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Topsoe Secures Order from Technip FMC for Ammonia Plant

India: Ammonia Technology

Topsoe Secures Order from Technip FMC for Ammonia Plant

08/07/2018 - Topsoe has been awarded by Technip FMC a contract for license and basic engineering of two gas-based ammonia plants for Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan (Hurl). read...

Technip Awarded Contract for Grassroot Hydrogen Generation Unit by Hindustan Petroleum

India: Brownfield Expansion

Technip Awarded Contract for Grassroot Hydrogen Generation Unit by Hindustan Petroleum

07/23/2018 - Technip FMC has been awarded a contract by the state-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) for a grassroot Hydrogen Generation Unit (HGU). The undisclosed value of the contract ranges between $ 250 and 500 million. read...

Cepsa to Produce Marine and Power Generation Lubricants in India

India: Marine Lubricants

Cepsa to Produce Marine and Power Generation Lubricants in India

07/21/2018 - Cepsa and GP Global announced an exclusive partnership to manufacture and market Cepsa branded marine and power generation lubricants in India. As per the agreement, GP Global will manufacture, package and import branded lubricant products in India. read...

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...

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

Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

India: Polymer-Based Products

Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

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?

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

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...

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...

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...