EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press Writer - November 24, 2009 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A fourth victim has died from injuries suffered in a natural gas explosion that tore through a North Carolina Slim Jim plant five months ago, a hospital spokesman said Monday.
Interest in biodegradable disposable plastic items has steadily grown over the last decade. With packaging materials, the reduction in usage of raw materials, re-use and recycling are the best route to a sustainable lifestyle.
WASHINGTON (Kyodo) - British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline Plc. is suspending the use of 170,000 doses of its new H1N1 influenza vaccine in Canada given a higher-than-usual rate of reported side effects, Canadian media reported Monday.
ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Callaway Farms Manufacturing for safety and health violations. The inspection occurred in July at the Washington, Ga.
Evaluating and choosing a pneumatic conveying system should not be a complicated process.
SHANGHAI (Business Wire) - When two world-class pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) forces come together, a PSA powerhouse is bound to be formed.
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.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's trade minister says the government plans to annul the pharmaceutical patents for an antibiotic produced by Bayer HealthCare.
JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer - November 23, 2009 PARK FALLS, Wisconsin (AP)
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.
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.
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.
Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - November 20, 2009 In a recent poll, Biofuels Digest readers identified â€œwaste biomassâ€ as the hottest feedstock - and with 5-6 pounds of garbage being produced per person, per day in the U.S.
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.
AUDREY SOMMAZI & JOHANNA DECORSE Associated Press Writers - November 19, 2009