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Report: Companies Not Reporting All Injuries

November 16, 2009 12:36 pm | News | Comments

SAM HANANEL Associated Press Writer - November 16, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Some employers are pressuring workers not to report illnesses and injuries, just one problem that has led to widespread underreporting of workplace safety issues, according to congressional investigators.

Taxing The Sweet Tooth

November 16, 2009 12:28 pm | Blogs | Comments

A small tax on sugary beverages would not affect the pocketbooks of occasional soda-drinkers, but it could curb the kind of excessive soda consumption that leads to obesity.

Sample & Analyze Trace Toxic & Odorous Chemicals

November 16, 2009 12:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Markes International Ltd has released a new thermal desorption (TD) instrument for gas chromatography (GC).

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Combined HART Communicator & Calibrator

November 16, 2009 11:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

The hand-held DPI 620 advanced multifunction calibrator from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies now incorporates full HART® capability, making it the only combined HART communicator and calibrator currently on the market.

Automated Storage & Sustainability

November 16, 2009 11:21 am | News | Comments

Although the term “carbon footprint” has been added to the latest edition of Merriam-Webster's dictionary, few users of automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) have added it to their corporate dictionary.

Stressed If You Do, Stressed If You Don't

November 16, 2009 5:17 am | Blogs | Comments

By Anna Wells, Editor, IMPO Although it’s an instance that is becoming more and more rare as we grow older and our responsibilities increase, my friends and I like to get together on the occasional weekend night and spend hours at a long, lavish dinner out.

Reverse Osmosis For Wastewater Recycling

November 16, 2009 5:01 am | News | Comments

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Kansas University Researchers Turn Sewage To Fuel

November 16, 2009 4:43 am | News | Comments

MARK FAGAN Associated Press Writer - November 16, 2009 LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -

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Five Charged In Plastic Pallet Theft Ring

November 16, 2009 4:35 am | News | Comments

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) - Authorities in Prince George's County have charged five people in the large-scale theft of plastic pallets and delivery containers.

FDA Finds Trash In Genzyme Drugs

November 16, 2009 4:25 am | News | Comments

Matthew Perrone AP Business Writer - November 16, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health regulators have found tiny particles of trash in drugs made by Genzyme, the second time this year the biotechnology company has been cited for contamination issues.

Meatpacker Sued Over Handling Of Layoffs

November 16, 2009 4:15 am | News | Comments

JEAN ORTIZ Associated Press Writer - November 16, 2009 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Three women who once worked at a Nebraska meatpacking company have sued their former employer, saying it violated a federal law aimed at protecting workers during mass layoffs or plant closings.

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.

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.

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