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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

01/17/2019 - 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...

Saudi Aramco, Raytheon to Establish JV Company for Cyber Security

Saudi Arabia: Safety

Saudi Aramco, Raytheon to Establish JV Company for Cyber Security

01/02/2019 - 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

11/05/2018 - 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...

Point Level Switch Offers Reliability

Safety & Measurement

Point Level Switch Offers Reliability

01/16/2019 - Ametek Drexelbrook has expanded its point level offering with a fully certified SIL2 safety point level switch. This switch provides highly reliable overfill protection, specifically designed for applications in which there is a high cost of failure, states the company. read...

More Efficiency with Clear Maintenance Visuals

Signs and Labels

More Efficiency with Clear Maintenance Visuals

01/16/2019 - Plant maintenance operations are a necessity to maintain and secure production capacity. They usually imply a temporary reduction in production output which makes maintenance efficiency an important factor in many industries. With reliable signs and labels, and on-site design and printing capabilities, BradyCorporation offers a solution that can significantly increase the efficiency of maintenance operations. 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

05/23/2018 - 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

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...

Gea's ABF Technology Receives FDA Clearance

Aseptic Beverage Bottling

Gea's ABF Technology Receives FDA Clearance

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded Gea a letter of no objection (Lono) for its ABF 1.2 technology, an integrated blowing, filling and capping solution featuring a fully aseptic rotary blowing machine. It is the only system equipped with a 100 % aseptic blower that is allowed to produce shelf-stable low acid (LA) beverages free from preservatives for distribution at ambient temperature in the US market. read...

Handling the Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals

Work Safety

Handling the Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals

Current safety assessment practice is primarily based on understanding the potential risk posed by single substances rather than their "real life" combinations, thus potential combination effects might be overlooked. How can the safety of combined exposures to multiple chemicals for people and the environment be addressed? read...