The Source for Processing Industry News & Insight
Subscribe to All
View Sample

Chem.Insider Daily

Europe half-way to reaching 20 pct renewable target

July 13, 2010 5:25 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Renewable energy consumption rose 0.6 percent in the European Union in 2008, meaning that the EU has passed the half-way point to reaching its 20 percent target by 2020.

BP to test new cap to stem oil flow

July 13, 2010 5:25 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc prepared on Tuesday to test a new cap on its runaway well in an effort to finally arrest the flow of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the last 12 weeks.

Fitch affirms Avon rating

July 13, 2010 4:13 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fitch Ratings on Tuesday kept the "A-" issuer default rating it holds for Avon Products Inc. in the wake of the company's agreement to pay at least $650 million for jewelry seller Silpada Designs.Avon, which is a direct seller of beauty products, said Monday that it would buy Silpada, which is...


Stellar explosions provide the key to understanding the fate of the universe

July 13, 2010 3:25 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments

The mysteries of the universe and how we came to be are set to be unlocked by a technique for modeling fluids, similar to one which is becoming increasingly popular within the film industry to improve the realism of special effects.

Why (smart) practice makes perfect

July 13, 2010 3:25 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A new study demonstrates neural basis for observation that practicing several skills in single session works better than narrow drills on one skill. Study also helps define time window for brain's learning of new skills.

Sea levels rising in parts of Indian Ocean; Greenhouse gases play role, study finds

July 13, 2010 3:25 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments

Newly detected rising sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean, including the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, Sri Lanka, Sumatra and Java, appear to be at least partly a result of human-induced increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases, according to a new study.

Ill. governor floats plan to catch, eat Asian carp

July 13, 2010 3:13 pm | by DEANNA BELLANDI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Diners in China could soon help control the Asian carp that are infesting Illinois waterways and threatening the Great Lakes.Gov. Pat Quinn announced an agreement Tuesday between a Chinese meat processing plant and an Illinois fish company that is expected to pull 30 million pounds of Asian...

San Diego utility clears hurdle for power line

July 13, 2010 3:13 pm | by ELLIOT SPAGAT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

San Diego Gas & Electric Co. said Tuesday that it cleared a major regulatory hurdle to build a $1.9 billion power transmission line that runs 120 miles from California's Imperial Valley to the city of San Diego.The U.S. Forest Service said it approved construction of a 19-mile leg through...


Carnegie Mellon University To Collaborate With Semiconductor Research Corporation To Help Bring More Energy Efficient Systems And Technologies To The Marketplace

July 13, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Carnegie Mellon University ) Carnegie Mellon University will host a new Smart Grid Research Center as part of a $5 million industry-academic partnership with the Semiconductor Research Corporation.

See What's Brewing In 'hurricane Alleys' Live Online, On IPad And IPhone Via GOES Satellite

July 13, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center ) Scientists working for NASA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., have developed continually updating "movies" of satellite imagery that allows online, iPhone and iPad...

Praxair signs 15-year CO2 deal with Osage

July 13, 2010 1:13 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Industrial gas supplier Praxair Inc. said Tuesday it is buying carbon dioxide from Osage Bio Energy for use in food freezing and processing and drink applications.Praxair said it signed a 15-year contract with the Osage Bio Product business. It is buying carbon dioxide that is produced by...

$270,000 Gift Creates Walter E. Panse Scholarship: A Gift Continuing to Grow

July 13, 2010 12:25 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., — In the winter of 1974, Walter E. Panse, a Michigan tool and die executive, read an article published in the winter edition of the SME News & Technical Digest, “Tool and Die Men—a People Shortage.” He decided he wanted to help and donated $10,000 to the Society of...

Senators craft scaled back climate bill

July 13, 2010 12:25 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senators leading the way on climate-change legislation have written a scaled-back bill that focuses largely on cutting carbon emissions by electric power utilities, according to a draft of the bill obtained by Reuters on Tuesday.

Canasia solar module factory in London, Ont., to eventually provide 500 jobs

July 13, 2010 12:13 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canasia Power Corp. announced Tuesday it plans to establish a solar module manufacturing facility in the London, Ont., area that is expected to provide 500 jobs when it reaches full capacity.The manufacturing plant, to be operated by Canasia's wholly-owned subsidiary, Canasia Solar Corp., will...

Benchtop Dissolved Oxygen Kit

July 13, 2010 11:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

OMEGA Engineering’s new DOB21 is a compact benchtop dissolved oxygen meter and amperometric dissolved oxygen probe with automatic temperature compensation.


You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.