Safe Use ‘Top Priority’ For Chemical Manufacturers

CEFIC, the European Chemicals Industry Council, is pushing for chemical manufacturing and supply to focus on safe use rather than on individual substances. Executive director for product stewardship of CEFIC Peter Smith made this statement at a recent visit from [...]

Big Businesses Reduce Use Of Hazardous Chemicals

For many of the world’s biggest companies that rely on contract processing to procure chemicals, the idea of ‘chemical footprinting’ has moved beyond a trend into the mainstream, according to a new report. Edie.net reported on the latest release from [...]

What Are The Common Causes Of Refractory Failure?

Refractory products and installation techniques used in linings are key to preventing the failure of fired heaters, incinerators, kilns and reactors across a range of industries, a recent article claims. According to Engineer Live, there are a number of common [...]

Growth Recorded In EU Chemicals Industry

The EU’s chemicals industry is on an upward trend according to the latest figures released about the sector. Data published by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) revealed that the chemicals sector grew by 2.4 per cent through April this [...]

Companies Investing More In EV Technology

A number of leading chemical groups - most notably Umicore of Belgium, Germany’s BASF and the UK’s Johnson Matthey - are turning to electric vehicle (EV) technology and ploughing greater investment into this area. The Financial Times highlighted the shift [...]

New Sustainable Forge Suggested For Sheffield

A company that specialises in delivering forged products has submitted plans for a new press and forge on an derelict business park in Sheffield. The Star reported that Abbey Forged Products hopes to establish its new facility alongside a new [...]

Watch 3D Printing At The Design Museum

If you are looking for the best toll processing the country has to offer, then you may be interested in seeing some of the newest equipment in action. The Design Museum recently unveiled a 3D printer in one of its [...]