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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

Once again I am privileged to be in a position to reach out to all enterprising members of Indian Chemical Council (ICC) in welcoming and wishing a happy and eventful New Year which will surely be overflowing with favourable circumstances , prosperous and flourishing indian chemical industry.

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

ICC Activities

  • Awareness programe on Chemical Weapons Convention held at Lote Parshuram, Maharashtra.
  • Awareness program on Chemical Weapons Convention held at Tarapur, Maharashtra.
  • Two-day Indo-us workshop "Revisiting industrial chemical disaster
  • Program on chemical burns management
  • Half-day conclave for member chemical companies who have joined nicer globe initiative
  • Half-day drivers' training program on transportation of hazardous goods

Chemistry that impact us (and the scientists behind them).

Experience has highlighted that those energies

- Guruswamy Kumaraswamy

Chemical industry solutions using thumb rules

What ia the most impactful chemistry ever elucidated? This is a engineers and managers who have rules on their thumbs have quickly offered accurate enough and speedy answers in the operations Review Meetings and to be concerned top executives such as the department heads and even CEO & COO.

- Om. P. Goyal

Surfactants at algal cell lysis agents

One of the sustainable development goals proposed by the United Nations is focused on 'Clean Energy' through renewable sources.

- Abhishek Dhand, Department of Chemical Engineering Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

Events in the last month and this month present a disturbing picture.

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

Human Reliability and process safety metrics : Considerations from an abnormal situation management Perspective

In 1992, Honeywell formed an alarm management task force with representatives from several of their customer organizations who had and were making the transition from pneumatic panel control boards to distributed control systems(DCSs).

- Dr. Peter T. Bullemer & Dr. Dal Vernon C. Reising

Economic Review

Projects Investment In Chemicals Sector

News From Members

  • Chembond Chemicals LTD Announces plan to scale-up bin-based polyamide production; Appoints Mr. Paresh Trivedi as managing director of 100% subsidiary
  • Chembond Chemicals LTD acquires sealants and adhesives company phieoze sethna Pvt Ltd
  • Glenmark announces successful closure of decentralised registration Procedure
  • RIL sets up subsidiary in uruguay to market petrochemical products
  • Navin fluorine transfers DAHEJ facility to ITS JV Piramal
  • R.V. Kanoria reapppointed kanoria chemicals' MD

News National

  • Indian Chemical Sector needs big international investment
  • Antidumping duties on caustic soda imports from us and Saudi Arabia extended
  • Ethanol supply to touch record 113-cr. litre in 2017-18: ISMA
  • Plants, animals northeast use chemicals to communicate
  • Govt. to unveil policy on methanol blending in petrol soon
  • Huge opportunities seen for industrial fragrances
  • Dr. Madhukar Gupta calls for urgent need to develop local cost effective solutions through rejuvenation of traditional water conservation structures
  • Dr reddy's settles with us govt for $5 MN
  • Indusrial output growth slows to 3-month low of 2.2% in october
  • China accounts for 66 per cent of India's bulk drug imports in FY'17
  • German chemical distribution firm brenntag acquires 65% stake in raj petro

News International

  • BASF'S styropor packaging for resources
  • Dow to expand propionic acid facility in texas
  • Sabic exploring new investment opportunity in Nansha
  • Clariant presents colours for 2019 in the newest edition of colourforward
  • ECHA and EASA signed an agreement of cooperation
  • Adoption of modern technology to drive pharmaceutical excipients market
  • New Interactive infographic for following the progress of reach registrations
  • Chemical sector continues to be backbone of economic growth
  • CB&I bags EPC contract for saudi aramco shell refinery
  • Clariant to develop new propane dehydrogenation unit for XUZHOU haiding
  • Fluor Bags EPCM contract for VOPAK fuel storage terminal
  • Global plastics alliance meeting advances sustainability and marine litter solutions
  • ICCA chemicals policy & health leadership group & stackholders meet in India
  • Bayer receives approval in China for Stivarga (Regorafenib) for the second-line systemic treatment of liver cancer
  • BASF opens its first asean automotive coatings manufacturing plant in Thailand



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