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Yara opens renewable hydrogen site in Norway

Yara International ASA (Oslo, Norway) is officially opening its renewable hydrogen plant at Herøya, Norway. Yara is now producing renewable hydrogen and ammonia and has already delivered the first tons of fertilizers made from renewable ammonia produced at this plant.…

Technip Energies and Mitsubishi Chemical are licensing an new OXO alcohol technology

Technip Energies (Paris) and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (Tokyo), a member of the Mitsubishi Chemical Group, announced that they are licensing an improved OXO alcohol technology, named ‘OXO M-Process’.  OXO alcohols are used as solvents in chemical manufacturing. The improved OXO-M…

Evonik starts up high-purity silica production in Michigan

Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany) has started the production of ultra-high purity colloidal silica for the semiconductor industry at its new facility in Weston, Michigan. Colloidal silica is a critical raw material for the electronics and semiconductor industries, whose growth…

ACHEMA Daily updates – Tues. June 11, 2024

Day 2 of ACHEMA 2024 is in full swing. Read the Tuesday Show Daily here, including onsite coverage of Day 1, and also check out our Tuesday Photo Gallery below. Read Monday's Achema Updates here

ACHEMA Daily Updates – June 10, 2024

ACHEMA 2024 opened today! Read the full Show Daily here and enjoy some photos from around the show. Coverage will continue throughout the week  

TotalEnergies and Air Products sign agreement for the delivery of green hydrogen

TotalEnergies (Paris, France) and Air Products (Lehigh Valley, Pa.) have signed a 15-year agreement for the annual supply in Europe of 70,000 tons of green hydrogen starting in 2030. This first long-term deal follows TotalEnergies’ call for tenders for the…

Cepsa begins construction of Spain’s first hydroalcoholic gel production plant

Cepsa continues to develop and diversify its chemicals business by starting the construction of a new isopropyl alcohol (IPA) plant, the first of its kind in Spain. This product is used not only in hydroalcoholic gels, but also in household…

Ecolab Life Sciences and Repligen launch new resin for large-scale biologic manufacturing

Ecolab (St. Paul, Minn.) announced that its Purolite resin business, together with Repligen Corporation, a life sciences company focused on bioprocessing technology leadership, today announced the commercial launch of Purolite’s DurA Cycle, a protein A chromatography resin for large-scale purification…

Materialise and ArcelorMittal announce partnership to enhance metal 3D-printing capabilities

Materialise, a global leader in 3D printing software and services, and ArcelorMittal Powders, a business unit of ArcelorMittal established to produce high-quality steel powders, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create solutions to optimize laser powder bed fusion…

Hitachi Energy joins DOE’s H2@Scale hydrogen project in Texas

Hitachi Energy has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s ‘H2@Scale in Texas and Beyond’ initiative with GTI Energy, Frontier Energy, The University of Texas Austin, and other industry stakeholders and partners. For the project, Hitachi Energy is contributing its market-leading…