View Cart (0 items)

Processing e-News

ADM agrees to $1.3 billion sale of global cocoa business

Singapore's Olam International Ltd. is to buy the worldwide cocoa business of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) for $1.3 billion.
Read More

Coatings maker Hempel makes another acquisition

Global coatings specialist Hempel has expanded its business with the acquisition of Dutch coatings manufacturer Schaepman, and said it will benefit from Schaepman's proven expertise in protective coatings.
Read More

Pharmaceutical excipients market worth $6.1 billion this year

The market for pharmaceutical excipients has seen strong growth over the past few years and is forecast to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7 percent from 2014 to 2019.
Read More

EPA takes action over ethylene glycol ethers

Regulatory action is being taken to protect the public from seven ethylene glycol ethers (glymes chemicals) that have been linked to health effects including birth defects and blood toxicity.
Read More

Rail transport of crude oil is here to stay, IHS says

New pipelines are being built, but rail will always play a significant role in the transportation of crude oil across the United States and Canada because of its ability to reach refineries unconnected by pipelines.
Read More

Industry forum seeks to reduce environmental impact of fracking

A new forum in the United States aims to reduce the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Read More

French company develops first biological production process for propylene

A French company has developed the world's first biological production process for propylene, a key building block in the manufacture of plastics.
Read More

Packaging ink can transfer to food inside, study shows

Researchers in Spain have found that inks commonly used in food packaging materials can transfer to the food inside, even though inks are usually placed on the external side of the packaging.
Read More

Studies reveal major sources of methane emissions from oil and gas sites

Two new studies have identified potentially significant sources of the greenhouse gas methane linked to the oil and gas industry.
Read More

Rosneft to supply Essar refineries in India

Russian oil company Rosneft is to start supplying crude oil and oil products to refineries in India operated by Essar.
Read More