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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...

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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...

Praj Partners with OMC to Set up 2G Bio-Ethanol Plants

India: Bio-Ethanol Project

Praj Partners with OMC to Set up 2G Bio-Ethanol Plants

Praj has entered into a binding agreement for cost sharing with Indian Oil Corporation on December 7, 2016 to set up one plant each at Panipat, Haryana and Dahej, Gujarat. These 2nd Generation (2G) bio-ethanol plants will have capacity to produce 100 Kilo litres of ethanol per day. read...

Joint Investment in MCA Production

Akzo Nobel and Atul to set up Indian MCA partnership

Joint Investment in MCA Production

Akzo Nobel and Atul have announced their intention to jointly invest in the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India, which will include setting up a world class MCA plant at Atul's facility in Gujarat. read...

FGD Contract in India

India: Ducon Announced Contract with Wienerberger India

FGD Contract in India

India offers a great potential for FGD systems (Flue Gas Desulfurization) due to usage of coal for power and the new emission norms. read...

Algaecides: Top Trends and Players of a 1.9-Bio-Dollar Market

Water Treatment/Algaecides Market

Algaecides: Top Trends and Players of a 1.9-Bio-Dollar Market

The global algaecides market is projected to grow significantly from an estimated value of US $ 1.91 billion in 2016 to US $ 2.79 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.52 %, recent figures by Research and markets show. read...

Manufacturing in the Spotlight

India: Imtex 2017

Manufacturing in the Spotlight

The Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) is organizing the 18th edition of Imtex 2017 and the 19th edition of the concurrent Tooltech 2017 from January 26 - February 1, 2017 in Bengaluru. read...

H2O Alert! Why India Has to Change the Way it Looks at Water

Wastewater Treatment in India

H2O Alert! Why India Has to Change the Way it Looks at Water

The Indian raw and wastewater market is estimated to be around `2,000 crore (about US $ 300 mio) and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12 per cent during 2016–2021. In this background, we interacted with a few industry players and experts from the sector to more about the latest trends, business opportunities and technologies in the wastewater treatment sector… read...

More Than 8.6 GW in Solar Power Installed in India

India: Energy

More Than 8.6 GW in Solar Power Installed in India

Cumulative solar installations in India have reached 8,643 MW as of September 2016. Mercom is forecasting solar installations to reach approximately 4.8 GW for calendar year 2016. So far installations in calendar year 2016 have reached 3.3 GW. read...

5,5 Billion Refinery Expansion in Nagapattinam, India

India/Iran: Refinery Engineering

5,5 Billion Refinery Expansion in Nagapattinam, India

Big news for Iranian-Indian refinery project: A refinery in Nagapattinam, Eastern India, co-owned and operated by an Indian Oil subsidiary and Iranian Naftiran, shall be overhauled to produce a variety of high grade fuels. read...

India to Get Electricity from Wind Energy in 5 Years

India's Energy Transition

India to Get Electricity from Wind Energy in 5 Years

India will get electricity generated by wind-propelled plants installed in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in about five years as part of the country’s green energy development programmes, an energy expert has said. read...

AchemAsia Braves Rough Economic Environment

AchemAsia 2016

AchemAsia Braves Rough Economic Environment

The signs pointed to storms ahead, but this year’s AchemAsia travelled the rough economic seas safely: When the halls closed, exhibitors and organizers left with a smile. read...

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