Chemical and pharmaceutical companies provide medical staff with 200,000 face masks

During the first wave of the coronavirus, there was a very urgent demand for additional protective equipment, in particular face masks, for health professionals involved in the care of Covid-19 patients. That is why the essenscia sectoral federation launched an appeal to the 700 or so companies in the sector to make some of their […]

Innovative vacuum cleaner removes historical plastic pellet pollution in Antwerp port

The Port of Antwerp has implemented the innovative plastic vacuum ‘Nul-O-Plastic’ to eliminate the historical pollution caused by plastic pellets in the Galgeschoor nature reserve. The vacuum cleaner was first used for World Clean-up Day on 19 September and can remove tiny plastic granules and scraps without damaging the natural environment. The machine is an addition to existing activities in the […]

Belintra, assistance 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Belintra (Belgian Incidents with Transport of hazardous substances) is a system whereby the chemical sector commits to providing specialised assistance to firefighters and civil protection services in the event of transport accidents involving chemical products. Experts from some forty companies are available day and night, 7 days a week, even if they themselves are not […]