Chemical engineers back climate warning
IChemE ceo David Brown says that the engineering community should unequivocally back UK government chief scientific adviser John Beddington’s parting call for climate change to be taken more seriou...
Chemeca 2013 - call for abstracts
Abstracts are now being accepted for consideration by the Chemeca 2013 Technical Committee and are to be received by 26 April 2013.
More support needed for UK start-ups
The UK is not doing enough to help start-ups make the transition from the lab to commercial success, according to a government science committee.
Human factors makes its mark in Australia
Following an overwhelmingly positive response to the proposal to run IChemE’s Human factors in health and safety professional development course in Australia, the first of four modules was just com...
Global energy demand to increase by 35% says industry expert
2040 global energy needs will be 35% higher than current demand according to an industry expert from ExxonMobil.
Record numbers attend chemical engineering webinars
More than 3000 delegates from 70 countries attended IChemE webinars last year, and the Institution has just published its February webinar line-up.
European directive drives new regulations for chemical engineers
Chemical engineers working in safety can benefit from a new seminar on the implementation of the Seveso lll European directive that comes into force in 2015.
Charity trio benefit from IChemE donation
Engineers Against Poverty (EAP), Engineers Without Borders, and RedR have been selected as recipients of IChemE's annual charity donation in lieu of a traditional Christmas Card mailing.
IChemE welcomes UK fracking go-ahead
IChemE is backing a UK government decision to lift an embargo on hydraulic fracturing – better known as fracking – after creating new regulations that it says will reduce the chance of causing eart...
New international safety qualification unveiled at Hazards conference
A new professional registration aimed at senior process safety practitioners has been launched at the Hazards XXIII process safety conference this week in Southport, UK.
Kletz bows out at Hazards
Chemical engineers and process safety experts paid tribute to industry guru Trevor Kletz at IChemE’s Hazards conference this week. Kletz, who turned 90 last month, has announced his retirement fol...