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Posted On : 12th December 2019

'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


Leaving home after midnight to catch a Qatar flight schedule to depart at 4am was not so bad.

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi, Honorary Editor

From The Director General

The chemical industry is an important engine of wealth creation.

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

ICC Activities

  • ICC Sustainability conclave 2019 "Chemical industry in India - Environmentally Sound Management"
  • Visit of Delegation from METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) Japan to Indian Chemical Council-Northern region

Imperatives in Chemical, Petrochemical and Petroleum refinery industries

The SAC met at several locations in the country, including the oldest refinery location in Digboi, Assam.

- Prof. M. M. Sharma, FRS Emeritus Professor of Eminence, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Ubiquitous Energy Moving on from Macro to Micro

Our ancestors conserved the earth's resources with wisdom while being compassionate with the eco-system and presented it in the spiritual attire.

- Om P. Goyal

The time for Eco Agriculture for evergreen revolution

Food production without due recognition of the environment has many times led to unflattering effects on the eco system and the productivity of farms.

- M. H. Mehta

Using Data-based indicators to improve process safety performance

Performance indicators have proven to be a key to successful performance-based management.

- Erin P. Collins & Paul J. Amico

Economic Review

Projects Investments In Chemical Sector

News from Members

  • Tata chemicals takes the top spot for sustainability and CSR in responsible business ranking 2019
  • URL to acquire chinese agrochemical comany laoting YOLOO
  • Lupin enters into agreement to divest its stake in Kyowa to Unison
  • Tata Chemicals features in top 10 safe workplaces for women in India
  • Lanxess to become climate neutral by 2040
  • Haldia Petrochemicals makes fresh BID for Nagarjuna Refinery
  • Exxonmobil expands low-emissions technology research with IITS
  • Lupin launches "ADHERO", First-of-its-kind connected smart device in India to support treatment of respiratory disease
  • Lanxess India adds to employability through its vocational skill centre
  • Clariant chemicals Q2 profits up, sales grew
  • Lanxess: Lubricants make things run smoothly

News National

  • India decides not to join Mega RCEP trade deal a key concerns not addressed
  • Congrats Narendra Modi: Once again you have proved that Nation comes first before anything else. Joining RCEP is like marrying your daughter to a blind, deaf person
  • Indian chemical industry can nearly double to over $300 BN by FY25, Minister says
  • Indian device for cancer fight gets USFDA's 'Breakthrough' Tag
  • Indian researches develop 'Bio-Bricks' using agricultural waste

News International

  • Three winners of 2019 OPCW-The HAGUE award announced
  • BASF, NGK to partner on developing the next generation of sodium-sulphur batteries
  • Convestro, North cooperate in the development of smart glasses
  • Bayer, Dewpoint signs $100 Milllion research Parnership
  • BASF to acquire 3D printing service provider sculpteo
  • Akzonobel launches two hotly anticipated on-trend colour-collections
  • UK student creates Biodegradable plastic out of fish waste
  • Shell, Sagia and AMG to build catalyst recycling facility in Saudi Arabia

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