Coordinated response underway for illegally dumped chemicals into Surrey pond

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A coordinated response is underway for chemicals illegally dumped into a Surrey pond from a clandestine drug lab.

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Nesher Pharmaceuticals (USA) LLC, a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer located in St. Louis, MO, is a subsidiary of Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc. Our business is redefining the standards for pharmaceutical performance, shaped by a passion to deliver value through innovation and an unwavering commitment to compliance. We equate business success with an environment in which employees are encouraged to maximize their potential through personal growth and accountability, resulting in outstanding results for both our people and the customers we serve. If you have the drive and desire to reach a higher level in your career as part of a growth-centric team, come join us!

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Pandemic’s third wave seems unlikely to damage global petrochemicals demand

Article | July 22, 2021

Petrochemical stocks plunged worldwide on 19 July ahead of the Q2 earnings season. The declines were consistent with those in economically sensitive sectors such as steel, copper, automotive and housing,” wrote my ICIS colleague, Joseph Chang, in this Insight article.

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When chemistry becomes intelligent

Article | July 22, 2021

Nowadays, artificial intelligence (AI) and computer programs have infiltrated almost every corner of our lives; from facial recognition, language translation, image and video production, to self-driving cars and personal care aides. Other applications that might not yet be mainstream knowledge have to do with scientific exploration and research and development. For example, AI has the potential to revolutionize medical practices through augmenting medical diagnosis and have found application in drug discovery. In many places, researchers have also attempted to use AI algorithms to manipulate biology, chemistry, and physics with different setup configurations that can detect DNA modifications caused during epigenetic regulation or gene mutation, choose the most optimal reaction pathways in synthesis, and search for exotic particles using adapted learning networks.

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Improving Pump Seal Reliability for Bay Area Petrochem Plants

Article | July 22, 2021

Keeping thousands of pumps in San Francisco Bay Area refineries running 24/7/365 requires a well-planned and well-executed maintenance strategy. Unplanned failures may have ramifications for safety, budget, and compliance—especially with regard to Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) regulations. One of the most mission-critical elements for smooth operations is pump seal reliability. Many plants run pumps outside the safe operating envelope and replace them only when economically feasible. Over time, however, you increasingly risk catastrophic downtime. Fortunately, you have the means to largely mitigate pump seal reliability problems with awareness and proactive management of conditions to improve safety and compliance.

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CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY

We can solve the plastic waste crisis but we don’t have much time

Article | July 22, 2021

IN 2015, a global agreement was reached that 8m tonnes a year of plastic waste entering the oceans was unacceptable, according to this September 2020 article in The Conversation. This was the amount of plastic that was estimated to have ended up in the oceans in 2010. “Several international platforms emerged to address the crisis, including Our Ocean, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the G7 Ocean Plastic Charter, among others,” continued the article. But in 2020, an estimated 24m-34m tonnes of plastic waste was forecast to enter our lakes, rivers and oceans. This could reach as much as 90m tonnes in 2030 if the current trajectory continued, said The Conversation. This is the type of information out there, free to view on the internet and accessible via a very quick Google search, representing a major challenges for our industry. I cannot of course verify the numbers. But they are out there. Also out there is a May 2019 article by the World Economic Forum (WEF), which provided a good summary of research into what experts believed was the scale of the waste problem in the developing world.

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Nesher Pharmaceuticals (USA) LLC

Nesher Pharmaceuticals (USA) LLC, a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer located in St. Louis, MO, is a subsidiary of Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc. Our business is redefining the standards for pharmaceutical performance, shaped by a passion to deliver value through innovation and an unwavering commitment to compliance. We equate business success with an environment in which employees are encouraged to maximize their potential through personal growth and accountability, resulting in outstanding results for both our people and the customers we serve. If you have the drive and desire to reach a higher level in your career as part of a growth-centric team, come join us!

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