Chemical

BASF strengthens position in superabsorbent polymers in emerging markets

ChemicalOctober 11, 2011

BASF strengthens position in superabsorbent polymers in emerging markets

BASF is strengthening its position in the superabsorbent polymers (SAP) market with investments in local production sites in fast growing emerging markets.

FACT wants to raise storage capacity of Udyogamandal unit in Kerala

ChemicalOctober 11, 2011

FACT wants to raise storage capacity of Udyogamandal unit in Kerala

The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) wants to double the storage capacity from the present 5000 MT at its Udyogamandal unit in Kerala.

Six new pharma education and research institutes to come up

ChemicalOctober 06, 2011

Six new pharma education and research institutes to come up

Six new National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs) will come up in the country at an estimated cost of Rs 633.15 crore.

Urgent need to address matters on waste management: plastic industry

ChemicalOctober 04, 2011

Urgent need to address matters on waste management: plastic industry

The plastic industry in India has stressed that there is an urgent necessity to address matters related to plastic waste management and initiate awareness building programmes in the media and other modes of publicity so as to remove the negative perc

Zuari wants amendment in ToR

ChemicalOctober 03, 2011

Zuari wants amendment in ToR

Zuari Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited has requested the Environment and Forest Ministry for amendment in terms of reference in its environmental clearance to its Greenfield ammonia urea fertiliser project due to change in project location.

RIL's perspective on CAG\'s report on KG-D6

ChemicalSeptember 12, 2011

RIL's perspective on CAG\'s report on KG-D6

The Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) Performance Audit Report on the Hydrocarbons Production Sharing Contracts (MoPNG) has been tabled in the Parliament. As part of the audit process, RIL had provided its responses to the CAG and the view

Global chemical executives eye acquisitions, foreign markets to fuel growth: KPM

ChemicalSeptember 12, 2011

Global chemical executives eye acquisitions, foreign markets to fuel growth: KPM

In the face of escalating input costs, stiffer competition, and a struggling global economy, chemical industry executives say they will use the significant cash on their balance sheets to pursue strategic acquisitions, invest in technology, and expan

Ernst & Young to conduct study on takeovers of healthcare cos by MNCs

ChemicalSeptember 08, 2011

Ernst & Young to conduct study on takeovers of healthcare cos by MNCs

Ernst & Young will conduct a study on the recent takeovers of Indian healthcare companies by MNCs so as to determine the impact the move will have on the Indian healthcare scenario as well as on pricing and availability of medicines in the country.

FACT proposes fertiliser capacity enhancement

ChemicalSeptember 06, 2011

FACT proposes fertiliser capacity enhancement

Government of India enterprise The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) has proposed enhancement of fertiliser capacity by 1000 TPD in its unit in Ambalamedu in Kerala's Kochi district.

India, Tajikistan agree on NPK fertiliser production unit

ChemicalSeptember 05, 2011

India, Tajikistan agree on NPK fertiliser production unit

India and Tajikistan have agreed on joint cooperation in setting up of a NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus, potash) fertiliser production unit.