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Handling the Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals

Work Safety

Handling the Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals

07/04/2018 - 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...

Clariant Partners with Hydrogenious Technologies to Deliver Innovative Hydrogen Storage Technology

Germany: Hydrogenation

Clariant Partners with Hydrogenious Technologies to Deliver Innovative Hydrogen Storage Technology

06/13/2018 - Clariant's Catalysts business has formed an alliance with clean energy company, Hydrogenious Technologies, to provide reliable, scalable and safe hydrogen supply solutions for a wide variety of applications. read...

Schildberg Receives Prize for Process Safety Design

EPSC Award Ceremony

Schildberg Receives Prize for Process Safety Design

06/12/2018 - Each year the EPSC (European Process Safety Centre) awards a prize to an individual, team or organisation working in the process safety field for making an exceptional contribution to the advancement of process safety. read...

The Challenge of Ensuring System Security

Trend Report: Cyber Security

The Challenge of Ensuring System Security

06/08/2018 - The new and exciting world of IoT and digitization also has its downsides. For instance, inadequate network security allows unauthorized access to confidential and personal information by third parties. A trend report published by Achema takes a closer look at the opportunities and risks of cyberspace. read...

Dekra Launches Chemical Reaction Hazard Laboratory

China: Process Safety

Dekra Launches Chemical Reaction Hazard Laboratory

05/24/2018 - The new laboratory will comprise state-of-the-art laboratory technology along with specialist capabilities in chemical process hazard assessment. 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...

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Oxea’s Oberhausen Plant Undertakes Planned Turnaround

Germany: Maintenance Inspections

Oxea’s Oberhausen Plant Undertakes Planned Turnaround

The plant will remain closed for about four weeks and the firm intends to use this time for modernising its plant and removing production bottlenecks. read...

Ecolab Announces Sale of Oilfield Equipment Fabrication Unit

USA: Oilfield Equipment

Ecolab Announces Sale of Oilfield Equipment Fabrication Unit

Ecolab announced the sale of its Fab-Tech business unit to Dragon Products. The Fab-Tech business is a part of the company's Global Energy segment based in Casper, Wyoming that performs custom design, engineering and fabrication of oilfield equipment. read...

IEP Acquires Spark Detection Portfolio

Switzerland: Safety Solutions

IEP Acquires Spark Detection Portfolio

IEP Technologies, subsidiary of Swiss Hoerbiger company, has acquired business operations, the portfolio, patents and trademark rights of Atexon Oy, a company headquartered in Oulunsalo, Finland, specializing in spark detection and extinguishing for industrial explosion protection. read...