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DuPont launches first thermal protection test facility in Asia

AMERICAN chemicals firm DuPont launched its first thermal protection testing facility in Asia in Tuas on Wednesday, increasing its capacity to test and analyse the performance of protective apparel when exposed to sudden fire. The multi-million-dollar investment joins DuPont's four other Thermo-Man Manikin testing facilities currently in service in the United States, Switzerland, the United Arab...


Push to sharpen long-term edge of S'pore petrochemical sector

EVEN as profitability in Singapore's petrochemical sector soared to a new high last year, the government is working to enhance the competitiveness and resilience of the sector, to prepare for tougher times ahead. This includes working with companies to increase the flexibility of their feedstock and lower utilities cost, as well as improving their import and export options, said the Economic Deve...


Afton opens its first greenfield plant in 35 years on Jurong Island

AMERICAN petroleum-additives maker Afton Chemical opened the first phase of its US$300m plant on Jurong Island on Tuesday. The US$100 million facility, the company's first greenfield manufacturing project in 35 years, produces customised lubricant components for its customers in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East. The plant is set to be a hub for the Asia-Pacific region, and will be the facility th...


US firm opens $137m lubricant additive plant on Jurong Island

The economy may be looking gloomy but that has not stopped Singapore from attracting decent-sized investments to the country. Yesterday, United States-based petroleum products firm Afton Chemical Corporation opened a US$100 million (S$136.7 million) chemical manufacturing plant on Jurong Island. Construction of the plant took two years and is central to the US firm's plans for expansion in the...


Singapore LNG importer shortlist down to three

CHANCES of a Singapore company becoming a liquefied natural gas (LNG) importer have increased, after two competing bids by Shell and BG were combined into one. This leaves just three companies - Pavilion Energy, Sembcorp Industries and Shell - in the race for the appointment of up to two LNG aggregators by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) this year. Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S I...


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WORLD HEAVY ENGINEERING SHOW (WHES 2016)

The World Heavy Engineering Show (WHES) is an industrial platform for selected engineering disciplines from the heavy industries of Malaysia and neighboring South East Asia countries. A host of industries will be showcasing state-of-the-art technologies in a week-long exhibition, including (but not limited to) Oil & Gas, Maritime, Construction, Mining & Minerals, Offshore and Heavy Machineries. Accompanied by a Conference featuring breakthroughs from prominent industrial figures, local authorities and renowned professional associations across the globe, this event aims to promote development offered to engineers of all levels. Complimented by a series of professional workshops targeting specific technical expertise, the WHES is a must-attend engineering event.

WHES boasts itself as a platform for engineering and mechanical exchanges for radical efficiency improvement. WHES illustrates an intensive 5-day event including technologies showcase, talent development, operation strategies and technical advances.
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