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June 25, 2010 2:24 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

ST. ALBERT, Alberta (Reuters) - An Alberta judge found Syncrude Canada Ltd, the biggest producer in Canada's oil sands, guilty on Friday on charges stemming from the deaths of 1,600 ducks that landed on a toxic northern Alberta tailings pond in 2008.

British PM fears BP's "destruction", stock plunges

June 25, 2010 2:24 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

TORONTO/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Fearing the "destruction" of BP Plc, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday some certainty is needed over its costs from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill even as the company's stock plunged to a 14-year low.

Quantifying Human Behavior One MoCap Data Point At A Time

June 25, 2010 2:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Southern California ) Two actors wrapped in motion sensors circle each other, as engineering researchers stand at the perimeter of a USC Viterbi School of Engineering laboratory, taking note. It's an unusual partnership between artists and engineers, a union the...


Rising Chinese Currency Will Not Save U.S. Manufacturing

June 25, 2010 12:37 pm | by JOEL HANS, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation (IMPO) | Articles | Comments

Chinese wages are so much lower than in the U.S. that, even if there was a significant change in Chinese currency, American manufacturers would still be uncompetitive.

BP: Gulf Relief On Target For Mid-August

June 25, 2010 12:25 pm | by | News | Comments

Tests show BP is on target for mid-August completion of a relief well in the Gulf of Mexico, the best hope of...

Expanded Line of Distillation Accessories

June 25, 2010 12:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

LabStrong recently unveiled two new products to accompany its Fi-Streem line of glass distillation systems — a 40-liter storage tank and a pretreatment cartridge.

An Intrinsically Safe HART®

June 25, 2010 11:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

The hand-held DPI620 advanced multifunction calibrator/HART® communicator from GE Sensing & Inspection is now approved for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Galaxy encounter fires up quasar

June 25, 2010 11:25 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

Using two of the world's largest telescopes, astronomers have found evidence of a collision between galaxies driving intense activity in a highly luminous quasar. The scientists used the Very Large Telescope in Chile and the Gran Telescopio Canarias on La Palma in the Canary Islands, to...


High-Ratio Baghouse Dust Collector

June 25, 2010 11:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Scientific Dust Collectors has added the SPJ-BL Series high-ratio baghouse, which features a patented nozzle-cleaning system, to its line of dust collectors.


The Q-Tube Prevents Accidental Explosions

June 25, 2010 10:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Q Labtech recently launched its Q-Tube™ pressure reactor that boasts a pressure release and reseal system to prevent accidental explosions due to over-pressurization.

Leaders At Odds On How To Sustain Global Economy

June 25, 2010 8:27 am | by | News | Comments

Even before the G-20 summit begins, leaders engaged in a series of dueling letters and interviews that exposed their conflicts over how best to nurture the global economic recovery.

Blue Bird To Close Georgia Bus Plant

June 25, 2010 8:27 am | by | News | Comments

Bus maker says it will close its plant in Lafayette Aug. 30, putting about 350 people out of work.

Cummins To Provide Russian JV With Emissions Tech

June 25, 2010 8:27 am | by | News | Comments

Company said it will provide emissions technology to a joint venture it runs in Russia to build cleaner engines for the Russian market.

Boeing Grounds 787 Jets

June 25, 2010 8:27 am | by | News | Comments

Plane maker has decided to inspect its five flight-test 787 jets before...

US Frontiers Of Engineering Symposium

June 25, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( National Academy of Sciences ) Eighty-six of the nation's brightest young engineers have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's 16th annual US Frontiers of Engineering symposium.


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