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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

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi, Honorary Editor

From The Director General

The working Group on Chemicals & Petrochemicals in Consultation with various industry associations identified long term goals and formulate a Roadmap for growth of chemical sector.

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

ICC Activities

  • One-day seminar on Water Management
  • Awareness programme on Implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention Act - 2000

Industrial Activity : Societal Reflection

Industries are the centers of production of goods and related/unrelated services within a given economy.

- Om P. Goyal

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

We have earlier reported the fire at 'Indus MAGIC lab' of NCL in May issue of Chemical News.

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

Advanced Analysis To Supplement Hazop/LOPA for effective process design

The HAZOP (Hazard and Operability) method was developed by Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd. (ICI) in Britain during the 1960's with the primary objective of assuring that major incidents could be avoided during the lifetime of the facility through the completion of a thorough, impartial and adequate safety review.

- William R. Banick & Cindi Wei

Poems on Energy and Environment

- Om P. Goyal

Economic Review

Projects Investment In Chemicals Sector

News From Members

  • Lupin launches generic acticlate tablets in the us
  • Lanxess India expands its CSR Thrust in NAGDA
  • Tata Chemicals approves disposal of Phosphatic Fertilisers Business
  • BASF India to expand cellasto production, end TPU manufacturing at DAHEJ
  • CSIR-NCL receives The India Research Excellence award in natural sciences
  • Lanxess once again in leading position protection scoring
  • DOW contributes to smart manufacturing; launches locally - manufactured Molykote Lubricants in India
  • FICCI honours DOW India as the product Innovator of the year
  • SRF Acquires Hydrofluorocarbon Refrigerant plant from MEXICHEM
  • Covestro India, Nehru Science centre and Greenlight 4 girls partner for #STEM4GIRLS Campaign
  • BASF, Vital Therapeutics partner for nutritional feed solutions in India

News National

  • Petroleum minister calls for a new eco-system for accelerated growth of petrochemicals sector & ancillary industries in Odisha
  • Plastics Industry Welcomes Reduction in GST Rates
  • India Retains 'WORLD'S leading generics Exporter' SPOT
  • Subsidy to GSFC for benefit of Farmers
  • L&T Construction bags rs 8,650-cr order to build mumbai trans harbour link
  • Indorama to Acquire PTA and Utility assets in Portugal
  • IIT-Madras sets up World's largest combustion research Centre
  • Meghmani's chharodi facility recieves GLP compliance cerificate
  • Top Indian and Global Institutes, including TERI, Announce the launch of collaborative clean AIR Policy Center
  • Kochi waste-to-energy Project seeks Investors

News International

  • DOW Wins Ten Prestigious 2017 R&D 100 Awards From R&D Magazine
  • AKZONOBEL opens advanced application training center in Dubai To strengthen customer service and promote Innovation
  • CB&I to upgrade Indian Oil Unit in India
  • Clariant to supply unique Sorbent material for RTI's Desulfurization Technology
  • Manganese Dioxide shows Potential in Micromotors
  • SOLVAY, HENKEL supports sustainable GUAR initiative India
  • EU Institutions reach deal on reform of emission trading scheme
  • Suresh Shah wins SPE'S Automotive Division's lifetime achievement award
  • EVONIK opens new membrance facility in schorfling, Austria
  • CEFIC joins the stackholder bioeconomy Manifesto to advance EU bioeconomy Agenda
  • SUMITOMO to close diesel particulate filter subsidiary
  • DOW insulation and sealing technologies to help increase operational efficiency and maintain temperature consistency at Olympic winter games Pyeongchang 2018
  • Relax takes water bottles to the next level with tritan from EASTMAN
  • Urgent action needed to solve west African Food Security Threat: GREENPEACE
  • Pakistan Chemical Manufactures Association And Croatian Chemical Industry Association Commit to responsible care
  • SABIC announces European launch of Thermocomp AM materials for large Format Additive manufacturing at formnext
  • GIVAUDAN lays the foundation for its largest ever investment in its Fragrance business in China
  • CLARIANT to build cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania



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