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The Plastic Bank Addressing Human Problems

Posted on January 8th, 2018 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Most engineering challenges stretch far beyond the technical. The technical elements are just a piece of the puzzle and are often the easier parts to solve. It‚Äôs normally the social, economic or political parts of the problem that are the most difficult. Continue reading “The Plastic Bank Addressing Human Problems” »

‚ÄúDecisive Actions‚ÄĚ Needed for GCC Chemicals

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

The traditional reliance of the chemical industry in the GCC region on cheap and plentiful feedstock is no longer a guarantee for competitive performance. ‚ÄúChanges are necessary‚ÄĚ to remain a global chemical powerhouse, according to the chairman of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). Continue reading “‚ÄúDecisive Actions‚ÄĚ Needed for GCC Chemicals” »

Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Chemistry Opinion Survey 2017-12-11 15-13-58

Chemistry and its importance in everyday life¬†is¬†often underrated at best,¬†and wildly misunderstood at worst. The stock image of scientists in white lab coats holding beakers of toxic chemicals has been hard to shake Continue reading “Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed” »

China Anti-Pollution Drive Takes Heavy Toll

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

China‚Äôs winter anti-pollution campaign at its major industrial bases could deal another blow to the country’s overall petrochemical production, already hit by shutdowns amid strict environmental compliance checks at factories throughout the year. Continue reading “China Anti-Pollution Drive Takes Heavy Toll” »

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