Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly the plant's operator is struggling to find enough workers, a trend that many expect to worsen and hamper progress in the decades-long effort to safely decommission it.
Sunland Inc., the eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant shuttered eight months ago after a...
More than one million Montreal residents are being told to boil their drinking water after a...
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is fining three western Pennsylvania wastewater plants for discharging natural gas drilling wastewater into the Allegheny River or tributaries that feed it. The fines are contained in a consent agreement with the companies that ran the plants.
As the economic crisis stabilizes and renewed optimism builds, manufacturing industry professionals take stock in what will help them survive in the new economy. Some manufacturers are turning to learning management systems to achieve their goals.
The Nevada Senate endorsed NV Energy Inc.'s plan Wednesday to retire coal-fired power plants and pave the way for the state's biggest electrical utility to transition to more renewable sources. After several revisions, SB123 was approved unanimously and now moves to the Assembly.
Volkswagen has reached another production milestone at its assembly plant in Chattanooga. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the 250,000 Passat midsize sedan has rolled off the assembly line.
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Hoefer, Inc. has introduced a NEW 600 Volt Power Supply to its range of electrophoresis power supplies. This new midrange power supply unit is designed for electrophoresis and blotting techniques including large format and high throughput applications.
Conn and Company brings to the market three patented stainless blades, CONN Blade. It is made of UHMW Polyethylene, and it is an efficient and aggressive poly dispersion blade.
WATER/WASTEWATER: Coxreels® has added the Pure Flow Series that has been designed specifically for breathing air and clean fluid transfer applications. These models have non-corrosive air and fluid paths with machined from high quality stainless steel full-flow swivel and Nitrile non-toxic food grade seals ensuring clean, non-contaminated, safe and reliable transfer of breathing air, potable water or other clean fluids.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, oil production in New Mexico has increased by nearly 50 percent over the last three years, making it one of five western states that have helped boost national production over the last three years.
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority on Wednesday endorsed a panel's conclusion that a seismic fault running underneath one of two reactors at an atomic plant in western Japan is active, making the reactor's restart virtually impossible.
Federal agents and the state fire marshal have effectively barred a federal safety panel from the site of a Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people and injured about 200 others, hampering its investigation, the panel's chairman said.
The death toll from a massive blast at an explosives plant in eastern China has risen to 23 with 10 people still missing. The official Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday that 19 others were injured by the explosion, which ripped through the plant in Shandong province on Monday.
A coalition of groups has petitioned Wyoming's state oil and gas regulatory agency to adopt tougher rules for oil and gas development that include restrictions on practice of flaring and expanding the minimum distance between new oil and gas wells and homes, schools and businesses.
On Wednesday, in the latest attempt to pressure Exxon Mobil into change, a gay-rights group called Freedom to Work teamed with a high-powered Washington law firm to file what they described as a groundbreaking discrimination complaint against Exxon in Illinois.
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