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January 24, 2008
BASF Plant Science (Limburgerhof, Germany; www.basf.com/plantscience) and the National Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS; Beijing, China; www.nibs.ac.cn) today announced a cooperation and licensing agreement in biotechnology. It is the first cooperation to be made by BASF Plant Science in the People’s Republic of China and focuses on increasing yield in staple crops such as corn, soybeans and...
January 17, 2008
The Energy & Chemicals Group of the Shaw Group Inc. (Baton Rouge, La.; www.shawgrp.com) has been awarded a contract to provide proprietary technology, engineering and procurement services for two 200,000 m.t./yr acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plants for Tianjin Dagu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. The plants will be located in Tianjin Industrial Park, Lingang Industry Area, in the city of Tianjin...
November 15, 2007
China will likely achieve and may even exceed its target to obtain 15% of its energy from renewables by 2020, according to a new report released by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org). If China's commitment to diversifying its energy supply and becoming a global leader in renewables manufacturing persists, renewable energy could provide over 30% of the nation's energy by 2050. That is the major...
November 15, 2007
The Chinese government today officially opened the first hydrogen service station in Shanghai. The Shanghai Anting Hydrogen Refuelling Station was built by The Linde Group (www.linde.com), Tongji University (Shanghai, China) and Shell Hydrogen (www.shell.com/hydrogen). The station is part of the Ministry of Science and Technology’s ‘National 863’ program, commissioned to commercialize...
October 1, 2007
Plant Watch Liheng adds largest continuous polymerization capacity for PA6 to China September 25, 2007 — Liheng (Changle) Polyamide Technology Co. has contracted Lurgi Zimmer GmbH to build a polyamide-6 (PA6) plant in the province of Fujian. The plant will have a capacity of 200 tons/d of textile-grade chips, and will go onstream in 2009. SolVin to expand latex production in France September 24...
May 1, 2007
Plastic parts make this diaphragm pump good for pharma In the newly developed special series of diaphragm pump — the encodos hygienic PP (photo) — all wetted parts are made of polypropylene. The design is FDA compliant and suitable for clean-in-place (CIP). This new series is said to offer an attractive price alternative, especially for low-pressure applications in the...
April 1, 2007
NORTH AMERICA RFID Journal LIVE Annual Conference and Exhibition. RFID Journal LLC (Melville, N.Y.). Phone: 631-249-4989; Fax: 631-980-4314; Web: rfidjournal.com Orlando, Fla. Apr. 30-May 2 Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Seminar. New Standard Inst. (Milford, Conn.). Phone: 203-783-1582; Web: newstandardinstitute.com Boston, Mass. May 7-9 19th Coating and Drying Technology...
April 1, 2007
China's tremendous economic growth and modernization has propelled the nation to a position where its consumption of energy imports outpaces its economy. As the world's third-largest oil importer, after the United States and Japan, China imported a record-high 36.38-million tons of refined oil last year, 15.7% more than in 2005, to fuel an estimated annual economic growth of 10.7%, reports...
February 1, 2007
With about 500 exhibitors from 25 countries expected, and attracting around 20,000 visitors, Achemasia 2007 - the 7th International Exhibition-Congress on Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (May 14–18; Beijing, China) - is projected to continue to be China's and the Asian region's key event for the chemical process industries (CPI). Achemasia 2007 provides the ideal setting for the...
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