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Posted On : 12th February 2020

'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


There is general belief that when a year changes, personally on your birthday and worldwide at the end of calender, there are some sort of upheavlas taking place but with start of new year, things do get back to normalacy or even get improved.

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi, Honory Editor

From The Director General

ICC has been promoting chemical industry for the last 8 decades. It has been engaging with the Government and policy making bodies for ensuring smooth functioning of the industry.

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

ICC Activities

  • Two-Day Conference on structured approach to waste water treatment
  • Awareness programs on implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention Act-2000
  • One-day Refresher course in Chemical Engineering for Plant Personnel
  • Meeting of Indian Phosgene Council

Plastics Production Technology LLDPE (Part - 8)

Linear Low Density Poyethylene was invented by Dupont in 1950s and first production plant was built by DuPont Canada in 1962(1).

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi

Refineries and Chemical Plants - Select case studies

One would perhaps not find anyone who never faced any problems.

- Om P. Goyal

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

A two Wheeler slipped on the main road in delhi near Kashmere gate where a chemical liquid has spilled.

- Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Officer - Sustainability, Environment & Regulatory issues, ICC

Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Environment cleaning operations

In the industrial / ETP / Petrochemical / Sewage sector , the cleaning and inspection of critical equipment plays a significant role in any maintenance program.

- Janyu Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

The Roundabout way to disaster : Recognizing and responding to normalization of deviance

During an average day, humans utilize numerous processes and procedures to complete tasks at home, at school, and in the workplace.

- Jennifer F. Mize

Economic Review

Behavioural Safety Leadership in Indian Corporates: A Review

As an economy, India has been growing to a comparatively fast pace and is striving to enhance the 'Manufacturing Share' in the process.

- Dr. Kaila Lal, Director

Projects Investments In Chemical Sector

News from Members

  • Road Safety Awareness Program at Murbad
  • Tata chemicals Ranked amongst top 25 India's most innovative companies of 2019 - wins CII industrial innovation awards - 2019
  • New MD for covestro India
  • Transportation of hazardous goods by road - safety awareness program for drivers at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
  • Clariant partners to bring new biotransformation technology to india
  • Lanxess joins world business council for sustainable development
  • Lupin and European association of urology successfully conclude masterclass 'Best of EAU 19"
  • Dr. Samir Dave appointed as president of Agrocare
  • CSIR-NCL celebrates 70th Foundation Day

News National

  • Gujarat Agro Industries launches imported water-soluble fertilisers
  • Enrobotics' Bandicoot wins 9th Anjani Mashelkar award
  • Future of country depends on science & technology: Prof. C.N.R. Rao
  • Dr. B. Saha elected as Bureau member of IUPAC
  • After 25 years of operations, shell, Reliance and ONGC JV transfer the Panna-mukta fields back to ONGC

News International

  • Devan Chemicals to launch two bio-based solutions for textiles
  • DKSH to distribute Sabic's engineering thermoplastics in Asia
  • Global Chemical supply, demand threatened by middle east escalation
  • Cabot to acquire Chinese carbon Nanotube producer
  • Inspectors to check products sold online that contain harmful substances
  • Total to develop Qatar's first large-scale solar plant
  • Global Chemicals output improves in November 2019
  • Stamicarbon bags technology contract for new Urea plant in India
  • Clariant to sell Masterbatches business to polyone for $1.6 billion
  • Exxonmobil secures exploration acreage offshore Egypt

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