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Graphene aerogels optimised with boron and nitrogen can act as catalysts
03 March, 2015
Rice University scientists have found that metal-free aerogels made from graphene nanoribbons and optimised with boron and nitrogen can serve as catalysts to produce fuel...
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Orica sells chemicals unit to equity firm Blackstone for A$750m
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Orica has concluded the sale of its chemicals business to American private equity firm Blackstone for A$750m...

Solvay licences Revolymer technology to improve organic peroxide performance
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Belgian chemical company Solvay has signed a licencing deal with British polymer technology firm Revolymer to exclusively apply its encapsulation technology to enhance the performance of...

Johnson Matthey acquires Clariant’s battery materials business
Monday, March 02, 2015 UK-based speciality chemical company Johnson Matthey has acquired Clariant's battery materials business for...

RIKEN finds new way to link benzene rings in 3D helical structure
Monday, March 02, 2015 Researchers from RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science and University of Tokyo have identified a new way to link benzene rings in a three-dimensional helical structure using...

Wood Group to automate ExxonMobil's Texas ethane cracker
Monday, March 02, 2015 Scotland-based Wood Group has entered into an agreement with ExxonMobil Chemical Company to provide automation engineering services for the latter's multi-billion dollar expansion project in...

ALTIVIA to buy Axiall’s specialty phosgene derivatives business
Friday, February 27, 2015 US-based chemical firm ALTIVIA has entered into an agreement to buy Axiall’s specialty phosgene derivatives business for an undisclosed...

Apax Partners to buy majority stake in Azelis from 3i
Friday, February 27, 2015 Private equity firm Apax Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in chemical distribution company Azelis from 3i Group....

World’s largest methanol plant to be commissioned in Iran
Friday, February 27, 2015 The Iranian Government is reportedly constructing a largest-of-its-kind methanol plant in Bandar Deyr, Bushehr...

Air Liquide to supply oxygen to Sasol's South African fuels and chemicals complex
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Sasol has awarded a contract to Air Liquide to supply industrial gases for its synthetic fuels and chemicals complex in Secunda, South Africa....

Brenntag agrees to buy Lionheart Chemical Enterprises
Thursday, February 26, 2015 German chemical distribution firm Brenntag has entered into an agreement to acquire Lionheart Chemical Enterprises, a speciality distributor in the South African market operating mainly in the...


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EKATO Exhibiting at ACHEMA 2015
Monday, March 02, 2015 by EKATO EKATO is pleased to announced that it will be exhibiting at ACHEMA, which is the leading show for the process...

March 2015 Newsletter
Sunday, March 01, 2015 by Specialty Equipment A worldwide manufacturer of industrial cleaning products decided to take a look at Specialty Equipment's drum and tote filling...

Asset Lifecycle Information Management (ALIM)
Friday, February 27, 2015 by BlueCielo ARC Advisory Group’s Valentijn de Leeuw presented on the topic of Asset Lifecycle Information Management (ALIM) at BlueCielo Synergy...

Perfecting Printing Ink Performance
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Malvern Instruments Analytical systems from Malvern Instruments are now used routinely to advance inkjet formulation at Domino Printing Sciences in the UK, one of the world's leading printing technology companies....

BlueCielo Launches Industry Configuration Templates
Saturday, February 21, 2015 by BlueCielo Pre-packaged solution offers implementation of BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise and related modules to shorten time to...

BlueCielo Project Portal 2015 Launch
Friday, February 20, 2015 by BlueCielo Latest version of industrial document control and collaboration solution offers new enhancements for transmittal and submittal management, as well as deployment in the...

February 2015 Newsletter
Sunday, February 01, 2015 by Specialty Equipment Filling four drums automatically with liquid is fairly easy, but filling them with a putty-like product through a liquid filling machine is a real challenge; such was the case when a...

Infraserv Hoechst: Water Procurement
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by gat Many expiring S5-controls by Siemens have been replaced by S7-controls in numerous water procurement companies in the Hoechst industry park over the past seven years....

Clariant / Industry Park Hoechst: Prolongation of the Framework Agreement
Monday, January 26, 2015 by gat For the many companies of the Hoechst industry park, gat carried out planning and detailed planning within a framework agreement, i.e. the extension TS1, PSE-dispersing and much more....

CAMO Software to Showcase Latest Products at IFPAC in US
Thursday, January 22, 2015 by CAMO Software CAMO Software will showcase its latest products and services from 25-28 January at booth #709 at the IFPAC annual meeting in Arlington, VA,...


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