A new method for creating super-absorbent, sponge-like crystals could finally make the local manufacture of these viable, according to the CSIRO.
Explosives manufacturer Orica has announced a reduction in production and jobs at its Gladstone Yarwun site.
The high-profile, Australian-born leader of Dow Chemical, Andrew Liveris, visited Canberra yesterday.
Incitec Pivot increased its profit for the six months to March 31 by 27 per cent after a better performance from its Australian fertiliser business.
CEO of PACIA, Ms Samantha Read, delivered a keynote speech at the Australian Domestic Gas Conference 2015 yesterday.
CEO of the Plastics and Chemical Industry Association, Samantha Read, will argue the need for a better public appreciation of the importance of natural gas
Mining explosives company Orica has announced its new interim CEO, following Ian Smith’s departure last week.
Doug Rathbone, chief executive and managing director of agricultural products company Nufarm, has stepped down.
Tapping Australia’s titanium ore resources and turning them into the valuable light metal has been something we’ve wanted to do for a long time. Are we any closer to making more from our ore? Brent Balinski reports.
The NSW EPA is investigating the leak of the potentially lethal gas, Ethylene Oxide at an industrial site in south eastern Sydney on Sunday.
Approximately 20 were evacuated from nearby buildings after a pool products factory and showroom in Rydalmere caught fire early this morning.
Joint funding has been announced for a project to develop a polymer-based alternative to steel mesh sheet reinforcements in underground mines.
Orica has sold its chemicals business to private equity groups for $750 million.
Darwin-born Andrew Liveris, global chair and CEO of the Dow Chemical Company, has been inducted into the IndustryWeek manufacturing hall of fame.
The federal government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda has included an initiative to remove red tape around product approvals.
The role of STEM skills in economic prosperity has been a hot topic lately. Brent Balinski spoke to BASF’s Australia and New Zealand boss Ross Pilling about the importance of science and of asking the right questions.
Coogee Chemicals has taken an 8.9 per cent stake in explorer Buru Energy.
A new training program led by Monash University and the Plastics and Chemicals Industries Association was announced yesterday.
The Plastics and Chemicals Industry Association’s national conference begins tomorrow.
Perdaman Industries may build its fertiliser plant in Victoria instead of WA as first planned because it has yet to reach an agreement about coal supply.