A writing on the wall
The original “writing on the wall” was interpreted by Daniel as pointing to the downfall of the Babylonian Empire. How does that apply to the present?
Sugar for the industry
Abolishing the quota for sugar beets offers a chance for the chemical industry. Sugar beets are used to produce sugar as it can be found in the super markets, but sugar can also be an interesting building block for the chemical industry.
SABIC Wins Two European Plastics Innovation Awards
SABIC has been named winner in two categories at the 2107 European Plastics Innovation Awards ceremony organized by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and trade association PlasticsEurope in Brussels
Call for papers
The working party "Raw materials" of our German big sister ProcessNet will have its annual meeting on 12 and 13 March 2018, together with the working party "Extraction".
Conceptual Process Design Course & PROSYN® workshop
Inspired by the successful and well-attended Conceptual Process Design (CPD) course of last year, PDC/Keuken & de Koning combines this year’s CPD course with a PROSYN® workshop. In this workshop you can experience the power of structured CPD methods using an example or practical case of your own choice.
Energy Pinch Experience Event
To celebrate 25 years of experience in the field of energy efficiency for the process industry, PDC/Keuken & de Koning kindly invites you to a 2-day Pinch Experience Event on November 8th/9th. Subject of this event is pinch analysis: the proven key tool to increase the energy efficiency in the process industry.
Dutch and German ministers respond to industrial strategy for Europe
Both ministers endorse the suggested strategy of cooperation for a future oriented energy intensive industry.
Topsectors advise national approach for electrochemical conversion and materials
Electrochemical conversion and materials (ECCM) can be a key factor in the transition towards a system of sustainable energy and resources since it is the key to storing renewable energy. This is the basis for the industry of the future.
Where were you when the lights went out?
What happens when all solar panels go on vacation at the same time? That took place on Aug. 21, when a total solar eclipse darkened the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Before the eclipse "solar power was projected to decrease by 4,000–6,000 MW at 70 MW/minute, and then ramp up by 90 MW/minute as the shadow passed"
The biggest chemistry congress of the Netherlands will be in Veldhoven from 5 till 7 December. A very diverse program will be offered for chemists from every field. The most recent scientific breakthroughs will be discussed and it can be an inspiring conference for everybody,