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Posted On : 4th January 2018

'Chemical News' Journal


Since 1956 ICC regularly publishes a Monthly Journal the 'CHEMICAL NEWS' (formerly Chemical Industry News). The Journal highlights the latest developments in the various sectors of the Chemical Industry and disseminates information and statistics regarding technological progress achieved in India and abroad. The journal is widely circulated amongst the 'Decision Makers' of the industry, government, research institutions, academia, etc.

'Chemical News' Journal (What's in this issue)

In This Issue

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi, Honorary Editor

From The Director General

Science today is very essential for our health our environment, our quality of life and therefore our prosperity than it has ever been before.

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

ICC Activities

  • Mission Responsible Care At Vapi , Gujarat
  • Awareness programmes on Implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention Act - 2000
  • Awareness programme on Chemical Weapons Convention at Aurangabad
  • Two-Day Conference on India Centric R&D Invention to Innovation in Chemical Industry

The Ziegler Catalysts Serendipity or Systematic Research ?

Fifty-four years after the Nobel Prize was awarded to Karl Ziegler and Giulio Natta for the polymeraization of olefins by complex organometallic catalysts, the field continues to elicit enormous interest, both from the academia and the industry.

- Dr. S. Sivaram

Researches Celebrate Diversity of Prof. M.M. Sharma's Contributions through One-Day Technical Seminar

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

Dear Readers, In previous issue I had wished a safer, happier and joyous to 2018 all. However, it is said to note that the last month has turned out to be much worst as compared to the past.

- Mr. Vipin B. Doshi, Advisor - Responsible Care, ICC

Creating a culture of Operational discipline within a Management of Change Process

In 2010, Eastaman Chemical Company chartered an "All In for Safety" team to lead the company on a transformational safety journey.

- Stacey Elizabeth Jackson Griffith

Economic Review

Projects Investments In Chemicals Sector

News From Members

  • RIL Commissions the world's largest refinery off-gas cracker at Jamnagar
  • AARTI Industries sings Rs. 10,000-crore multi-year Contract
  • DOW India supports women Enterepreneurs at Mann Deshi Mahotsav in Mumbai
  • Tata Chemicals : Divestment done, Now New Business Development Challenge awaits
  • DOW launches game changing fully Recycleable polyethylene packaging solution in India
  • NAVIN Flourine to invest Rs.115-Crone in CGMP facilities

News National

  • Larsen & Toubro's Construction arm bags RS.13.1-BN Worth orders; shares DIP
  • Thyssenkrupp wins R&D award for highly-efficient electrolysis Technology in India
  • L&T gets Rs.2,100-Crore contracts from HPCL, Reliance Industries
  • CSIR labs launch project on eco-friendly Firecrackers and E-Crackers
  • India Initiates dumping action on Chemical imports from China
  • YARA Completes Acquisition of Tata Chemical's Urea Business in India
  • US Imposes Anti-Dumping duty on polyster
  • ONGC to acquire govt's entire stake in HPCL

News International

  • CARBIOS' Bioplastics can now be infinitely recycled at scale
  • CLARIENT opens state-of-the-art Masterbatch site in Saudi Arabia
  • Petrochemical producers push us Investment Decisions to 2018
  • CSB Releases final report into chemical release at MGPI Industries; report emphasizes key safety lessons to prevent future inadvertent mixing incidents
  • LANXESS adds new Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO) module to its Innovative lewaplus design software
  • New Years Honours 2018 : Dr Stan Higgins OBE
  • New Bio-Renewable process could help 'Green' Plastic
  • EU Chems aim to engage on recycling, but true circular economy still far off
  • Innovative ODOR-Management for functional polyster textiles : Sanitized odoractiv 10 with patented, dual-action technology
  • Evonik, Siemens to convert CO2 into speciality chemicals



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