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Lessons from the Fonz: Nix the Water Skis

July 23, 2010 6:47 am | by ANNA WELLS, Executive Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation (IMPO) | Blogs | Comments

Technology and the Web have a lot to offer, but you can easily drown in it if you don’t know what it is that you need.


Details of China Oil Pipeline Explosion Emerge

July 23, 2010 6:45 am | by CARA ANNA, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The explosion was caused when workers continued to inject desulfurizer into the pipeline after a tanker had finished unloading oil.

Two Dead, One Injured in PA Zinc Plant Explosion

July 23, 2010 6:39 am | by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The explosion at the Horsehead Corp. facility involved a refinery column that produces zinc oxide.


Steam Leak Shuts Down IN Power Plant

July 23, 2010 6:33 am | News | Comments

A weekend steam leak at a southern Indiana power plant prompted its operator to temporarily take the coal-fired facility offline so that workers can check all of its units for similar problems.

Dell To Pay $100M In SEC Settlement

July 23, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Computer maker is paying $100 million to settle charges that it fraudulently used payments from Intel to pump up its profits to meet Wall Street targets, the government said.

Obama Signs Unemployment Bill

July 23, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

President Obama on Thursday signed into law a restoration of benefits for people who have been out of work for six months or more.

Feds Work To Put Price Tag On BP Spill Damage

July 23, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

After 40 BP-government teams catalog seemingly everything touched by the oil, BP will be given two options: Restore everything itself, or pay the government to do it.

Japan, U.S. Likely To Restart Beef Import Talks

July 23, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

The two countries are likely to resume talks as early as in September on relaxing Tokyo's curbs on U.S. beef imports.


Mohawk Settles Suit With Workers

July 23, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Employees of Mohawk Industries who sued claiming the carpet manufacturer hired illegal immigrants to keep wages low could be getting settlement checks this fall.

Honeywell Reports Second Quarter Sales Up 8% to $8.2 Billion and Reported Earnings Per Share of $0.60

July 23, 2010 6:24 am | by Honeywell International | News | Comments

• Strong Organic Sales Growth of 8% • EPS of $0.78 Excluding Non-Cash Pension Expense, Up 24% Versus Prior Year • Operating Cash Flow: $1.1Billion; Free Cash Flow: $1.0 Billion • Raising Full-Year Outlook: EPS $2.40-2.50, FCF $3.1-3.3 Billion MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 23, 2010 --...

Securing Supply Chains with Seals

July 23, 2010 6:18 am | by Steve Diebold, Sales Manager, American Casting & Manufacturing Corp., and Robert Knorr, Security Seals Product Manager, Labelmaster | Articles | Comments

Take a step toward securing your supply chain with these tips on security seals.


Utility Looks to Grow Its Leadership Position in Renewable Energy

July 23, 2010 6:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) today announced it is seeking bids from renewable energy developers for up to 200 megawatts of renewable resources through one or more power purchase agreements, commonly referred to as a PPA. The company plans to add to its leadership...

CSB: Explosion Injuries Could Have Been Avoided

July 23, 2010 5:36 am | News | Comments

Federal investigators say employees were working too close to a waste recycling area when vapors exploded last year at an Ohio solvent recycling plant.

Hijacked Supplies For Pathogens

July 23, 2010 5:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ) Legionnaire's disease bacteria tap into the material transport in immune cells.

Japan seeks consumer burden to push renewable energy

July 23, 2010 3:26 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese consumers will have to pay higher electricity bills under a government plan to help triple the generating capacity of renewable energy in the next decade and cut CO2 emissions.


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