On average in the EU, 31kg of plastic packaging waste is produced per person...
Showa Denko to streamline UP and VE production in Japan
Chemicals company Showa Denko has decided to streamline the domestic production of unsaturated polyester resin (UP) and vinyl ester resin (VE) in Japan.
Pembina signs EPC contract with CKPC for petrochemical facility
Pembina Pipeline has signed a lump sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Canadian Kuwait Petrochemical (CKPC) for a petrochemical facility in Canada.
Huntsman sells chemical intermediates and surfactant business for $2bn
US-based chemical manufacturing company Huntsman has closed the sale of its chemical intermediates and surfactant businesses to Thailand-based Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) for approximately $2.076bn.
Evonik and Wynca begin construction of silica plant in China
The Evonik Wynca Silicon Material joint venture (JV) comprising Evonik and Wynca has begun the construction of a new fumed silica plant at the Zhenjiang New Material Industry Park in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, China.
From harmful gas to essential fuel: The evolution of CO₂ recycling
On average in the EU, 31kg of plastic packaging waste is produced per person each year, adding up to 15.8 million tonnes annually.
November’s top news stories
BASF has broken ground on its $10bn integrated petrochemicals complex in Guangdong province, PKN Orlens has awarded a contract to engineering and design services provider Fluor for olefin plant. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from November 2019.
Top 10 Things to Know When Considering a Powder Handling System
The safe and accurate dosing of dry bulk materials is critical for operators who need to produce a mixed blend end product to exacting formulas, in a repeatable way, on large scales.s.
Italmatch awards hydrochloric acid purification contract to KBR
Chemical preparations manufacturer Italmatch Deutschland has selected KBR’s PLINKE hydrochloric acid purification technologies.