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Algae R & D Tools

October 5, 2009 4:46 am | Comments

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Unsafe Power Supply Caused Acid Cloud

October 5, 2009 4:29 am | Comments

PETROLIA, Pa. (AP) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says a pump used without an electrical safety shut off caused an acid cloud that forced hundreds of western Pennsylvania residents to evacuate last year. Indspec Chemical Corp.

EPA: Dow's Study Little Help For Dioxin Cleanup

October 2, 2009 5:52 am | Comments

JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer - October 2, 2009 A scientific analysis of dioxin exposure near a Dow Chemical Co. plant in Midland will be of little use in planning a long-delayed cleanup, government regulators said Thursday.


Honeywell's UOP To Supply Navy, Air Force With Biofuels

October 2, 2009 5:20 am | Comments

DES PLAINES, Ill. (PRNewswire) - UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that its renewable jet fuel process technology will be used to produce almost 600,000 gallons of renewable jet fuel for the U.S. Navy and Air Force as part of a joint program for the U.S.

Ethanol Plant Retrofitted For Biobutanol

October 2, 2009 5:04 am | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - October 2, 2009 In Missouri, biobutanol made another significant advance in its path towards biofuels viability with the startup of a 1 Mgy pilot plant in St. Joseph .

Packaging Company Buys Four Anheuser Busch Plants

October 2, 2009 4:51 am | Comments

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) - Plastic and metal packaging company Ball Corp. has completed its acquisition of four Anheuser-Busch InBev plants for $577 million, the two companies said Thursday. The plants in Rome, Ga.; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Amway Plant Evacuated After Chemical Release

October 2, 2009 4:25 am | Comments

ADA, Mich. (AP) - Part of an Amway Corp. plant in southwestern Michigan was evacuated and eight workers were taken to area hospitals following the accidental release of a chemical powder. It happened early Thursday at the plant in Ada, just southeast of Grand Rapids.

Raising The Bar

October 1, 2009 12:19 pm | Comments

Harry London Candies of North Canton, Ohio has been manufacturing high quality chocolates and other gourmet confections since 1922, when Harry London, a steelworker, left his job at the local mill and began making family recipes by hand in his own kitchen.


Shades Of Green

October 1, 2009 5:19 am | Comments

The Discovery Channel has recently featured FARO technologies in a documentary entitled "Shades of Green," a behind-the-scenes look at how those massive turbines progress from design and engineering to manufacturing.

Forklift Safety: 16 and Paralyzed

October 1, 2009 5:08 am | Comments

John Higgins was a regular 16-year-old who found a good-paying job and was eager to help most anyone around the workplace. All was well, up until a simple mistake - along with improper forklift training - led to an accident that left John with a broken back and without a kidney.

Cash For Pumpers

September 30, 2009 11:36 am | Comments

DALLAS, TX - Borrowing a page from the highly successful “Cash for Clunkers” car program, ITT Flowtronex announced that effective September 30, 2009, it is offering a 10 percent factory-direct cash rebate for the replacement of old and inefficient irrigation pump systems.

Destructive Capabilities Of Comdust

September 30, 2009 10:35 am | Comments

The Chemical Safety Board takes an in-depth look at the dangers of combustible dust, using footage from the Imperial Sugar explosion and other accidents to illustrate its destructive capabilities.

Cloaking Cop Car

September 30, 2009 9:57 am | Comments

Heatwave: A black pigment that becomes transparent when heated - great for making a cloaking cop car that transforms from an unmarked vehicle to fully marked police unit with the flick of a switch.

Coriolis Flowmeters Explained

September 30, 2009 9:36 am | Comments

A great demonstration of how Coriolis flowmeters simultaneously measure liquid flow and density.

DeltaV & PlantWeb Solutions Featured At Emerson Exchange

September 30, 2009 7:27 am | Comments

A look at the DeltaV and PlantWeb solution technologies on show at the the Emerson Exchange show earlier this week.


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