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Steel Plant Using "Shot Clocks" To Time Workers

November 16, 2009 4:04 am | News | Comments

DAN GEARINO Associated Press - November 16, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Decades ago, the NBA instituted the shot clock to pick up the pace of the game. Today, Worthington Industries wants to see whether what works in basketball can also work in manufacturing.

Utah Refinery Shutting Down Following Recent Blast

November 16, 2009 3:22 am | News | Comments

MIKE STARK Associated Press - November 16, 2009 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah oil refinery where there was a huge gas explosion earlier this month is shutting down until investigators can determine it's safe to reopen, federal officials said Friday. The Nov.

Controlled Bulk Material Discharge

November 13, 2009 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Box-Container Dumper from Flexicon is used to form a dust-tight seal between a container and the equipment, then tips the container and discharges bulk material through a chute at controlled rates.

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Reclaim Co-Molded Plastic Resins

November 13, 2009 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Eriez® PolyMag process is used to segregate and reclaim co-molded plastic resins by creating a material that incorporates separation characteristics. By including less than one percent of the PolyMag additive, the resin becomes a candidate for high intensity magnetic separation.

Flexible Probe For Bin-Top Mounting

November 13, 2009 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

BinMaster® Level Controls has released the PROCAP capacitance probe with flexible, extendable cable designed for high, mid or low level detection when the capacitance probe must be mounted on the top of the bin.

Increased Compressor Air Delivery Is No FAD

November 13, 2009 9:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atlas Copco Compressors has released its redesigned small oil-injected screw compressor range - the GA 5-11/GA 5-15 kW Variable Speed Drive (VSD). Features of the compressors include: Eight percent increase in free air delivery (FAD). Noise levels as low as 60 decibels.

Engineer: Lockheed Used Defective Stealth Coatings On F-22 Jets

November 13, 2009 5:32 am | News | Comments

Greg Bluestein Associated Press Writer - November 13, 2009 ATLANTA (AP) - A former engineer for defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. claims in a federal lawsuit that the company knowingly used "defective" stealth coatings when building its F-22 Raptor jets.

Review: Pfizer Drug Study Reports Misleading

November 13, 2009 5:23 am | News | Comments

LINDA A. JOHNSON Associated Press Writer - November 13, 2009 Analysis of a dozen published studies testing possible new uses for a Pfizer Inc.

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Operating In A Carbon-Constrained Marketplace

November 13, 2009 5:03 am | Blogs | Comments

By Casey Whelan, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, U.S. Energy Services As Congress moves toward implementing a mandatory carbon dioxide (CO2) compliance system, and a cap and trade market, manufacturers need to evolve to keep up with the changing risks and opportunities.

Report: Texas Greenhouse Gas Emissions Down

November 13, 2009 4:53 am | News | Comments

JOHN McFARLAND Associated Press Writer - November 13, 2009 DALLAS (AP) - While Texas

Olin Launches Major Initiative To Ship Bleach By Rail

November 13, 2009 4:48 am | News | Comments

Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN ) announced today that its Chlor Alkali Products division, North America's largest producer of industrial bleach, expects to have in-service a fleet of 100 rail cars specifically designed to carry bleach to its customers by the end of this year.

Cereplast: U.S. Bioplastics Market To Top $10B By 2020

November 13, 2009 4:37 am | News | Comments

HAWTHORNE, Calif.( BUSINESS WIRE ) - Cereplast, Inc. (OTCBB: CERP ), a leading manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, announced today that it expects the U.S. bio-plastics market to top $10 billion in sales by 2020. As of 2007, the U.S.

DOE Announce $24M In Bioenergy, Bio-Based Products Grants

November 13, 2009 4:24 am | News | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - November 13, 2009 In Washington, the US Departments of Agriculture and Energy today announced $24 million in R&D grants for biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products . Of the $24.4 million announced today, DOE plans to invest up to $4.

ACC Hits Back Over Study Linking BPA To Sex Problems

November 13, 2009 4:06 am | News | Comments

ARLINGTON, Va. (PRNewswire) - The following statement can be attributed to Steven G. Hentges, Ph.D.

Dow To Supply Captured CO2 For Use In Oil Recovery

November 13, 2009 3:44 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (PRNewswire) - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW ) and Denbury Onshore,

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