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Ethanol Plant Sues Gas Provider For Pipeline Explosion

November 23, 2009 4:19 am | Comments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The owners of a Lexington ethanol plant and their insurer are suing a subsidiary of a Houston-based natural gas provider they say is responsible for an explosion and fire that shut down the plant for weeks.

Venezuela Plans To Annul Bayer Drug Patents

November 23, 2009 4:06 am | Comments

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's trade minister says the government plans to annul the pharmaceutical patents for an antibiotic produced by Bayer HealthCare.

Not Enough Woody Biomass For Biofuels

November 23, 2009 3:59 am | Comments

JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer - November 23, 2009 PARK FALLS, Wisconsin (AP)

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Ramen Noodle Plant Expands During Recession

November 20, 2009 4:45 am | Comments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A ramen noodle factory in Chesterfield County is expanding. Maruchan Virginia Inc. announced Thursday that it has completed a new manufacturing line, which will add 50 jobs. The $18 million project is the ninth manufacturing line at the Chesterfield plant.

TX Plant Won't Incinerate Mexican Hazardous Waste

November 20, 2009 4:33 am | Comments

JOHN McFARLAND Associated Press Writer - November 20, 2009 DALLAS (AP) - A southeast Texas industrial plant is scrapping plans to import and incinerate 20,000 tons of hazardous materials from Mexico, the facility's general manager said.

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.

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.

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