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Posted On : 3rd January 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


2018 was, possibly like any other year?, a year of conundrums, surprises, agonies, weirdness, ill-logical and unexpected - if also unacceptable - & contradictory happenings in the world.

- Dr. Prakash Trivedi, Honorary Editor

From The Director General

Every year members of ICC in particular and chemical industry in general look forward for ICC's signature annual event - the "India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference".

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

ICC Activities

  • Report of the 12th Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference & CWC Awareness programs

Unleashing the Elephant : Catalyzing India's chemical growth story

The Government of India (GoI) has made focused efforts to improve India's position in terms of business-friendly reforms and policy initiatives.

- Rajendra Gogri, Chairman & Managing Director Aarti Industries Limited

What if PHAs included an Analysis of Human Error?

According to BSEE's Technology Assessment Programs (TAP) Program, "Human error accounts for the vast majority (60 to 80 percent) of failures of marine systems".

- Jeanne M. Curcio

Diary of Incidents and Accidents

A fire broke out in the premises of MSR Biotech Nutrition Ltd Factory in Taloja's Ghotagaon MIDC Area on Sunday around 8:A.M.

- Dr. Rakesh Kumar ,Officer - Sustainability, Environment & Regulatory Issues, ICC

Economic Review

Projects Investments In Chemicals Sector

News From Members

  • INDOFIL, Italian firm reagens collaborate for polymer additives JV
  • OPAL recognised as a "Best Brand" in plastics & Polymers by the economic times
  • DCM Shriram to expand chlor-alkali capacity at Bharuch
  • Jubilant biosys expands collaboration with Sanofi in CNS Therapeutic area.
  • Sanjiv Lal in new Managing Director and CEO of RALLIS INDIA.
  • Givaudan invests CHF 60-MN in new flavour manufacturing facility in Pune
  • GRASIM to acquire Chlor-Alkali BIZ of KPR industries for 253 cr
  • INDIANOIL finalises Term contract for import of us crude oil grades in FY 2019-20

News International

  • Evonik doubles Venture capital for disruptive technologies
  • Exxon Mobil, qatar petroleum to proceed with 10 billion dollar golden pass LNG export project
  • New Lanxess startup : Online marketplace Chemondis launched suceessfully
  • High-Performance prepolymer technology for hot melt adhesives
  • Givaudan opens $15 MN Fragrance Encapsulation centre in Sigapore
  • Chemical Industry Unites for a Brexit deal
  • Saudi Aramco, Total sign deal with DAELIM to construct Maiden Polyisobutylene facility
  • LYONDELLBASELL'S Polypropylene Technology selected by HPCL-MITTAL Plant
  • Act Now to stay on the EU market after the UK's withdrawal
  • How will the UK withdrawal affect you?
  • Reach 2018 registration data now included in QSAR toolbox.
  • Periodic table still influencing today's research

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