Engineering News | Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals-1 Sun, 26 May 2019 23:13:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Firm invests heavily in expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pharmaceutical-firm-invests-heavily-in-expansion-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518974 1558361613 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797486_resized_medicalmerck08thmay05191022.jpg PILL PLETHORA Investing heavily in its Swiss manufacturing plant will allow Merck to increase its medicinal output 511 287 Partnership introduces digital tracking device https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-formed-to-track-medicinal-use-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519087 1558361614 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797725_resized_medicalorionhealth05191022.jpg WAITING TO EXHALE The sensor which will be applied to an inhaler will be app enabled to allow for accurate data collection 511 287 New listing approved for pharmaceuticals giant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-listing-approved-for-pharmaceutical-giant-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519083 1558361614 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797709_resized_aspen17large05191022.jpg GENERIC GENIUS Through Aspen’s research and development, a cheaper more attainable generic anti-retroviral treatment is available globally 511 287 Pumps manufacturer plans further growth after acquisition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-manufacturer-plans-further-growth-after-acquisition-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519156 1558361614 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797907_resized_jecpump05191022.jpg STICKY STUFF The JEC brand of pumps is not only hygienic but also capable of pumping a variety of viscous liquids 511 287 Sasol’s Lake Charles project to cost up to $12.9bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasols-lake-charles-project-to-cost-up-to-129bn-2019-05-23 Creamer Media Reporter Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Thu, 23 May 2019 11:34:00 +0200 520658 1558613553 1558604040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800759_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78450_2019-05-23_second_take_en_-_2.mp475711121Sasol’s Lake Charles project to cost up to $12.9bn Sasol’s Lake Charles project to cost up to $12.9bn Sasol to accelerate $2bn asset disposal plan as capex on US project leaps by another $1.3bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-to-accelerate-2bn-asset-disposal-programme-as-capex-on-us-project-leaps-yet-again-2019-05-22 Terence Creamer SASOL Wed, 22 May 2019 08:45:00 +0200 520475 1558601219 1558507500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800277_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Joint presidents and CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-sells-australian-prescription-portfolio-to-mylan-2019-05-20 Reuters PHARMACEUTICALS Mon, 20 May 2019 10:49:00 +0200 520242 1558349287 1558342140 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Inaugural event to highlight local manufacturing capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inaugural-event-to-highlight-local-manufacturing-capabilities-2019-05-17 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518394 1557817858 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796214_resized_lmenasrec0519dylanslater1022.jpg CENTRE OF ATTENTION The inaugural Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo is set to feature more than 130 exhibitors 511 287 Vivo performs well in Q1 on the back of added Engen business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vivo-performs-well-in-q1-on-the-back-of-added-engen-business-2019-05-07 Marleny Arnoldi PETROCHEMICALS Tue, 07 May 2019 11:13:00 +0200 518976 1557221672 1557220380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ascendis to sell biosciences businesses for R480m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-to-sell-biosciences-businesses-for-r480m-2019-05-03-1 Tasneem Bulbulia MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL Fri, 03 May 2019 12:29:00 +0200 518779 1556879419 1556879340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ascendis to sell biosciences businesses for R480m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-to-sell-biosciences-businesses-for-r480m-2019-05-03 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH Fri, 03 May 2019 10:04:00 +0200 518727 1556870749 1556870640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Green chemistry requires whole value chain approach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-chemistry-requires-whole-value-chain-approach-2019-05-03 Schalk Burger Chemistry Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517760 1556526126 1556834400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794846_resized_clariantsouthafricaheadnicolmeyer4191022.jpg NICOL MEYER Companies must engage customers and consumers to ensure that demand and practices are aligned to green chemistry practices 511 287 Sasol reaches beneficial operation of new alkoxylation production facility in China https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-reaches-beneficial-operation-of-new-alkoxylation-production-facility-in-china-2019-04-23 Tasneem Bulbulia CHEMICALS Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:38:00 +0200 517876 1556030384 1556030280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Omnia engages with creditors on debt restructuring https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-engages-with-creditors-on-debt-restructuring-2019-04-23 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:21:00 +0200 517775 1556007788 1556007660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol reports stabilisation in synfuels output https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-reports-stabilisation-in-synfuels-output-2019-04-18 Terence Creamer SASOL Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:20:00 +0200 517676 1555597458 1555582800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794598_resized_sasol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Malaria vaccine took 30 years and it's still a work in progress https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/malaria-vaccine-took-30-years-and-its-still-a-work-in-progress-2019-04-16 Bloomberg MEDICAL Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:29:00 +0200 517317 1555400987 1555399740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mantashe urges continued investment in clean coal tech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mantashe-urges-continued-investment-in-clean-coal-tech-2019-04-12 Tasneem Bulbulia COAL Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:29:00 +0200 517175 1555308944 1555075740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793632_resized_sasolimpumeleloopening0419dylan1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78135_2019-04-12_sasol.mp442663129Sasol executive director and joint president and CEO Stephen Cornell provides details of the new Impumelelo colliery. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Sasol executive director and joint president and CEO Stephen Cornell provides details of the new Impumelelo colliery. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Company limit switches ideal for various applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-limit-switches-ideal-for-various-applications-2019-03-28 Khutso Maphatsoe Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515577 1554473949 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790101_resized_vesselsheatexchangerstanksandcontainersstarplex3931creamermedia0320191022.jpg NOT FILLING TO THE BRIM Process and storage vessels have limit switches to prevent a tank or vessel from overfilling 511 287 Sasol names Sipho Nkosi as next chairperson https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gantsho-to-retire-as-sasol-chair-2019-04-11 Bloomberg ENERGY/CHEMICALS Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:40:00 +0200 516925 1554987468 1554968400 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793230_resized_siphonkosi10171022duane.jpg Sipho Nkosi 511 287 Sappi, Borregaard celebrate 20 years of biorefinery investment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-borregaard-celebrate-20-years-of-biorefinery-investment-2019-04-08 Simone Liedtke BIOTECHNOLOGY Mon, 08 Apr 2019 16:52:00 +0200 516604 1554735621 1554735120 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792343_resized_biotechsappibiotechfb0420191022.jpg 511 287 Call made for fundamental changes to way societies manage chemicals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/development-chemistry-2019-04-05 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS & DEVELOPMENT Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515317 1554194021 1554415200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790894_resized_positive.jpg 511 287 Rooibos research gets R4.5m injection https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooibos-research-gets-r45m-injection-2019-04-03 African News Agency RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:40:00 +0200 516117 1554292551 1554288000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Necsa scientist in spotlight with award successes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-scientist-in-spotlight-with-award-successes-2019-04-02 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 02 Apr 2019 10:30:00 +0200 515967 1554198765 1554193800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Aspen lists on A2X https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-lists-on-a2x-2019-04-01 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:34:00 +0200 515839 1554112004 1554111240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Egypt seeking to increase trade and investment ties with South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-giving-great-importance-to-south-africa-seeking-increased-trade-and-investment-2019-03-29 Rebecca Campbell Trade & Investment – 1 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514547 1553523596 1553810400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Numsa vows to press on with strike at Foskor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-vows-to-press-on-with-strike-at-foskor-2019-03-28 African News Agency CHEMICALS Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:35:00 +0200 515542 1553769651 1553769300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sasol donates $250 000 to those hit by tropical cyclone Idai https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-donates-250-000-to-those-hit-by-tropical-cyclone-idai-2019-03-22 African News Agency HUMANITARIAN AID Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:49:00 +0200 514965 1553245851 1553244540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Omnia expects positive full-year revenue growth but lower earnings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-expects-positive-full-year-revenue-growth-but-lower-earnings-2019-03-20 Tasneem Bulbulia CHEMICALS Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:05:00 +0200 514849 1553090794 1553090700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Fluor JV completes EPC work at Sasol’s US petrochem complex https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluor-jv-completes-epc-work-at-sasols-us-petrochem-complex-2019-03-20 Marleny Arnoldi PETROCHEMICALS Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:11:00 +0200 514783 1553073207 1553073060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ascendis Health records strengthened interim gross margin https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-health-records-strengthened-interim-gross-margin-2019-03-18 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:06:00 +0200 514598 1552918071 1552917960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Egyptian business giving great importance to South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egyptian-business-giving-great-importance-to-south-africa-2019-03-15 Rebecca Campbell Trade and Investment Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:24:00 +0200 514431 1552645822 1552645440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787662_resized_egyptianpetrochemicalscompanyplantepc1022.jpg An Egyptian petrochemical plant 511 287 Radioisotope maker faces heavy losses this year but should regain market share https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radioisotope-maker-faces-heavy-losses-this-year-but-should-regain-market-share-2019-03-15 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513318 1552313823 1552600800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Africa's biggest drugmaker falls most on record on sale delay https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-biggest-drugmaker-falls-most-on-record-on-sale-delay-2019-03-08 Bloomberg PHARMACEUTICALS Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:51:00 +0200 513748 1552040489 1552038660 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Two new liquid analysers added https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-new-liquid-analysers-added-2019-03-08 Thabi Madiba Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512443 1551767078 1551996000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783213_resized_internetofthings10181022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGIES This new solution also facilitates connection to the cloud and an industrial Internet of Things environment for improved field maintenance. 511 287 Rolfes investigating nanotechnology paints to diversify business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolfes-investigating-nanotechnology-paints-to-diversify-business-2019-03-08 Schalk Burger Nanotechnology Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511448 1552035676 1551996000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Energy outlook sees GDP doubling by 2040 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-outlook-sees-gdp-doubling-by-2040-2019-03-08 Thabi Madiba Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512417 1551767078 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Waipec focuses more on sub-Saharan Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waipec-focuses-more-on-sub-saharan-africa-2019-03-08 Thabi Madiba Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512010 1551767075 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782220_resized_bankanthonyokoroaforopeningaddressatwaipec20191022.jpg BANK ANTHONY OKOROAFOR Gas should be an opportunity to create a viable economy and a vibrant way of growing Nigeria’s gross domestic product 511 287