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Posted On : 12th August 2017

'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


3D Printing - An Increasing Marvel Of Technology

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi

From The Director General

In the note of May 2017 issue, it was informed to the readers that ICC has acquired new premises for its Northen Regional office in the Prime area i.e. at Commercial office space No. 206.

- H. S. Karangle

ICC Activities

  • National Seminar On Project Management-Objectives And Challenges
  • Meeting Of Indian Phosgene Council, Gujarat

One Hundred Years Of Chemical Bond: The Life And Times Of Glibert Newton Lewis

On 26 January 1916, a paper was submitted to the Journal of American Chemical Society by a young man of forty which changed the course of chemistry.

- Dr. S. Sivaram

Dr. Stan Higgins' Column

Can Chemistry Save the World?

- Dr. Stan Higgins'

Chemical Industry Productivity - Addressing Select Pursuits

In indusrial pursuits, productivity is the priority next to none. In a macro sense, productivity means to produce high quality products and services and supply them at the right time at optimum cost by using simple methods, while creating and maintaining a proper and safe working environment and achieving high degree of all-round satisfaction.

- Om P. Goyal

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

In the diary in month of July there was a positive note - No deaths due to entry into confirmed space. This month has brought us to grim of how our gullible people are losing their lives in cleaning of tanks, sewers, deep wells and confined spaces.

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

Challenge Of Mitsubishi Chemical's Process Safety

The Mitsubishi Chemical Group has been working to improve process safety by implementing review (SR) activities.

- Maski Nakagawa

Economic Review

Project Investments In Chemical Sector

News From Members

  • Base expands Technical Lab for Pharmaceutical Application And Technology Development In South Asia
  • Reliance Industries wins Prestigious 'DUPONT OPERATIONAL EXELLENCE AWARD'
  • Independence Day Celebrations At RCF
  • Lanxess doubles Membrane Production Capacity
  • Rhenus India receives ISO 39001 from DNVGL
  • Lanxess at Aquatech 2017
  • New, Water-based Dyestuffs from Laxness for Leather Finishing

Performance of Member-Companies

  • Asian Paints Ltd announced its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2017.
  • Grasim has reported an all-round growth in Revenue, EBITDA and Net profit for the quarter ended 30 June 2017.
  • Tata Chemicals Group declared its consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2017.
  • Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals Corporation LTD announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.
  • The board of Jubliant Life Sciences Limited, an integrated global pharmaceutical and life sciences company approved the financial results for the quarter ended June30, 2017.
  • State-run Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals LTD. has reported net profit of Rs. 95.36-crore for the first quarter of the financial year 2017-18.
  • Lanxess continues to Expect Record Earnings

News International

  • U.S. And Canada Chemistry Associations Partner To enhance Safe Chemicals Management In North America
  • How the European Chemical Industry Could Become Carbon Neutral by 2050
  • New Digital Tools make it Easy for Communities to Recycle more Plastic Wraps and Bags
  • Business Confidence High Amongst Chemical Firms
  • JACOBS Bags Pemex Ammonia Rehabilitation Project
  • Work od Guidance Document For Identifying Endocrine Disruptors Proceeding
  • KBR Bags Pre-Feed Contracts for BP's Tortue Project
  • Update of OECD QSAR Toolbox now available
  • Asia Pacific Chemical Sector in Midst of Steady Recovery
  • Uk Chemical Industry Welcomes Strong Showing in EU Economy

Technology News

  • Researchers Develop New Tough, Self-Healing Rubber
  • Sharpest Anti-Corrosion, Anti-Wear and Repair Technology
  • Making Air, Pollution Free



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