Number 1 in Ukraine. Sadovy spoke about the construction of a waste processing plant in Lviv

Lviv Mayor Andrei Sadovyi said that a waste processing plant will be built in two years in the city, the project has already begun. “To build the factory“ number 1 in Ukraine ”with in-depth waste processing and to make high-quality land reclamation at the Zbyranka landfill,” he said. According to Sadovoy, landfill rehabilitation is already […]

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The consumption of EPS-plates in the Ukrainian market stabilized in the second half of November at a lower level

After a sharp decline in demand in the Ukrainian market of EPS-plates at the beginning of this month in the second half of November, the consumption of finished products stabilized at a new, lower level, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. The cost of Chinese and Russian expandable polystyrene (PSV-S) last week was on the […]

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Ukraine reduced the import of Nizhnekamsk PSS / M and UPS / M for ten months of this year by 25%

The import of Russian general-purpose polystyrene (PSS / M) and high-impact polystyrene (UPS / M) manufactured by Nizhnekamskneftekhim to Ukraine decreased by 25% in January-October this year and amounted to 10.4 thousand tons, Market Report reported in DataScope. According to the results of ten months of last year, this indicator was at the level of […]

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Petrochem. How polymers are born

  How is polyethylene and polypropylene produced? If it’s very short, then first short fragments of monomers are made from long molecules of hydrocarbon raw materials, and then they are again joined into infinitely long chains. But during this process, substances undergo amazing chemical transformations. Some go through the heat, stronger than on Venus, and […]

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Found a method of processing all types of plastic

Scientists say they learned how to convert plastics to the chemicals they were made from Two Australian scientists said they invented a technology that can recycle any type of plastic. It is reported by The Hill. Researcher Len Humphries and University of Sydney professor Thomas Mashmeyer said that the device they developed and patented can […]

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Science Helps Recycling Sector

In May 2019, the interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research project Circular Plastics Network for Training (C-PlaNeT) was approved within the framework of the doctoral program of European universities, the funding amount of which reaches almost 4 million euros. A total of 15 doctoral students from eight European universities specializing in the fields of chemical research, development […]

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Nizhnekamskneftekhim in November significantly limited the supply of substations to the Ukrainian market

Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNH, part of the TAIF group) in November significantly reduced the supply of high-impact polystyrene (UPS / M) and general-purpose polystyrene (PSS / M) to the Ukrainian market, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. So, according to several market participants, this month the plant will not ship the UPS / M and PSS / […]

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SIBUR-Khimprom lowered November PSV-S prices for the Ukrainian market by USD45 per ton

SIBUR-Khimprom reduced the cost of expandable polystyrene (PSV-S) for November deliveries for Ukrainian buyers by USD45 per ton, according to the ICIS-MRC Price Review. So, November material prices for the Ukrainian market were lowered to the level of USD1,230 per tonne, FCA Voronezh, excluding VAT. At the same time, the Russian manufacturer did not limit […]

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