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Dry Bulk Show

February 26, 2007 5:18 am | Comments

Focusing on dry bulk material processing and handling, the Gulf Coast Solids Handling & Processing Show comes to the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, TX, April 3-4.

Biodiesel Additive: Fuel for Thought

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

Eastman Chemical Co.'s BioExtend 30 is an antioxidant additive for biodiesel that extends shelf life and enhances product protection by inhibiting biodiesel's tendency to react with oxygen.

Risk Management: Ethanol Evolution

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

With all signs pointing to an explosion in the bio-fuels marketplace, Aon's Agribusiness and Food Systems Group has created a unit to focus on the specialized risks associated with this evolving industry.


Travel Advice: Emissions Tracking

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

Atlanta's TRX Inc., a provider of transaction processing and data integration services to the travel industry, has launched a carbon emissions model to provide corporations with empirical data that details the impact of employee travel on the environment.

Going Nuclear: Uranium in Demand

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

Indocan Resources Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, is finding significant uranium opportunities in Australia along with its natural gas and crude oil exploration.

EPA Regulations: Sound Improvement

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

EPA's Office of Air and Radiation has received funding to update hearing protector testing and labeling regulations, which have been pending since 2003.

New Dryer Line: Damage Control

February 26, 2007 4:12 am | Comments

Water buildup in compressed air systems causes millions of dollars of damage every year. Air Options Inc., Houston, TX, says its new line of dryers represent a significant advancement in the field of compressed air drying.

New at Purdue

February 12, 2007 3:54 am | Comments

Purdue University has a new technique to identify bacteria, including E. coli, without the time-consuming treatments usually required. Called desorption electrospray ionization, it could be used to create fast, accurate detectors for food safety and homeland security applications.


Intrinsically Safe Operator Panels

February 12, 2007 3:54 am | Comments

Termex intrinsically safe text and graphic panels from Pepperl+Fuchs feature a monochrome LC display for flexible and cost-effective PLC and computer-based operation and monitoring of machines and processes located in hazardous areas.

New Chemical Makes Removing Gum a Snap

February 12, 2007 3:54 am | Comments

Bubble gum's days as an urban eyesore may be coming to an end. Revolymer Ltd., a startup company based in Wales, UK, has developed a new chemical base for chewing gum that allows it to be removed easily from pavements and other surfaces.

Filter Know-How

February 12, 2007 3:54 am | Comments

Mott Corp., Farmington, CT, has all-metal inertial gas sampling filters that allow the collection of particle-free samples from virtually any gas stream, even those that are very hot or heavily contaminated.

Online Innovation

February 12, 2007 3:54 am | Comments

Pennsylvania has launched an online reporting system to help emergency responders take care of incidents involving hazardous chemicals. The PATTS system, which will replace paper reports, will store data about the presence of harmful substances throughout the state.

Two Important Events

February 7, 2007 3:43 am | Comments

There are two key shows set for this month: Informex and Pittcon. Informex is a global event for networking and business in the fine, custom, and specialty chemical manufacturing industry.

Noteworthy: Coast SW

February 5, 2007 4:18 am | Comments

Coast Southwest, a division of Coast Chemical Inc., Placentia, CA, has received its certificate of completion from the National Association of Chemical Distributors, signifying its achievement of third-party document verification of the Responsible Distribution Process — an initiative demonstrating that all member companies are committed to product stewardship and responsible distribution in every phase of chemical storage, handling, transportation, and disposal.

Openings: Ekato

February 5, 2007 4:18 am | Comments

Ekato Corp. has opened its new North American Technical Center in Oakland, NJ.


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