essenscia launches chair within safety sciences training at University of Antwerp

From the 2020-2021 academic year, essenscia has started a new ‘Integrated Safety – Chemistry and Life Sciences’ academic chair within the one-year Master’s degree in safety sciences at the University of Antwerp. This specialised course strives for a broad approach in which safety is viewed from all angles: from security over occupational and transport safety […]

A new ammonia storage facility at Yara in Tertre

Yara’s Tertre site has invested €40 million in the construction of a new ammonia tank. Inaugurated on 2 October 2020, the new tank will improve safety and optimise the production process. Another advantage is that the new storage significantly reduces the site’s energy consumption. This is the largest investment made at Tertre in the last […]

Agoria and essenscia share best practice for safe shut-downs

Maximum safety with the utmost efficiency as a success formula for flawless shut-downs in the chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry. That is the collective goal of sector federations Agoria and essenscia. That is why they have been working on a code of conduct, a document that combines all the useful information and basic concepts from work […]