DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million to settle a federal complaint over eight chemical releases from a Kanawha County production facility, one of which killed a worker.
Alaska voters have retained a new petroleum production tax system that offers hope of increased investment and jobs but drew criticism as a giveaway to already profitable oil companies.
The state Public Service Commission's chairman has removed himself from an investigation into a water company's response to a January chemical spill.
There is a drive across the automotive industry to reduce the weight of components and systems to achieve fuel efficiency gains and emission reductions. In the past, some parts or systems were untouchable. However, today, no system is off the table when it comes to exploring potential opportunities to take out weight or to realize other improvements.
Record-setting liquid fuels production growth in the United States has more than offset the rise in unplanned global supply disruptions over the past few years, although differences in quality and location suggest that the substitution may not be exactly 1-for-1.
A new pipeline has been opened that will pump gas from Romania to Moldova in an attempt to reduce the former Soviet republic's dependence on Russian energy.
A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of three James River Coal Co. mining complexes to a subsidiary of Kentucky-based Blackhawk Mining LLC.
The city of Hermiston has voted to start its own natural gas utility to serve an expanded agricultural plant and other industrial development south of the fast-growing city in northeast Oregon.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday.
The future of plastic manufacturing in the United States is far from certain, but many trends are beginning to take shape. From the accelerating pace of 3D printing innovation to new production procedures, plastic manufacturing will likely continue to be a strong yet steadily changing segment of the manufacturing industry overall.
The shale gas industry holds great promise for sensors, but it is heavily dependent on government acceptance due to the numerous environmental concerns (earthquakes, pollution) associated with fracking.
This bulk container dumper is designed specifically for processing applications handling non-free flowing, high bulk density materials.
In recent years, increasing pressure from policymakers, consumers, and suppliers has prompted manufacturers to set environmental targets that go beyond reducing the pollutants they emit from their smokestacks or discharge into rivers and lakes.
Fluke Corporation expands the Fluke Connect™ system with the new Ti90 and Ti95 Infrared Cameras with wireless connectivity making them ideal for maintenance, troubleshooting, and HVAC/R technicians, electricians and facility managers who need to collaborate and share measurements with others on their team.
In the Appalachian foothills of eastern Tennessee, Rocky Top and Briceville share a common heritage and a common problem: How to revive communities that once boasted bustling main streets and jobs for nearly anyone willing to mine the coal once plentiful in the deep shafts underground.