Young engineer and Innovator shortlists announced
IChemE has published shortlists for its 2011 Young Chemical Engineer and Innovator of the Year Awards.
Kletz blames industry accidents on macho culture
One of the world’s most revered process safety experts Trevor Kletz has cited industry’s ‘macho culture’ as one of the main causes of recent accidents.
Forms of Contract amended
IChemE has issued changes to its Forms of Contract to comply with the long-awaited amendments to the UK’s Construction Act, which are due to come into effect on 1 October 2011 (1 November 2011 for ...
Last chance to register for Chemeca 2011
Australia and New Zealand’s most important chemical engineering event of the year <i>Chemeca 2011</i> opens this weekend in Sydney.
Graduates tell it like it is
A panel comprising of four relatively recent chemical engineering graduates were grilled by over 50 students from Victoria’s RMIT, Monash and Melbourne Universities about their careers and experien...
IChemE Council visit an Australian first
IChemE Council members will join president Sir William Wakeham to convene a Council meeting in Australia for the first time during the Chemeca 2011 conference in September.
Oil and Natural Gas Subject Group sparks interest in Malaysia
A recent member survey has confirmed a strong demand for technical activities in Malaysia. The poll, conducted by IChemE, was commissioned to gain a deeper understanding of the needs of Malaysian c...
UK enterprise zones "good news" for scientists and engineers
UK Government plans to create 13 new enterprise zones have been welcomed by former IChemE technical vice president Nigel Perry.
Tributes paid to Richard Pike
IChemE ceo David Brown has paid tribute to his former Royal Society of Chemistry counterpart Richard Pike who has died this week at the age of 61.
Hungary environment minister set for Honorary Fellowship
Zoltán Illés, Hungary’s state secretary of environmental protection, nature conservation and water management will be made an Honorary Fellow of IChemE at a ceremony in London, UK this September.
IChemE supports new managers
IChemE has launched two new training courses to support chemical engineers who are new to management and leadership roles.