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How to Cut CO2 Emissions by One Billion Tons

USA: GE Analysis on CO2 Emissions from Coal and Gas Power Plant

How to Cut CO2 Emissions by One Billion Tons

12/07/2016 - GE released an analysis of global power plants, which claims that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the world’s fleet of coal and gas plants can be reduced by 10 % — the equivalent of removing 95 % of cars off U.S. roads — if existing hardware and software solutions would be fully applied. read...

Ineos Acquires Licence for Compound Production

Switzerland: Resysta Sells Exclusive Rights of Production

Ineos Acquires Licence for Compound Production

12/07/2016 - Ineos Compounds announced that it has entered into a licence agreement with Resysta International. read...

Modern Turbine for Soda Ash Plant

Italy: Solvay Invests in Rosignano Plant

Modern Turbine for Soda Ash Plant

12/07/2016 - Solvay invests in energy-efficient gas turbine at its soda ash plant in Italy. read...

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How Tablet PCs Help You to Take Your Office to the Ex-Zones

Industrial Tablet PC for Ex Zone 1

How Tablet PCs Help You to Take Your Office to the Ex-Zones

12/05/2016 - Industrial tablet PC for Ex zone 1 — Whether in a chemical plant, on a construction site, or on an oil rig: The new “office to go” from Bartec can be used everywhere without any concerns related to explosion protection regulations. read...

Discover the Building Blocks for Modular Plant Projects

Skids and Package Units

Discover the Building Blocks for Modular Plant Projects

12/05/2016 - Package unit integration: how do you assemble a modular system? — Package units, modular system design and process skids are hot topics at the moment. Thinking in systems is becoming a familiar soundbite in the component manufacturing and chemical industries, but the building block approach is not making as much headway as had been expected. Interfaces to existing automation and control systems are lacking. An overview. read...

Are There Blind Spots in the Supply Chain?

Germany: Logistics 4.0

Are There Blind Spots in the Supply Chain?

12/01/2016 - According to a recent survey 46 per cent of German companies are already feeling the impact of digitalization. At the same time, 42 per cent of large companies say that they are still blind in some areas of the supply chain. read...

Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

Engineering Concepts Modular vs Megaplant

Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

11/30/2016 - Whether major project or container factory: What is decisive is the networking — What does chemical production of tomorrow look like? While the mega plants score with their scaling effects in giant proportions, the modular plant scores in flexibility thanks to the construction kit principle. Container modules against projects worth billions — an unequal battle. But perhaps on closer look David and Goliath are not really so different? read...

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B&W Subsidiary Awarded $ 40 Million Contract

China: Design Boiler for World’s Largest Waste Power Plant

B&W Subsidiary Awarded $ 40 Million Contract

12/07/2016 - Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises announced that its Denmark-based subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund, has been awarded a contract for nearly $ 40 million to design a waste-to-energy boiler for Shenzhen Energy Environmental Engineering in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. read...

Construction of Methionine Production Facility

Japan: JGC Awarded Contract by Sumitomo Chemical Company

Construction of Methionine Production Facility

12/07/2016 - JGC Corporation has been awarded the contract for the construction of a Methionine production facility for Sumitomo Chemical Company to be located in Niihama City. read...

Six-Billion-Dollar in Petro-Projects: Gas-To-Chemicals Shall Boost the Economy of Canada’s Western Province

Canada: Gas-To-Chemicals

Six-Billion-Dollar in Petro-Projects: Gas-To-Chemicals Shall Boost the Economy of Canada’s Western Province

12/07/2016 - New petrochemical projects shall give Alberta’s economy a substantial boost: The two plants shall convert natural gas into value added plastics products that people all over the world use every day. Investments account for a total of around six billion Canadian Dollar. read...

Expansion of Copolymer Plant

Mexico: Capacity Increase of 20,000 Metric Tons

Expansion of Copolymer Plant

Ineos Styrolution revealed plans to expand the company’s plant in Altamira/Mexico responding to growing demand in the Americas region. read...

Solvay Sells Acetate Tow Business

Germany: Blackstone Acquires Acetow

Solvay Sells Acetate Tow Business

Solvay has reached an agreement to sell its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. The transaction is based on an enterprise value of about € 1 billion. read...

Whitepaper

Industrial Cyber Security

Cyber Security for Process Plants: The Core Principles of ICS Cybersecurity

Protecting an industrial process control system against cyber-attacks is by no means an easy task. While the industry has made huge strides towards awareness, the challenge is immense. For cyber security in operations technology and automation is challenging and different from enterprise level security – as our new whitepaper shows… read...

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Discover the Building Blocks for Modular Plant Projects

Skids and Package Units

Discover the Building Blocks for Modular Plant Projects

05.12.16 - Package unit integration: how do you assemble a modular system? — Package units, modular system design and process skids are hot topics at the moment. Thinking in systems is becoming a familiar soundbite in the component manufacturing and chemical industries, but the building block approach is not making as much headway as had been expected. Interfaces to existing automation and control systems are lacking. An overview. read...

Company News

Freeman Technology Ltd

Freeman Technology appoints a new distributor for India

Freeman Technology, a global leader in the development and application of powder characterisation techniques, ...

EPC Group

EPS Recycling Plants by EPC - even for toxic HBCD containing EPS

EPC's recycling plants for expanded polystyrene (EPS) are not only highly efficient, ...

MG2 s.r.l.

MG2 introduces its new Pharma Zone

The Bolognese firm, specialized in the design and marketing of capsule fillers and end-of-line solutions, ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

New Application Note - Developing a Design Space for a Die Filling Operation

We are pleased to announce the release of ‘Developing a Design Space for a Die Filling Operation'. ...

Harper International

Harper Designs Advanced Thermal System to Process Battery Materials for Prayon

Harper has been awarded a contract for a high volume Rotary furnace system by Prayon, ...