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Lanxess At JEC

materialstoday Feb 23 05:39 am 

Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates is exhibiting new applications for its Tepex range of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites at the JEC World Composites Show.

South Africa: How New Energy Technologies Can Help Ease Energy Crunch

AllAfrica.com Feb 22 08:16 pm 

The Conversation Africa Energy is an economic driver of both developed and developing countries. South Africa over the past few years has faced an energy crisis with rolling blackouts between 2008 and 2015. Part of the problem has been attributed to mismanagement by the state-owned utility company Eskom particularly the shortcomings of maintenance plans on several plants.

Eco-friendly Food Packaging Material Created By Researchers From NUS Doubles Shelf-life Of Food Products

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Feb 22 07:00 pm 

SINGAPORE Feb.A23 2016 PRNewswire -- Researchers from the National University of Singapore NUS have successfully developed an environmentally-friendly food packaging material that is free from chemical additives by fortifying natural chitosan-based composite film with grapefruit seed extract GFSE. This novel food packaging material can slow down fungal growth doubling the shelf-life of...

Altech Chemicals Ltd (ASX:ATC) HPA Demand Growth Tied To Lithium-Ion Batteries

ABN Newswire via Yahoo!7 Finance Feb 22 02:23 pm 

Perth Australia Feb 23 2016 - ABN Newswire - Altech Chemicals Limited Altechthe Company ASXATC.AX - News is pleased to provide further information on the fast growing utilisation of high purity alumina HPA in lithium-ion batteries. Altech recently appointed Mr Martin Ma as the Company39s sales and marketing manager in China. Mr Ma has already commenced discussions with lithium-ion ...

Farr Yacht Design Releases 3D Renderings Of Super 12 Yachts

Baltimore Sun Feb 22 03:17 pm 

SAN DIEGO AP a Annapolis-based Farr Yacht Design has released the first 3D renderings of the new Super 12 yachts that will be sailed in the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge beginning in July 2017 on San Francisco Bay. Britton Ward the lead designer of the Super 12s said the renderings are...

Top Trends For Upgrading Your Outdoor Space

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Feb 22 10:37 am 

MISSION Kan. Feb. 22 2016 PRNewswire -- Family Features No matter the season or the region outdoor living is hot. As spring approaches here are six of the top trends that will influence the look feel and function of outdoor spaces in 2016. Outdoor rooms Thanks to advances in all-weather materials furnishings and accessories you can outfit an outdoor living space in much the same way...

Lucintel Identifies And Prioritizes Opportunities For Growth In The Epoxy Curing Agent In The Global Composites …

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Feb 22 03:15 am 

Epoxy curing agents are chemically active compounds those help in resin formulation and promote cross linking reaction to form a rigid thermoset structure. The epoxy curing agent in the global composites industry is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.5 by value from 2015 to 2020. The major drivers of growth for this market are growth of end-use industries and increasing use of high-performance ...

Ask LH: How Clean Does The Rubbish In My Recycling Bin Need To Be,

Lifehacker Australia Feb 21 06:51 pm 

Dear Lifehacker How clean does my recycling need to be when I throw it into my yellow bin Iatradell usually rinse out pasta sauce jars and tuna cans but it isnatradet very thorough. Do those still get recycled What about plastic containers for cream or spreads MoreAA A A A A A

Engine Trouble Forces ANA Dreamliner Back To Kuala Lumpur

TODAYonline Feb 21 08:57 pm 

TOKYO - An All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner was forced to return to Kuala Lumpur Monday Feb 22 due to engine trouble the Japanese airline said the latest incident for the aircraft which has been plagued by setbacks. The plane carrying 203...