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    TAIWAN MOVING ILLEGAL CHEMICALS AND DRUGS

    Jun 21, 2019

    Taiwan being the home of most chemicals in the world and the supplier for different chemicals it makes the country viable to many violations. Such violations are mainly met in the drug network of the country where it can be considered as  strong home for many drug trafficking issues in the regi...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38713871

    MARATHON PETROLEUM AWARDS OXYGEN SUPPLY CONTRACTS TO AIR LIQUIDE

    Jun 21, 2019

    French industrial gases and services provider Air Liquide has been awarded oxygen supply contracts by Marathon Petroleum Company. Under the two long-term supply agreements signed between the parties, Air Liquide has agreed to provide up to 900t a day of oxygen. Oxygen will be delivered to Marathon P...

    CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38723872

    CLIMATE PLAN MAKES NY A LEADER

    Jun 20, 2019

    New York is set to become a global leader in the efforts to fight climate change.  With enactment of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, the Empire State will be on track to set the most ambitious legislative mandate for carbon reductions in the world.  The plan calls for ...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38613861

    EASTMAN CHEMICAL TO BUY SPANISH ECOFRIENDLY YARN PRODUCER

    Jun 20, 2019

    Eastman Chemical Company says it will buy a Spanish producer of ecofriendly yarn. The Kingsport-headquartered company announced Wednesday that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Industrias del Acetato de Celulosa S.A., which creates cellulosic fibers that are extracted from organic woo...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38653865

    SINOPEC SHANGHAI PETROCHEMICAL (NYSE:SHI) DOWNGRADED BY JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.

    Jun 20, 2019

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical (NYSE:SHI) from an overweight rating to an underweight rating in a research note published on Monday, June 10th, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on SHI. Zacks Inv...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38663866

    ARGENTINA WITHDRAWS WTO NOTIFICATION ON NATIONAL CHEMICAL INVENTORY

    Jun 20, 2019

    Argentina has withdrawn its recently announced notification to the WTO, which detailed the country's plan for establishing and populating a national inventory of industrial chemicals. In a 17 June correction, the Argentine delegation to the WTO said that the draft resolution "has been withd...

    CHEMICAL WATCH
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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38673867

    LANXESS CONFIRMED AS SUPPLIER OF SUSTAINABLE LEATHER CHEMICALS

    Jun 20, 2019

    After one year as a ZDHC “Value Chain Affiliate”, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has now completed certification for all organic leather chemicals published at Compliance Level 3 in the ZDHC Gateway, the largest online catalogue for sustainable chemicals in the textile and apparel i...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38683868

    STATE PLANNING TESTING OF MAJOR CONNECTICUT RIVERS, LAKES FOR HAZARDOUS PFAS CHEMICALS

    Jun 20, 2019

    Connecticut officials are planning to test major rivers and lakes across the state this summer for the presence of hazardous levels of the potentially toxic compound known as PFAS, which was involved in a recent Farmington River spill. “There will be at least a dozen [test locations] to start ...

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    https://Chemical.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38693869

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    TECHNOLOGY EXPERTS FROM THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY WANT TO REDUCE CO2 EMISSIONS THROUGH COLLABORATION

    Jul 19, 2019

    Representatives from 20 international chemical companies, including scientific experts and Chief Technology Officers, attended a collaborative innovation workshop yesterday at BASF in Ludwigshafen at the joint invitation of BASF CEO Martin Brudermüller and the World Economic Forum. With the dec...

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    https://www.chemarc.com/feed/article/technology-experts-from-the-chemical-industry-want-to-reduce-co2-emissions-through-collaboration/5d31ad8ec11955246bd0d9f13987

    A LOW ENERGY ALTERNATIVE FOR CHEMICAL SEPARATIONS?

    Jul 19, 2019

    Chemical manufacturers consume a massive amount of energy each year separating and refining feedstocks to make a wide variety of products including gasoline, plastics and food. In a bid to reduce the amount of energy used in chemical separations, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology ar...

    TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS
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    https://www.technologynetworks.com/analysis/news/a-low-energy-alternative-for-chemical-separations-3218963988

    MACHINE RUNNING IN EAST RUTHERFORD CHEMICAL PLANT EVACUATION SPARKS FIRE, 2 HOSPITALIZED

    Jul 19, 2019

    A machine left running while an East Rutherford plant was being evacuated for a chemical spill sparked a fire sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday, authorities said. Homes and businesses were evacuated in the area surrounding Diamond Chemical, located at the corner of East...

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    https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/cresskill/police-fire/machine-running-in-east-rutherford-chemical-plant-evacuation-sparks-fire-2-hospitalized/772276/3989

    NEW CHEMICAL-BASED METHOD FOR RECYCLING PET

    Jul 18, 2019

    Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is one of the most widely used plastics today. PET bottles are ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives–one has to look around to spot a PET bottle containing mineral water or soft drink or used for other applications. However, the technology for PET recycling alread...

    TECH EXPLORIST
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    https://www.techexplorist.com/new-chemical-based-method-recycling-pet/24927/3980

    CHEMICAL COMPANY TO INVEST $15M IN FORMER ESCO FACILITY IN MUSKEGON

    Jul 18, 2019

    American Chemical Solutions is about to invest $15 million and set up shop at the former ESCO chemical manufacturing facility in Muskegon. The new company plans to create 38 high-tech, high-wage jobs for Muskegon-area workers, according to Michigan Economic Development Corporation documents. A $200,...

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    https://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/2019/07/chemical-company-to-invest-15m-in-former-esco-facility-in-muskegon.html3984

    CONSTRUCTION CHEMICAL MARKET WORTH US$ 1,890 MN BY 2020

    Jul 18, 2019

    Construction chemicals are added to construction materials in order to improve their workability, performance, functionality, chemical resistance and durability. Utilisation of construction chemicals has witnessed significant growth over the past decade due to increasing infrastructure development a...

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    https://www.consultingindustry24.com/construction-chemical-market-worth-us-1890-mn-by-2020/3985

    FCFD WARNS OF POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS ANTIQUES

    Jul 18, 2019

    Although it can happen anytime, summertime and nice weather bring primetime for garage sales, auctions, and antiquing, both on the part of the buyer and the seller. Those on the hunt for antiques and things that catch their eye sometimes, however, get more than they bargained for with their purchase...

    KNOX PAGES
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    http://www.knoxpages.com/news/fcfd-warns-of-potentially-hazardous-antiques/article_81a5c870-a956-11e9-af6c-7362ad642a9f.html3986

    NOW, CHEMICAL RECYCLING CAN TURN PLASTIC INTO HEAT AND ELECTRICITY

    Jul 17, 2019

    Scientists have found a way to recycle plastics to create high value materials such as carbon nanotubes, which can not only conduct heat and electricity but also help reduce plastic waste. While a small proportion of the hundreds of types of plastics can be recycled by conventional technology, resea...

    EDEXLIVE
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    https://www.edexlive.com/news/2019/jul/17/now-chemical-recycling-can-turn-plastic-into-heat-and-electricity-7076.html3975

    CATALYSTS IN PETROLEUM REFINING AND PETROCHEMICAL MARKET OUTLOOK 2019

    Jul 17, 2019

    Market Research Place has added a report, Global Catalysts in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Market Research Report 2019-2025 includes a scrupulous analysis of the Catalysts in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical market in the forecasted period. The report deals with a professional and in-dep...

    MARKET RESEARCH TIME
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    http://marketresearchtime.com/2019/07/17/catalysts-in-petroleum-refining-and-petrochemical-market-outlook-2019-nippon-ketjen-dow-chemical-evonik-industries/3977

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS THAT INCREASE STABILITY OF HAPLOID CELL

    Jul 17, 2019

    Since the emergence of molecular genetics more than fifty years ago, scientists have tried to isolate haploid mammalian cells, that is, cells with half the number of chromosomes contained in somatic cells. Haploid cells are a powerful genetic tool to analyze gene function. In the past decade, a numb...

    MEDICAL
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    https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190717/Researchers-identify-chemical-compounds-that-increase-stability-of-haploid-cell.aspx3979

    CLIMATE CRISIS MAY FORCE US TO RETHINK HOW WE REGULATE AND APPROVE CHEMICALS

    Jul 17, 2019

    A lgae blooms are infecting waterways from Lake Erie to the Gulf of Mexico, raising red flags about how global warming is giving the toxic blooms a helping hand. Toxic blooms are often caused by overloads of synthetic fertilizers that were intended to nourish crops but end up being carried into wate...

    CORPORATE KNIGHTS
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    https://www.corporateknights.com/channels/climate-and-carbon/climate-crisis-rethink-regulate-chemicals-15633762/3981

    CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL CONSIDERING GULF COAST LOCATION FOR NEW PROJECT

    Jul 17, 2019

    Two new petrochemical projects are underway along the Gulf Coast as the sector’s second wave of expansion rolls on, despite analyst projections of abundant supplies, lower prices and a potential industry downturn in the coming years. Chevron Phillips Chemical says it has signed a deal with Qat...

    BUSINESS REPORT
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    https://www.businessreport.com/newsletters/chevron-phillips-chemical-considering-gulf-coast-location-for-new-project3982

    THAILAND PUBLISHES FIRST DRAFT OF NEW CHEMICAL LAW

    Jul 17, 2019

    A draft proposed chemical law would see Thailand create a national chemicals agency and introduce a new system for registering and classifying substances. This initial draft says the intention is to move to risk-based regulation, adopt a "precautionary principle" approach and apply lifecyc...

    CHEMICALWATCH
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    https://chemicalwatch.com/80003/thailand-publishes-first-draft-of-new-chemical-law3983

    CALIFORNIA PROPOSES PROP 65 LISTING FOR SIX INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS

    Jul 16, 2019

    If finalised, businesses will have to give Prop 65 warnings where there are exposures to these substances above ‘safe harbour’ thresholds. Oehha is proposing to use the ‘labour code’ listing mechanism to make the additions, which are based on 2018 determinations from the Inte...

    CHEMICAL WATCH
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    https://chemicalwatch.com/79871/california-proposes-prop-65-listing-for-six-industrial-chemicals3965

    WHERE ARE POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS USED AND WHAT ARE THEIR POSSIBLE EFFECTS?

    Jul 16, 2019

    A report by the Commons Environmental Audit Committee has warned a 'toxic cocktail' of potentially hazardous chemicals are in daily use and the government is failing to act on them. Here are some of the groups it considered: Bisphenols - Plastics and glues used in canned food linings, electr...

    THE INDEPENDENT
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    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/toxic-chemicals-hazardous-flame-retardants-report-a9005986.html3967

    ACCELERATING CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS WITH "TURBO CHIP"

    Jul 16, 2019

    In spite of increasing demand, the number of newly developed drugs decreased continuously in the past decades. The search for new active substances, their production, characterization, and screening for biological effectiveness are very complex and costly. One of the reasons is that all three steps ...

    TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS
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    https://www.technologynetworks.com/drug-discovery/news/accelerating-chemical-synthesis-with-turbo-chip-3217503968

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Liquid crystal polymers are a unique class of material that only relatively recently has gained widespread interest. Liquid crystals, the building blocks of liquid crystal polymers, blur the boundary between properties of an ordinary liquid and a solid. These special molecules have even been found i

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