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Press Releases

HEROSE valves achieve Registro Italiano Navale certification
HEROSE is pleased to announce its range of valve products are now certified by the Registro Italiano Navale (RINA).

Webinar: Optimising the Size and Shape of Metal Powder Particles for Additive Manufacture
The efficiency of a particular powder bed additive manufacturing process, and the overall quality of the finished components, is to a large extent dependent on the packing density and flow behaviour of the metal powders involved.

Webinar: Achieving Bioequivalence using Laser Diffraction and Automated Microscopy via Nebulizers

Webinar: What is Surface Zeta Potential and How to Measure It

Webinar: OMNISEC for Protein Characterization

White Papers

Using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to Research Nanobubble Application and Characterisation
The generation, measurement, and applied technologies of so-called nanobubbles, or ultra-fine bubbles, has evolved dramatically in recent years, and their unique properties make them...

Using Squeeze Flow to Extend Rheological Measurements for Concentrated Suspensions
Making shear rheological measurements on samples with a high solids fraction can present difficulties on a rotational rheometer, since the sample can be prone to fracture even at low-medium...

Key Considerations When Purchasing an Advanced GPC/SEC system
Buying a new piece of laboratory equipment is always a big decision. Many thousands of dollars are often being invested based on relatively little...

Heat Exchangers Can Make a Difference
Hit your targets by improving the availability of key...

Time to Harness the True Power of Rheology
Upgrading from a viscometer to a modern rotational rheometer brings access to a range of test methods that can be applied to accelerate and enhance the formulation of personal care...

Features

January’s top stories: NOVA Chemicals' LLDPE reactor, Huntsman sells unit
NOVA Chemicals' linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) gas phase reactor started operations at its Joffre site in Alberta, and Huntsman Corporation completed the sale of its European surfactants business to Innospec for $225m. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from January 2017.

2016: The year's biggest Chemicals Technology stories
Bostik expanded production capacities of its cementitious product at its Seremban plant in Malaysia, and PPG Industries announced an increase in the production of precipitated silica at its plant in Louisiana, US. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from 2016.

November’s top stories: Evonik to buy technology package, Nigeria's $340m ethanol plant
Evonik Industries to purchase a technology package from French industrial biochemistry company Metex Explorer, and a UK-based consortium and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to provide $340m to help build a new ethanol plant. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from November, 2016.

October’s top stories: Clariant's polypropylene catalyst plant, Celanese to buy SO.F.TER Group
Clariant has opened its new polypropylene catalyst production facility, Celanese Corporation to acquire Italy-based SO.F.TER Group. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from October, 2016.

September's top stories: Fluor finishes BASF works, Lanxess to buy Chemtura
Fluor completed all mechanical and associated infrastructure works for BASF PETRONAS Chemicals in Kuantan, Malaysia; Lanxess signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a provider of flame-retardant and lubricant additives. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from September.

Projects

Ineos Grangemouth Petrochemical Complex
Ineos owns and operates its biggest petrochemical complex at Grangemouth, Scotland, which is located on the Firth of Forth, 40km west of Edinburgh.

Port Neal Nitrogen Complex Expansion, Iowa
New ammonia and urea units were constructed at the Port Neal Nitrogen Complex in Iowa, US, operated by CF Industries Holdings.

Incitec Pivot's Ammonia Plant, Louisiana
Incitec Pivot, through its subsidiary Dyno Nobel, constructed its seventh ammonia plant at Cornerstone's Fortier Manufacturing Complex in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, US.

Lanxess Butyl Rubber Facility
On 18 January 2010, Germany-based speciality chemicals group LANXESS announced plans of constructing a butyl rubber plant on Jurong Island in Singapore.

Tatarstan Fertiliser Complex, Volga Federal District
Located approximately 1,000km east of Moscow, Russia, the Tatarstan fertiliser complex is the biggest project of its kind in Russia over the past 20 years.

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