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Catofin Technology Award for Petrochemical Plant in China

China: Propane Dehydrogenation

Catofin Technology Award for Petrochemical Plant in China

02/20/2017 - CB&I has been awarded a contract by Dongguan Grand Resource Science & Technology for the license and engineering design of a grassroots propane dehydrogenation unit to be built in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China. read...

Joint Venture for mPPE business in China

China: Engineering Plastics

Joint Venture for mPPE business in China

02/20/2017 - Asahi Kasei has concluded a joint venture agreement with China National Bluestar, a subsidiary of China National Chemical Corp., for the integrated production and sale of Xyron modified polyphenylene ether (mPPE) in China, including its intermediate materials 2,6-xylenol and polyphenylene ether (PPE). read...

PCIC Europe

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

Explosion Protection

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

08/24/2016 - A fire fighting vessel in the heart of Europe's industrial and chemical clusters needs special equipment: Equipped with specialised technology, Europe’s latest high-tech fire-fighting boat is able to work in hazardous atmospheres, fighting fires, explosions and chemical accidents. Its secret? Explosion-protected electrical equipment and lighting by technology specialists Eaton. read...

Petrochemical Industry has Projects Worth 162 Billion in the Pipeline: Iran, China and US to Become Petro-Hotspots

Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemical Industry has Projects Worth 162 Billion in the Pipeline: Iran, China and US to Become Petro-Hotspots

06/01/2016 - The worldwide petrochemical industry will experience significant growths within the next five years, recent figures indicate – Yet, this growth is not equally distributed: While markets in China, the US or Iran are thriving… read...

Stop the Energy Guzzlers: This is how Pumps Learn to Think!

PCIC Europe: Pump Automation

Stop the Energy Guzzlers: This is how Pumps Learn to Think!

04/12/2016 - Process pumps do not have an easy job, more so in the downstream industry. It is useful to have strong partners on your side in this industry — Be it a refinery or a chemical facility, pumps in all sizes are the ubiquitous workhorses of the branch. However, pumps are also one of the biggest cost factors in the production facility. The technology often does not live up to its full potential when regulated in an insufficient or outdated manner. This is exactly when modern automation and pump management concepts come into play. read...

Pharma & Food

Enhanced Product and Production Safety by new Hygienic Design

Twin Screw Extruder

Enhanced Product and Production Safety by new Hygienic Design

02/15/2017 - In order to fulfill food manufacturers’ increasingly stringent health and safety stipulations, Coperion has completely revised its ZSK Mv PLUS twin screw extruder. read...

Syringe Filling

Filling and Stoppering Syringes

02/15/2017 - At its Interphex booth Marchesini will present the additional attraction of the new Extrafill Syringe Filler. It has been developed to meet the growing demands of packaging disposable pre-filled syringes in the North American market. read...

Monsanto to Increase Capacities for Roundup Crop System

USA: Crop Protection

Monsanto to Increase Capacities for Roundup Crop System

02/14/2017 - Monsanto will make a $ 975 million capital investment in Louisiana in order to support the launch of its new Roundup product. read...

Heat Transfer

SPX Flow Builds Plant to Serve European Market

Poland: Local Supply of Process Equipment

SPX Flow Builds Plant to Serve European Market

02/01/2017 - SPX Flow has recently expanded production capabilities by opening a new manufacturing campus in Poland. The US based company manufactures and markets hygienic valves, plate heat exchangers, pumps, homogenizers and process systems designed for use in dairy, food, beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care production. read...

Business & Economics

EU Chemicals Urge Commission to Implement Industry Strategy

Joint Declaration

EU Chemicals Urge Commission to Implement Industry Strategy

02/20/2017 - Cefic, the EU chemical industry council, along with more than 90 other industry associations in Brussels, have signed a joint declaration to the European Commission. read...

Sadara and Saudi National Automobile Manufacturing Company Sign Agreement

Saudi Arabia: Downstream Manufacturing

Sadara and Saudi National Automobile Manufacturing Company Sign Agreement

02/20/2017 - Sadara Chemical Company and Saudi National Automobiles Manufacturing Company (Snam) have signed a Cooperation Agreement for the planned Automobile Manufacturing Cluster in Plaschem Park. read...

Wison Engineering and Haldor Topsoe Signed R&D Collaboration Agreement

China: Catalysts

Wison Engineering and Haldor Topsoe Signed R&D Collaboration Agreement

02/18/2017 - Wison Engineering Services's non-wholly owned affiliated company, Wison Engineering, has signed a collaboration agreement on research and development with catalysts supplier Haldor Topsoe. read...

Water Treatment

Municipal Development Contracts

India: SPML Infra to Supply Infrastructure Facilities

Municipal Development Contracts

01/19/2017 - SPML Infra Limited has received several new orders for Power Substation, Rooftop Solar Power Plant, Water & Wastewater Treatment, and Municipal Solid Waste Management projects from different states in India. read...

Oil & Gas

Fluor Awarded Contract for Woodfibre LNG Project in Canada

Canada: Front-End Engineering

Fluor Awarded Contract for Woodfibre LNG Project in Canada

02/17/2017 - Fluor Corporation has signed an agreement with JGC America to provide construction-related support to the front-end engineering and design (Feed) services for the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. read...