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GE To Partner With USM In Composite Engine Project

June 30, 2009 8:05 am | News | Comments

TIMOTHY R. BROWN Associated Press Writer - June 29, 2009 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A $2.4 million state grant will be used by a General Electric Co.

Heat Retarding Manhole Cover

June 29, 2009 12:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Industrial Fiberglass Specialties , Inc. (IFS) has developed a hybrid steam manhole cover that includes an insulating layer of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites to prevent burns.

Not A Regular Fixture

June 29, 2009 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

AZZ¦RAL Rig-A-Lite recently added its SAFJ Series lighting fixtures to the HID product line. Incorporating a smaller housing, these fixtures are available with medium-base metal halide and high-pressure sodium lamps in wattages ranging from 35 to 100.


True Level Sensors, No Cleaning Required

June 29, 2009 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Balluff has released a line of non-invasive, aqueous, liquid-level detection sensors. The SMARTLevel™ capacitive sensors can detect true aqueous levels regardless of film, foam, material buildup, or a change in solution ingredients.

Magmeter As Economical As Mechanical Meter

June 29, 2009 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega 's new FMG-1000 series is desgned for use in municipal or industrial water and wastewater applications. It has no moving parts and electrodes that are designed to discourage fouling, making it easy to maintain. It comes with a built-in pulse output for data logging or telemetry.

Standards Aid Reliability

June 29, 2009 9:28 am | Articles | Comments

Self-organizing mesh networks are inherently reliable.


Spec Check On Filters (5122)

June 29, 2009 7:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spec Check On

Breakers Key To Process Integrity

June 29, 2009 5:13 am | Articles | Comments

Consider a trip a call to action as it signifies an issue with your electrical distribution system.


Amyris Opens Biofuel Demo Facility in Brazil

June 26, 2009 12:09 pm | News | Comments

EMERYVILLE, Calif. & CAMPINAS, Brazil --(Business Wire)-- Jun 25, 2009 Amyris Brasil Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento, Ltda., a wholly owned subsidiary of Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc., today announced the opening of the Amyris Renewable Products Demonstration Facility in Campinas.

Former Argentina Plant Workers Sue DuPont

June 25, 2009 11:35 am | News | Comments

RANDALL CHASE AP Business Writer - June 24, 2009 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Three men who worked at a DuPont Co. nylon plant in Argentina sued the chemical manufacturer Wednesday, claiming that it failed to protect them from asbestos that has left them seriously ill.

Nova Chemicals Cutting Up To 45 Auto-Related Jobs

June 25, 2009 10:47 am | News | Comments

MONACA, Pa. (AP) - Nova Chemicals Corp. plans to cut 30 to 45 jobs at a western Pennsylvania plant which will stops making a resin often used in automobile instrument panels and consoles.

Jatropha Tree Examined As A Biofuel Alternative

June 24, 2009 6:47 am | News | Comments

HILARY LEHMAN Associated Press Writer - June 24, 2009 FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - What some see as the biofuel of the future starts out as short, thick stems with a few leaves sticking out at sharp angles.

China Defends Export Curbs After US, EU Complaints

June 24, 2009 4:43 am | News | Comments

JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer - June 24, 2009 BEIJING (AP) - China defended its curbs on exports of industrial raw materials against unfair-trade complaints by the United States and Europe and announced Wednesday it has filed its own challenge to a U.S.

US Files WTO Case Against China Over Exports

June 23, 2009 6:02 am | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has filed its first trade case against China with the World Trade Organization, accusing the Asian power of restricting exports of certain raw materials to give Chinese manufacturers "unfair advantages." Trade Representative Ron Kirk says the U.S.

Midget Plant Gets Makeover

June 23, 2009 5:52 am | News | Comments

Palo Alto, CA-A tiny plant with a long name ( Arabidopsis thaliana ) helps researchers from over 120 countries learn how to design new crops to help meet increasing demands for food, biofuels, industrial materials, and new medicines.


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