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Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

Serious Disaster

Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

22/03/2019 - A big explosion at Yancheng Chemical Park claims at least 47 people dead. According to consistent media reports, a fire has broken out in the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical Plant. The subsequent explosion in the facilities had a devastating effect. read...

More Space for Developing Safe Cable and Pipe Seals

Sweden: Fire Resistance Testing

More Space for Developing Safe Cable and Pipe Seals

28/01/2019 - Cable and pipe seal provider Roxtec has more than doubled its fire resistance testing capacity. The new lab provides a very good working environment and has a state-of-the art purification system taking care of the emissions from the test furnace, the company announced. read...

Major Global Alliance Contributes Over 1 Billion Dollars to End Plastic Waste

World: Sustainability

Major Global Alliance Contributes Over 1 Billion Dollars to End Plastic Waste

17/01/2019 - Some of the leading companies around the globe are associated with this alliance and together they are keen to eliminate the serious issue of plastic waste which is affecting the environment across the globe. read...

Dust Extraction Specialist Set to Exhibit at Safety & Health Expo 2019

Safety

Dust Extraction Specialist Set to Exhibit at Safety & Health Expo 2019

22/03/2019 - Dustcontrol UK is set to exhibit its range of construction equipment at the eagerly anticipated Safety & Health Expo 2019. read...

User-Friendly Containment

Industrial Technology

User-Friendly Containment

06/03/2019 - Herding Filtertechnik is known for its safe and innovative solutions in industrial filtration technology. For instance, the Herding Sinter-Plate Filter is proven in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. However, the requirements of interfaces for the operating personnel are becoming more complex. read...

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Explosion Protection in Asia: Safety Can be a Matter of Mindset

Explosion Protection

Explosion Protection in Asia: Safety Can be a Matter of Mindset

23/05/2018 - Sensitizing the Asian market in safety matters — Better safe than sorry: Asia is the undisputed powerhouse of the global process industries. Its products and newly constructed world-scale chemical parks are more than a match for the international competition. But what about the safety issues? In fact, most companies’ need for services and maintenance works are growing at a stretch and are thus in need of a little help — and encouragement — in that very field, as experts say... read...

NEWS

Saudi Aramco, Raytheon to Establish JV Company for Cyber Security

Saudi Arabia: Safety

Saudi Aramco, Raytheon to Establish JV Company for Cyber Security

The new joint venture firm will offer superior cyber security services in the region and also support the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 by creating highly skilled jobs for the locals. read...

Max Planck Institute Develops New Manganese Catalyst to Reduce CO2

Germany: Research and Innovation

Max Planck Institute Develops New Manganese Catalyst to Reduce CO2

With this new catalyst, the institute has proven that catalysts found on earth that are abundant, cheap, and benign metals such as iron or manganese can be considered as possible alternatives for challenging reduction reactions. read...

Cefic Announces Winners for European Responsible Care 2018

The Netherlands: Chemical Safety and Protection

Cefic Announces Winners for European Responsible Care 2018

The winners have been awarded for their innovative projects that focus on improving health, safety and environmental standards in the chemical industry. Spearheaded by Cefic, the industry council aims to advance the Responsible Care programme in Europe. read...