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Posted On : 5th April 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


To Ban or not to Ban, That is the Question!

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi, Honorary Editor

From The Director General

It is the first time, ICC has been honoured to host ICCA Steering Committee meeting in India. This is certainly recognition of substantial progress made by ICC in implementation of Responsible care.

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

Nominations for ICC Awards 2018 invited & other ICC Activities.

ICC Activities

  • 4-Day Responsible Care Symposium on Code Guidance Documents
  • Mission Responsible Care At Rajkot, Gujarat

Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Indian Chemical Council and American Chemical Council

Syrian Chess Board : A Global Playground with a Political Agenda

Year 2016 marked 100 years of the first use of chemical weapons during World War 1. The production and use of it have almost become acts of abomination. This "Global Proselytization" could not have happened without the Chemical Weapons Convention.

- Prashant Yajnik - Indepented Professional Integrated Chemicals and Compliance management

Online continuous Effluent and Emission Monitoring System (OCEMS)

- Dr. Pranav K. Tripathi - Officer-Sustainablility Environment and Regulatory Issues, ICC

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

- Complied by Mr. Vipin B. Joishi - Advisor - Responsible Care, ICC

Using Process Safety Incident Warning signs to increase hazards understanding and sense of Vulnerability

This paper was presented at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2017 Spring Meeting and the 13th Global Congress on Process Safety held in San Antonio, Texas, USA, During 26-29 march 2017

- John W. Herber, Jerry L. Jones & Brian D. Kelly

Peoblems faced by Indian SMEs on Reach Registration Deadline for 2018

Economic Review

Report on Titular Memebrs' Meeting of IUPAC Committee on Chemistry and Industry

Projects Investments In Chemicals Sector

News From Members

  • Rhenus India Wins and Award for Outperformance in Integrated Logistics
  • GSFC to install Fertilisers Vending Machiness
  • TATA Chemicals to Acquire Allied Silica For Rs 123CR.
  • TATA Chemicals Launches MEDICARB - India's First Branded Pharmaceutical Grade Sodium Bicarbonate
  • ALKYL Amines Statrs Production at new Methylamines Plant in Dahej, Gujarat
  • Covestro India Launches 'Made in India' Sustainable Products Focusing on Smart Cities
  • Lupin's Pithampur Unit Gets Health Canada Clearance
  • Wacker Opens New Functional Silicone Fluids Facility near Kolkata
  • Maharashtra to lose Rs.800-Crore in GST REvenues due to plastics Ban: AIPMA
  • DOW India Rebrands Silicon Portfolio as DOWSIL

News National

  • Indian Oil Plans $22 Billion Capacity Expansion Over Five Years
  • GNFC Opens Neem Soap Unit in Partnership with Khadi Commission
  • Indian Logistic Industry Continues to go Uphill
  • Vibrant Chemical Industry that OPE-rates within the limits of resources needed'
  • Govt. of India looking for Alternatives to export subsidies
  • Anti-Dumping Duty on Import of Phosphorus Pentoxide from China
  • Honeywell to Double Operational space at Pune facility
  • NTPC to Substitute 2000 MW Thermal Power with Renewable power
  • Dr. R.A. Mashelkar joins judging panel for Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineers

News International

  • EXXONMOBIL resumes prodution at PNG following earthquake effect
  • US Ethanol Exports would take major hit from China's Tariff Threat
  • ACC Comments on Chinese announcement of Potential REtaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Exports
  • BASF, NALCO partner to Provide GAS Treatment Solutions in US
  • Evonik to shut eown AMino Acid Facility in Kaba
  • Women Leadership Forum to Explore Untapped Potential in Pharma Sector
  • GAS Analyzer combines two instruments to become one
  • Clariant's China Strategy on Track to deliver Growth
  • Authorities to focus on identifying substances of potential concern
  • Wacker Acquires DUTCH Biotechnology Plant from Synco
  • Archroma, Montega partner to boost standards of Pakistan's Garment Industry
  • Praxair Starts GAS supply to YARA-BASF world-scale Ammonia plant
  • Emery Oleochemicals Launches a new line of Aromatic-Containing Polyols

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