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Portions Of Marketplace Bucking Recessionary Trends

April 16, 2009 7:27 am | Comments

While the first quarter of 2009 will not be remember for too points of economic light, there was some positives to be found in the processing marketplace: According to a report by Annette Kreuger on www.industrialinfo.

Bio-Fuel Powered Fighter Jets

April 16, 2009 7:25 am | Comments

(PRNewswire) Logos Technologies, Inc. recently announced that it has been awarded a prime contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to produce fully compatible jet fuel from cellulose -- the structural component of all plants and algae.

Natural Gas Supply Outpacing Demand

April 2, 2009 10:37 am | Comments

Cambridge, MA (Business Wire) - The North American natural gas market is entering a new era in which supply is no longer constrained, according to a recent Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) multi-client study called Rising to the Challenge: A Study of North American Gas Supply to 2018 .


British Gas Lets 40,000 Users Slide On Bills

April 2, 2009 6:05 am | Comments

By Richard Tyler British Gas Business , a small-business gas and electricity supplier, is preparing to let up to 40,000 customers defer paying their bills to help them through the recession.

Leno Puts Biofuel Benefits In Plain English

April 2, 2009 5:53 am | Comments

The Tonight Show 's Jay Leno, who is also infamously known as an auto afficionado and avid car collector, takes viewers into his garage to introduce biodiesel and its prospective benefits - in plain English.

Calculating Conveyor Cost Savings

March 23, 2009 8:35 am | Comments

Pneumatic conveying system manufacturer Precision AirConvey recently made a new

11 Killed In Chinese Chemical Plant Ceiling Collapse

March 23, 2009 8:35 am | Comments

BEIJING (AP) - The ceiling at a chemical plant in southwest China collapsed today, killing 11 workers and leaving one person trapped under rubble, according to state media. The accident occurred at the Jian Feng Chemical Co. factory in the southwestern city of Chongqing, Xinhua News Agency says.

Eastman Chemical Cutting Up To 300 Jobs

March 9, 2009 12:35 pm | Comments

Eastman Chemical Co. on Monday said it will take a $30 million charge as it cuts up to 300 jobs and reduces salaries, in an effort to trim costs and keep its dividend and lowered capital spending plans intact.


Better Than Ethanol

March 9, 2009 12:32 pm | Comments

Biobutanol has a number of important advantages as a fuel over ethanol.

Among Chemical Makers, Rohm & Haas A Prized Asset

March 9, 2009 12:29 pm | Comments

When Dow Chemical swooped in last summer to buy a much-smaller rival, many believed the more-than $15 billion offer was too high with Wall Street barreling toward an economic meltdown and the mortgage crises in full swing.

Obama Budget Proposes Shift To Green Energy

March 5, 2009 10:20 am | Comments

President Barack Obama's first budget plan moves aggressively to tackle climate change and shift the nation from reliance on foreign oil to green energy.

Calculating Your Annual Dust Collection Savings

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | Comments

United Air Specialists (UAS) recently launched an easy-to-use interactive cost-savings calculator on its Web site in order to enable users to determine their approximate annual energy and operational savings using Proturaâ„¢ nanofiber cartridge filters in conjunction with UAS dust collection equipment.

In-Demand Efficiency Gains Due To Air Analysis

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | Comments

Kaeser Compressors recently unveiled its comprehensive Air Demand Analysis program-a complete compressed air system audit that uses dataloggers and precision sensors to create detailed air usage profiles for individual facilities.

Improving Operational Productivity Through Education

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | Comments

ICONICS, a 2008 Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner of the Year and Web-enabled, OPC-based human-machine interface(HMI)/supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) visualization and manufacturing intelligence software provider for Microsoft Windows® operating systems, recently announced the release of its new seminar series entitled "Improving Operational Productivity."

Measurement At Your Doorstep

March 4, 2009 4:07 am | Comments

In an effort to deliver product demonstrations to customers' doorsteps, Emerson Process Management will present Rosemount® Analytical gas chromatograph, liquid and process analytic solutions in its recently enhanced demo van.


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