Current Headlines

  1. PFAS Manufacturers Grilled By Congress
    9/17/2019

    Following years of warnings from drinking water treatment institutions and source water quality advocates, it appears that the federal government is cracking down on potential per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination.

  2. Sulzer GTC Wins Award With SIBUR KSTOVO For Benzene Production Complex Modernization Project In Russia
    9/17/2019

    Sulzer GTC Technology has signed an agreement with JSC SIBUR-Neftehim (SIBUR) to provide its licensed pyrolysis gasoline (pygas) processing technologies, including design of the fractionation, first and second stage hydrotreating, aromatics extraction and thermal hydrodealkylation technologies for the modernization of a benzene production facility at SIBUR’s Kstovo olefins production plant near Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia

  3. Fujian Meide Taps Honeywell Technology To Monitor On-Purpose Propylene Production
    9/17/2019

    Honeywell today announced that Fujian Meide Petrochemical Co., Ltd. will use the Honeywell Process Reliability Advisor to provide prescriptive monitoring of its UOP C3 Oleflex™ unit in China

  4. South Korea: Hanwha Total Petrochemical Increases Ethylene Production Capacity By 30%
    9/17/2019

    The Daesan integrated refining and petrochemicals complex in South Korea, owned by Hanwha Total Petrochemical, has started its new ethylene production capacities. With a $450M investment, the site can now produce 1.4 million tons per year of ethylene, an increase of 30%

  5. Preliminary EPC Contract Signed For A New Ammonia Plant In Egypt
    9/12/2019

    Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. announces that its subsidiary Tecnimont S.p.A. has signed with Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation, a subsidiary of Carbon Holdings, a preliminary EPC contract related to the implementation of a new Ammonia plant in Ain Sokhna, Egypt, near Suez

  6. Coperion K-Tron Announces The Next Generation Of High Accuracy Vibratory Feeding Technology
    9/11/2019

    Niederlenz, Switzerland - Coperion K-Tron is proud to announce a completely new K3 line of vibratory feeders for dry bulk solids.  The innovative new feeder design features a unique, patent-pending drive system combined with an advanced control package.  The new K3 vibratory feeder is able to achieve accuracies averaging 35% better over traditional vibratory technologies. This revolutionary new generation of Coperion K-Tron loss-in-weight vibratory feeders offers gentle handling of the bulk material, higher accuracy and faster product changeover, resulting in less product waste, less downtime and better end product quality as well as improved sustainability.

  7. Evonik Expands Capacity For Specialty Alcohol ITDA
    9/11/2019

    Essen/Marl. Evonik has expanded its production capacity for the high-purity C13 alcohol isotridecanol (ITDA) at the Marl Chemical Park. This will enable the specialty chemicals group to continue to build on its position as one of the world's most important manufacturers of this product, and to grow with its customers

  8. Graham Corporation Awarded Orders For Three Projects Totaling $19M
    9/10/2019

    Graham Corporation, a global business that designs, manufactures and sells critical equipment for the oil refining, petrochemical and defense industries, today announced that it secured $19M in orders for three international projects in its crude oil refining market

  9. Mitsubishi Chemical To Increase Polyester Film Production Capacity In Indonesia
    9/10/2019

    Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC; Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masayuki Waga) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary PT. MC PET Film Indonesia (MFI; Location: Jakarta, Indonesia; President: Bambang H. Sastrosatomo) will build a new facility to increase its polyester film production capacity

  10. HyperSolar Prepares Its Hydrogen Generation Technology For Manufacturing
    9/10/2019

    HyperSolar, Inc. (OTC:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, today announced that development of its Gen 1 hydrogen generation system has progressed to the point at which it can move from the lab to manufacturing engineering before full commercial production of the hydrogen panels