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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...

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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...

Hydrocarbon will Remain Most Important Source of Energy for Decades to Come

India: Dependent on Oil

Hydrocarbon will Remain Most Important Source of Energy for Decades to Come

Hydrocarbons are likely to remain the most important source of energy for decades to come in India, despite other forms of energy such as coal, renewable energy, etc. India is currently the fourth largest consumer of petroleum products in the world in spite of a very low per capita consumption, said Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroluem & Natural Gas, Ajay Sawhney (IAS) while inaugurating the 20th Refinery Technology Meet at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. read...

Big in Asia: Indian Oil Plans Investments Worth 30 Billion Dollar

India: Investment in Oil and Gas

Big in Asia: Indian Oil Plans Investments Worth 30 Billion Dollar

Announcing its plan of investing up to Rs 1.80 trillion (US $ 30 billion) across verticals in the next six years, state-run Indian Oil Corporation has said that it is also in talks with foreign entities to co-invest in the investment that includes setting up a mega refinery in coastal Maharashtra. read...

Why the Huge Energy Market in India Provides Unique Investment Opportunity

Opportunities on Asia's Oil & Gas Market

Why the Huge Energy Market in India Provides Unique Investment Opportunity

The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has invited foreign investors to participate in the Discovered Small Fields Bidding Round – 2016. Speaking at a road show in London, he said that the huge energy market in India provides unique opportunity to invest in the Indian oil and gas sector. read...

India Boosts Bio-Fuels Production

India: Ethanol for Indian Consumers

India Boosts Bio-Fuels Production

India’s national oil company Indian Oil has selected Praj, an Indian process solutions provider, as its technology partner for setting up multiple 2nd Generation (2G) bio-ethanol plants based on indigenously developed technology. Indian Oil will be setting up three such 2G bio-ethanol plants. read...

PBSI Gathers Powder Bulk Experts in Asia's Boommarket

Powder Bulk Solids India

PBSI Gathers Powder Bulk Experts in Asia's Boommarket

The show is an international union of exhibitions – The global bulk material handling product and technologies market is expected to be valued at $62.36 billion by the end of 2020. Powder and Bulk Solids India 2016, through its focused exhibition and knowledge based workshops and conferences, aims at showcasing the importance of the Indian market in the global field. read...

India Paves The Way for New Generation of Nuclear Power Plants

India: R&D For New Power Generation

India Paves The Way for New Generation of Nuclear Power Plants

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a proposal of R&D project for development of Advanced Ultra Super Critical (AUSC) Technology for thermal power plants with an estimated cost of Rs 1,554 crore (US $ 233 million) and providing one time budgetary support of Rs 900 crore (US $ 135 million) spread over a period of three years, commencing from 2017–18, to be provided as plan Gross Budgetary Support to BHEL for implementation of the R&D project. read...

Cipla Receives Final Approval for Generic Wellbutrin XL Tablets

India: Pharmaceuticals

Cipla Receives Final Approval for Generic Wellbutrin XL Tablets

Cipla, a global pharmaceutical company which uses cutting edge technology and innovation to meet the everyday needs of all patients, announced that its subsidiary, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals Inc.(collectively Cipla), has received final approval its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets (XL), 150mg and 300 mg, from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market a generic version of Valeant’s Wellbutrin XL Tablets, 150 mg and 300 mg. read...

NMCG and IOC sign MoU for Industrial Use of Treated Water

India: Waste Water Treatment

NMCG and IOC sign MoU for Industrial Use of Treated Water

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said that a new beginning has been made with the foundation laying of a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh which will provide treated water for industrial use. read...

Jangipur Mega Food Park inaugurated

India: Food Park

Jangipur Mega Food Park inaugurated

Murshidabad, West Bengal was allotted the Jangipur Mega Food Park in year 2008 to benefit poor farmers and the people in the region. However, the project could not see the light of the day till 2016. read...

More Than 44,235 MW Accumulative Capacity of Renewable Energy Installed in India

India: Renewable Energy

More Than 44,235 MW Accumulative Capacity of Renewable Energy Installed in India

The Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal has informed the Lok Sabha that the total accumulative capacity of over 44,235 MW has been installed in the country from various renewable energy sources. These sources include 27,151 MW of wind power, 7,805 MW of solar power, 4,304 MW of small hydro power and 4,975 MW of biopower. read...

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