The Chemical Engineer

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Issue 929

November 2018Issue 929

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Bloomberg hosts second London sustainability summit

Bloomberg hosts second London sustainability summit

THROUGHOUT history, industries have either fought change or embraced it. Now, with the global threat posed by current unsustainable practices it is important that industry takes action. The Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit brought together global business experts to discuss how they are embracing change towards a more sustainable future.

  • 15th November 2018

Chemical Engineers Who Changed the World

Keith Bingham Quinan and colleagues – An explosive start

Keith Bingham Quinan and colleagues – An explosive start

2015 marks the centenary of the Great Shell Crisis of World War I (WWI), in which the British Army was running short of munitions. The subsequent scaling up of the supply of high explosives and propellants became a major achievement of the embryonic chemical engineering profession under the leadership of Kenneth Bingham Quinan.

George E Davis – Meet the Daddy

George E Davis – Meet the Daddy

For a series called Chemical Engineers who Changed the World, it would be downright rude not to feature the man who is widely regarded as the founding father of the discipline and the spiritual father of IChemE.