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Stimulus Funds To Rebuild Wastewater Systems

September 8, 2009 5:05 am | Comments

RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) - Some $9.75 million in federal stimulus funds will help pay to rebuild wastewater systems in Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs that was damaged in a flood. That announcement comes from the state director of the U.S.

DuPont Says Employee Tried To Steal Trade Secrets

September 8, 2009 4:37 am | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The DuPont Co. is accusing a former employee of trying to steal trade secrets and bring them back to his native China. The lawsuit was filed in late August in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Dainippon Buys Drugmaker Sepracor For $2.6 Billion

September 4, 2009 4:11 am | Comments

TOKYO (AP) - Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. is acquiring U.S. drug maker Sepracor Inc., which makes insomnia drug Lunesta, for about $2.6 billion in an effort to expand in the U.S. market, both sides said Thursday.


Eco-Friendly Bottles Found To Contain BPA

September 4, 2009 3:52 am | Comments

MICHAEL HILL Associated Press Writer - September 4, 2009 Sigg bottles are leaving Katy Farber with a bitter taste.

Woman Accused Of Embezzling $3.6M From Chemicals Firm

September 3, 2009 12:14 pm | Comments

HOUSTON (AP) - A Sugar Land, Texas, woman accused of embezzling more than $3.6 million from her former employer has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud. Diana Simon is accused of stealing the money from Kaneka Texas, a subsidiary of a Japanese chemicals firm with U.S.

Man Killed In Explosion At U.S. Steel Plant

September 3, 2009 12:05 pm | Comments

CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) - A man has died after an explosion and fire at United States Steel Corp.'s Clairton Coke Works near Pittsburgh that also injured another person. A company spokeswoman confirmed the death in Thursday's explosion, but the company isn't releasing his name.

Chemical Explosion Kills 18 In China

September 3, 2009 11:58 am | Comments


Hands-On Engineering

September 3, 2009 11:47 am | Comments

COMSOL Multiphysics Pvt. Ltd.announced last week that the Indian Institute of Science, under a


Using GRC To Drive Competitive Advantage

September 3, 2009 10:39 am | Comments

By Dan Wilhelms , President and CEO of SymSoft Corporation With governmental regulations for

Next Level Processing Floor Computing

September 3, 2009 10:13 am | Comments

What's for dinner? In Canada, the star of the meal is quite likely one of the many products from the Quebec-based processor Olymel LP, Canada's leading pork and poultry producer.

Future Manufacturing Will Be Beautiful, Seamless

September 3, 2009 6:54 am | Comments

Microsoft's Future Vision: Someday, the manufacturing of old will be gone, and in its place will be 21st century innovation in order to create a seamless transition from design, to prototyping, to manufacturing, and finally the showroom floor.

Propane Plants & Fire Don't Mix

September 3, 2009 4:57 am | Comments

Footage showing how the pressure release valve on a propylene cylinder caused a fire and massive explosions at the Praxair industrial gas plant in St. Louis.

The Chinese Steal Steel

September 2, 2009 12:39 pm | Comments

China has created a larger steel-manufacturing infrastructure in the last four years than the U.S. has in its entire existence.

ExxonMobil's Hidden Leaks

September 2, 2009 12:18 pm | Comments

A Flir infrared camera reveals fugitive emissions coming from a number of different valves and meters on a tour of one of ExxonMobil's meter stations.

One Word: Plastics

September 2, 2009 11:50 am | Comments

The "One Word: Plastics" scene from Oscar winning movie The Graduate - an early demonstration of Dustin Hoffman's brilliance.


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