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CIA prefers single market

Neil Eisberg, September 2017
The UK Chemicals Industries Association (CIA) has criticised the UK government for making the full transition for Brexit unnecessarily complex. The CIA has, for example, questioned the value of an interim customs union, and believes continuing membership of the single market is essential.


Particulate problem

A particulate problem

Anthony King, September 2017
The bad news about particulate matter keeps flowing, while adverse health effects are even being felt at relatively low pollution levels.

Global View

Digital revolution

Shem Oirere, September 2017
Digital health could enable people to access prevention and curative services cheaply and conveniently.


Business digest

September 2017
Review the latest news and developments from the sector.


Chemical footprint

Neil Eisberg, September 2017

Most of us should by now be aware of carbon footprinting, calculating the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organisation, or community, and therefore focused on energy consumption and efficiency, but a new US footprinting approach has turned its attention to chemicals.


Movers and Shakers

September 2017


Sounds green to me

Michael Gross, September 2017
Ultrasound – sound at frequencies  greater than 20kHz – although inaudible to our ears, is useful. Bats and ships use it for navigation, obstetricians take pictures of the unborn foetus specifically with the harmless high-frequency waves beyond 2MHz.