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Utah Refinery Blast Video Shows 100-Foot Fireball

November 18, 2009 4:08 am | News | Comments

MIKE STARK Associated Press Writer - November 18, 2009 WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) - Video released Tuesday shows a 100-foot fireball ripping through a Utah refinery during a gas explosion that knocked a nearby home off its foundation earlier this month.

Faulty Gauge Caused PR Fuel Depot Blast

November 18, 2009 3:54 am | News | Comments

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A broken fuel gauge at a Puerto Rican gasoline depot contributed to an explosion that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people, a U.S. federal agency said Tuesday. The faulty equipment prevented Caribbean Petroleum Corp.

GE To Develop Wearable Chemical Sensors

November 18, 2009 3:40 am | News | Comments

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (AP) - GE Global Research, the technology development arm of General Electric Co., said Tuesday it will get $2 million federal grant to develop wearable sensors that alert people to chemical weapons and diseases.

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Ammonia Release Kills 1 Driver, Injures Another

November 17, 2009 10:21 am | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - CF Industries Holdings Inc. said a fatal release of anhydrous ammonia at its Pine Bend, Minn., terminal killed one truck driver and injured another. Late Monday night the company said the released ammonia had dissipated and did not present a hazard to the community.

Air Powered Vacuum For Liquid Recovery

November 17, 2009 9:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

The VAC-U-MAX Model TK- industrial vacuum cleaner is designed for high-speed transfer of liquids directly into a closed top 55-gallon drum. The TK-01 operates on plant compressed air and features: Recovery rates of better than one-gallon per second.

UV LED Flashlight For Leak Detection

November 17, 2009 9:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectronics Corporation has released the Spectroline®  OPTIMAX™ 365 cordless, rechargeable UV LED flashlight.

Regenerative Blowers For Corrosive Environments

November 17, 2009 9:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Rotron’s CP blowers use regenerative air technology to develop ideal air pressures and vacuums.

Bringing Together Your Automation Network

November 17, 2009 8:40 am | News | Comments

By Roy Kok, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Kepware Technologies What is the most

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Virus Slows Genzyme Drug Production Process

November 17, 2009 4:30 am | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Genzyme Corp. said Monday the Food and Drug Administration will not approve the potential Pompe disease treatment Lumizyme until the company fixes manufacturing problems at the company's Boston-area facility.

Sapphire's Superior Strain Of Algae

November 17, 2009 4:30 am | News | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - November 17, 2009 Thanksgiving approaches and holiday baking looms - a week when family recipes are swapped and downloaded in huge volumes.

Plant-Based Coke Bottles

November 17, 2009 4:07 am | News | Comments

TORONTO - Coca-Cola Canada says it will have new plastic packaging for its bottles at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, with 30 per cent of the material derived from plants.

ACC Disputes Link Between Reduced Masculinity & Phthalate Exposure

November 17, 2009 3:52 am | News | Comments

ARLINGTON, Va. - Acknowledging that their results are "not straightforward,"

Faster, Cleaner Processing Of Pure Chemicals

November 17, 2009 3:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates has applied its PTFE technology to a family of hydrophobic filters for the manufacture of bulk high-purity chemicals used in semiconductor and electronics fabrication.

Eliminate Product Loss With Dry-Break Couplings

November 17, 2009 3:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Novaflex presents TODO-GAS® couplings with its patented tapered valve seating - specifically designed for the safe transfer of LPG (typically propane/butane) in both liquid and vapor phases.

Residents File Lawsuit Over Chemical Plant Blast

November 16, 2009 12:43 pm | News | Comments

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) - A woman whose home was destroyed and a man who lost his boat when an explosion shook a Danvers factory nearly three years ago have are suing a company that supplied chemicals they say were involved in the blast.

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