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How to Get Tanks Cleaner in Less Time and Lower Operating Costs (4208)

January 27, 2009 9:03 am | Articles | Comments

By Christine Pagcatipunan Process improvement and cost reduction are key motivators for any plant. As a result, automated tank cleaning is increasing in popularity.


The Wasteful Way (4206)

January 27, 2009 8:53 am | Articles | Comments

With one digester already in place, Schmack BioEnergy looks to expand the use of its technology for converting biowaste to energy. By Jeff Reinke

Adding Fuel To The Biodiesel Fire

January 27, 2009 8:52 am | Articles | Comments

Innovation Fuels ramps up its New York Harbor biodiesel plant to annually produce 1 million barrels of increasingly in-demand biodiesel comprised of waste-based feedstock, resulting in big gains for both the industry and company. By Carrie Ellis


Are You Ready?

January 27, 2009 8:50 am | Articles | Comments

Preventive measures are the best defense against many dangers in a processing plant, including dust explosions. By Gary Q. Johnson

Purge, Pressurize, Protect: Keeping Your Plant, & Your Product, Safe

January 27, 2009 8:42 am | Articles | Comments

By Bill Fleming Over the past few years, Congress, the media and grass-roots security groups have been increasingly scrutinizing the chemical industry.

Feeding The Monster

January 27, 2009 8:35 am | Blogs | Comments

By Jeff Reinke At the risk of sounding hypocritical, let me say that although I'm well aware of rising energy costs, and, in particular, escalating oil prices, it will probably still be some time before I'm driving a non-fossil fuel powered vehicle.

Managing Your Assets With More HART

January 22, 2009 3:30 am | News | Comments

The HART® Communication Foundation (HCF) recently presented its prestigious 2008 HART Plant of the Year Award to the PDVSA Petropiar oil refinery located in Mejorador Jose, Barcelona, Venezuela.

360° Of Visualization For Better Productivity

January 22, 2009 3:30 am | News | Comments

According to ICONICS , its "360° Of Visualization For Real-Time Operational Excellence" seminar may aid in improving your engineering productivity up to 60 percent.


Efficiency Gains You Can See

January 22, 2009 3:30 am | News | Comments

Omnitrol Networks, a real-time application network platforms provider for business process optimization and RFID-based asset track and trace solutions, recently formed a strategic relationship with BT Global Services, a networked IT services provider.

Weaving A More All-Inclusive Web

January 22, 2009 3:30 am | News | Comments

LUDECA , a laser alignment, vibration analysis and balancing equipment, plus software, services and training vendor, recently redesigned

Our Product Is Crap—But Beneficially

January 22, 2009 3:29 am | Articles | Comments

Eco-printed products company Pixxlz is thinking of changing its tag line from "We Print Green" to "Our Product Is Crap."

Cheer Up, Charlie

January 22, 2009 3:29 am | Articles | Comments

When I started scripting this column the day before President Obama's inauguration, I began writing the introductory paragraph several times, but kept running head-first into a wall.

Waving Buh-Bye To Snares When Screening

January 22, 2009 3:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

According to Sweco , its Sono-Wave™ fully digital ultrasonic system delivers: Improved screen excitation throughout the screen surface. More even energy distribution. The power to drive 2 screens simultaneously.

Built-In Temperature Control For Hot Apps

January 22, 2009 3:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The CR030/130 Series fan heater from OMEGA Engineering consists of double-insulated plastic housing and a high-performance fan heater, which boasts of a variety of mounting options.

Looking For A Reaction?

January 22, 2009 3:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The National Technical Information Service's (NTIS') Toxic Substances Control Act Test



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