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Facilitating Process Safety Management Compliance

May 27, 2010 11:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

According to PAS, its recently released PlantState Suite, V. 6.5, is the most comprehensive alarm management and control loop optimization software on the market.


Full-Facepiece Reusable Respirator

May 27, 2010 10:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

3M has expanded its reusable facepiece respirator offering with the new 3M™ Ultimate FX FF-400 Series full-facepiece reusable respirator , designed for flexibility in extreme environments.


Carbon Dioxide Gas Sensors

May 27, 2010 9:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Forston Labs has unveiled its new carbon dioxide gas sensor to measure gaseous carbon dioxide in two ranges — 0 to 10,000 PPM and 0 to 100,000 PPM.


Toxic Gas Detector Receives ATEX Approval

May 27, 2010 8:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Detector Electronics has announced that its GT3000 electrochemical fixed-point toxic gas detectors have received ATEX hazardous location and performance certification.


Economic Terrorism

May 27, 2010 7:55 am | by MIKE COLLINS, Author, Saving American Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

Counterfeiting in China is spiraling out of control. More than 8 percent of China's GDP is generated by counterfeited products, and up to 20 percent of well-known brands for sale in China are fake.

Increasing Manufacturing Jobs through Clean Energy

May 27, 2010 7:18 am | by AMANDA EARING, News Editor, | Articles | Comments

U.S. lawmakers have been working to assist manufacturers in diversifying into the clean energy sector, introducing a bill called the Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology Act.

Ethanol Could Replace Diesel

May 27, 2010 7:12 am | Videos | Comments

POET CEO Jeff Broin talks about the infrastructure changes necessary for increased levels of ethanol in automobile fuel, and an engine that could use ethanol instead of diesel.


DOE Uses RFID for Nuclear Material Management

May 27, 2010 6:49 am | Videos | Comments

How the Department of Energy is using RFID technology for the secure transport, storage and management of nuclear materials.


Oil Inspectors Took Bribes, Did Drugs

May 27, 2010 6:34 am | Videos | Comments

A report claims that inspectors from the Minerals Management Service (MMS) took bribes and were under the influence of drugs on the job.


Top Kill Update

May 27, 2010 6:14 am | Videos | Comments

Video of the ruptured well taken six hours after the top kill attempt started shows oil is still flowing.


Roche & #039;s Newly Launched Next-Generation DNA Sequencer Opens Innovation in Genomic Research to Broad Scientific Community

May 26, 2010 10:25 pm | by Roche | News | Comments

Roche announced today the global launch of the GS Junior System, the company’s new benchtop next-generation DNA sequencing platform for life science research. The GS Junior System, developed by 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, provides an integrated sequencing and bioinformatics...

Up from the deep sea: a nightmare for Obama

May 26, 2010 9:28 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Up from the briny deep of the Gulf of Mexico came a nightmare for President Barack Obama.

U.S. to suspend Arctic drilling: Alaska senator

May 26, 2010 9:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration plans to announce on Thursday a suspension of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic until 2011 as a result of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, an Alaska senator said.

BP says 24 hours will tell if oil leak plug works

May 26, 2010 6:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc's chief executive said a difficult deep-sea operation to plug a gushing oil well was proceeding as planned on Wednesday and the next 24 hours will determine the energy giant's success in stanching the leak deep on the Gulf of Mexico floor.

"Whole series of failures" led to oil spill: BP CEO

May 26, 2010 6:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

MIAMI (Reuters) - BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward said on Wednesday a "whole series of failures" led to the blowout of BP's deepwater well and the catastrophic spill of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.


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