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21 September 2020

VTPS to get water from VMC sewage treatment plant

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation is working out to supply Sewage Treatment Plant water to Narla Tatarao Thermal Power Station (VTPS) for power generation. The VMC and NTTPS will reach MoU for the supply...
21 September 2020

ECHEM adds 7 new projects to petrochemical plan

Saad Helal, the Chairman of Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM), stated that his company is rapidly working on implementing seven new projects to the national plan for the period of 2020-2035....
21 September 2020

ACCIONA produces the first cubic meter of water

ACCIONA has achieved a key milestone in the construction of the Al-Khobar 1 desalination plant on the east coast of Saudi Arabia with the production of the first cubic meter of water. This is equivalent...
21 September 2020

Middle East, Asia to lead global PET capacity additions

The global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) capacity is poised to see considerable growth over the next five years, potentially increasing from 30.47 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2019 to 35.28 mtpa...
21 September 2020

JGC lands $3.7bn Iraq refinery up-gradation deal

JGC Corporation, an engineering company headquartered in Japan, said it has secured a contract for the up-gradation of a major refinery in the Iraqi port city of Basrah. The engineering, procurement, ...
07 September 2020

SABIC to expand capacity in Asia for NORYL SA9000 resin

SABIC intends to boost production capacity for its specialty NORYLâ„¢ SA9000 resin to support the rapid growth of high-performance printed circuit boards (PCBs) used in 5G base stations and high-speed servers....
07 September 2020

IOC to invest 1268 cr to set up coker unit in Odisha

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) recently said that its board has approved an investment of Rs 1,268 crore for setting up a needle coker unit at the firm's Paradip refinery in Odisha. "The proposed unit will have...
07 September 2020

GAIL looks at petrochemicals, renewables for growth

GAIL India Ltd. is eyeing expansion in petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, and renewables to supplement growth in its core business of natural gas marketing and transportation, its chairman Manoj Jain has said....
07 September 2020

CIL to invest over Rs. 1.22 tn on 500 projects by 2024

To achieve 1 billion tonnes (BT) coal production by the year 2023-24 and make the nation Aatmanirbhar in coal, National Miner Coal India Ltd. (CIL) will invest over Rs. 1.22 lakh crores on about 500 projects...
07 September 2020

NKDA starts work to set up a biogas plant

The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has started the work to set up its first biomethane gas plant in New Town as a pilot project that will process five tonnes of organic or wet waste per...