chemical procurement management News

  • Unified vision required for green procurement success

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Much of the popular press indicates that big business is beginning to shift its purchasing towards more sustainable or ‘green’ options.  Within our ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Foster Wheeler Wins Engineering and Procurement Contract for Petron Refinery Upgrade in the Philippines

    Foster Wheeler (NASDAQ: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Petron Corporation (Petron) for the Petron Refinery Master Plan-2 Project in Bataan, Philippines. Foster Wheeler will execute detailed engineering and procurement services for the delayed coker unit (DCU), including the ...


  • Global Oil and Gas Survey 2012–2013: Market Trends, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies in the Global Oil and Gas Industry

    The report analyzes how oil and gas industry companies’ procurement expenditure, business strategies and practices are set to change in 2012–2013. This report gives you access to the category-level spending outlooks, budgets, supplier selection criteria, business challenges and investment opportunities of leading purchase decision makers. The report also identifies future growth of ...


  • New white paper on the financial benefits of chemical inventory management for laboratories

    White Paper Details Study Results that Identify Financial Benefits, Trends and Developments Realized by CISPro Users ChemSW, Inc. today announced the release of their latest white paper titled “Quantifying the Financial Benefits of Chemical Inventory Management Using CISPro®.”  The white paper documents the results of a financial benefit study ChemSW conducted of their ...


  • WECF symposium on substitution of hazardous chemicals

    A symposium, addressing the issue of substitution of hazardous chemicals, was held in the Dutch capital the Hague in April. The meeting, organised by HEAL member Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) and the Dutch Ministry of the Environment in cooperation with employers union VNO/NCW and the chemical industry, sought to address how to facilitate the replacement of harmful chemicals from ...

  • Lab Manager Magazine Publishes Article on Streamlining Chemical Inventory Processes by ChemSW`s Financial Expert Darryl Braaksma

    ChemSW, Inc. is proud to announce that Lab Manager Magazine has published an article by financial expert Darryl Braaksma that explains the benefits of implementing material tracking software using bar code technology. A discussion of the results of an in-depth survey of customers using ChemSW's CISPro? chemical inventory system is provided as well as of a cost-benefit case study that explains how ...


  • ChemSW Releases New White Paper on the Financial Benefits of Chemical Inventory Management for Laboratories

    ChemSW, Inc. today announced the release of their latest white paper titled "Quantifying the Financial Benefits of Chemical Inventory Management Using CISPro®." The white paper documents the results of a financial benefit study ChemSW conducted of their CISPro chemical inventory management solution to determine how technology has helped customer stakeholders to streamline associated ...


  • Locus Technologies and ChemAdvisor Team Up to Offer Integrated Portal for Chemical and Regulatory Information Management

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental, energy, and compliance software, and ChemADVISOR, Inc., the leader in regulatory products, chemical databases, and regulatory compliance needs, announced today the signing of a formal partnership between the two premier environmental software companies. The popular ChemADVISOR Chemical Regulatory database will be ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • 2014 chemical regulatory training programme announced

    The REACH Centre, a leading global provider of Regulatory, Scientific Services and Training in Chemicals Management has added more than 30 course dates to its training programme for 2014. Topics include all aspects of REACH and chemical regulations management. For REACH, they offer courses such as ‘Introduction to REACH’, ‘REACH Registration Management’ or ...


    By The REACH Centre Limited

  • Toxic waste defiles defunct chemical plant in Hungary

    Greenpeace says leaking, rusted barrels full of toxic materials stored in the open at a defunct chemical company in Hungary could cause an environmental catastrophe. The government says it will take months before the chemicals are removed and the area can be cleaned up. Gergely Simon, a Greenpeace chemicals expert, called the situation at the Budapest Chemical Works "near catastrophic." He said ...


    By Associated Press

  • Wastewater Inquiry into Gulf Chemical and Metallurgical Corp. Ends

    Gulf Chemical and Metallurgical Corp. (GCMC) announced today that the Travis County District Attorney has determined that GCMC has complied with all terms of its 2010 plea agreement related to several Texas Water Code violations at its Freeport plant, thus ending the 15-month investigation. The Agreed Withdrawal of Waiver of Statute of Limitations filed by the ...

  • Managing Hydrofracking Data in Cloud

     There is little dispute in both scientific and business communities that groundwater protection and water usage in general at hydrofracking sites provide the biggest challenges for this young and promising industry. To date, criticism of fracking has focused mainly on concerns that the chemicals energy companies are mixing with the water could contaminate underground aquifers. Although ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • European Chemicals Agency analyses socioeconomic impact of health & safety legislation

    The Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) of ECHA met in Helsinki for the first time 2–3 April. This committee is responsible for preparing the opinions of the Agency relating to the socio-economic impact of possible legislative actions on chemical substances. The Committee discussed and agreed on its rules of procure. It also established a working group to look into methodology issues ...

  • Foster Wheeler Signs Strategic Global Services Agreement with the Dow Chemical Company

    Foster Wheeler (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that its Global Engineering and Construction Group has signed a Strategic Umbrella Agreement with The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) for the provision of project management, consulting, engineering, procurement, construction management, and construction services. This agreement has an initial term of three years and ...


  • Predictions for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization ...


    By Acta Group

  • Predictions for EPA`s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Beyond

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s (B&C) thoughts are below on what may be headed our way in 2012 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). The 2012 Presidential Election cycle will influence any activity by either party or the Administration over the next year. We also offer a few thoughts on Registration, Evaluation, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Intelligent software to manage biological water quality data

    Thanks to the complete integration of KiECO in the water resource management system WISKI and the water quality module, users can track and evaluate biological, chemical-physical and hydrological data in a single system. Holistic analyses now possible In this way KISTERS ensures holistic analyses and the identification of relevant interdependencies between the various types of ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • US government selects IHS to continue information management support of material and waste management programs

    IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today announced a multi-year agreement with the U.S. government to continue providing the IHS Hazardous Material Management System™ (HMMS) as the information management solution supporting hazardous materials and waste programs at more than 100 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and National Aerospace and Space ...


    By IHS

  • Actio Announces 5-Point SDS Management System

    Actio Software Corporation today announced that its SDS Vault product addresses the Five Key Aspects of Safety Data Management. The five key points of SDS management are: Data, data, data. ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Foster Wheeler Awarded EPCm Contract for Propylene Oxide Unit in Saudi Arabia for Sadara Chemical Company

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that subsidiaries of its Global Engineering and Construction Group have been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract by Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, and by Dow Europe Holding B.V. (Dow) for a propylene oxide (PO) unit at Jubail Industrial ...


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