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Compressor surge control: Mitigating risk with simulation software


By adopting dynamic simulation software, engineers can eliminate the risk of compressor failure with improved design workflow and optimised performance

CHEMICALS »

Anti-dumping duty on PTA import creates rift between producers and polyester companies


While PTA producers welcome the move, PTA users - such as polyester companies - feel it will hurt the industry as manufacturing cost will go up

PLASTIC & POLYMER »

Sintex acquires French component maker Simonin group


The deal is viewed as a strategic move towards consolidating Sintex Group's positioning in the European continent

PHARMA »

Provisions for settlement with US impact Ranbaxy's earnings


Sales from the North American market dipped 11% over a year to Rs 760 crore

MANUFACTURING »

Siemens wins Power Grid Corp's Rs 411-cr order


Automation major to supply static var compensators at three substation locations

NEWS »

Dow Corning opens application development centre in Mumbai


The centre will allow Dow Corning to offer customised silicon-based solutions in key industries like automotive, beauty and personal care, construction, household care, packaging and textile

Gail signs MoU with Japan's Sumitomo Corp for LNG and petrochem

Government plans to set up SEZ abroad for chemicals

INTERVIEWS »

RCF aims to double its turnover in the next five years: R G Rajan


In this interview, R G Rajan, CMD, RCF, elaborates on some of the initiatives taken by the company to reduce carbon footprint and its growth plans

FEATURES »

Bridge skill, technology gap to tap opportunities in chemical industry


In order to capitalise on growth opportunities offered by India, the chemical industry needs to address the challenges such as lack of skilled workforce, easy access to raw material & high-end tec

OPINION »

Unsolved global oil supply and demand equation poses risks: Dr Mosongo Moukwa


Looking out a few years, global demand for oil will continue to increase because of rising prosperity in emerging economies. Supply, however, will still remain constrained

INTERVIEW »

Hot runners lead to huge cost savings for moulders: Vishal Agarwal, Yudo


In this interview, Vishal Agarwal, President, Yudo Hot Runner (India) Pvt Ltd explains importance of cutting-edge technology to the Indian plastics injection moulding industry

FEATURE »

Plastics waste: The Golden Triangle - industry, government, consumer


If the three nodes - consumer, government and industry - connect to form a triangle and acknowledge their interdependence, the plastics waste menace can be meaningfully tackled

OPINION »

Adding value to polymer waste through recycling


Presence of metals, such as aluminum, in plastic waste makes it difficult to recycle. Specialty additives can offer a solution to this challenge by converting polymer waste into quality products

INTERVIEWS »

FDA alerts drive quality requirements upwards in pharma industry: Albert Stevens, IMCD Group


In this interview, Albert Stevens, VP Asia, IMCD Group, one of the leading global distributors of speciality chemicals, considers India to be one of the key growth drivers in Asia for the group

FEATURE »

Value-addition must for Indian API makers to take on the Dragon challenge


To counter the challenge of rising API imports from China, Indian pharma industry should focus on value addition and high-potency products

OPINION »

Chemical research: The building blocks of India's growth path


While chemistry is the study of the building blocks of life, the chemical industry serves to create the building blocks of progress

NEWS »

ICVL buys Rio Tinto's coal assets in Mozambique for $50 mn


The Mozambique acquisition by ICVL can provide long-term coking coal security as Indian steel companies need higher input of raw material to fuel their growth

Reliance Power to acquire Jaypee group's hydro projects

Cotton Corporation inks pact with NTC to set up ginning mill in AP

INTERVIEWS »

India can out-compete other countries in analytics: Mikael Hagstrom, SAS


In this interview, Mikael Hagstrom, Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, SAS Institute, discusses adoption trends of analytics in India

FEATURE »

Maximise returns on safety investments with integrated approach


By using integrated safety systems, chemical plant operators can reduce costs of inventory and training costs, and enjoy better diagnostics and visualisation without compromising on safety

OPINION »

Environmental media relations in the 21st century


Social media and crowdsourcing operate on a global scale. This breadth can work for or against a business depending on whether community discussions cast the company in a positive or negative light

 

 

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