicals including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The Staples Priority Chemi...

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The Business Case for Digitalization in the Energy and Chemicals Sector THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DIGITALIZATION IN THE ENERGY AND CHEMICALS SECTOR

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Oct 31, 2019

When we use the word ‘digitalization’ what do we really mean? Computers have been used for process control since Fortran 77 was developed in the late 1950’s. Commercial transactions have been executed in ERP computer systems for decades. So, what’s new about ‘digitaliza...

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5 Easy Ways To Reduce Toxins In Your Home 5 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE TOXINS IN YOUR HOME

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Oct 31, 2019

One big price we’ve paid for our modern comfort-focused lifestyle is a planet and environment that is ‘over-chemicalized’ – there are way too many toxic chemicals in the products we use and consume – be it plastic containers or drinking water from taps.

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How to Compete with the Corporate Giants for Talent in Chemicals HOW TO COMPETE WITH THE CORPORATE GIANTS FOR TALENT IN CHEMICALS

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Oct 31, 2019

Hefty competition from industry giants like BASF, Dow and INEOS – to name a few - is making hiring top talent challenging for small to mid-sized chemicals companies across the globe. Attracting talent shouldn’t be an issue for these smaller companies. They’re rife with innovation, ...

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Alpek signs agreement to acquire PET facility from Lotte Chemical ALPEK SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE PET FACILITY FROM LOTTE CHEMICAL

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Oct 31, 2019

Alpek announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement with Lotte Chemical Corporation to acquire a 100% stake in Lotte Chemical UK Limited, which owns and operates a 350,000 ton per year polyethylene terephthalate (“PET”) facility in Wilton, United Kingdom. "This acqu...

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NATURAL FUEL ADVISORY PANEL’S RECOMMENDATION TO ENCOURAGE PETROCHEMICAL IMPROVEMENT NATURAL FUEL ADVISORY PANEL’S RECOMMENDATION TO ENCOURAGE PETROCHEMICAL IMPROVEMENT

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Oct 31, 2019

They’re acting on the natural fuel advisory panel’s recommendation to encourage petrochemical improvement, said Nally. They are assured this application will similarly repair Alberta’s popularity with buyers as an excellent place to do commercial enterprise. The current round intro...

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How We Found New Chemical Plants Are Being Built in South Louisiana’s Most Polluted Areas HOW WE FOUND NEW CHEMICAL PLANTS ARE BEING BUILT IN SOUTH LOUISIANA’S MOST POLLUTED AREAS

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Oct 30, 2019

The data for our story and corresponding graphic comes from several sources. We provide details on each below. The bulk of the analysis relies on data from the Risk-Screening Environmental Indicators (RSEI) model, which was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Manufacturing facilit...

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NEW SOFTWARE FOR PETROCHEMICAL NEW SOFTWARE FOR PETROCHEMICAL

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Oct 30, 2019

You could get an executive into the virtual reality headset; they are able to see the complete angle of what is possible. The startups will permit Exxonmobil to simulate emergency conditions, amongst other scenarios, to position personnel through the muscle memory of tasks inside a plant. The softwa...

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Advances in anti-ageing research: how chemistry could hold the key to better health ADVANCES IN ANTI-AGEING RESEARCH: HOW CHEMISTRY COULD HOLD THE KEY TO BETTER HEALTH

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Oct 28, 2019

Given the opportunity to live much longer lives, many of us might feel less than thrilled at the prospect. After all, you might think, who would want to live an extra 20 years dealing with arthritis, dementia or heart problems? But what if those years could be filled with youthful vigour or at least...

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Inspection checklist essentials for your chemical storage cabinets INSPECTION CHECKLIST ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR CHEMICAL STORAGE CABINETS

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Oct 28, 2019

Dangerous goods and chemical storage areas require careful monitoring and supervision to ensure they remain effective and safe. In this blog we’ll be presenting a list of essential items to include in a [weekly] inspection checklist. We recommend carrying out regular inspections on your chemic...

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flammable liquids, corrosives and toxic chemicals FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, CORROSIVES AND TOXIC CHEMICALS

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Oct 28, 2019

Many commercial and industrial worksites carry a range of flammable liquids, corrosives and toxic chemicals — all of which require careful segregation to avoid fires, explosions and dangerous reactions. In this blog we’ll be looking at some of the key requirements for storing each of the...

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Safe handling of Corrosive and Flammable Chemical Regents SAFE HANDLING OF CORROSIVE AND FLAMMABLE CHEMICAL REGENTS

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Oct 25, 2019

Learn how to safely handle corrosive and flammable chemicals while in the science lab. Students will come to understand each chemical used in the lab must have a Material Safety Data Sheet, or MSDS available. They will discover that flammable and corrosive chemicals pose safety and health risks, but...

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Disposable and Chemical Protective Clothing DISPOSABLE AND CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

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Oct 25, 2019

At Lakeland® Industries, our number one priority is creating protective garments that protect your people from hazardous particulates, liquids and chemicals, blood, diseases, and even fire and arc flash. Throughout the world, Lakeland® products Protect Your People®. It’s what we do...

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Toxic TV Binge: hazardous flame retardant chemicals uncovered in Best Buy, Amazon TVs TOXIC TV BINGE: HAZARDOUS FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS UNCOVERED IN BEST BUY, AMAZON TVS

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Oct 24, 2019

A coalition of environmental health advocacy groups today released new research revealing hazardous and outdated flame retardant chemicals contained in streaming televisions from Best Buy and Amazon. The investigation, Toxic TV Binge, uncovered flame retardants in the plastic components of six state...

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How plastic is getting serious about the circular economy HOW PLASTIC IS GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

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Oct 24, 2019

The newly formed Circularise PLASTICS project group aims to set up an open standard for sustainability and transparency within this field. Our objective is to raise interest among value chain partners, that are willing to join the consortium in the ideation and testing phase. New members will become...

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Petrochemicals: The Driver of Growth PETROCHEMICALS: THE DRIVER OF GROWTH

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Oct 24, 2019

The International Energy Agency (IEA) asserts developed economies use 20 times more plastic than developing economies — a fact that has a far-reaching effect on demand for the petrochemical industry. As a result of the shale gas boom, the petrochemical industry has seen a reversal of the cost ...

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How Digitalization is Affecting Marketing in the Chemical Industry HOW DIGITALIZATION IS AFFECTING MARKETING IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Oct 24, 2019

While research and production departments in the chemical industry have adopted and benefited from new digital solutions over the years, e-commerce adoption in sales and marketing often lags woefully behind. The reason: many in the chemical industry are hesitant to implement new business models and ...

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Why You Need to Choose Vermicompost over Chemical Fertilizer? WHY YOU NEED TO CHOOSE VERMICOMPOST OVER CHEMICAL FERTILIZER?

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Oct 24, 2019

It’s high time to understand the importance of organic farming to beat all the future hazardous, land degradation and mostly to save human and Mother Nature from massive destruction. It is quite notable that while India has a rich history in organic farming, but still it falls into the trap of...

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One downstream—Strategic imperatives for the evolving refining and chemical sectors ONE DOWNSTREAM—STRATEGIC IMPERATIVES FOR THE EVOLVING REFINING AND CHEMICAL SECTORS

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Oct 23, 2019

HPDownstream executives will remember the present decade as a golden age for the industry, driven by low feedstock prices and healthy end-use demand. Whether it is a U.S. simple refiner processing discounted tight oil, an integrated player with unified refining and chemical operations, or a pure-pla...

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The definitive guide to chemical bunding in the water industry THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO CHEMICAL BUNDING IN THE WATER INDUSTRY

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Oct 23, 2019

For businesses involved in water and wastewater treatment, bunding is an essential element in preventing leakage of stored chemicals and protecting the environment. This white paper will explain the necessity for chemical bunds, examine the choices available and highlight the responsibilities of bus...

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MAKING INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS GREEN MAKING INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS GREEN

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Oct 22, 2019

The researchers checked out twenty large-volume chemicals made of fossil-fuel-based hydrocarbons, together with paraxylene, toluene, propylene, and alkane. They then checked out how those industrial chemicals may be fashioned while not the direct use of fossil fuels. Generally, this needs some combi...

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Is China Waging Chemical Warfare? IS CHINA WAGING CHEMICAL WARFARE?

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Oct 21, 2019

A synthetic opioid drug that's flooding America has its origins in China, and experts are saying that it's a part of the Chinese Communist Party's plan to subvert the U.S. using "Chemical Warfare."

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Can I recommission a safety cabinet to store other hazardous chemicals or Dangerous Goods? CAN I RECOMMISSION A SAFETY CABINET TO STORE OTHER HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS OR DANGEROUS GOODS?

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Oct 21, 2019

In this blog we’ll be looking at the 3 key reasons why safety cabinets should never be recommissioned. We urge you to only use safety cabinets that have been purpose built for the chemical hazard class you are storing (as chemicals react differently during storage) — and always conduct a...

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Flammable liquids safety: assessing chemical spill preparedness FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS SAFETY: ASSESSING CHEMICAL SPILL PREPAREDNESS

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Oct 21, 2019

How would your business cope with an uncontrolled chemical spill that included flammable liquids? Would your work team know what to do? Who to contact? And what to wear? Any organisation that carries Class 3 Flammable Liquids and other Dangerous Goods needs a spill management system in order to comp...

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Understanding Risk and Hazard When it Comes to Chemicals UNDERSTANDING RISK AND HAZARD WHEN IT COMES TO CHEMICALS

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Oct 20, 2019

Every day, people are exposed to a variety of activities or products that could, under certain circumstances, cause harm. There’s a potential for harm or injury in nearly every activity we engage in – whether it’s when we cross a street, ride in an automobile, or play in a baseball...

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How to Safely Store Chemicals at Work Sites HOW TO SAFELY STORE CHEMICALS AT WORK SITES

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Oct 20, 2019

Worksites and businesses that use chemicals are legally bound to follow strict safety rules. However, you may need to go beyond the minimum requirements to make sure that employee and buildings are completely safe. Keep in mind the usual hazards of improperly stored chemicals, such as fires. Spills,...

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WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR PETROCHEMICALS? WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR PETROCHEMICALS?

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Oct 17, 2019

Petrochemicals are one in all the key blind spots within the world energy dialogue, particularly given the influence they're going to exert on future energy trends. Petrochemical products are everywhere and are integral to fashionable societies. They embody plastics, fertilizers, packaging, clot...

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HOW TO SUSTAIN PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY GROWTH HOW TO SUSTAIN PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY GROWTH

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Oct 17, 2019

The growth in demand for petrochemical products implies that petrochemicals are set to account for over a third of the expansion in oil demand to 2030, and nearly half by 2050, through trucks, aviation, and shipping. Petrochemicals also are poised to consume a further 56 billion solid meters of foss...

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Common policies for safer chemicals COMMON POLICIES FOR SAFER CHEMICALS

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Oct 16, 2019

Bob Diderich discusses how OECD countries and partners respond to challenges to the environment and human health posed by chemicals through its Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) System. Countries collaborate to develop harmonised tools and standards to ensure that chemicals are produced and used safel...

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Chemical Safety Board says PES refinery explosion ‘did not have to happen’ CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD SAYS PES REFINERY EXPLOSION ‘DID NOT HAVE TO HAPPEN’

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Oct 16, 2019

An outdated piece of pipe that had corroded so much its sides were the width of half a credit card led to the catastrophic explosion and fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in June, according to a new report out Wednesday by the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.  Th...

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HOW DOES THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY BENEFIT THE ECONOMY? HOW DOES THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY BENEFIT THE ECONOMY?

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Oct 16, 2019

The project was engineered with an investment of Rs52.46bn. It'll significantly reduce the import of such merchandise, and therefore the expected saving per annum is some Rs. 494.50, up by 6.70 points or 1.37% from its previous closing. The security opened at Rs.490.95 and has touched a high and...

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Exxon Mobil, ONGC sign expertise-sharing deal EXXON MOBIL, ONGC SIGN EXPERTISE-SHARING DEAL

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Oct 16, 2019

Global energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp will offer its expertise and technology to India’s biggest state-owned explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd to help develop its resources in offshore blocks, according to two sources directly privy to the development. The memorandum of understanding (MoU),...

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

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Oct 16, 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 supply piping systems – Bilfinger does the ...

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CROPS CAN NOW SURVIVE IN HARSH CONDITIONS TOO DUE TO CHEMICAL TECH CROPS CAN NOW SURVIVE IN HARSH CONDITIONS TOO DUE TO CHEMICAL TECH

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Oct 15, 2019

Plants usually endure long, blazing-hot days to provide the fruits and vegetables that growers want. The incoming sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays will be intense — enough to break some crops. Such plants would possibly have the benefit of an inbuilt cream. Currently, a team of scientists in ...

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How dangerous are PFAS chemicals and what’s being done to clean them up? HOW DANGEROUS ARE PFAS CHEMICALS AND WHAT’S BEING DONE TO CLEAN THEM UP?

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Oct 14, 2019

A large group of chemicals known collectively as PFAS have been in use since the 1940s. Found in everything from firefighting foam to household cleaning products and even food containers, PFAS are persistent and bio accumulate over time. Drinking water sources in several Alaska communities are conta...

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ENHANCING SAFETY AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT IN THE REFINING AND PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES ENHANCING SAFETY AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT IN THE REFINING AND PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES

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Oct 14, 2019

PSSAP is an effective and efficient assessment program that looks beyond regulatory compliance to drive continuous improvement in process safety. During a PSSAP assessment, a team of independent, third-party process safety experts spend about a week at a site, working with employees and leadership &...

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Digitalization in the petrochemical industry DIGITALIZATION IN THE PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Oct 11, 2019

The Performance Intermediates (PI) business line was represented at the largest conference of the petrochemical industry in Europe, the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA), in Berlin from October 6th to 9th, 2019. In addition to the good opportunity to expand business relationships with existi...

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What Can Chemical Societies Do For You? WHAT CAN CHEMICAL SOCIETIES DO FOR YOU?

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Oct 11, 2019

Miranda Dalagianis, General Manager, Gesellschaft Österreichischer Chemiker (GÖCH, Austrian Chemical Society), explains why you should join a professional society.

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Omnia Nitrophosphate Plant Winner Industrial Category OMNIA NITROPHOSPHATE PLANT WINNER INDUSTRIAL CATEGORY

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Oct 11, 2019

Omnia is a diversified chemicals Group that supplies chemicals and specialised services and solutions for the agriculture, mining, and chemical application industries.

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INEOS Styrolution and bage plastics collaborate to scale up production of recycling ABS grade INEOS STYROLUTION AND BAGE PLASTICS COLLABORATE TO SCALE UP PRODUCTION OF RECYCLING ABS GRADE

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Oct 10, 2019

INEOS Styrolution announces its collaboration with Austrian recycler bage plastics to produce high-quality ABS grades with up to 70% recycled content at commercial scale with immediate effect. INEOS Styrolution will integrate bage plastics’ post-consumer recycled electrical and electronic wast...

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WHAT ARE PETROCHEMICALS? WHAT ARE PETROCHEMICALS?

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Oct 10, 2019

Petrochemicals (also called crude oil distillates) are chemical merchandise obtained from crude oil by processing. Some chemical compounds made of crude oil also are obtained from alternative fossil fuels, like coal or fossil fuel, or renewable sources like corn, palm fruit or sugar cane. The two mo...

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Brenntag signs agreement to acquire industrial and specialty chemicals distributor Quimisa BRENNTAG SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE INDUSTRIAL AND SPECIALTY CHEMICALS DISTRIBUTOR QUIMISA

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Oct 09, 2019

Brenntag has signed an agreement to acquire Quimisa SA including its logistics subsidiary Quimilog. The company headquartered in Brusque, Brazil, has a strong market position in providing industrial and specialty chemicals to regional and international clients in Southern Brazil. The product portfol...

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HOW DOES ONE OF THE WORLD’S LEADING SPECIALTY CHEMICALS COMPANIES MOVE TO NEXTGEN DATA MANAGEMENT? HOW DOES ONE OF THE WORLD’S LEADING SPECIALTY CHEMICALS COMPANIES MOVE TO NEXTGEN DATA MANAGEMENT?

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Oct 09, 2019

Evonik Enterprise Data Management was looking for a new, integrated, and future ready platform to support the data management processes across multiple data assets and value cases. It just needed the right solution and implementation team to put it in place. Evonik products make tires fuel-efficient...

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Transformational Growth at Chevron Phillips Chemical TRANSFORMATIONAL GROWTH AT CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL

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Oct 09, 2019

Transformational Growth defines where we are headed as a company. Watch this video to learn about transformational technology, major growth projects, our sustainability story and more.

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Sun Chemical presents solutions for corrugated printers SUN CHEMICAL PRESENTS SOLUTIONS FOR CORRUGATED PRINTERS

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Oct 09, 2019

During CorrExpo 2019, Sun Chemical will showcase a wide range of ink, coating and pressroom consumable solutions for corrugated printers that will help increase productivity, achieve sustainability goals, and maximize return on investment in their equipment and people, while producing higher-quality...

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CHEMICALS SAFETY CHEMICALS SAFETY

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Oct 09, 2019

Chemicals are part of our daily lives. Some chemicals are manufactured for specific uses, while others are unwanted products of various processes, and some are of natural origin. Harmful exposure may occur through breathing, drinking, eating or contact. Several sectors and programmes have a role to ...

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Technology-enabled procurement for chemical companies TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED PROCUREMENT FOR CHEMICAL COMPANIES

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Oct 09, 2019

Chemical companies have worked hard in recent years to rethink their procurement functions. Many have undertaken large-scale procurement transformations to make spending more transparent, to develop their processes and the capabilities of their people, and to create category strategies for their lar...

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BASF invests in Quantafuel to jointly drive chemical recycling of mixed plastic waste BASF INVESTS IN QUANTAFUEL TO JOINTLY DRIVE CHEMICAL RECYCLING OF MIXED PLASTIC WASTE

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Oct 09, 2019

BASF is to invest €20 million into Quantafuel, a specialist for pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste and purification of pyrolysis oil, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. The investment will be facilitated via the subscription of new shares and via the grant of a convertible loan. Together, the partner...

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Empowered Waste Management: On Demand Chemical & Safety Data EMPOWERED WASTE MANAGEMENT: ON DEMAND CHEMICAL & SAFETY DATA

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Oct 08, 2019

Compliance with global hazardous waste regulations and prioritized “zero waste to landfill” goals are top-of-mind for companies worldwide. Businesses are hard-pressed to improve waste management and monitoring through all stages. This begins with product development and continues through...

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When the Louisiana Chemical Industry Grows, Louisiana Businesses Grow Too - Brad Bergeron WHEN THE LOUISIANA CHEMICAL INDUSTRY GROWS, LOUISIANA BUSINESSES GROW TOO - BRAD BERGERON

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Oct 08, 2019

When the Louisiana chemical industry experiences growth, so do the companies and communities that work and live near those areas. The more investment we see in the chemical industry, the more we can invest in ourselves and hire more people, which is ultimately better for the economy and the people o...

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EPA requests input on 20 chemicals for high-priority risk evaluation EPA REQUESTS INPUT ON 20 CHEMICALS FOR HIGH-PRIORITY RISK EVALUATION

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Oct 08, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on 20 chemicals for potential designation as high-priority substances, another step in accordance with the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. EPA previously weighed comments on a list of 40 chemicals to prioriti...

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Why is Sun Valley spraying toxic chemicals on a new Arcata field? WHY IS SUN VALLEY SPRAYING TOXIC CHEMICALS ON A NEW ARCATA FIELD?

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Oct 06, 2019

Don’t be fooled by the expanse of pretty irises growing between Foster Avenue and Bay School Road in the Arcata Bottom.  Earlier this year, Sun Valley Floral Farms sprayed that field with the carcinogen glyphosate (aka Roundup) without adequately informing neighbors, the three nearby scho...

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Siegwerk and APK work together to improve the recyclability of plastic packaging SIEGWERK AND APK WORK TOGETHER TO IMPROVE THE RECYCLABILITY OF PLASTIC PACKAGING

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Oct 04, 2019

In the fight against plastic waste, Siegwerk and APK have joined forces to make plastic packaging more recyclable and to perfect the recycling processes as part of a circular economy. Siegwerk, one of the world's leading providers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, and APK A...

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Analytical Tools to Aid in Coating Formulation Development ANALYTICAL TOOLS TO AID IN COATING FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT

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Oct 04, 2019

Coatings are a large and important industry, enhancing the protective, aesthetic and mechanical properties of metals and other substances. When it comes to analyzing coatings, much attention is placed on characterizing the raw materials and final coating; however, relatively little is devoted to und...

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Why ISO Standards are so important in the chemical industry WHY ISO STANDARDS ARE SO IMPORTANT IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Oct 03, 2019

It’s probably safe to say that many people have a negative opinion of the chemical industry, believing that chemical manufacturers are responsible for environmental damage, hazardous waste in our water systems, and putting our health at risk. But reputation is just one reason why ISO standards...

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Chemicals and Life Sciences CHEMICALS AND LIFE SCIENCES

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Oct 03, 2019

If your goods and services want to generate well-being, the raw material from Colombia is everything that you need to reach it.

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Los Angeles Is Looking Into Paving Its Roads with Recycled Plastic LOS ANGELES IS LOOKING INTO PAVING ITS ROADS WITH RECYCLED PLASTIC

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Oct 03, 2019

In a few years, Angelenos could find themselves driving down streets made of their own recycled plastic bags and bottles. Working with a company called TechniSoil, the City of Los Angeles has been testing out a new method for paving roads using repurposed plastic as a binder. The first pilot site of...

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A chemical solution to polluted plastic A CHEMICAL SOLUTION TO POLLUTED PLASTIC

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Oct 02, 2019

A lot of plastic waste cannot be recycled because it is polluted with, for example, dye. By cutting the long plastic molecules into smaller pieces, the pollution can be removed. Vincent tells about this in one minute!

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Where are all the high risk chemical plants in France? WHERE ARE ALL THE HIGH RISK CHEMICAL PLANTS IN FRANCE?

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Oct 01, 2019

The toxic chemical factory that caught fire last week - leading to clouds of thick black smoke and a terrible smell that seems to be making people ill - is just one of nearly 1,200 such places in France. The Lubizol plant in Rouen was classed as a Seveso site because of the nature of the chemicals -...

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A new low even for the Trump EPA on chemical safety A NEW LOW EVEN FOR THE TRUMP EPA ON CHEMICAL SAFETY

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Oct 01, 2019

Recent decisions by the Environmental Protection Agency are failing to protect workers from the leading cause of asthma in the workplace: a class of chemicals called isocyanates. It's a new low in this administration’s implementation of the nation’s chemical safety law, the Toxic Sub...

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Chemical Process Safety and Fire Protection CHEMICAL PROCESS SAFETY AND FIRE PROTECTION

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Oct 01, 2019

The importance of implementing loss prevention and mitigation techniques that are specifically written for the chemical processing industry Implementing loss prevention and mitigation techniques that are specifically written for the chemical processing industry (CPI) is essential to decreasing the l...

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CFR Chemicals - Introduction CFR CHEMICALS - INTRODUCTION

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Sep 30, 2019

Founded in 1996, CFR Chemicals is a privately owned Western Canadian based company. Our primary focus is the distribution of chemicals to the energy and industrial manufacturing industries. We are also a niche market provider of specialty oil production chemicals.

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Hazardous Substance Restrictions …And Why They Are Restricted HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESTRICTIONS …AND WHY THEY ARE RESTRICTED

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Sep 30, 2019

This article will offer a basic introduction to material and substance safety from a toxicological point of view. A short review of the regulations that restrict substances will be provided, followed by a description of regulated substances and insight into why they may be restricted at the specific...

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How measurement solutions can help overcome chemical industry challenges HOW MEASUREMENT SOLUTIONS CAN HELP OVERCOME CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

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Sep 30, 2019

Chemical businesses like yours know the value of hard work and persistence. For years, your industry has faced an array of challenges with dedication and conviction. You expect that of yourself. You expect that of your people. Now, the industry expects even more from you. Environmental and safety re...

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ExxonMobil to sell Norway upstream operations for $4.5 Billion EXXONMOBIL TO SELL NORWAY UPSTREAM OPERATIONS FOR $4.5 BILLION

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Sep 27, 2019

ExxonMobil signed an agreement today with Vår Energi AS for the sale of its non-operated upstream assets in Norway for $4.5 billion as part of its previously announced plans to divest approximately $15 billion in non-strategic assets by 2021. “Our objective is to have the strongest, most...

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Proper Chemical Safety Tips PROPER CHEMICAL SAFETY TIPS

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Sep 27, 2019

The importance of using extreme caution when working with dangerous chemicals cannot be overstated. Failing to establish and observe proper safety procedures not only puts the individual’s health and well-being at risk, but also that of their co-workers. Anyone who handles hazardous chemicals ...

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How to transfer hazardous chemicals HOW TO TRANSFER HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Sep 27, 2019

Most chemicals are either toxic, volatile or highly corrosive and are therefor to be handled with care. Chemicals can pollute and harm the envrionment and they can be dangerous for your health. Because of all these risks, there is a high responsibility for the chemical industry to set up the plant a...

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Denmark Strives to Ban Harmful Chemicals in Food Packaging DENMARK STRIVES TO BAN HARMFUL CHEMICALS IN FOOD PACKAGING

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Sep 26, 2019

Food Minister Mogens Jensen of Denmark issued a press release on September 3, 2019, announcing a ban on PFAS in paper and cardboard food packaging. PFAS are human-made chemicals that add a water- and grease-repellent quality to paper and cardboard surfaces (including parchment paper, pizza boxes, an...

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Orchestrating a Digital Transformation In Chemicals ORCHESTRATING A DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN CHEMICALS

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Sep 26, 2019

Bain Partner Laurent Migom explains how chemical companies can implement new strategies to overcome the digital scaling roadblocks that currently plague the industry.

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Mitsui Chemicals Group MITSUI CHEMICALS GROUP'S BIO-PP ADOPTED FOR PROJECT COMMISSIONED BY MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT

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Sep 26, 2019

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. is collaborating with Kaisei Inc. to commercialize bio-polypropylene (bio-PP).
Japan's Ministry of the Environment has adopted Mitsui Chemicals' bio-PP pilot project to build a system to recycle plastic and other resources in support of a carbon-free society*1 &...

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NOVA Chemicals names Sarah Marshall as new Director of Sustainability NOVA CHEMICALS NAMES SARAH MARSHALL AS NEW DIRECTOR OF SUSTAINABILITY

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Sep 26, 2019

NOVA Chemicals Corporation is pleased to announce that Sarah Marshall has been appointed to a newly-created role of Director of Sustainability. Marshall will be responsible for leading cross-functional efforts to achieve NOVA Chemicals’ long-term vision for Sustainability. A strong advocate fo...

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UFlex announces launch of ‘Project Plastic Fix’ UFLEX ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ‘PROJECT PLASTIC FIX’

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Sep 26, 2019

UFlex and Plastic Patrol, an international movement that combines crowdsourcing and community activism to address single-use plastic pollution, recently screened the short documentary “The Hudson Project” at the Core Club in New York City. Along with the film screening, the event highlig...

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How Sustainable Are the Leading Chemical Companies? HOW SUSTAINABLE ARE THE LEADING CHEMICAL COMPANIES?

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Sep 25, 2019

The challenges with sustainability grow as we speak, but luckily the leading companies are giving their input to make it better.

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Has the chemical process for treating lumber changed over time HAS THE CHEMICAL PROCESS FOR TREATING LUMBER CHANGED OVER TIME

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Sep 25, 2019

Treated lumber is a popular building material that has played a key role in the construction of many of our structures in the Pacific northwest. In this series, our good friend and expert in pressure treated wood, Dennis McWhirter of Exterior Wood, answers common questions about treated wood.

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Chemicals and Systems for Water Treatment CHEMICALS AND SYSTEMS FOR WATER TREATMENT

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Sep 25, 2019

At Norlex, we are committed to ensuring that our customers achieve optimal and cost-effective results in their wastewater and water treatment processes. We always make use of the best available technologies on the market, and w innovate and develop new technologies. We innovate and continue to optim...

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EPA Funds $6 Million To Research PFAS Chemical EPA FUNDS $6 MILLION TO RESEARCH PFAS CHEMICAL

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Sep 25, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency says it will provide $6 million to fund research to help understand the environmental risks in waste streams posed by harmful chemicals known as P-FAS. The chemicals were used commonly in the 1940's in fire-fighting foams and are now linked to cancer Purdue Un...

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INEOS Styrolution reveals progress of ReSolve project on chemical recycling of polystyrene INEOS STYROLUTION REVEALS PROGRESS OF RESOLVE PROJECT ON CHEMICAL RECYCLING OF POLYSTYRENE

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Sep 25, 2019

INEOS Styrolution discloses the first results of the ResolVe project. This project addresses research related to the chemical recycling of polystyrene. The ResolVe project team now has proof of the concept of closed-loop recycling. The process converts waste polystyrene back to pure styrene via a de...

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An innovation formula for the chemicals industry AN INNOVATION FORMULA FOR THE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY

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Sep 25, 2019

Innovation is the key differentiator to address unprecedented changes in the chemicals industry. However, only one-of-three respondents in our survey of 350 chemicals company executives say they are executing an innovation strategy. We identified a small group of chemicals leaders—13 percent o...

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Canadian Court Orders Nova Chemicals to Pay Dow CAD$1.43 Billion Judgment CANADIAN COURT ORDERS NOVA CHEMICALS TO PAY DOW CAD$1.43 BILLION JUDGMENT

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Sep 24, 2019

The Court of the Queen’s Bench in Alberta, Canada, has signed a judgment ordering Nova Chemicals to pay Dow CAD$1.43 billion (equivalent to approximately USD$1.08 billion) on October 11, 2019, for damages Dow incurred through 2012 related to the companies’ jointly-owned ethylene asset in...

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Diamond Chemical Compnay Announces Acquisition DIAMOND CHEMICAL COMPNAY ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION

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Sep 24, 2019

Diamond Chemical Company, Inc., a national manufacturer of institutional soaps and detergents, is has announced its recent acquisition of Luseaux Laboratories. Luseaux Laboratories is a west coast manufacturer that has been providing institutional cleaning products, detergents, and sanitizers for ov...

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8 Crucial Steps To A Safe Petrochemical Site 8 CRUCIAL STEPS TO A SAFE PETROCHEMICAL SITE

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Sep 23, 2019

Many industrial facilities are dangerous to lone workers, but petrochemical sites are some of the most hazardous. Although overall injuries and deaths have fallen over the past few decades (due in large part to comprehensive safety legislation), there is still an ever-present risk of a serious accid...

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EPA evaluations for TSCA chemicals EPA EVALUATIONS FOR TSCA CHEMICALS

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Sep 22, 2019

How is the Environmental Protection Agency prioritizing chemicals for risk evaluation under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act? The major Toxic Substances Control Act reform law, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, requires EPA to evaluate the risks of all chemica...

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Dos and Don’ts of Working with Hazardous Chemicals DOS AND DON’TS OF WORKING WITH HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Sep 20, 2019

Brought to you by Avetta, one of the world’s leading providers of supply chain risk management solutions Be aware of all substances you’re working with – and the associated risks. Go through safety data sheets and other information to learn about inflammability, carcinogenicity, pr...

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THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE FOR CHEMICAL COMPANIES THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE FOR CHEMICAL COMPANIES

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Sep 20, 2019

As industry after industry reexamines its partners and processes in an often-painful search for efficiency, chemical businesses are feeling increasing cost and margin pressure. Still, the companies that can adapt new models and automate their processes have an unprecedented opportunity to have an ou...

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The Hazards of Cleaning Chemicals THE HAZARDS OF CLEANING CHEMICALS

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Sep 19, 2019

Routine exposure to hazardous chemicals expose cleaning professionals to injury and illnesses. Learn to mitigate the risks for janitorial staff.

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How dangerous are chemicals in plastic consumer products? HOW DANGEROUS ARE CHEMICALS IN PLASTIC CONSUMER PRODUCTS?

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Sep 19, 2019

By now, most people know the Earth is overwhelmed with plastic. It drifts in our oceans and swims in our drinking water, piling up in landfills to last for generations. To combat the plastic pollution, you do what you can, taking reusable bags to the grocery store and not using straws. But a new rep...

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Exxon Mobil shuts down Beaumont chemical plant, assessing refinery EXXON MOBIL SHUTS DOWN BEAUMONT CHEMICAL PLANT, ASSESSING REFINERY

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Sep 19, 2019

Exxon Mobil said it has shuttered its petrochemical operations in Beaumont and is weighing doing the same for its massive oil refinery as severe rainfall and flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda continues through Thursday. The storm, since downgraded to a tropical depression, has battered much of the...

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UC Irvine Spinout, Debut, Seeks to Transform Chemical Manufacturing Industry UC IRVINE SPINOUT, DEBUT, SEEKS TO TRANSFORM CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Sep 19, 2019

Debut Biotechnology, a startup located in San Diego, California, has exclusively licensed two inventions from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) that will allow continuous manufacturing in the pharmaceutical, alcoholic beverage, and cannabinoid industries. Utilizing easy-to-use enzyme cartri...

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ExxonMobil announces oil discovery offshore Guyana EXXONMOBIL ANNOUNCES OIL DISCOVERY OFFSHORE GUYANA

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Sep 19, 2019

ExxonMobil announced it made an oil discovery on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana at the Tripletail-1 well in the Turbot area. The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable resource of more than 6 billion oil-equivalent barrels on the Stabroek Block. Tripletail-1 encountered...

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Remote Monitoring for Chamber Based Thermal Process Equipment REMOTE MONITORING FOR CHAMBER BASED THERMAL PROCESS EQUIPMENT

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Sep 18, 2019

Honeywell's Chamber IQ is a mobility data solution for monitoring and receiving alerts from thermal chambers with UDC controllers. Chamber IQ securely connects thermal equipment UDC temperature and limit controllers to provide critical process data and alarms anytime, anywhere, on any smart mobi...

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Hanwha Total Petrochemical Increases Ethylene Production Capacity by 30% HANWHA TOTAL PETROCHEMICAL INCREASES ETHYLENE PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY 30%

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Sep 18, 2019

The Daesan integrated refining and petrochemicals complex in South Korea, owned by Hanwha Total Petrochemical1, has started its new ethylene production capacities. With a $450 million investment, the site can now produce 1.4 million tons per year of ethylene, an increase of 30%. This project was lau...

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Safe Handling of Chemicals SAFE HANDLING OF CHEMICALS

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Sep 18, 2019

Chemicals can cause you and others harm cause skin allergies and asthma cause skin burns and eye damage keep clean, cool, dry keep chemicals in their original containers secure storage to prevent access by vulnerable people Don’t store chemicals in bottles or containers designed for other uses...

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Automated chemical handling system increases spraying efficiency AUTOMATED CHEMICAL HANDLING SYSTEM INCREASES SPRAYING EFFICIENCY

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Sep 17, 2019

RealAgriculture's Jessika Guse caught up with Jaydon Huber, Mixmate rep with Huber Ag Equipment, at Ag in Motion earlier this summer to chat about the product.

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Most Plastic Products Contain Potentially Toxic Chemicals MOST PLASTIC PRODUCTS CONTAIN POTENTIALLY TOXIC CHEMICALS

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Sep 17, 2019

Most of the plastics that consumers encounter in daily life—including plastic wrap, bath mats, yogurt containers, and coffee cup lids—contain potentially toxic chemicals, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. The researchers behind the st...

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Oil and Gas Chemical Management OIL AND GAS CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT

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Sep 17, 2019

It’s hard to believe that one of the smallest tanks at a facility can account for some of the highest operating costs associated with saltwater disposal and production facilities. Chemical management in the oil and gas industry has been a problem that has an enormous impact on the costs of ope...

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Hazardous Area Signaling Equipment Market HAZARDOUS AREA SIGNALING EQUIPMENT MARKET

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Sep 17, 2019

Hazardous Area Signaling Equipment Market, it is estimated to grow with a healthy CAGR during the forecast period of 2019 – 2025. The Worldwide Hazardous Area Signaling Equipment Market is one of the most segmented and developing markets. Each section of the report reveals critical information...

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BASF Launches New Research Lab for Pigments BASF LAUNCHES NEW RESEARCH LAB FOR PIGMENTS

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Sep 17, 2019

A new research laboratory for pigments, manufactured and marketed under BASF’s global brand Colors & Effects, has been opened in Besigheim, Germany. "Through the complete on-site support and the proximity of production and research, we support the development of our inorganic color pi...

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Introducing the Heavy-Duty Flammable Safety Cabinet INTRODUCING THE HEAVY-DUTY FLAMMABLE SAFETY CABINET

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Sep 16, 2019

Strong Hold's heavy-duty flammable safety cabinet is the best storage solution for paints, chemicals, and other flammable liquids. The cabinet is safer, stronger, more durable, and easier to organize than other safety cabinets.

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EPA Says There’s No Need for New Hazardous Spill Regs EPA SAYS THERE’S NO NEED FOR NEW HAZARDOUS SPILL REGS

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Sep 16, 2019

According to the Agency, the action fulfills the terms of a February 2016 consent decree the EPA reached with environmental groups, which was approved by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In the decree, the Agency committed to issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking with...

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South Africa’s Sasol is using American gas to run its new world class petrochemical complex SOUTH AFRICA’S SASOL IS USING AMERICAN GAS TO RUN ITS NEW WORLD CLASS PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX

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Sep 15, 2019

Developed by South African company Sasol, the Lake Charles Chemicals Project reached beneficial operations this year despite delays and cost overruns.

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PetChem makes entry into specialty chemicals PETCHEM MAKES ENTRY INTO SPECIALTY CHEMICALS

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Sep 13, 2019

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem) has completed the acquisition of Dutch firm Da Vinci Group BV, marking PetChem's maiden entry into specialty chemicals. With the completion of the acquisition, Da Vinci is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of PetChem. Da Vinci is involved in own-brand reselling...

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THE EUROPEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY THE EUROPEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Sep 13, 2019

The chemical industry is the industry of industries. Its pioneering technologies and efficiency largely contribute to economic growth and jobs, and help provide solutions for a sustainable society.

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10 ways to improve your bio-based chemical plant 10 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR BIO-BASED CHEMICAL PLANT

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Sep 13, 2019

Bio-based chemicals production is a rapidly growing field in the processing industry. As with most new technologies, there are both great opportunities and many pitfalls. To be successful you first need to make the process work in a lab environment and then scale up to commercial production and make...

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California considering toughest plastic pollution laws in United States CALIFORNIA CONSIDERING TOUGHEST PLASTIC POLLUTION LAWS IN UNITED STATES

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Sep 12, 2019

With enormous and ever-growing amounts of plastic washing into oceans, rivers and lakes around the world, California lawmakers this week are considering passing the nation’s most far-reaching laws to reduce plastic pollution over the next decade. Three bills before the state Legislature would ...

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Why Alberta petrochemical projects are competitive in the global market WHY ALBERTA PETROCHEMICAL PROJECTS ARE COMPETITIVE IN THE GLOBAL MARKET

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Sep 12, 2019

New petrochemical plants in Alberta are economically competitive with new facilities in four global hubs including the U.S. Gulf Coast, according to recent analysis conducted by the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI). CERI found that Alberta’s petrochemical plant total supply costs are ...

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Cropnosys India’s related companies acquire Grosvenor Chemicals in UK CROPNOSYS INDIA’S RELATED COMPANIES ACQUIRE GROSVENOR CHEMICALS IN UK

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Sep 12, 2019

Cropnosys India (Private) Limited’s two related companies in the UK, Widecover Ltd and JT Agro Ltd, have collectively made a purchase of Grosvenor Chemicals Ltd (a Huddersfield-based chemicals manufacturer in UK - part of the Whyte Group of companies), with all operations and assets transferri...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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Honeywell’s Intelligent Wearables Heads to Petrochemical Industry HONEYWELL’S INTELLIGENT WEARABLES HEADS TO PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Sep 11, 2019

Honeywell’s Intelligent Wearables are being used across a few industries, in part of their usefulness in building worker competency. And now, Braskem Idesa has implemented the hands-free, wearable connected technology at its petrochemical plant in Veracruz, Mexico. “Braskem Idesa has not...

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Motiva to take ownership of Flint Hills chemical plant in November MOTIVA TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF FLINT HILLS CHEMICAL PLANT IN NOVEMBER

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Sep 11, 2019

Motiva Enterprises [MOTIV.UL] plans to take ownership of a Port Arthur, Texas, chemical plant from Flint Hills Resources in November, said sources familiar with the matter. Motiva announced on Aug. 19 it would buy the chemical plant next door to its Port Arthur refinery from the Flint Hills Resource...

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How we support chemical industries in Asia HOW WE SUPPORT CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES IN ASIA

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Sep 10, 2019

We support petrochemicals, agrochemicals, automotive, bio energy, mining, battery and industrial related processes in South East Asia. Take a look at the work of our performance chemical team and see how they bring added value to clients.

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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PKN Orlen to boost petrochemicals production with Honeywell Technology PKN ORLEN TO BOOST PETROCHEMICALS PRODUCTION WITH HONEYWELL TECHNOLOGY

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Sep 10, 2019

Honeywell announced that PKN ORLEN has licensed the UOP MaxEne™ process, which can increase the production of ethylene and aromatics and improve the flexibility of gasoline production. The project, for the PKN ORLEN facility in Płock, Poland, currently is in the basic engineering stage. Honeyw...

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Aggreko and the Petrochemical and Refining Industry AGGREKO AND THE PETROCHEMICAL AND REFINING INDUSTRY

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Sep 09, 2019

We design and build bespoke power, heating and cooling solutions for refineries and petrochemical plants of all types and sizes, and we maintain them all year round - in all conditions. Our technical experts will work with you to design the best solution for your plant with the focus on easing your ...

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What will be the future scenario of Chemical Manufacturing Software industry? WHAT WILL BE THE FUTURE SCENARIO OF CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING SOFTWARE INDUSTRY?

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Sep 09, 2019

The research report on Global Chemical Manufacturing Software Market presents the readers with market overview and definitions, segmentation, applications, raw materials used, product specifications, cost structures, manufacturing processes, and so on. The report analyzes the global market scenario,...

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Oregon Sues EPA over Pesticide Chemical in Food OREGON SUES EPA OVER PESTICIDE CHEMICAL IN FOOD

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Sep 08, 2019

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum asked Friday to join a lawsuit against the EPA –  the action seeks to block use of a pesticide on food crops that harms infants and children. Chlorpyrifos can harm neurological development. Filed last month in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...

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Wanhua Chemical pulls application for $1.2B St. James plant WANHUA CHEMICAL PULLS APPLICATION FOR $1.2B ST. JAMES PLANT

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Sep 06, 2019

Wanhua Chemical has reconsidered plans to build a $1.25 billion facility in St. James Parish.
The company has withdrawn its land use application for the plant, according to a Facebook post by Louisiana Bucket Brigade, which had opposed the project. The group cited concerns with health and pro...

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Canadian agrochem raises $45 million for technology to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture CANADIAN AGROCHEM RAISES $45 MILLION FOR TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE THE USE OF CHEMICALS IN AGRICULTURE

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Sep 06, 2019

Terramera, a Canadian company selling bio-pesticides and seed treatments to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture, has raised $45 million in its latest round of financing. The round was led by strategic investor Ospraie Ag Science and the company’s previous backer, Seed2Growth Ventures. L...

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AI Learns to Predict Outcomes of Complex Chemical Reactions AI LEARNS TO PREDICT OUTCOMES OF COMPLEX CHEMICAL REACTIONS

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Sep 04, 2019

An AI system capable of predicting the outcomes of chemical reactions has been developed. A feat that could improve current drug recovery processes. The researchers at the University of Cambridge have created an algorithm that can predict the outcomes of complex chemical reactions with over 90 perce...

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Huntsman Selling Chemical Intermediates, Surfactants Businesses for $2.1 Billion HUNTSMAN SELLING CHEMICAL INTERMEDIATES, SURFACTANTS BUSINESSES FOR $2.1 BILLION

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Sep 04, 2019

comprising a cash purchase price of $2 billion, plus the transfer of up to approximately $76 million in net underfunded pension and other post-employment benefit liabilities. The $2.076 billion transaction value represents an LTM adjusted EBITDA multiple of approximately 8 times, which includes reta...

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Sun Chemical is buying BASF pigment business SUN CHEMICAL IS BUYING BASF PIGMENT BUSINESS

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Sep 03, 2019

In the short term, nothing will change for beauty makers who works with Sun Chemical or BASF Color & Effects as pigment supply partners. The deal is, of course, subject to approval. And a media release from DIC states that the acquisition will likely be final in Q4 of 2020. As the closing approa...

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Japan to use plastic waste for chemical production JAPAN TO USE PLASTIC WASTE FOR CHEMICAL PRODUCTION

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Sep 03, 2019

Japanese engineering company JGC will build facilities that convert plastic waste into raw materials used for chemical production, the corporation said Wednesday, a move that will help process discarded plastics no longer accepted by China and other emerging nations. The plant recycles plastic waste...

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ILS Chemical Commissioning for Turn Key R&D Catalyst Testing Systems ILS CHEMICAL COMMISSIONING FOR TURN KEY R&D CATALYST TESTING SYSTEMS

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Sep 03, 2019

ILS can pre-validate your custom R&D catalyst testing unit using real catalysts and chemistry under actual operating conditions with full-online analytics BEFORE sending it to you. This valuable service offering means that ILS can do all of the necessary de-bugging on your unit before we send it...

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Chemical Equipment Operator and Tender Career Video CHEMICAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR AND TENDER CAREER VIDEO

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Sep 02, 2019

Operate or tend equipment to control chemical changes or reactions in the processing of industrial or consumer products. Equipment used includes devulcanizers, steam-jacketed kettles, and reactor vessels.

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EU MDR and the Impact on Chemical Substances in Medical Products EU MDR AND THE IMPACT ON CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES IN MEDICAL PRODUCTS

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Aug 31, 2019

What manufacturers should understand is that this new regulation is a prerequisite for access to European markets and will significantly change the market access structure for the EU. As a result, manufacturers need to start preparing now to ensure product compliance to the new MDR by the applicatio...

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Toxic chemical at PES refinery mostly cleared, aiding probe of June blaze TOXIC CHEMICAL AT PES REFINERY MOSTLY CLEARED, AIDING PROBE OF JUNE BLAZE

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Aug 30, 2019

Most of a highly toxic chemical stored at a fire-damaged Philadelphia oil refinery has been rendered inert, clearing the way for closer inspections of the site following a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, officials said on Friday. About 340,000 pounds of hydrofluoric acid (HF) store...

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - Agile Career Training CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH - AGILE CAREER TRAINING

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Aug 30, 2019

This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH). It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people. So what do we mean by ‘Substances Hazardous t...

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Fastenal  Shares Acquired by Chemical Bank FASTENAL SHARES ACQUIRED BY CHEMICAL BANK

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Aug 29, 2019

Chemical Bank boosted its stake in shares of Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) by 170.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 29,862 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,814 shares during the period. Chemical Bank’s hold...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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Digitalization Apps for the Chemical Industry DIGITALIZATION APPS FOR THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Aug 29, 2019

Address key industry challenges such as reducing time to market, increasing flexibility, and increasing output with Siemens digitalization apps. We're helping companies convert data into information, transition information into knowledge, and then use that knowledge for data driven predictive ma...

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Chemical Industry Challenges CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

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Aug 28, 2019

Onshore oil production set to remain dominant component of total oil production at 62%.  The USA will increase its oil production from 413.9 million toe in 2015 reaching ”:55 million toe in 2020.  In 2030, Russia and Saudi Arabia's share of the world's oil production will dec...

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COMPACT MASS SPECTROMETRY:A COMPLETE REACTION MONITORING SOLUTION COMPACT MASS SPECTROMETRY:A COMPLETE REACTION MONITORING SOLUTION

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Aug 28, 2019

Reaction monitoring is a key aspect in a range of chemistry environments from chemical synthesis to drug discovery to understanding natural products to protein synthesis. Understanding the optimal time to quench a reaction for maximum yield, as well as monitoring a reaction in real-time are vital to...

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Govt says FDI in chemical industry very low; asks industry to introspect GOVT SAYS FDI IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY VERY LOW; ASKS INDUSTRY TO INTROSPECT

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Aug 28, 2019

The government said foreign direct investment (FDI) in India's chemical sector is "meagre" at only 9 percent of the total inflow in the country in spite of conducive policy and asked the industry players to introspect the reasons for the same. Addressing a CII organised event, Chemical...

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BALANCING TRANSPORTATION COST IN THE CHEMICAL SECTOR BALANCING TRANSPORTATION COST IN THE CHEMICAL SECTOR

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Aug 27, 2019

The biggest challenges within the transport sector is a shortage in trucks and a shortage in drivers”begins Rene Fleischer, Transport Manager at Brenntag Nordic. “A lot of young people do not find a career as a driver attractive. Traditionally, truck drivers have been working under the s...

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ENSURING RESOURCE EFFICIENCY WITHIN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY ENSURING RESOURCE EFFICIENCY WITHIN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Aug 27, 2019

As global consumption grows, we are to rethink how we utilize resources. At Brenntag Nordic, we believe a part of the solution is connecting chemical users in new circular partnerships where resources can be re-utilized Today, most businesses continue to use virgin materials in their production. How...

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Shepherd Chemical Custom Co-Development SHEPHERD CHEMICAL CUSTOM CO-DEVELOPMENT

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Aug 27, 2019

The Shepherd Chemical Company knows that innovation requires collaboration. We know the best ideas and products come at the intersection of diverse experience, expertise and diligent execution. Custom Co-Development is not just about innovating for you. Custom Co-Development is about innovating with...

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The business case for digitalisation in the energy and chemicals sector THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DIGITALISATION IN THE ENERGY AND CHEMICALS SECTOR

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Aug 27, 2019

When we use the word ‘digitalisation’ what do we really mean?  Computers have been used for process control since Fortran 77 was developed in the late 1950’s.  Commercial transactions have been executed in ERP computer systems for decades.  So, what’s new about...

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Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste CHEMICALS, PLASTIC MAKERS TO FOCUS ON CURBING SE ASIA PLASTIC WASTE

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Aug 27, 2019

A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic waste in Southeast Asia. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), consisting of 40 companies based around the world, committed $1 billion to an anti-plas...

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Air Pollution Control for Petrochemical Processing Plants AIR POLLUTION CONTROL FOR PETROCHEMICAL PROCESSING PLANTS

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Aug 26, 2019

Petrochemical plants and any facilities that involve the processing of oil and gas must deal with the effects and consequences of exhaust streams containing potentially hazardous chemical and gas residue. To keep their operations and the environment surrounding them safe and compliant with regulator...

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Abandoned Dry Cleaner Business Leaking Toxic Chemicals Into The Ground ABANDONED DRY CLEANER BUSINESS LEAKING TOXIC CHEMICALS INTO THE GROUND

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Aug 26, 2019

Abandoned dry cleaner business leaking toxic chemicals into the ground A dry cleaners in Thornton is the center of a serious environmental predicament.

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EPA Proposes to Designate 20 Chemical Substances as High-Priority Substances for Risk Evaluation under TSCA EPA PROPOSES TO DESIGNATE 20 CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES AS HIGH-PRIORITY SUBSTANCES FOR RISK EVALUATION UNDER TSCA

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Aug 26, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Federal Register notice on August 23, 2019, proposing to designate 20 chemical substances as high-priority substances for risk evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  84 Fed. Reg. 44300.  The notice and supportin...

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Rimini Street scores Oracle support win through San Fang Chemical RIMINI STREET SCORES ORACLE SUPPORT WIN THROUGH SAN FANG CHEMICAL

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Aug 26, 2019

San Fang Chemical has switched to Rimini Street support for select Oracle software solutions to drive enterprise-level savings across core Asian markets. Headquartered in Taiwan, San Fang is a global manufacturer and distributor of artificial leather products, with production bases in Taiwan, China,...

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Why Is Air Products and Chemicals (APD) Down 3.1% Since Last Earnings Report? WHY IS AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS (APD) DOWN 3.1% SINCE LAST EARNINGS REPORT?

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Aug 24, 2019

It has been about a month since the las t earnings report for Air Products and Chemicals (APD). Shares have lost about 3.1% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Air Products and Chemicals due for a b...

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IIoT can change the formula for the chemical industry IIOT CAN CHANGE THE FORMULA FOR THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Aug 23, 2019

Perhaps I am biased (as a chemical process engineer/operations manager in the chemical industry for 25 years) but it appears to me that the chemical industry is the industry that is most challenged to adopt IIoT solutions. The industry does indeed face different challenges than other types of manufa...

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Why Did Trump EPA Approve Brain Damage Causing Pesticide? WHY DID TRUMP EPA APPROVE BRAIN DAMAGE CAUSING PESTICIDE?

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Aug 22, 2019

The Trump EPA just approved a pesticide that is linked to Brain damage. Tiffany Finck-Haynes joins the program to discuss just how dangerous these chemicals are to you and to the environment.

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Indorama Ventures commits $1.5 billion towards plastic recycling INDORAMA VENTURES COMMITS $1.5 BILLION TOWARDS PLASTIC RECYCLING

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Aug 22, 2019

Thai chemicals company Indorama Ventures has committed $1.5 billion of investment in recycling as consumers become more aware of the environmental impact of single-use plastic and regulators push for more recycling, it said. Indorama's main business is the production of PET resin, a polymer used...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospita...

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Push For Change After Indiana Chemical Spill PUSH FOR CHANGE AFTER INDIANA CHEMICAL SPILL

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Aug 21, 2019

Officials and advocates are calling for more stringent testing after the ArcelorMittal chemical spill that killed 3,000 fish in Portage, Indiana. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.

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State lawmakers give chemical recycling a boost STATE LAWMAKERS GIVE CHEMICAL RECYCLING A BOOST

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Aug 21, 2019

The sixth- and seventh-largest states in the country recently approved legislation that could help operators using pyrolysis and other technologies. Legislatures in Illinois and Ohio last month passed bills codifying a number of definitions related to chemical recycling, a term that has come to enco...

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EPA Issues Final SNURs for 145 Chemical Substances EPA ISSUES FINAL SNURS FOR 145 CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES

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Aug 21, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register final significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 145 chemical substances that are the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN).  84 Fed. Reg. 43266.  According to EPA, th...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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Abandoned Russian Chemical Plant Threatens Ecological ABANDONED RUSSIAN CHEMICAL PLANT THREATENS ECOLOGICAL 'CHERNOBYL'

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Aug 20, 2019

The derelict Usolyekhimprom chemical plant contains tanks of chlorine, mercury, and other deadly substances spread across hundreds of hectares in Russia's Irkutsk region. During a visit this July, the head of Russia's environmental safety agency warned that the site poses a potential environ...

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Chemical Company Shines On Sunbeam Support Group CHEMICAL COMPANY SHINES ON SUNBEAM SUPPORT GROUP

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Aug 20, 2019

A Keighley manufacturer has pledged its support to a local bereavement group with plans to raise £5,000 of funds in 2019. Airedale Chemical chose the Sunbeam Support Group to benefit from its planned fundraising activities this year after it was set up by a close friend of the company’s ...

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Motiva Expanding into U.S. Petrochemicals with Purchase of Flint Hills Cracker MOTIVA EXPANDING INTO U.S. PETROCHEMICALS WITH PURCHASE OF FLINT HILLS CRACKER

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Aug 20, 2019

Saudi-owned Motiva Enterprises, which owns North America’s largest refinery, plans to add to its portfolio east of Houston with the purchase of Flint Hills Resources’ ethylene cracker. The U.S. arm of Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Co., aka Aramco, agreed to pay an undisclosed amount for ...

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Petronas restarts Saudi-Malaysian refinery CDU PETRONAS RESTARTS SAUDI-MALAYSIAN REFINERY CDU

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Aug 20, 2019

Pengerang Refining and Petrochemical (PrefChem), a joint venture between Petronas and Saudi Aramco, has begun to restart a crude distillation unit (CDU) at its oil refinery in Malaysia after a fire accident, Petronas said. Malaysia’s state oil firm said the refinery had started feeding crude o...

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Chemical cable tests CHEMICAL CABLE TESTS

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Aug 19, 2019

At Tratos we have laboratories with chemical test facilities that allows us to do, what we say, 'the old-fashioned wet chemistry' but we also have the latest electronic analytical test equipment. We can quickly analyse the constituent proportions in every compound we use. Anyway, we also go ...

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Motiva to buy Flint Hills Port Arthur, Texas chemical plant MOTIVA TO BUY FLINT HILLS PORT ARTHUR, TEXAS CHEMICAL PLANT

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Aug 19, 2019

Motiva Enterprises said on Monday it has signed an agreement to buy the Flint Hills Resources chemical plant adjacent to its Port Arthur, Texas, oil refinery, kicking off a push into petrochemicals. Motiva, the U.S. refining arm of Saudi Aramco, plans to operate the chemical plant while it builds th...

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Portage Port Authority plans to sue steel company for chemical spill PORTAGE PORT AUTHORITY PLANS TO SUE STEEL COMPANY FOR CHEMICAL SPILL

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Aug 18, 2019

After a chemical spill earlier last week in northern Indiana, the Portage Port Authority said it`s planning to file a lawsuit against the steel company involved for violating the Clean Water Act.

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10 Steps to making an ATSDR ToxProfile 10 STEPS TO MAKING AN ATSDR TOXPROFILE

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Aug 16, 2019

We develop the Substance Priority List (SPL) which lists chemicals found at hazardous waste sites on the National Priorities List (NPL).  Hazardous waste sites are properties where toxic (harmful) substances have been left behind.  The NPL is a list of important hazardous waste sites that ...

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Real-time Visibility In The Chemicals Industry REAL-TIME VISIBILITY IN THE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY

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Aug 16, 2019

For chemical companies who are dealing with complex, dangerous shipments, there can be real added value found throughout the supply chain when real-time visibility data complements a supplier’s existing information. The market has shifted as traffic conditions worsen, chemical storage capaciti...

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How to Recycle Household Cleaning Products and Hazardous Chemicals HOW TO RECYCLE HOUSEHOLD CLEANING PRODUCTS AND HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Aug 15, 2019

It should come as no surprise that when hazardous chemicals are dumped into landfills or waterways, it’s pretty damaging to the environment and our health. Just last week, six states sued the EPA for allowing continued use of a pesticide linked to serious effects—such as brain damage&mda...

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Making Sense of the Expiration or Retest Date on Your Lab MAKING SENSE OF THE EXPIRATION OR RETEST DATE ON YOUR LAB'S CHEMICAL BOTTLES

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Aug 15, 2019

One of the most common issues found during a typical high-haz walkthrough of any lab is the presence of chemicals kept and used past their expiration date. While it may not seem like a big deal to many, especially if those chemicals are old and hardly used, keeping some chemicals too long past their...

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Manage and Store Safely All Laboratory Chemicals and Materials MANAGE AND STORE SAFELY ALL LABORATORY CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS

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Aug 15, 2019

By implementing Materials2Manage, organizations can improve laboratory and scientific efficiency, lower costs and speed time to market. The solution can also reduce the risk of incidents, facilitate regulatory compliance, improve workforce safety and help to protect brand reputation.

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EPA Proposes to Designate 20 Chemical Substances as Low-Priority Substances EPA PROPOSES TO DESIGNATE 20 CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES AS LOW-PRIORITY SUBSTANCES

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Aug 15, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the list of 20 chemical substances that it proposes to designate as low-priority substances for which risk evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is not warranted at this time. The pre-publication version of EPA’s propos...

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Brenntag Announces Complete Acquisition of Crest Chemicals BRENNTAG ANNOUNCES COMPLETE ACQUISITION OF CREST CHEMICALS

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Aug 14, 2019

Chemical distribution Brenntag announced the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of the shares in Crest Chemicals, South Africa, from the AECI Limited Group of companies. Crest has been a 50/50 joint venture between Brenntag and AECI since 2001. "The full ownership of Crest allows Brenntag ...

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Brewery Safety BREWERY SAFETY

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Aug 14, 2019

Breweries host numerous hazards that can create havoc for workers and visitors alike. Hot liquids, wet floors, and forklifts are just some of the hazards present in breweries throughout the United States.
This helpful infographic encapsulates those hazards and offers numerous resources for ma...

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Refining/Petrochemical Integration — FCC Gasoline to Petrochemicals REFINING/PETROCHEMICAL INTEGRATION — FCC GASOLINE TO PETROCHEMICALS

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Aug 14, 2019

The global trend in motor fuel consumption favors diesel over gasoline, with gasoline often being in surplus. ¬ ere is a simultaneous increase in demand for various petrochemicals such as propylene and aromatics. Technology providers have been successful to utilize the Fluid Catalytic Cracking (...

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Lyondell LYONDELL'S HOUSTON REFINERY FCCU OUTPUT CUT BECAUSE OF CHEMICAL PLANT UPSET

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Aug 14, 2019

Production on the gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) was cut back about 15% at Lyondell Basell Industries’ 263,776-barrel-per-day (bpd) Houston refinery, sources familiar with plant operations said on Tuesday. The 110,000-bpd FCCU reduced production first because of main...

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Process Chemicals — A Complex Supply Chain in Motion PROCESS CHEMICALS — A COMPLEX SUPPLY CHAIN IN MOTION

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Aug 14, 2019

On a recent road trip to retrieve my daughter from college I drove past a handful for chemical manufacturing plants of various types. Viewing a chemical manufacturing plant from a distance everything seems so peaceful and static. A chemical plant is a complex and expensive array of storage tanks, pi...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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Cleanup of Toxic, Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Phoenix Groundwater has been Delayed for Years CLEANUP OF TOXIC, CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICALS IN PHOENIX GROUNDWATER HAS BEEN DELAYED FOR YEARS

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Aug 13, 2019

A plume of contaminated groundwater stretches 15 miles underneath Phoenix. Some call the delay of a cleanup an injustice. Others see a "water grab." The chemicals in Phoenix soil and groundwater include: TCE, PCE and other toxic chemicals such as 1,1-dichloroethane.

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The ChemSAFE Blast Resistant Building at a Petrochemical Facility THE CHEMSAFE BLAST RESISTANT BUILDING AT A PETROCHEMICAL FACILITY

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Aug 13, 2019

MineARC’s ChemSAFE Blast Resistant Buildings (otherwise known as Blast Resistant Modules) are multi-use facilities designed to provide protection from a petrochemical plant hazard such as a blast, toxic or flammable gas release. ChemSAFE BRBs can withstand blasts of up to 10psi 200ms, and have...

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Flammable Liquids Compliance meeting Australian Safety Standards FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS COMPLIANCE MEETING AUSTRALIAN SAFETY STANDARDS

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Aug 12, 2019

We’ve reached Part 5 of our series on flammable liquids compliance. In the last 4 blogs we’ve reviewed the legislation and Codes of Practice underpinning chemical safety in Australia, now we’ll be explaining the legalities when applying Australian Safety Standards. The overall aim ...

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Flammable Liquids Safety and Compliance in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE IN THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT)

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Aug 12, 2019

Does your business operate out of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)? In this blog we’ll be looking at some of the key compliance factors that affect Class 3 Flammable Liquids and other hazardous chemicals on ACT job sites. It is important to know that in October 2018, the Australian Capit...

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EPA opposes warning labels for chemical in Roundup EPA OPPOSES WARNING LABELS FOR CHEMICAL IN ROUNDUP

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Aug 11, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will no longer approve labels warning glyphosate is known to cause cancer. The chemical is marketed as a weed killer by Monsanto under the brand Roundup. California requires warning labels on glyphosate products because the International Agency for Re...

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Canada, US govt consult on chemicals of mutual concern priorities CANADA, US GOVT CONSULT ON CHEMICALS OF MUTUAL CONCERN PRIORITIES

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Aug 09, 2019

The US and Canadian governments have begun consulting on proposed priorities to address current and future threats to the countries' Great Lakes region. The Great Lakes Quality Agreement requires regular updates to these binational priorities for science and action; the current draft would apply...

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China CHINA'S BAN ON SOLID WASTE BOOSTS GLOBAL RECYCLING MARKET

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Aug 09, 2019

The complete ban on solid waste by the Chinese government has come as a boon for the plastic recycling market. The global plastic recycling market, which is estimated to be $37.60 billion now, is expected to grow to $39.89 billion in 2019 itself. The revenues in the global waste recycling market are...

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Eastman makes big strides in chemical recycling of plastics EASTMAN MAKES BIG STRIDES IN CHEMICAL RECYCLING OF PLASTICS

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Aug 09, 2019

US chemical company Eastman has developed two circular production processes. Eastman is building a facility, expected to be completed in 24 to 36 months, which will perform chemical recycling on a broadly mixed stream of polyester-family polymers using a process called methanolysis. The input stream...

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Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform – Where Are We and Where Are We Going? TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT (TSCA) REFORM – WHERE ARE WE AND WHERE ARE WE GOING?

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Aug 09, 2019

In 1976, in response to escalating concern about the effects toxic chemicals were having on humans and the environment, Congress enacted the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The legislation was intended to give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broad oversight over all aspects of chemica...

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THE VALUE OF PLASTICS THE VALUE OF PLASTICS

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Aug 09, 2019

ENERGY EFFICIENCY Plastics require less energy to produce than glass, paper, wood, metal and more. Many plastics also save energy during their use. Food packed in material other than plastics such as glass or paper weighs 4 times more, has double the related energy consumption, triple the greenhouse...

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Plastic that produces no waste could be coming soon | AFP PLASTIC THAT PRODUCES NO WASTE COULD BE COMING SOON | AFP

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Aug 08, 2019

What if plastic was no longer waste? French chemicals company Carbios has developed enzyme-based processes which rethink the life-cycle of plastics so they can be endlessly recycled.

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Google Pledges Carbon-Neutral Shipping, Recycled Plastic for All Devices GOOGLE PLEDGES CARBON-NEUTRAL SHIPPING, RECYCLED PLASTIC FOR ALL DEVICES

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Aug 08, 2019

Alphabet's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralise carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022. Google pledges carbon neutral shipments by 2020. It added it will "make technology that puts people fi...

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Huntsman sells chemicals units to Indorama for $2.1bn HUNTSMAN SELLS CHEMICALS UNITS TO INDORAMA FOR $2.1BN

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Aug 08, 2019

Huntsman Corp, the US chemicals group, announced yesterday that it is selling two of its businesses to Thailand-based petrochemicals company Indorama Ventures for $2.1bn. Huntsman said in a statement late on Wednesday that the Bangkok-listed group would pay $2bn in cash and transfer about $76m of ne...

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How to Safely Store Hazardous Chemicals In the Workplace HOW TO SAFELY STORE HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS IN THE WORKPLACE

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Aug 07, 2019

Total Management and Training has designed this eight-part video series to educate you on everything related to hazardous chemicals. These videos will be coming to you weekly. In the final of the series, Laurie discusses how to store hazardous chemicals in the workplace. He outlines 10 steps to take...

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Specialty chemicals business steady at SRF Ltd SPECIALTY CHEMICALS BUSINESS STEADY AT SRF LTD

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Aug 07, 2019

Shares of Indian specialty chemical company SRF Ltd surged 13% on Tuesday after the company impressed with a better-than-expected June quarter performance. Revenue growth, though, slowed to 9% year-on-year in the quarter, tracking the deceleration in its technical textiles business. But better profi...

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Jakarta will now accept foreign investment in petrochemical sector JAKARTA WILL NOW ACCEPT FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN PETROCHEMICAL SECTOR

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Aug 06, 2019

Indonesian industry minister Airlangga Hartarto recently said the country will welcome foreign investment in the petrochemical sector based on the meetings with foreign investors. Government officials have been actively discussing the issue with foreign investors, especially the United Arab Emirates...

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The Plastic Problem THE PLASTIC PROBLEM

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Aug 06, 2019

The oil and gas industry is ramping up petrochemicals -building blocks of plastics -right as the global outcry intensifies over plastic waste. America is  worldwide for petrochemical buildout, because its plentiful oil and gas supplies have produced cheap petrochemical feedstocks, or raw materi...

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Why Are Harmful Flame-Retardant Chemicals Still Showing Up in Children’s Toys? WHY ARE HARMFUL FLAME-RETARDANT CHEMICALS STILL SHOWING UP IN CHILDREN’S TOYS?

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Aug 05, 2019

Environmental and children’s health advocates breathed a sigh of relief when, over a decade ago, U.S. manufacturers began to phase out a number of flame retardant chemicals from furniture, electronics, textiles and other everyday items. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs, were facing inc...

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For decades one New York town has battled a toxic chemical in the water. FOR DECADES ONE NEW YORK TOWN HAS BATTLED A TOXIC CHEMICAL IN THE WATER.

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Aug 05, 2019

Nearly 70,000 people with PFOA contamination in their local water were examined and it was determined that PFOA could cause serious health risks to pregnancies and child development, to immune and hormone systems and cause cancer.

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Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in chemicals, refining EXXON MOBIL PROFIT SINKS ON WEAKNESS IN CHEMICALS, REFINING

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Aug 05, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit, its third period in a row of weaker year-over-year results, as sharply higher oil production was offset by weaker refining and chemicals business.
Exxon’s weaker earnings mirrored those at rivals Royal Dutch Shell, Equinor and To...

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US imposes more sanctions on Russia for chemical agent use US IMPOSES MORE SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA FOR CHEMICAL AGENT USE

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Aug 05, 2019

The United States is announcing a second round of sanctions onRussia for its use of a ‘Novichok’ nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia,” the State Department said.
The U.S. imposed a second round of sanctions on Russia for using a ban...

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Navesta Pharmaceuticals Chemical and Microbiology Labs NAVESTA PHARMACEUTICALS CHEMICAL AND MICROBIOLOGY LABS

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Aug 02, 2019

At Navesta, each vial we produce is a life. Take a look into our Quality Department to see how we guarantee the highest quality products for each patient.

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Hazard Communication Standard /GHS Compliance Timeline HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD /GHS COMPLIANCE TIMELINE

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Aug 02, 2019

All chemical monufadurers, importers, distributors and employers must be in compliance with all modified provisions of this final rule, except: Distributors may ship products labeled by manufacturers under the old system until December 1, 2015. Chemical distributors may no longer ship products label...

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Workplace Health Toolkit to Assist Small Businesses chemicals hazardous WORKPLACE HEALTH TOOLKIT TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESSES CHEMICALS HAZARDOUS

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Aug 02, 2019

This section seeks to provide useful information to enable employers to manage chemical hazards in the workplace and comply with the Chemical Agents Regulations 2001 and other relevant chemical regulations. Today, almost every business uses chemicals. Even in the cleanest, most modern office, employ...

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Exxon faces lawsuit over air pollution from petrochemical fire EXXON FACES LAWSUIT OVER AIR POLLUTION FROM PETROCHEMICAL FIRE

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Aug 02, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp has been hit with a lawsuit over pollution from a fire at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for Harris County, Texas, which filed the suit. The fire was being investigated by federal and state agencies. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administ...

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Flammable Liquids Compliance (Part 3) Navigating the WHS Regulations FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS COMPLIANCE (PART 3) NAVIGATING THE WHS REGULATIONS

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Aug 02, 2019

This blog is part 3 in our series of blogs on flammable liquids compliance. In today’s blog we take a closer look at the WHS Regulations and provide examples of how they could apply to the Class 3 Flammable Liquids (and other Dangerous Goods) at your worksite. STOREMASTA always recommending un...

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Insights - The Current Chemical Challenge INSIGHTS - THE CURRENT CHEMICAL CHALLENGE

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Aug 01, 2019

Insights - The Current Chemical Challenge by Liz Preston, CEO of Agility Chemicals

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Shell Profit Misses as Slowing Economy Hurts Gas, Chemicals SHELL PROFIT MISSES AS SLOWING ECONOMY HURTS GAS, CHEMICALS

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Aug 01, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell Plc got caught into the same earnings trap as many of its peers, reporting second-quarter earnings that fell well short of expectations as the slowing global economy hit everything from natural gas to chemicals. Profit in Shell’s integrated gas division was down by 25%, but e...

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INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS INFRASTRUCTUREFOR HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS INFRASTRUCTUREFOR HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS

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Jul 31, 2019

A Zone defines the hazardous material’s general nature or properties – gas or dust – and its probability of being present in the surrounding atmosphere. Continuously present hazardous materials present a greater risk, and therefore require greater protective measures, than is requi...

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How a flammable liquids cabinet reduces chemical spill hazards HOW A FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINET REDUCES CHEMICAL SPILL HAZARDS

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Jul 31, 2019

It is a requirement of both Australian Safety Standards and the WHS Regulations to prevent chemical spills - this includes Class 3 Flammable Liquids. In this blog we’ll be looking at the types of hazards created by spilled chemicals, and why we recommend always using a compliant flammable liqu...

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Evonik and thyssenkrupp Industrial sign petrochemical agreements in China EVONIK AND THYSSENKRUPP INDUSTRIAL SIGN PETROCHEMICAL AGREEMENTS IN CHINA

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Jul 31, 2019

Evonik and thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions have agreed to grant a licence for HPPO technology to Zibo Qixiang Tengda Chemical Co. to produce propylene oxide. Corresponding agreements were signed by the parties in Guangzhou in China. In addition, Evonik has licensed the production of hydrogen perox...

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West Coast Olefins secures site for multi-billion dollar petrochemical facility WEST COAST OLEFINS SECURES SITE FOR MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR PETROCHEMICAL FACILITY

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Jul 31, 2019

West Coast Olefins of Calgary, Canada has secured a 300-acre site in the BCR Industrial Area within the City of Prince George in preparation for the construction of a CAN$5.6 billion petrochemical project at the site. The project would include a world-scale ethylene plant and polyethylene facility a...

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Safety and Asset Protection Achieved by Measuring Oxygenin Inerting and Blanket Gas SAFETY AND ASSET PROTECTION ACHIEVED BY MEASURING OXYGENIN INERTING AND BLANKET GAS

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Jul 30, 2019

During storage, transportation, or manufacturing of chemical, biochemical, or organic products, the presence of volatile organic compounds, oxygen, and potential energy sources can lead to fires or explosions. The organic compounds may be needed, as they are part of the process. Eliminating ignition...

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A NEW APPROACH TO WORKPLACE HAZARD COMMUNICATION A NEW APPROACH TO WORKPLACE HAZARD COMMUNICATION

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Jul 30, 2019

Competing in the global marketplace is an increasingly challenging proposition when supply chains cross borders, languages and international regulations. One way governments and regulatory agencies are helping to facilitate international trade — and improve employee safety — is through t...

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Help fine chemicals operate smarter, cleaner, and more economically HELP FINE CHEMICALS OPERATE SMARTER, CLEANER, AND MORE ECONOMICALLY

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Jul 29, 2019

Air Products provides nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen, gas separation, purification technologies and technical support to the chemical processing industry. Find out how our gas related solutions can help fine chemicals to operate smarter, cleaner, and more economically. Making your business more competit...

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The Sweet Spot Between Petroleum and Environmental Science THE SWEET SPOT BETWEEN PETROLEUM AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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Jul 29, 2019

The CanmetENERGY-Devon campus is part of Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetLABS, our series of laboratories across the country providing real-world solutions in the fields of energy, materials, clean technology and mining. CanmetENERGY-Devon is focused on solving complex science, technology and...

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Housekeeping essentials to keep your flammable liquids cabinet compliant HOUSEKEEPING ESSENTIALS TO KEEP YOUR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINET COMPLIANT

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Jul 29, 2019

A flammable liquids cabinet manufactured to Australian Safety Standards is a sophisticated hazard control measure that can withstand temperatures of up to 850°C. But the dual skinned walls and high-tech doors that automatically close in sequence won’t be minimising your chemical risk if yo...

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NPCC and Petrofac JV Awarded Offshore Contract by Al Yasat Petroleum, an ADNOC Group Company NPCC AND PETROFAC JV AWARDED OFFSHORE CONTRACT BY AL YASAT PETROLEUM, AN ADNOC GROUP COMPANY

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Jul 29, 2019

Abu Dhabi, 29 July, 2019 - National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), in conjunction with its joint venture (JV) partner Petrofac, has secured a new contract with Al Yasat Petroleum (an ADNOC Group company, and JV with CNPC) to provide Front End Engineering Design (FEED) services for the Belbaz...

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China launches anti-dumping probe into imports of chemical meta-Cresol from U.S., EU, Japan CHINA LAUNCHES ANTI-DUMPING PROBE INTO IMPORTS OF CHEMICAL META-CRESOL FROM U.S., EU, JAPAN

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Jul 29, 2019

China said on Monday it has launched an anti-dumping probe into imports from the United States, the European Union and Japan of meta-Cresol, an organic compound typically extracted from coal tar that is used to make pesticides and other chemical products. The investigation resulted from a June reque...

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Which Chemical Labels Are Right for Your Facility? WHICH CHEMICAL LABELS ARE RIGHT FOR YOUR FACILITY?

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Jul 29, 2019

OSHA’s HazCom 2012 regulations clarified and standardized rules for chemical labeling in the United States, but questions remain. This simple flowchart helps you decide how to label chemicals in your facility for safety and compliance. It helps you choose labels based on whether the material i...

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Does my flammable liquids cabinet require a safety shower or eyewash station? DOES MY FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINET REQUIRE A SAFETY SHOWER OR EYEWASH STATION?

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Jul 29, 2019

One question we are regularly asked by our clients is ‘Do I need to install a safety shower or eyewash station next to my flammable liquids cabinet?’. And this blog is the long answer to that question — because the short answer is — ‘it depends …’  To ...

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Conducting a post-installation check on your flammable liquids cabinet CONDUCTING A POST-INSTALLATION CHECK ON YOUR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS CABINET

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Jul 29, 2019

You’ve just purchased a shiny new cabinet for your Class 3 Flammable Liquids… but is it installed correctly? Is it in the right place? Is it being used correctly? If the answer is no, there is a possibility that your new cabinet won’t be effectively minimising the risk associated ...

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KIPIC to expand Al-Zour refinery with Honeywell UOP KIPIC TO EXPAND AL-ZOUR REFINERY WITH HONEYWELL UOP

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Jul 29, 2019

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC), a new subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, has awarded reconfiguration of refining and petrochemicals sections of its Al-Zour refinery to Honeywell UOP, a leading licensor of process technology for the production of aromatics. The newly ...

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The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Process for Chemical Risk Management THE NIOSH OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE BANDING PROCESS FOR CHEMICAL RISK MANAGEMENT

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Jul 29, 2019

A vast number of chemical substances in commerce do not have occupational exposure limits (OELs). Consequently, workers may be exposed to these substances at levels that could be harmful. OELs are a central component of occupational safety and health programs because they serve as indicators of haza...

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Chemicals in our clothes and textiles: what is the EU doing to keep us safe? CHEMICALS IN OUR CLOTHES AND TEXTILES: WHAT IS THE EU DOING TO KEEP US SAFE?

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Jul 26, 2019

There are many ways we come into contact with textiles in our everyday lives – the clothes we wear, the bed linen we sleep in, the towels we dry ourselves with and the furniture we sit on. Chemicals are added to these products for various reasons to improve them, but in some people they can ca...

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10 Deadliest Hazards for Miners 10 DEADLIEST HAZARDS FOR MINERS

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Jul 26, 2019

Throughout much of the 20th century, hundreds of miners died every single year. Given some of the hazards present in mines throughout the United States—including powerful machinery, darkened tunnels, and combustible materials—it's not hard to see the danger these workers face every t...

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ASIA PETROCHEMICALS MID-YEAR MARKET OUTLOOK 2019 ASIA PETROCHEMICALS MID-YEAR MARKET OUTLOOK 2019

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Jul 26, 2019

Asia’s methanol market is expected to tilt towards downside in the next six months due to a combination of factors of rising supply in the form of new capacities from Iran, soft demand and an overall dismal global economy depressed by the US-China trade war. As Asia and global economies are no...

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Chemicals Used to Replace Toxic Common Plastics Not Safe After All CHEMICALS USED TO REPLACE TOXIC COMMON PLASTICS NOT SAFE AFTER ALL

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Jul 25, 2019

In the late aughts, a compound called bisphenol A became a major news item. BPA, as it’s often referred to, is commonly added to plastics used to make water bottles and line aluminum cans. Valid concerns that exposure to EPA disrupts the body’s endocrine system led to its demonization &m...

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Digitalisation in the Chemicals Industry DIGITALISATION IN THE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY

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Jul 25, 2019

Digitalisation has transformed almost innumerable industries around the world. But, until now, the chemicals industry has been relatively slow to adapt. As leading companies explore digital capabilities like AI, Machine Learning and the Internet of Things, this traditional vertical is being turned o...

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4 places never to put your flammable liquid storage cabinet 4 PLACES NEVER TO PUT YOUR FLAMMABLE LIQUID STORAGE CABINET

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Jul 25, 2019

Ever bought sunscreen then forgotten to take it to the beach? Ever driven the car without a seatbelt? Just the same as these everyday examples, your high-tech and sophisticated flammable liquid storage cabinet will be almost as useless if you don’t install it properly. Here’s a quick blo...

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Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company To Expand Al-Zour Refinery With Honeywell Technology KUWAIT INTEGRATED PETROLEUM INDUSTRIES COMPANY TO EXPAND AL-ZOUR REFINERY WITH HONEYWELL TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 25, 2019

Facility will become the largest integrated refinery and petrochemicals plant in Kuwait DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has awarded reconfiguration of refining and petrochemic...

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Automating the Petroleum Industry, from Wells to Wheels AUTOMATING THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY, FROM WELLS TO WHEELS

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Jul 25, 2019

Crude oil price pressures and the Great Crew Change drive automation to lubricate nearly every link of the petroleum supply chain. An automation capability framework that is defined by nine core capabilities advances a company’s ability to become digital. Oil-field services chemicals, equipmen...

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JUSTRITE HAZARDOUS STORAGE CABINETS JUSTRITE HAZARDOUS STORAGE CABINETS

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Jul 25, 2019

Our range of justrite cabinets are ideal for the storage of hazardous & flammable chemicals. Self-latching doors for easy, proper closure Doors open flush with the front of the cabinet Automatic door closure in the event of a fire Dual vents with flame arresters  Sturdy 1mm double stell wal...

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Taking Full Control over Chemical Reactions TAKING FULL CONTROL OVER CHEMICAL REACTIONS

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Jul 24, 2019

Chemical reactions are everywhere in our daily life. We need to take full control over chemical reactions to ensure the future prosperity of humanity. This is the mission of the Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (WPI-ICReDD).

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UAE UAE'S ADNOC, CHINA'S WANHUA CHEMICAL ENTER $12BN COLLABORATION

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Jul 24, 2019

The UAE’s Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has signed a partnership framework agreement (PFA) with China’s Wanhua Chemical Group Co to explore opportunities in the UAE’s downstream sector – with a focus on Ruwais in Abu Dhabi and Yantai, Shadong in China – and a s...

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Andover reckons with past pollution as landfill’s hazardous waste cleanup begins ANDOVER RECKONS WITH PAST POLLUTION AS LANDFILL’S HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEANUP BEGINS

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Jul 24, 2019

Julie Trude remembers watching deer graze on the opposite side of the fence that separated a shuttered landfill from the park in Andover where she would take her children to play. When her son got a little older, his school science class did a cleanup project in Coon Creek, just north of the site. &...

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Enhanced Protection for Hazardous Locations ENHANCED PROTECTION FOR HAZARDOUS LOCATIONS

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Jul 24, 2019

Prevent Ignition in Hazardous Environments Prevents heat and sparks from being exposed to potentially explosive gases and dust • Eliminates the need for costly extra processes to meet UL 913 standard • Simplifies design and test of intrinsically safe electrical equipment

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Waste and Chemicals Management WASTE AND CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT

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Jul 24, 2019

Across the world, unsustainable linear consumption patterns result in the majority of our extracted and refined resources being used once, and then discarded in landfill sites. Some predictions estimate a five-fold increase in global waste generation above 2005 levels by 2025.  The waste we put...

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Chemical stock downgrades, lower activity point to more softness in industry CHEMICAL STOCK DOWNGRADES, LOWER ACTIVITY POINT TO MORE SOFTNESS IN INDUSTRY

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Jul 23, 2019

Chemical sector activity flattened in July as economists warned that the U.S. chemical sector's expansion is reaching into its late stages and analysts downgraded views of two top Houston chemical companies.
The Chemical Activity Barometer, a leading economic indicator created by the trad...

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Bulwark FR/CP Lab Coats Offer Thermal and Chemical-Splash Protection BULWARK FR/CP LAB COATS OFFER THERMAL AND CHEMICAL-SPLASH PROTECTION

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Jul 23, 2019

This Bulwark Flame Resistant and Chemical-Splash Protection lab coat prevents clothing ignition during short-duration thermal incidents and repels small amounts of liquid chemicals that are either dropped or splashed on the fabric. This video demonstrates chemical-splash testing on different lab coa...

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Industrial Explosion Hazards Laboratory INDUSTRIAL EXPLOSION HAZARDS LABORATORY

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Jul 23, 2019

Welcome to our DEKRA Industrial Explosion Hazards (IEH) laboratory, where we conduct flammability tests and study the thermo-properties of materials. In this video tour, we are going to show you some of the tests we perform in our industrial explosion hazards laboratory aimed at assessing the sensit...

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CHEMICAL PROCESSING REVIEW THESE REFINERY BEST PRACTICES CHEMICAL PROCESSING REVIEW THESE REFINERY BEST PRACTICES

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Jul 23, 2019

petroleum refining is a highly energy-intensive process using both purchased energy (gas and electricity) and byproduct streams from the refining processes. Energy use accounts for approximately 50% of refining costs. As major energy suppliers, refineries must report and monitor self-consumption of ...

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Hazardous chemicals and plastic packaging what are the concerns? HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS AND PLASTIC PACKAGING WHAT ARE THE CONCERNS?

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Jul 23, 2019

As CHEM Trust reported in May a collaboration of academic scientists and NGOs have been working together to identify the hazardous chemicals associated with plastic packaging. We reported that over 4000 chemicals have been identified that are potentially present in plastic packaging or used during i...

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Security Assessments for Petrochemical and Industrial Plants SECURITY ASSESSMENTS FOR PETROCHEMICAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS

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Jul 22, 2019

Industrial, petrochemical, and other critical infrastructure facilities are continually producing materials and supplies for customers.  The operations and management teams evaluate operational efficiencies, safety policies and procedures, and perform market trend analyses that result in produc...

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How to Safely Dispose of Roundup and Other Hazardous Chemicals HOW TO SAFELY DISPOSE OF ROUNDUP AND OTHER HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

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Jul 22, 2019

If you’re like me, then you probably have a pile of old chemical containers in your garage or shed that you’ve stored for years. Maybe you weren’t sure how to get rid of the partially used products or it could be that as more studies and reports are published, you’re realizin...

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Sell Chemical Stocks, but Not Because of the Economy or Plastic Bans SELL CHEMICAL STOCKS, BUT NOT BECAUSE OF THE ECONOMY OR PLASTIC BANS

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Jul 22, 2019

Brokerage firm Nomura downgraded two chemical stocks Monday morning. The big problem for the economically sensitive chemical sector isn’t the economic weakness, though. And it isn’t the specter of single-use plastic bans that could destroy demand far in the future. The problem is oversup...

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Chemical company surveys effect of interactive learning CHEMICAL COMPANY SURVEYS EFFECT OF INTERACTIVE LEARNING

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Jul 22, 2019

A Cross Hills chemical company has succeeded in its aims to encourage interest in STEM subjects following a visit from its local primary school. Following a recent day out at Airedale Chemical, Sutton-in-Craven Community Primary School year four pupils were surveyed about the effect the experience h...

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SciDev achieves first sales of chemical technology in US oil and gas market SCIDEV ACHIEVES FIRST SALES OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY IN US OIL AND GAS MARKET

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Jul 22, 2019

Chemical technology developer SciDev (ASX: SDV) is gaining traction in the US market, announcing its first major order for friction reducers in the oil and gas sector. The company has developed and commercialised several solids-liquid separation technologies for the mining, dairy and food product in...

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CHEMICAL WASTE POLLUTION CHEMICAL WASTE POLLUTION

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Jul 22, 2019

The air quality index around Pasir Gudang is at a safe level until this time The public is advised not to go near the site of the cleaning works being carried out Residents living within a 3km radius of Sungai Kim Kim are advised to reduce their outdoor activities & to use face masks

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The Dow Chemical Company THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY

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Jul 19, 2019

One of the world’s largest chemical companies, The Dow Chemical Company has customers in more than 160 countries, offering more than 5,000 products in the areas of energy, consumerism, health and nutrition, and infrastructure and transportation. With Showpad, the management team at Dow can fin...

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First responder CBRNe training: what makes a chemical toxic? FIRST RESPONDER CBRNE TRAINING: WHAT MAKES A CHEMICAL TOXIC?

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Jul 19, 2019

The risk of encountering a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear explosive (CBRNe) hazard is an ever growing reality for emergency teams in the course of routine incident response. In such situations, the extent to which they have been trained, and are confident, in the principles of CBRNe i...

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Massive illegal chemical dump found buried on bush block in country Victoria MASSIVE ILLEGAL CHEMICAL DUMP FOUND BURIED ON BUSH BLOCK IN COUNTRY VICTORIA

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Jul 19, 2019

The man linked to the toxic West Footscray warehouse that erupted in flames last year has illegally buried 50 million litres of chemical waste on farmland in western Victoria, threatening the water supply for the Wimmera district. The stockpile is buried on land owned by Graham Leslie White, who is ...

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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!" says David Masur, who lives about two mile...

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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 manufacturers consume a massive amount of energy each year s...

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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 to invest in AI, but with more realistic expectatio...

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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 threats from a number of sources, including climate ch...

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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 sprawling oil refineries, one of which is the largest such...

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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 included hydrogen sulfide and benzene.
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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 of hazards to the environment in reference to atmo...

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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 division 2 and zone system particularly for chemical, p...

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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. 10287393) has broad applications in business ope...

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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 44 per cent equity. SMC can be processed into com...

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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 lists, as well as more information on the safe pro...

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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 P Raghavendra Rao said government is also expected...

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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 offers a catalyst system that intrinsically fulfils ...

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City Of Pittsburgh Opens Hazardous And E-Waste Recycling Drop-Off CITY OF PITTSBURGH OPENS HAZARDOUS AND E-WASTE RECYCLING DROP-OFF

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Jul 16, 2019

A drop-off site for hard-to-recycle electronics and hazardous waste opens Wednesday in the Strip District. The city of Pittsburgh initiative will be located at 3001 Railroad Street near the 31st Street Bridge. There are special regulations for how electronics and things like chemicals must be recycl...

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Safety Practices in the Oil and Gas Industry SAFETY PRACTICES IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

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Jul 16, 2019

The oil and gas industry, potentially one of the most hazardous industry sectors in the United States, has one of the most thorough safety programs. The combination of powerful equipment, flammable chemicals and processes that are under high pressure can lead to hazardous and even deadly incidents. ...

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Navigating the Aftermath of the Jiangsu Chemical Plant Explosion, Four Months on NAVIGATING THE AFTERMATH OF THE JIANGSU CHEMICAL PLANT EXPLOSION, FOUR MONTHS ON

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Jul 16, 2019

A March 2019 explosion at a chemical plant in China’s Jiangsu province has refocused public attention on environmental issues across the country. The latest in a series of incidents, the blast is now forcing China to carry out a difficult balancing act between managing economic uncertainty and...

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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 through their toxicological properties, or a risk to saf...

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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 based on their reprotoxic and endocrine disrupting ch...

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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., according to the Michigan Economic Development ...

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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 very important part of any Behavior Based Safety P...

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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 planned to start in September 2020. From this point ...

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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 potentially toxic” chemicals continued to enter...

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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 on about the chemical safety and inventory data sho...

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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) and C4 fraction. Lotte Chemical will have a 51 pe...

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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 engineering professor Kaichang Li told reporters their &...

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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 to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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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 spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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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 data that can show you where the account is in th...

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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 new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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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 less wrinkled than the old skin.

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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 and scouring agents. The most common APEOs used i...

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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 on fire — many flammable liquids are also ex...

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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 minimising your compliance risk. You may actually be m...

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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 supervisor or OHS representative before doing any ...

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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 Alcohol in Oberhausen, Germany. Basic engineering...

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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 & equipment without shipping of equipment. Our team offer...

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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.C. SRL in Modena, Italy, in which MCC holds a 44%...

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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 “toxic for reproduction” in 2016, and ...

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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, Velarde learned that the company planned to sell...

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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.
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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’s history. The Age understands dangerous goods...

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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 with exceptional absorbent power

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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 builds and repairs with the most efficient, costeffec...

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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 coast.

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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 Group’s industrial resins products and associate...

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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 much text.  Most readers will skim or skip ov...

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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 commercialized in 1959 by Lubrizol Advanced Mater...

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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 Australian Summer Grains Conference on the Gold Coast, ...

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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, according to a press release from the agency.  A vas...

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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 liquids (and other Dangerous Goods) are creating at...

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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 temperatures, line pressures, chemical environments...

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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 Coast II Petrochemical Project will include a 2,0...

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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 hazards based on their lethal properties. GHS is a clas...

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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, trends, driver & restraints, regional analysis, ...

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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 world’s largest trade show for the plastics a...

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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 Project (USGC II) will include a 2,000 KTA ethylene cra...

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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 control measure is maintained so it remains effective...

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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 carefully so they don’t harm the health of your wor...

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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 President of Legal & Government Relations Robert Helm...

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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 standings - West Ham fans appeared to throw a dildo a...

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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 into the market share, market size, market taxonomy...

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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-quarter earnings before interest and taxes of arou...

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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 company is counting on artificial intelligence to...

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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 Thierry Vanlacker, the CEO of AkzoNobel, noted in the ...

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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 different types of fire. Therefore, you cannot rely on ...

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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 environment. Our technology will ensure you do thi...

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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 projected by many industry experts to increase in the...

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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 process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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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 value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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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-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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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 customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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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 has signed an MoU with recycling company Plastic ...

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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 is a growing interest in environment protection in...

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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, friction, flames and static electricity these familiar...

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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 constructed in late 2016 to purify DCPD up to the 99+ ...

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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. Hazardous chemicals may be harmful to your health. U...

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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 advantage. Better connected oil fields, pipelines...

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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 blades. “Wind energy is an increasingly importa...

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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-end integrated, digital supply networks to transfor...

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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 flavourings and fragrances, food solutions and APIs a...

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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 Association (VCI) said in Frankfurt. “The risks t...

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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.
Effective immediately, the contract will be delivered by the company’s multi-disciplinary capital projects t...

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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 is needed to evaluate the toxicity of chemicals. Read More


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 compounds are examples of materials frequently use...

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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 company's newly set-up and commissioned solid or...

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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. For workplaces that use or store flammable liquids ...

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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 operating units. The initial program definition in...

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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 industry trade group said that the Global Chemical Prod...

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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, the detrimental effects of these processes are no...

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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 and regional levels is required to inform national ...

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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 less data about which chemicals people are exposed to...

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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 2019, and big-ticket investment is continuing to f...

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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 polybrominated biphenyls, were left behind at the site...

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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 agreements over the past few days, according to two peopl...

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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 wholesaler exported isopropanol and diethylamine for...

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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 underground enterprise to a booming industry - and ever...

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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 chemical syntheses are characterized by purification of ...

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