INEOS announces mega-investment in port of Antwerp
INEOS plans to build a brand-new propane dehydrogenisation (PDH) plant and an ethane cracker. INEOS has chosen the port of Antwerp as the location for a mega-investment of 3 billion euros representing 400 new jobs.
Almac Group Flows into Continuous Technology
Implementation of continuous flow expertise at its global headquarters in Craigavon, UK, with further plans to introduce flow capacity within Arran Chemical Company (Athlone, Ireland).
Ercros has started up the second expansion of the Vila-seca I chlorine plant
Ercros has started a second expansion capacity of 26,000 t/year at the chlorine and caustic soda production plant of its factory in Vila-seca I
Quarterly update from the ECSPP President, Martin Naundorf
During the meeting in Antwerp a new Executive Committee was elected. Early December the new committee had a meeting in which the new President and two Vice Presidents were chosen.
Donau Chemie AG is continuously investing in the expansion and modernization of the plants. Two electrolyzers of the latest technology were put into operation at the Brückl plant.
On the occasion of a celebration for the successful commissioning of the electrolyzers, CEO Franz Geiger, CEO, emphasized today in the presence of representatives from the worlds of politics and business: "Our investment of 7 million euros in the Brückl plant on the other hand sets a clear commitment to the location and on the other new standards Energy efficiency and energy saving at the Brückl plant ". "By using 2 membrane electrolyzers of the latest generation, we are using the so-called zero-gap technology in our plant, which leads to considerably lower power consumption!"
In addition to energy savings, there are also advantages such as capacity increase (7%), higher availability and quality as well as greater flexibility in production. At the same time, there is also a lasting improvement in the environmental balance - CO2 savings will be 5,326 tonnes per year if the production remains the same.