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AbitibiBowater To Halt Production At Some Plants

September 18, 2009 6:33 am | News | Comments

MONTREAL (CP) - AbitibiBowater announced Thursday that it will suspend production indefinitely at several Canadian and U.S. mills in a corporate streamlining that will affect about 1,500 Canadian workers. The cuts, which begin Oct.

P & G Aggressively Cutting Prices

September 18, 2009 5:56 am | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Procter & Gamble Co., maker of Tide laundry detergent and Gillette shavers, rose Friday after a Citi Investment Research analyst upgraded the stock to "Buy," praising the company's new price-cutting strategy. Shares rose $1.82, or 3.3 percent, to $57.

Company To Close Ind. Chemical Factory

September 18, 2009 5:44 am | News | Comments

ASHLEY, Ind. (AP) - A company that makes household chemicals plans to close a northeastern Indiana factory where 55 people work. Chemtura Corp. has asked a New York bankruptcy court to let it consolidate operations at its Bio-Lab Inc. plant in Ashley into a Georgia factory.

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"Brand New" Biochemical Has Some History

September 18, 2009 5:36 am | News | Comments

Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info An article posted Wednesday on greentechmedia.com reported on the work being done by Minnesota-based biotech startup Segentis, and a “brand new” molecule that they are producing from cellulosic biomass: levulinic ketal.

Algae In The House

September 18, 2009 5:26 am | News | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - September 17, 2009 In Washington, although some say that

Urban Streams Contaminated By Road Salt

September 18, 2009 5:08 am | News | Comments

STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press Writer - September 17, 2009 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Many urban streams have become salty enough to harm aquatic life, largely because of salt used for deicing roads in the winter, according to a new government study released Wednesday. The U.S.

Sidestream Filtration Of Cooling Systems

September 17, 2009 12:30 pm | News | Comments

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Serena, You’re Hired

September 17, 2009 10:22 am | Blogs | Comments

By David Mantey, Editor, PD&D “Hey, Old Man River, zip it or I’ll break your hip.

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Controlling Motor Inefficiencies

September 17, 2009 9:35 am | News | Comments

By Christian Fritz, Product Marketing Manager, and Brian MacCleery, Senior Product Manager,

Arkema To Build Nanotube Pilot Plant

September 17, 2009 6:48 am | News | Comments

Arkema has announced the construction of a carbon nanotube (CNT) pilot production plant at its Mont site (France, Pyrenees-Atlantiques).

Humid, Hazardous Environment Transducer

September 17, 2009 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Balluff's new Micropulse® ProCompact linear position transducer has a Micropulse ProCompact rod-style transducer that incorporates field-proven, non-contact magnetostrictive technology into welded, hermetically-sealed stainless steel housing.

Collect Samples Directly From Process Piping

September 16, 2009 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

September 16, 2009 Sure Seal, Inc., has launched its new SV series sampling system valves. The valves feature: A direct in-line closed-loop design that collects representative samples direct from the process piping or instrumentation loop without the need for flushing.

Raising The Roof

September 16, 2009 10:52 am | News | Comments

September 16, 2009 Footage of an explosion literally blowing the floating roof off a refinery storage tank after lighting bypassed the facility's lightning protection system and started a fire.

Extreme Maintenance

September 16, 2009 10:11 am | News | Comments

September 16, 2009 A bolt that wouldn't budge nearly stopped the $175 million replacement of Hubble's best survey camera.

Google's Cooling Water Treatment Plant

September 16, 2009 9:45 am | News | Comments

September 16, 2009 A tour of the 20,000 sq. ft. water treatment plant that Google built in Belgium to provide cooling water for its massive data center.

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