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Tata Completes Sale of Phosphatic Business to IRC Agrochemicals

India: Fertilizer Production

Tata Completes Sale of Phosphatic Business to IRC Agrochemicals

06/04/2018 - Tata Chemicals has completed the sale and disposal of its Phosphatic Fertilisers business and the Trading business comprising bulk and non-bulk fertilisers, by way of a slump sale on a going concern basis, to IRC Agrochemicals. read...

Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

India: Polymer-Based Products

Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

05/23/2018 - Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground on a project to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, India. read...

Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

Conveyor Belts for Bulk Solids

Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

05/23/2018 - What goes around: Longer haul distances are one of the reasons that energy use in mines is increasing globally by 6 per cent per year. It is not surprising, therefore, that mines are looking for ways to counter the associated increase in energy cost. But there is a new material that could help to make conveying minerals energy efficient and reliable. read...

Technip FMC Receives Contracts for Fertilizer Plants in India

India: Fertilizer Production

Technip FMC Receives Contracts for Fertilizer Plants in India

05/22/2018 - A consortium of Technip FMC and L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) has been awarded Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) contracts for two state-of-the-art, natural gas based fertilizer complexes in Eastern India. read...

Saudi Aramco and Indian Consortium to Develop Mega Refinery and Petrochemicals Complex

India: Downstream Project

Saudi Aramco and Indian Consortium to Develop Mega Refinery and Petrochemicals Complex

04/11/2018 - Saudi Aramco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with “Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals” (RRPCL), a consortium of Indian oil companies, to jointly develop and build an integrated mega refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri, in the state of Maharashtra. read...

Articles

It’s Time to Skill India!

Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

It’s Time to Skill India!

09/22/2017 - The Indian pharmaceutical industry has realised the need for upgrading the skills of its employees in order to stay competitive in the global market scenario. Under the guidance of the government, various initiatives have been undertaken to educate the youth and make them skill ready for their jobs. read...

NEWS

Axalta Inaugurated Coating Production Facility

India: Automotive Coatings

Axalta Inaugurated Coating Production Facility

Axalta inaugurated its new coating manufacturing plant at Savli, Vadodara in Gujarat, India. The 5,200 m2 plant is part of the company's Savli manufacturing site that produces coatings for refinish, automotive parts, and commercial vehicle customers. read...

Metso to Acquire Valve Automation Division From Rotex

Finland: Valve Automation

Metso to Acquire Valve Automation Division From Rotex

Metso has signed an agreement to acquire the valve automation division of the India-based valve technology company Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers. read...

Covestro Awards Global Digital Transformation Project to LTTS

Germany: Industrial Digitalization

Covestro Awards Global Digital Transformation Project to LTTS

Covestro has chosen L&T Technology Services as one of its major engineering services partners to implement digitalization based Engineering Programs across their global locations. The ER&D services company has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the client to execute these engineering transformational programs. read...

Blast at Government-Owned Thermal Power Plant Kills 36 People in India

India: Accident at Power Plant

Blast at Government-Owned Thermal Power Plant Kills 36 People in India

NTPC Unchahar Station, a coal-fired power plant in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is recovering after an industrial accident took place on November 1, 2017 in which 36 people have been killed. read...

India Ranks Third Most Competitive Nation in Global Pharma Index

India: CPHI and P-MEC to Welcome Pharma Executives

India Ranks Third Most Competitive Nation in Global Pharma Index

CPhI & P-MEC India, organised by UBM, is set to welcome more than 50,000 attendees as the CPHI Global Pharma Index shows the country’s efforts to improve its reputation are paying dividends. India emerged successful in a number of key areas and was ranked by international pharma companies as the third most competitive nation globally. read...

CB&I Wins Ethylene Technology Award in India

India: Ethylene Project

CB&I Wins Ethylene Technology Award in India

CB&I has been selected by HPCL Mittal Energy (HMEL) for the license and basic engineering of a 1,200 kta mixed feeds ethylene plant for the Guru Gobind Singh refinery in Bathinda, India. read...

Clariant Starts Operation at Indian Production Facility

India: Healthcare Packaging

Clariant Starts Operation at Indian Production Facility

Clariant announced that its new Healthcare Packaging production facility in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India is now operational. read...

Powder and Bulk Solids India Renamed Powtech India

India: Marketplace for Powder & Bulk Handling

Powder and Bulk Solids India Renamed Powtech India

Powtech India is the new name for the trade fair for powder, bulk solids and process technologies that has previously taken place in Mumbai, India, under the name “Powder and Bulk Solids India”. read...

MoU signed between India and Japan for Expansion of Biotech Lab

Biotechnology

MoU signed between India and Japan for Expansion of Biotech Lab

India and Japan have recently signed a MoU for expansion of an international laboratory in the area of biotechnology. The agreement aims to foster collaborative research between both the countries. read...

Bamboo as a Feedstock for Indian Biorefinery

India: Biofuel Production

Bamboo as a Feedstock for Indian Biorefinery

India's Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) signed a MoU with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (Unido) for inclusive and sustainable bamboo supply chain development for its upcoming biorefinery in Numaligarh, Assam. read...

John Fowler is New Chief Operating Officer of Piramal Pharma

Appointment

John Fowler is New Chief Operating Officer of Piramal Pharma

In his new role, John Fowler will take charge of the company’s global operations. He has also been assigned the R&D portfolio wherein he will ensure that the firm’s customers receive unique and excellent services. read...

Australian Operations of Amneal Pharma Acquired by Arrow Pharma

Acquisition Pharma Industry

Australian Operations of Amneal Pharma Acquired by Arrow Pharma

Arrow Pharmaceuticals acquires the Australian operations of Amneal Pharmaceuticals for AUD 17 million. The acquisition will enable the company to accelerate its market reach and also help it to become one of the leading players in the Australian generics market. read...

BASF Inaugurates Pharma Technical Lab

Inauguration

BASF Inaugurates Pharma Technical Lab

BASF’s facility is expected to cater to the fast-growing pharmaceutical market in South Asia, with a strong focus on generic drug manufacturing. read...

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