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Metallurgical Process Route to Provide Supply Security for European Renewable Energy Industry

Germany: Lithium from Unconventional Sources

Metallurgical Process Route to Provide Supply Security for European Renewable Energy Industry

Lithium Australia's use of mine waste to produce lithium-ion batteries formed the basis of a recently completed processing evaluation for the company's Sadisdorf lithium/tin project in Saxony, Germany. That evaluation contemplated the production of high-performance cathode powders from mica recovered from tin-mining operations there. read...

Fluor Wins EPCM Contract for Valvoline’s Maiden Lubricants Facility

China: Engineering

Fluor Wins EPCM Contract for Valvoline’s Maiden Lubricants Facility

The 80,000-square-meter plant is Valvoline’s first plant in China and is expected to produce more than 30 million gallons of finished lubricants and coolants annually for passenger cars and heavy duty vehicles. read...

Sanjiv Lal is New Managing Director and CEO of Rallis India

India: Management Change

Sanjiv Lal is New Managing Director and CEO of Rallis India

Lal currently occupies the chief operating officer post at Tata Chemicals and has over 35 years of rich and varied experience across Hindustan Lever and Tata Chemicals. read...

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Digitalization Conquers Global Chemical Sales, Are You Ready?

Chemical Marketplace

Digitalization Conquers Global Chemical Sales, Are You Ready?

02/11/2019 - In the age of digitization Chemical Distribution is facing new challenge. International trading platform like Alibaba and Amazon Business are changing the rules. Now, the german start up Pinpools has created an independent B2B platform to connect chemical business. read...

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

Modular Engineering, Skids and Package Units

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

01/17/2019 - Skids, package units and flexible modules: The trends and facts in modular plant engineering – Flexible like a construction kit and powerful like a made-to-measure system: Modularisation has the potential to herald in a new era of plant construction. However, on the way there, there are not only technical hurdles to overcome — definitions are also being fought over. An status-report between PED, process skids and MTP. read...

Extended Analysis Capabilities: How Valve Intelligence Supports Plant Monitoring

Valve Monitoring and Management

Extended Analysis Capabilities: How Valve Intelligence Supports Plant Monitoring

01/08/2019 - Comprehensive valve monitoring for improved valve management — Modern control valves are able to capture and store a bunch of operational data. So it is possible to monitor and elaborate available information around those assets to predict failures. Appropriate counter measures prevent plant shutdowns, which positively influences production efficiency. Additionally, plant managers are able to schedule necessary maintenance and to minimize wear, thus significantly reducing the cost of operation — another key issue for profitable operation. As a repetitive process the analysis and calculations during operation enable valuable improvements. read...

Enter the Integrated All-in-One Solution For The Lab

Integrated End-to-end Solution

Enter the Integrated All-in-One Solution For The Lab

12/17/2018 - Now there is a new integrated end-to-end solution for all processes in the laboratory involving solids — Anyone looking to bring innovative pharmaceutical products onto the market quickly needs future-proof scalable solutions for laboratory systems that meet the growing demands on performance, safety and process efficiency — like the new Multilab, which can do everything from laboratory applications and feasibility studies right through to process development. read...

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Shell to Acquire Smart Energy Service Provider Sonnen

Germany: Energy

Shell to Acquire Smart Energy Service Provider Sonnen

02/18/2019 - With this move, Shell intends to offer more choices to customers seeking cleaner energy. This will also enhance the ability of the two companies to offer electric vehicle charging solutions, and the provision of grid services that are based on sonnen’s virtual battery pool. read...

Evonik Doubles Venture Capital for Disruptive Technologies

Germany: Fund of $ 170 Million

Evonik Doubles Venture Capital for Disruptive Technologies

02/17/2019 - Evonik has launched its second venture capital fund with a volume of $ 170 million, more than doubling the amount under management to $ 282 million. The new fund is intended to help secure access to disruptive technologies and innovative business models as well as supporting the company’s digital transformation and enabling early identification of potential technology acquisition targets. read...

Saudi Aramco, Total to Invest One Billion Dollars in Saudi Fuel Retail Market

Saudi Arabia: Joint Venture

Saudi Aramco, Total to Invest One Billion Dollars in Saudi Fuel Retail Market

02/15/2019 - Both the companies have entered into a 50:50 joint venture in order to develop a network of fuel and retail services in Saudi Arabia. The aim of the initiative is to offer premium fuels and retail services to motorists in the country. read...

Nouryon Increases Bio-Steam Supply and Completes Organic Peroxides Expansion

The Netherlands/Mexico: Sustainability and Expansion

Nouryon Increases Bio-Steam Supply and Completes Organic Peroxides Expansion

The move is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 50,000 tonnes per year at Nouryon’s salt production site at Hengelo, in the Netherlands. The company has also more than doubled capacity for emulsion-based organic peroxides at its site in Los Reyes, Mexico to meet increased customer demand in the North American PVC market. read...

Lonza, Allcells Team Up for Commercialisation of Hematopoietic Primary Cells

USA: Research

Lonza, Allcells Team Up for Commercialisation of Hematopoietic Primary Cells

The partnership aims to manufacture and globally commercialise an extensive range of hematopoietic primary cells. By leveraging Allcells customisation expertise, speed and flexibility to manufacture hematopoietic cells of superior viability and quality, and with Lonza's extensive reach, it will improve the availability of highly purified cells from different tissue sources to enhance a variety of research needs. read...

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Ion Beam Milling

Application Booklet- How to Prepare Samples for SEM

Are you interested in reading interesting applications of ion beam milling, take a look at this specially prepared booklet. Specialists from Leica Microsystems have collected over 20 different examples featuring different samples for SEM. read...

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Freeman Technology Ltd

3D MicroPrint use the FT4 Powder Rheometer to push AM to its limits

3D MicroPrint GmbH (Chemnitz, Germany), a company pioneering the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) ...

EPC Group

Unifi relies on know-how from Germany: EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH provides technology for PET plant modification

Flexibility in plant operation thanks to variPIPE®: this is what U.S.-based company Unifi Manufacturing, ...

MATCON Ltd.

Matcon Supports Evesham Vale Community Charity

Evesham-based Powder Handling experts Matcon have been working closely over the last 12 months with local charity, ...

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

HIMA and genua forge strategic partnership for security

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH, world's leading independent provider of smart safety solutions for industrial applications, ...

GIG Karasek GmbH

GIG Karasek delivers one of the largest MVR-Evaporation Plants worldwide to South Africa

GLOGGNITZ: GIG Karasek, a member of the Dr. Aichhorn Group, delivers one of the largest evaporation plants worldwide with mechanical vapor recompression (MVR) ...