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NEWS Industry News


FEATURE Equipments and the Chemical Process Industry - by N Radia, COO-Soda Ash Operations, GHCL


Sulfur Plant Management in a Petroleum Refinery - by Debopam Chaudhuri, Process Design Engineer, and Srinivasa Oruganti, Department Manager - Process , Fluor Daniel India Pvt Ltd


Hexane as a byproduct of Isomerization Unit Using a Top Dividing Wall Column - by Kondapalli Shreya Chaudhary, Chemical Engineer, and Prateek A Shanware, Chemical Engineer Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mumbai Refinery 28 Wireless Network: The Next Generation Communication, Methods of Field Instruments - by Sugata Bandyopadhyay, Consultant (Instrumentation & Control), and C Sailaja General Manager (Instrumentation & Control) TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.


Thermal Energy Storage with Phase Change Materials - by Kapil Gulati, Research Scholar; Sohan lal, Assistant Professor; and Sanjiv Arora Professor and Chairman, Chemistry Department, Kurukshetra University


Developing Trends & Technologies in Petrochemicals and Plastics - by Pranjal Kumar Phukan, Senior Manager (C&P), Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited


MARKETING INITIATIVE Condition monitoring for mobile equipment Automatic control loop tuning

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INTERVIEW “Increased globalization, s u s t a i n e d m a r k e t opportunities and the emergence of Indian leaders are combining to create an exciting period for specialty - M S Vijayan, Joint Managing Director, Resil Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.


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