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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...

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 The technology often does not live up to its full potential when regulated in an insufficient or outdated manner.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

Israeli Pharmaceutical Market Registers Robust Growth

Israel: Pharmaceutical Market to Reach $ 2.12 Billion by 2020

Israeli Pharmaceutical Market Registers Robust Growth

12/04/2016 - The Israeli pharmaceutical market is set to rise from $ 1.75 billion in 2015 to around $ 2.12 billion by 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate of 3.9 %, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. read...

The Global No.1 Exhibition for Industrial Valves Opens Its Doors

Valve World 2016

The Global No.1 Exhibition for Industrial Valves Opens Its Doors

11/29/2016 - They are made to work everywhere and still vary widely in size and application: fittings that ensure safety in the oil and gas industries, channel fluids through chemical plants, control the supply and drainage of water, gas or highly corrosive media or regulate the correct flow in the beverage industry. read...

Pharma, Food and Beverages: These are the Top-Trends in Packaging Inks and Coatings

Packaging

Pharma, Food and Beverages: These are the Top-Trends in Packaging Inks and Coatings

11/28/2016 - Food and beverage packaging drives the demand for inks and coatings: More than half of the global demand comes from these demanding branches. But what are the major trends that shape tomorrow’s inks and coatings market? And which companies are likely to take the lion’s share? A recent report provides valuable insights… read...

Powder Bulk Handling

IPB 2016 Succeeded in Establishing a New Visitor Record

International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Conference & Exhibition

IPB 2016 Succeeded in Establishing a New Visitor Record

11/30/2016 - Around 7,990 visitors came to Asia’s biggest trade fair for mechanical process technology – the 14th International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Conference & Exhibition (IPB) in Shanghai. 142 exhibitors from 14 countries stood ready to present specific solutions in mechanical process technology. read...

Heat Transfer

Harper Designs Advanced Thermal System

Belgium: Battery Materials for Prayon

Harper Designs Advanced Thermal System

11/03/2016 - Harper International has been awarded a contract for a high volume Rotary furnace system by Prayon, headquartered in Belgium. read...

Business & Economics

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...

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...

Water Treatment

Algaecides: Top Trends and Players of a 1.9-Bio-Dollar Market

Water Treatment/Algaecides Market

Algaecides: Top Trends and Players of a 1.9-Bio-Dollar Market

12/06/2016 - The global algaecides market is projected to grow significantly from an estimated value of US $ 1.91 billion in 2016 to US $ 2.79 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.52 %, recent figures by Research and markets show. read...

Oil & Gas

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...