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Newspaper Solar Cells

August 31, 2009 5:52 am | News | Comments

By Daniel J. Vargas Solar cells could soon be produced more cheaply using nanoparticle “inks” that allow them to be printed like newspaper or painted onto the sides of buildings or rooftops to absorb electricity-producing sunlight.

More Mass Lead Poisoning Of Kids In China

August 31, 2009 5:51 am | News | Comments

By Gillian Wong Associated Press Writer - August 31, 2009 BEIJING (AP) - Two hundred children are suffering from lead poisoning in southwest China, the country's third such case of mass sickening in the past month, an official newspaper said Monday.

Doing The Responsible Thing

August 31, 2009 5:28 am | Blogs | Comments

By Anna Wells, Editor, IMPO One of the things I don’t think will ever go out of style is the general distaste most people have for frivolous lawsuits.

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Connect Without Degrading

August 31, 2009 5:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anderson Power Products® (APP) now offers a line of CR-SB (Chemical Resistant) SB connectors.

Full (Solar-Generated) Steam Ahead

August 31, 2009 5:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Victory Energy recently launched its SolorGen® Series boiler-the first industrial/utility boiler to harness the clean, renewable and radiant energy of the sun to produce superheated steam at typical utility pressures and temperatures.

Chief: Fire At Detroit Plant Appears 'Accidental'

August 31, 2009 4:59 am | News | Comments

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) - An official says the cause of a fire at a chemical plant that forced the temporary evacuation of hundreds of people and sent huge plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky above Detroit is still unknown, but it appears to be accidental.

Analyst: Demand For Fertilizers Will Drop

August 31, 2009 4:51 am | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - A near-record corn crop is going to cut demand for fertilizers, said a UBS analyst Friday as he downgraded two fertilizer companies, just as the government sees U.S. farmers' incomes dropping.

4 Injured In Fire At Pharmaceutical Plant

August 31, 2009 4:41 am | News | Comments

VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say four workers were injured in a flash fire at a specialty pharmaceutical company in southwest Ohio. The workers at Eurand America Inc. in Vandalia were taken to Miami Valley Hospital on Friday afternoon with facial and leg burns.

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Food Packagers Sued Over Microwavable Containers

August 31, 2009 4:29 am | News | Comments

SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (AP) - A southern Indiana man who says he invented a microwavable plastic food container is suing two of the nation's biggest food packagers, saying they stole his ideas and never paid him despite signing confidentiality agreements.

Huntsman Makes $415M Bid For Tronox Assets

August 31, 2009 4:15 am | News | Comments

TALI ARBEL AP Business Writer - August 31, 2009 NEW YORK (AP) - Chemical company Huntsman Inc. has offered to pay about $415 million for Tronox Inc.

Contain Fires - Store Chemicals Safely

August 28, 2009 12:41 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Safety Storage’s fireshield™ products prevent fire-related injury and loss by storing flammable, combustible, corrosive and poisonous materials in code-compliant, pre-engineered buildings.

Monitor Pumps and Pressure Drops

August 28, 2009 12:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Clark Solutions’ 692 series differential pressure transmitters use ceramic sensor technology to monitor pumps and liquid or gas pressure drops in process and HVAC systems. The transmitters feature: High resistance to extreme temperature. No mechanical aging or creepage.

Blocking Tackling

August 28, 2009 5:55 am | Blogs | Comments

By Carrie Ellis, Editor, Chem.Info If you hang out with sports lover and editorial director Jeff Reinke for any amount of time, you are bound to stumble across some of his sage advice.

Gold Miners Install Water Treatment System

August 28, 2009 5:39 am | News | Comments

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Canadian company that wants to restart a gold and silver mine northwest of Helena has hired a company to install a water treatment system at the flooded facility. Toronto-based RX Exploration Inc.

ArcelorMittal Steel Workers Reject Wage Cut

August 28, 2009 5:26 am | News | Comments

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) - Unionized steel workers at a South Carolina mill have rejected a company offer that would have reduced hours and wages so the mill could reopen. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports many of the workers said the cuts would not allow them to make a living.

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