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Truly disposable biodegradable plastics could change peoples perceptions on recycling, says Mike Spear, editor at large, in November's End Point column.
Government delays force BP to pull plug on a carbon dioxide project, reports Mike Spears, editor at large, in this month's End Point column.
Ignoring climate change could eventually damage economic growth, according to an authoritative report, says Mike Spear, editor at large, in this month's End Point column. Read more on the economics of climate change.
Colleges must slake their thirst for royalties as intellectual property issues limit industry-backed university research, according to Chemical Processing's Editor at Large Mike Spear.
A Supreme Court ruling could affect voluntary efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to Mike Spear, editor at large, in his monthly End Point column.
Mike Spear, editor at large discusses how researchers can submit simple proposals but must forego royalties in this month's End Point column.
Controls on chemical use and manufacture are increasingly global in nature, says Mike Spear, editor at large, in this month's End Point column.
Potential applications at chemical plants just grow and grow, says Mike Spear, editor at large, in his End Point column.
Mike Spear reports that a partnership of major oil companies hopes to prove that risk has its rewards.
Having a background in engineering or science means you are more likely to want an executive with the same, according to Chemical Processing's Mike Spear.
Outsourcing of non-core operations within a company, large or small, is now a well established corporate strategy. By entrusting services such as IT support, accounting, human resources and other back office activities to specialist firms prepared to do the job at an acceptable price, chemical ...
Live auctions can liven up the buying and selling of intellectual property, says Mike Spears, in this month's End Point column.
Blink and you might miss it, but sponsoring an IndyCar makes sound sense, says Mike Spear, in this month's End Point column.
Despite the buzz about asset management systems dont forget the oilers, advises Mike Spear, in this month's End Point column.
Upcoming REACH regulations will tax IT systems and generate mountains of paper, according to Mike Spear in his monthly End Point column.
As the end of the year approaches it's always tempting to look back and review whats happened over the past 12 months. For Mike Spear though, he's about to head off into the welcoming arms of retirement.
Academic laurels alone do not guarantee survival, according to Mike Spear in his monthly column.
Process engineering & chemical manufacturing: The control room features row upon row of operator stations for a complex-wide integrated control system based on Emerson Process Managements PlantWeb digital architecture and DeltaV distributed control systems. The complex boasts the worlds largest...
More attention to steam systems and trap monitoring provides big benefits. At most chemical plants, plant management and operators face increasing pressures to improve the energy efficiency of their processes, so they should see how they can save on steam.
The benefits of using pipeline simulation tools at the piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) level, rather than running simulations just on the process flow diagram, can often be overlooked.
Europes largest-ever peacetime fire raises doubts over tank farm safety.
Columns often present abundant opportunities for improvement, says Editor in Chief Mark Rosenzweig in his monthly column.
A recent poll provides an industrial perspective and points up its troubling implications. As many universities are discovering, science and technology arent as popular as they once were. It's your job to spread the word, however small.
Even in a depressed job market, chemists have the kudos to prove their worth.
The roll-out of 64-bit operating systems may necessitate taking stock of what we have.