Alexa Olesen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - August 21, 2009 BEIJING - China has detained two factory officials after 1,300 children were poisoned by pollution from a manganese processing plant, days after emissions from a lead smelter in another province sickened hundreds.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Workplace suicides surged 28 percent last year, the Labor Department said Thursday, as experts said anxious workers watched colleagues depart in a rash of layoffs and faced survivor's guilt.
Canary Labs has released the Canary Trend Historian version 8.0, designed to ease the task of collecting, storing, managing, and automatically validating vast quantities of time series data. Features of the system include: Writing performance exceeding 3.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - First Chemical Corp. will pay the federal government $731,000 in civil penalties for an October 2002 explosion at the company's Pascagoula plant. The U.S.
Karen Langhauser, Editor-in-Chief, Food Manufacturing My friends are constantly inviting me “out for coffee.” Now, I like coffee - I drink at least three cups a day - but coffee is not recreational to me; it’s functional.
NEW YORK (AP)Â -- Chemical giant DuPont said Thursday it will invest $120 million to increase production of a component used in solar cells as the company anticipates rapid growth in the photovoltaic market in the next several years. Wilmington, Del.
Omega's new MWTC series of wireless thermocouple connectors are available in standard J, K, T, E, R, S, B, C, or N type calibration.
FRIATEC offers a complete line of horizontal and vertical metallic and non-metallic centrifugal pumps for corrosive and abrasive services.
Almac Industrial Systems has added the Walking Beam to its product portfolio. When engineers think about synchronous automated assembly systems, they most often picture rotary indexing dials or carousels. But there is another synchronous automation platform.
The power emissions control (PEC) generator uses the Harley's charging system to pass an electrical charge through a series of electrodes that are separated by water chambers.
Maintaining extremely high-quality effluent levels is an absolute necessity. Bio-Microbics introduces a new generation of wastewater treatment solutions, the BioBarrier membrane bioreactor, to help meet the increasingly stringent needs of these specialized applications.
Directed by Bang-Yao Liu for his senior project at Savannah College of Art and Design, the story stems from Bang-Yao's constant battle with deadlines and Post-it notes.
This video depicts news coverage of a major chemical explosion - or a series of chemical explosions - at Barton Solvents in Des Moines, IA.
By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Chem.Info One of the more interesting green developments in recent months has been Wal-Mart’s decision to initiate greater sustainability standards in the products they’ll purchase and re-sell.