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China's Hengli Choses Lyondell Basell's Hostalen-Technology for Petrochemicals Project

China: Polyethylene Processing

China's Hengli Choses Lyondell Basell's Hostalen-Technology for Petrochemicals Project

04/21/2017 - Lyondell Basell announced that Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) has selected their Hostalen ACP polyethylene process technology for a 400 kta project in China. read...

Eurofins Acquires Ahma Group

Finland: Environmental Testing

Eurofins Acquires Ahma Group

04/07/2017 - Eurofins Scientific announced that it has acquired Ahma Ymparisto, the second-largest environment testing laboratory in Finland. read...

Emerson Publishes Update to Acquisition of Pentair's Valves and Controls Business

USA: Mergers & Acquisitions

Emerson Publishes Update to Acquisition of Pentair's Valves and Controls Business

04/07/2017 - In order to receive final regulatory approval for the acquisition of Pentair's Valves & Controls business, Emerson has announced to divest a business within the unit. read...

Old Truth Stands no Longer: How dangerous is splash filling really?

Explosion protection

Old Truth Stands no Longer: How dangerous is splash filling really?

04/12/2017 - One of the basic mantras when handling flammable liquids is to avoid free falling and splash filling at all costs. Dangerous electrostatic charges could otherwise cause an explosion with devastating effects. But how substantiated are these concerns? Recent experiments in Sweden and France came up with surprising results. read...

Reliable Radar Level Measurement under Harsh Conditions Thanks to 80-GHz Sensors

Radar Level Measurement

Reliable Radar Level Measurement under Harsh Conditions Thanks to 80-GHz Sensors

04/07/2017 - The DMS process is a special flotation process in diamond ore processing. Dust and dirt are, among other things, the major factors that adversely affect level measurement in the flotation tank. Read the exciting example of diamond ore processing and find out what advantages one operator was able to gain by switching to radar level measurement at 80 GHz. read...

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What Will the Future of the Laboratory Look Like?

Smart Solutions for Smart Minds

What Will the Future of the Laboratory Look Like?

03/14/2017 - The modern laboratory environment is shaped by the same trends that affect most areas of today’s life: Flexibility, digitalization, communication — combined with the never-changing requirements for a lab such as safety, robustness, and cleanliness. In our article you will read more about the changes in hardware and software over the years and what the future of the laboratory might look like. read...

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Linde Unveils Virtual Reality Application

Germany: Industrial Digitalisation

Linde Unveils Virtual Reality Application

The Engineering Division within The Linde Group was showcasing a new virtual reality application for the first time at Gastech 2017 in Tokyo. read...

CB&I Announces Strategic Alliance with Jinzhou Port

China: Refining and Petrochemicals

CB&I Announces Strategic Alliance with Jinzhou Port

CB&I has signed a strategic alliance with Jinzhou Port (Jingang) to become the master licensor for an integrated refining and petrochemicals project in Jinzhou City, China. read...

Acquisition of Syngenta by Chemchina Approved by US Watchdog

Switzerland: Biotech Transaction

Acquisition of Syngenta by Chemchina Approved by US Watchdog

Chemchina and Syngenta announced that they have received approval from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for the proposed acquisition of Syngenta by Chemchina. read...