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Posted On : 12th July 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

World in Turmoil..

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi

From The Director General

Felicitation of Padma Vibhushan Professor M. M. Sharma on the occassion of his 80th birthday.

- H. S. Karangle

ICC Activities

  • Awareness Program CWC and SCOMET regulations
  • Seminar on Chemical Burns Management - Stopping incidents from becoming accidents
  • Two-Day refresher course in "Chemical Engineering for Plant Personnel"
  • Awareness Program on Safe Storage and handling of Flammable Chemicals

Industry & Academia gather to felicitate Prof. M. M. Sharma on his 80th Birthday

The Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) and the UDCT Alumni Association (UAA) joined hands to pay rich tributes to Padma Vibhushan Prof. M. M. Sharma, for Director of ICT, and a doyen of chemical engineering education and research, on reaching the milestone of his 80th birthday.

Wallace Hume Carothers and the Birth of rational Polymer synthesis

Wallace Carothers occupies a unique position in the history of chemistry, especially, polymer chemistry.

- Dr. S. Sivaram

Why environmental protection in India is the need of the hour?

Today, India stands as the 5th largest economy with a strong GDP growth rate of 7.2 percent.

- Sudhir Shenoy, CEO, DOW INDIA

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

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

Development of Quantitative hazard analysis method for inherently safer chemical processes

This paper was presented at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2015 Spring MEeting - the 11th Global Congress on Process Safety" held in Austin, Texas, USA, during 27-29 April 2015

- Yuto Mizuta

Projects Investment in Chemicals Sector

Economic Review

- Compiled by Mr. Bipin Jha, Manager - Accounts & Finance, Excel Industries Ltd.

News From Members

  • Plastics Industry wants anomalies in GST Rates on some Plastics products of common man's use to be removed
  • RIL becomes the second largest producer of para-xylene(PX) globally
  • 'RCF Super-30' A CSR Initiative - archieves record success
  • Clariant announces Adnan Ahmad as the new regional president in India
  • Reliance Industries and BP to progress and expand Partnership
  • Jubilant life ties up with Dutch firm Barentz for food & Nutrition market
  • Aarti Industries wins Rs. 4000 cr Contract for Agrochemical intermediary
  • Chemistry : An Enabler to solve challenges of urbanisation
  • Lupin launches antidepressant drug Bupropion

News National

  • Odisha - Investors' destination for chemicals and Petrochemicals
  • Strides Shasun Receives US FDA approval for Amantadine tablet
  • L&T to partner institute of Chemical Technology for 2g Ethanol Plants

News International

  • Nepic announces the appointment of IAIN wright as the new chief executive
  • Japan introduces new plant safety system policy
  • BASF starts operation at expaded compounding plant in Germany
  • Plastic fantastic : How does Tokyo recycle its waste?
  • Celanese, Blackstone to form Global Acetate Tow JV
  • Clariant opens R&D greenhouse to support Agricultural Challenges



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