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Pasuruan Govt Assigns Land to Project Stop for Building Material Recovery Unit

Indonesia: Circular Economy

Pasuruan Govt Assigns Land to Project Stop for Building Material Recovery Unit

24/02/2020 - With an aim to create a sustainable waste management system and reduce plastic pollution in the oceans, a material recovery facility will be set up in Pasuruan, Indonesia by Project Stop. The facility is expected to manage waste collection, segregation and recycling processes at the Lekok and Nguling municipalities. read...

Petrofac Wins 40 Million Dollar Contract by Sharjah National Oil Corporation

UAE: EPCC

Petrofac Wins 40 Million Dollar Contract by Sharjah National Oil Corporation

21/02/2020 - Petrofac’s EPS division has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract for a UAE project. The project is in line with the company’s strategy of improving its record in smaller greenfield and brownfield EPC projects. read...

Versalis Launches ‘Hoop’ Project to Chemically Recycle Plastic Waste

Italy: Circular Economy

Versalis Launches ‘Hoop’ Project to Chemically Recycle Plastic Waste

18/02/2020 - Versalis’ ‘Hoop’ project focuses on the development of a new technology to chemically recycle plastic waste and produce new virgin polymers. The company also has plans to set up a 6,000 tonne facility in Italy which will actively make use of this technology. read...

Fluor Wins EPC Contract for New Adiponitrile Unit in China

China: Nylon

Fluor Wins EPC Contract for New Adiponitrile Unit in China

18/02/2020 - Invista’s new 400 kilo-tonne-per-annum adiponitrile facility is expected to be integrated with the recently completed hexamethylenediamine plant and nylon 6,6 polymer facility to produce nylon 6,6 and other high-value products in China. read...

Dow, Johnson Matthey Wins Technology Contract from Chinese Company

China: Licensed Technology

Dow, Johnson Matthey Wins Technology Contract from Chinese Company

17/02/2020 - The LP Oxo Selector 10 Technology has been selected by Guangxi Huayi New Material Company to produce butanol at a new manufacturing plant located at the firm’s integrated petrochemical complex in China. The new facility is expected to have a butanol capacity of 300,000 metric tonnes every year. read...

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Predicting Reliability: How Machine Learning Creates Added Value

Predictive Maintenance and Machine Learning

Predicting Reliability: How Machine Learning Creates Added Value

24/01/2020 - Machine learning can create the basis for higher plant availability, says Richard Irwin, Senior Product Marketer for Asset Wise at Bentley. But the implementation of such systems must be well-prepared. Only then can real added value be created. read...

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Mitsubishi Gas Chemical to Build Industrial Hydrogen Peroxide Production Unit

Taiwan: Engineering

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical to Build Industrial Hydrogen Peroxide Production Unit

With an aim to expand Mitsubishi Gas Chemical’s super-pure hydrogen peroxide business, the company has plans to establish a new production facility which will enable the firm to meet the growing global demand for semiconductors. read...

Linde Starts Up New Air Separation Unit and CO2 Plant in Texas

USA: Industrial Gases

Linde Starts Up New Air Separation Unit and CO2 Plant in Texas

The new air separation unit has been initiated due to a long term agreement signed between Linde and Meglobal. Under the deal, Linde will supply oxygen and nitrogen for Meglobal’s EG manufacturing process at its Oyster Creek unit. read...

Chiyoda Partners with Hazer to Produce Hydrogen and Graphite

Japan: Plant Engineering

Chiyoda Partners with Hazer to Produce Hydrogen and Graphite

Chiyoda Corporation has signed a MOU with Hazer Group and under the terms of the agreement, the Hazer Process will be adopted to develop low emission hydrogen production facilities in Japan. read...

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