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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.

All The Right ERP Questions

September 2, 2009 6:02 am | Comments

By Jay Deakins - September 2, 2009 Integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is the backbone of your business, as it handles everything from lab management to invoicing.

Engineers Troubleshoot Moon Rocket

September 2, 2009 5:40 am | Comments


Canola Good For Biofuels, Bad For Other Crops

September 2, 2009 5:16 am | Comments

ERIC MORTENSEN - September 2, 2009 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - With a national push to develop alternatives to fossil fuels, Oregon may seem well-positioned to benefit.

Carnivorous Cocktails Put Meat In Your Glass

September 2, 2009 5:13 am | Comments


Productivity Up 6.6 Percent As Companies Cut Costs

September 2, 2009 4:37 am | Comments

MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer - September 2, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Worker productivity grew at the fastest pace in nearly six years in the spring while labor costs fell by the most in nine years, as companies slashed costs to survive the recession.


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