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Phosphate JV Links Belgium and India

Forging Business Partnerships with India

Phosphate JV Links Belgium and India

06/19/2018 - Under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed at Achema on Tuesday, Simon India will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 200,000 t/y dicalcium phosphate (DCP) plant to be built by Ecophos (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) in Gujarat, India. read...

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...

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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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

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...

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...

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...

India’s Energy Efficiency Market at US $ 23 Billions, Says World Bank

Power

India’s Energy Efficiency Market at US $ 23 Billions, Says World Bank

The World Bank has pegged India’s energy efficiency market at Rs 1.6 lakh crore (US $ 23 Billions), four times the Rs 44,000 crore in 2010 against the backdrop of the success of the government’s UJALA scheme to distribute LED bulbs. read...

More Flexibility for Pharma: Why WFI is About to Unleash its True Potential

Water for Inhjection (WFI) in Pharma

More Flexibility for Pharma: Why WFI is About to Unleash its True Potential

The change in European Pharmacopoeia (Eur. Ph.) gives more flexibility to the operators of WFI systems — The release of the membrane process for the production of Water for Injection purposes (WFI) in European pharmacopoeia (Eur. Ph.) opens up annual savings potential for pharma enterprises up to several hundred thousand Euro, at min. the same or higher water quality. The article illustrates what exactly was changed and why in Eur. Ph., what effects the change will have in practical terms and what a good plant for cold WFI production must look like. read...

From Cables to Tubes: Succesful Results for Trade Fair Trio

India: Trade Fair

From Cables to Tubes: Succesful Results for Trade Fair Trio

The sixth edition of the Indian trade fair trio Wire & Cable India, Tube India and Metallurgy India was held in Bombay in October. The organizers are very pleased with this year's results of the trade fair for cables, tubes and metallurgy. read...

Indian Prime Minister Dedicates Three Projects to the Nation

India: Hydro Power

Indian Prime Minister Dedicates Three Projects to the Nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently dedicated three flagship projects including 800 MW hydro power stations of NTPC – Koldam, 520 MW Parvati Project of NHPC and 412 MW Rampur Hydro Station of SJVNL projects to the nation in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. read...

Indian Industrial Behemoth Tata Sacks Chairman Mistry, Ratan Tata Makes Return

India: Management

Indian Industrial Behemoth Tata Sacks Chairman Mistry, Ratan Tata Makes Return

In a dramatic development that took corporates and others by surprise, Cyrus Mistry was recently sacked as Chairman of Tata Sons and was replaced by Ratan Tata, from whom he had taken over the reins of the over $100 billion salt-to-software conglomerate four years ago. read...

1 GW Exceeded: Renewable Power Booms in India

India: Energy

1 GW Exceeded: Renewable Power Booms in India

Half of India’s now 1,020 MW of rooftop solar capacity has been installed in the last 12 months according to Bridge To India – but clouds are gathering on the horizon. The consultancy firm says the nation has added 513 MW of rooftop solar over the year to September 30. read...

Arkema Expands in Powder Coating Resins in India

India: Powder and Bulk

Arkema Expands in Powder Coating Resins in India

Arkema announced plans to construct a new leading class polyester powder resin manufacturing facility, the first of its kind in India, on its existing resin platform in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. read...

IFAT India 2016 Lays the Roadmap for Environmental Technologies

Water Event

IFAT India 2016 Lays the Roadmap for Environmental Technologies

IFAT India, the leading trade fair for environmental technology in India kicked off, with its fourth edition on September 28, 2016 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. read...

Indian Oil and USTDA Sign Agreement to Promote Cleaner Fuels

USA/India: Oil & Gas Industry

Indian Oil and USTDA Sign Agreement to Promote Cleaner Fuels

The US Trade and Development Agency and India’s largest commercial organisation Indian Oil will jointly work to explore cleaner fuels. read...

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