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Turning Carp Into Cash

August 14, 2014 3:47 pm | by JIM SUHR, Associated Press | News | Comments

A company called American Heartland Fish Products is the latest to venture into the small but growing business of carp-rendering, and their experiment offers another test of whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food, be it for humans or livestock.

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Wisconsin Tribe Fights $400M Waste-To-Energy Suit

August 14, 2014 3:44 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Oneida Tribe of Indians is challenging a lawsuit seeking nearly $400 million over a stalled project to build a plant that would turn household garbage into energy.                     

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Landfill Gas To Clean Energy

August 14, 2014 3:41 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

A new technique that transforms stinky, air-polluting landfill gas could produce the sweet smell of success as it leads to development of a fuel cell generating clean electricity for homes, offices and hospitals, researchers say.           

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Gauging The Public Perception Of The Grid

August 14, 2014 3:39 pm | by GE-Digital Energy | News | Comments

GE’s Digital Energy business released the results of its Grid Resiliency Survey, measuring the U.S. public’s current perception of the power grid, its experiences and future expectations. The survey was implemented following a very active 2014 winter storm season that led to several power outages, impacting millions of Americans.

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Kemper Plant Natural Gas Unit Operational

August 14, 2014 3:30 pm | by JEFF AMY, Associated Press | News | Comments

Mississippi Power Co. says a key part of its $5.5 billion Kemper County power plant is operational.                                        

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Deposition Watch

August 14, 2014 2:59 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Flowrox announces the Deposition Watch—a new instrument designed to enhance the monitoring of pipelines and related flow-process equipment affected by paraffin wax and asphaltene depositions.

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Self-Rotating Jet Nozzle

August 14, 2014 2:20 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Nlb Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The new RPN4009, a self-rotating water jet nozzle from NLB Corp., cleans pipes and tubes at pressures up to 40,000 psi (2,760 bar).               

Apple Bans 2 Chemicals In Product Assembly

August 14, 2014 12:10 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.                 

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Royal Dutch Shell said Friday it is selling its Australian gasoline stations and refinery to energy trader Vitol Group for 2.9 billion Australian dollars ($2.6 billion).

Shell Sells Shale Rights For $2.1B

August 14, 2014 9:41 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.                           

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Mersen Plant Investigation Uncovers Employee Error

August 14, 2014 9:24 am | by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal safety officials say a worker wrongly put parts coated with flammable materials into an electric oven before it exploded at a Mersen USA plant in Pennsylvania, killing a visiting employee.               

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6 Injured in Mine Accident

August 14, 2014 9:22 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Six workers at an East Texas coal mine have suffered burns from falling debris. Mine owner Luminant says the accident happened Wednesday in Thermo, about 80 miles northeast of Dallas.                          

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No Citations In Fatal Pennsylvania Gas Well Fire

August 14, 2014 9:20 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal authorities have decided against issuing citations in a natural gas well fire in southwestern Pennsylvania that killed one worker earlier this year.                            

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Seeing China’s manufacturing sector shrink is a trend that excites Americans, although it may not actually alleviate much of the pressure around an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent. The reality, according to many experts, is that the phenomenon is more on

Geopolitics Creep Into This Month’s ISM Report

August 14, 2014 1:00 am | by Tia Nowack, IMPO Magazine | Articles | Comments

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 14th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 62nd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.    

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Eccentric Disc Pump

August 13, 2014 5:08 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Mouvex | Product Releases | Comments

Mouvex announces that it has upgraded its A Series Eccentric Disc Pumps to meet the challenges of today’s global chemical and oil and gas markets.

Automated Water Jet System

August 13, 2014 4:56 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associated Press | Nlb Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The new Automated Remote Manipulator (ARM) from NLB Corp. is a semi-automated water jet system that increases operator protection while reducing downtime. 

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