Coming soon: our scholarship golf outing!

Published: January 09, 2017

The 7th annual scholarship golf outing, which Speciality Chemicals Magazine co-hosts with Chemspec Events, will be taking place in the Philadelphia area on 15th May 2017. This worthwhile event attracts top executives and leaders in the fine, specialty and industrial chemical industries, to support university students majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering and related sciences.It’s also a great networking opportunity for everyone taking part!

US boosts education in manufacturing engineering

Published: January 09, 2017

A new federal grant will boost manufacturing engineering education through a program that will be run by the US Department of Defence. Companies (as well as universities and other institutions) in the US will be eligible to apply for grants intended to shift education back towards real-world problem-solving.

LanzaTech gets $4 million for low-carbon fuel facility

Published: January 09, 2017

Carbon recycling company LanzaTech has been selected by the US Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) to receive a $4 million award to design and plan a demonstration-scale facility using industrial off gases to produce 3 million gallons of low-carbon jet and diesel fuels per year.

Linde's new six-unit air separation plant

Published: January 09, 2017

The Linde Group has brought six major air separation units on stream for its customer Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group (part of the Shenhua Group) in Lingwu, near Yinchuan, in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of Northwest China. The Shenhua Group is the largest coal-producing company in China, whose activities include the production of coal-derived chemicals. 

Duke’s visions for nanoparticles

Published: January 09, 2017

By suspending tiny metal nanoparticles in liquids, Duke University scientists are brewing up conductive ink-jet printer ‘inks’ to print inexpensive, customizable circuit patterns on almost any surface, while another group at the same institute appears to have overcome a longstanding hurdle to producing cheaper, more robust ways to print and image across a range of colours extending into the infrared.

Published: January 9, 2017



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