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Calendar (September – November 2006) Asia

  Petrochemicals - A Beginner's Course. Reed Business Information (Surrey, U.K.). Phone: +44-20-8652-3090; Fax: +44-20-8652-8351; Web: reedbusiness.co.uk Dubai, U. A.E. Sept. 11   12th Annual China Chemical Industry Conference. Chemical Week (New York, N.Y.). Phone: 212-621-4978; Fax: 212-621-4970; Email: reg@chemweek.com…

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China Still Beckons Petrochemical Investments

    China, one of the world's great growth stories, may become the world's largest consumer market. As that potential unfolds, petrochemical activity and investment are sure to be key drivers. China is now the 6th largest economy in the…

Calendar (September – November 2006) North America

  ISCST 2006: 13th International Coating Science and Technology Symposium. The Tiara Group (Ojai, Calif.). Phone: 805-659-2298; Fax: 805-659-1493; Web: iscst.org Denver, Colo. Sept. 11-13   Predictive Maintenance Technology Conference & Expo. Reliabilityweb.com (Fort Myers, Fla.). Phone: 305-735-3746; Fax: 309-423-7234;…

A completely new way to make reliable, space-saving piping systems

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Co. (MHI; Mihara, Japan; edlinks.chemengonline.com/6515-531) has developed an integrated piping-and-instrument system, called M-iPIS, which makes small, complex piping systems from a single plate block. Analogous to the manufacturing of integrated circuit boards, M-iPIS realizes not only cost…

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Making Sense of Your Project Cost Estimate

    If your estimate for a project's capital cost is too high or too low, incomplete or wrong, a poorly developed scope is the mostly likely cause. In almost all cases, project cost estimating is more accurate than the…

Che Salaries Show Signs of Improvement

    During the first half of this decade, painting a rosy salary picture for chemical engineers has been impossible at times, and at best required a creative flair. Forget gaining ground — amid salary freezes or raises that lagged…

Achema WAS more global than ever

  Anyone who has ever attended the Achema exhibition-congress, which showcases products and know-how for chemical engineering, environmental protection and biotechnology in Frankfurt, Germany, every three years, is aware from personal experience of the vast scope and high stature of…

June Calendar: North America

1st International Congress on Ceramics. The American Ceramic Society (Westerville, Ohio). Phone: 614-890-4700; Fax: 614-899-6109; Web: ceramic.org Toronto, Canada June 25–29   Principles of Process Safety Technology. ABS Consulting (Knoxville, Tenn.). Phone: 865-675-2580; Fax: 865-671-5851; Web: absconsulting.com Knoxville, Tenn. June…

June Calendar: Europe

  OAPEC/IFP Joint Seminar: The Importance of Conversion Processes in Oil Refining and Their Role in the Production of Clean Fuels. IFP (Rueil-Malmaison, France). Phone: +33-147-526000; Fax: +33-147-527000; Web: ifp.fr Rueil-Malmaison, France June 20–22   16th European Symposium on Computer…

June Calendar: ASIA & ELSEWHERE

Interphex Asia. Reed Exhibitions (Singapore). Phone: +65-6789-8800; Fax: +65-6789-7711; Web: reedexpo.com.sg Singapore June 27–29   12th Annual China Chemical Industry Conference. Chemical Week (New York, N.Y.). Phone: 212-621-4978; Fax: 212-621-4970; Email: reg@chemweek.com Shanghai, China Sept. 12–14