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October 2013


A booming interest in separation technologies

Distillation and absorption are back. The AIChE Spring Meeting (San Antonio, April 28–May 2) proved…

Keeping the water flowing

Currently, there are around 13,000 desalination plants in operation or under construction in 150 countries,…

In The News


Cross-coupling catalyst

A highly active nickel catalyst for performing cross-coupling reactions has been developed by the research…

Business News

Technical & Practical

Ethanol from Sugarcane

Ethanol is a widely used commodity chemical with several applications, including use as a solvent…

Facts at Your Fingertips

Maximizing Fan Efficiency

Optimizing fan performance can help plants reach overall process efficiency goals. The cost of powering…