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Lifting Dock Safety Standards

November 20, 2009 4:21 am | Comments

Joe Manone, Vice President, Rite-Hite Corporation Nearly 100 workers are killed each year in the United States as a result of forklift-related incidents.

Emerging Municipal Waste Feedstock Biofuel Companies

November 20, 2009 3:53 am | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - November 20, 2009 In a recent poll, Biofuels Digest readers identified “waste biomass” as the hottest feedstock - and with 5-6 pounds of garbage being produced per person, per day in the U.S.

P & G Recalls Vicks Nasal Spray After Bacteria Found

November 20, 2009 3:27 am | Comments

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Procter & Gamble Co. has recalled some 120,000 bottles of Vicks Sinex nasal spray after the company found bacteria in samples during routine testing. Spokesman Tom Millikin described the voluntary recall as a precaution after small amounts of the B.

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Factory Chief Acquitted Over AZF Disaster That Killed 31

November 19, 2009 11:51 am | Comments

AUDREY SOMMAZI & JOHANNA DECORSE Associated Press Writers - November 19, 2009

LA Gas Well Blowout Kills 1

November 19, 2009 11:07 am | Comments

November 19, 2009 The Associated Press The DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office says one worker was killed and a second seriously injured by a natural gas well blowout. Sheriff's Lt.

Salmonella Outbreak Increases Use Of Chlorine-Treated Water

November 19, 2009 3:47 am | Comments

DENVER (AP) - More drinking-water systems across Colorado are treating their water with chlorine following the deadly salmonella outbreak in Alamosa last year.

Plant Interruptions Behind Eggo Waffle Shortage

November 19, 2009 3:33 am | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) - Kellogg Co. says there will be a nationwide shortage of its popular Eggo frozen waffles until next summer because of interruptions in production at two of the four plants that make them.

Ultrasonic Flowmeters Explained

November 18, 2009 10:04 am | Comments

How ultrasonic flowmeters work, and why they can be easily retrofitted to any system. Having trouble viewing this video? Try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contact your IT department.

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Going Up ... And Up

November 18, 2009 9:48 am | Comments

Carbon nanotubes could be used to construct a 22,000 mile elevator to space. Sounds unbeliveable, but NASA ran a $150,000 competition to find a small-scale prototype.

The 3 Robot Fanta Can Challenge

November 18, 2009 8:52 am | Comments

Three ABB industrial robots, 12 Fanta cans and a 1-mm tolerance makes for a mesmerizing display of precise motion control. Having trouble viewing this video? Try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contact your IT department.

100-Foot Fireball Rips Through Utah Refinery

November 18, 2009 8:05 am | Comments

Surveillance footage of the 100-foot fireball that ripped through a Utah refinery earlier this month. The gas explosion knocked a nearby home off its foundation - full report can be found here .

Feds Raid Gibson Guitar Plant

November 18, 2009 5:37 am | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal agents on Tuesday raided a Gibson guitar manufacturing plant and seized guitars amid concerns about where the Nashville-based company obtains the fine woods that go into its instruments.

Hershey, Ferrero Consider Cadbury Bid

November 18, 2009 5:34 am | Comments

Robert Barr Associated Press Writer - November 18, 2009 LONDON (AP) - Chocolate makers The Hershey Co. and Ferrero International SA said Wednesday they are considering a possible offer for Cadbury PLC, already the target of a hostile bid by Kraft Foods Inc.

Utah Refinery Blast Video Shows 100-Foot Fireball

November 18, 2009 4:08 am | Comments

MIKE STARK Associated Press Writer - November 18, 2009 WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) - Video released Tuesday shows a 100-foot fireball ripping through a Utah refinery during a gas explosion that knocked a nearby home off its foundation earlier this month.

Faulty Gauge Caused PR Fuel Depot Blast

November 18, 2009 3:54 am | Comments

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A broken fuel gauge at a Puerto Rican gasoline depot contributed to an explosion that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people, a U.S. federal agency said Tuesday. The faulty equipment prevented Caribbean Petroleum Corp.

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