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Columbus Chemical Plant Explosion To Be Investigated

May 13, 2009 5:02 am | News | Comments

COLUMBUS, Wis. (AP) - A fire at a chemical plant that triggered explosions and forced the evacuation of about 140 homes was burning itself out Tuesday and residents were allowed to go home. The blaze at a warehouse of the Columbus Chemical Industries plant erupted Monday night.

Mission Critical at Bearspaw: Calgary Waterworks [VIDEO]

May 12, 2009 12:14 pm | News | Comments

The DeltaV system improves control at reduced installation and maintenance costs in this large 3100 I/O water treatment plant. Not suprising considering they managed to eliminate over 9 miles of wiring.

Biofuel Focus Needs to Shift From Feedstock To Downstream Strategies

May 12, 2009 6:53 am | News | Comments

May 12, 2009 By The Associated Press After 30 years of progress, the biofuels industry has plunged over a cliff amidst rancorous debate over its near-negligible carbon mitigation, competition for arable land, and poor economics.

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Biofuel Focus Needs to Shift From Feedstock To Downstream StrategiesFocus Needs to Shift From Feedstock Technologies

May 12, 2009 6:52 am | News | Comments

May 12, 2009 By The Associated Press After 30 years of progress, the biofuels industry has plunged over a cliff amidst rancorous debate over its near-negligible carbon mitigation, competition for arable land, and poor economics.

Still scrambling, DuPont cuts 2,000 jobs

May 7, 2009 8:33 am | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - DuPont will cut another 2,000 jobs, the chemical company announced Thursday, with few signs that economic conditions have improved for some of its biggest customers. The company had already announced 2,500 layoffs, in addition to eliminating about 10,000 contractor jobs.

Easily Identify Green Lubricants With EcoSia

May 6, 2009 10:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Petro-Canada announced their new EcoSia brand, a suite of products from their current line-up which possess environmentally friendly characteristics.

Direct, Yet Dynamic Flowmeter Measurement

May 6, 2009 6:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

REMBE® GmbH recently developed the C-LEVER® direct measurement system with the following flowmeter features: The capability to dynamically record bulk and solids inline/online without adversely affecting accuracy due to fluctuating material characteristics.

Metering 50 Years of Pump Innovation

May 6, 2009 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

For the past 50 years Fluid Metering has supplied precision dispensers and metering pumps for laboratory, industrial, process and OEM applications.

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Lean, Green Material-Handling Calculator

May 6, 2009 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

In this era of lean and green supply chains, distribution experts are especially focusing on cost savings and sustainable behavior.

A Digital Force Gauge To Be Reckoned With

May 6, 2009 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

OMEGA Engineering introduces its DFG21 digital force gauges equipped with: A large, easy-to-read, high-resolution dot matrix LCD. A variety of standard gauge functions, including normal and peak readings. Loads displayed in ozf, gf, lbf, kgf and newtons.

Environmental Coalition Slams Chevron's "Phony" Coverage

May 6, 2009 5:30 am | News | Comments

WASHINGTON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 03, 2009-- To promote a misinformation campaign about its

Panel Finds Safety Lapses Led To Bayer Explosion

May 6, 2009 5:06 am | News | Comments

By Tom Breen, Associated Press Writer Manufacturing.Net - April 23, 2009 INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) -- Safety lapses that led to a runaway chemical reaction caused a fatal blast at a Bayer CropScience chemical plant last August, federal investigators said Thursday. The U.S.

Chemical Engineering Simulations Software Release

May 6, 2009 4:56 am | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, MA (April 23, 2009) - COMSOL, Inc., developer of the industry-leading COMSOL

Schenck Offers Stimulus Package, Wins Environmental Award

May 6, 2009 4:39 am | News | Comments

Due to current economical conditions, now might be a great time to refurbish or rebuild the Schenck AccuRate bulk solids metering equipment you own. To help with those projects Schenck AccuRate is currently offering a stimulus package on critical spare and wear parts.

Valve manufacturer Velan hit by strike involving 530 Quebec employees

May 4, 2009 7:07 am | News | Comments

MONTREAL - Industrial valve maker Velan Inc. (TSX:VLN) has been hit by a strike at its Quebec plants. Velan said Monday the stoppage involves 530 workers, out of its worldwide workforce of 1,800.

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