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Report: Companies Not Reporting All Injuries

November 16, 2009 12:36 pm | Comments

SAM HANANEL Associated Press Writer - November 16, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Some employers are pressuring workers not to report illnesses and injuries, just one problem that has led to widespread underreporting of workplace safety issues, according to congressional investigators.

Automated Storage & Sustainability

November 16, 2009 11:21 am | Comments

Although the term “carbon footprint” has been added to the latest edition of Merriam-Webster's dictionary, few users of automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) have added it to their corporate dictionary.

Reverse Osmosis For Wastewater Recycling

November 16, 2009 5:01 am | Comments

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Kansas University Researchers Turn Sewage To Fuel

November 16, 2009 4:43 am | Comments

MARK FAGAN Associated Press Writer - November 16, 2009 LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -

Five Charged In Plastic Pallet Theft Ring

November 16, 2009 4:35 am | Comments

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) - Authorities in Prince George's County have charged five people in the large-scale theft of plastic pallets and delivery containers.

FDA Finds Trash In Genzyme Drugs

November 16, 2009 4:25 am | Comments

Matthew Perrone AP Business Writer - November 16, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health regulators have found tiny particles of trash in drugs made by Genzyme, the second time this year the biotechnology company has been cited for contamination issues.

Meatpacker Sued Over Handling Of Layoffs

November 16, 2009 4:15 am | Comments

JEAN ORTIZ Associated Press Writer - November 16, 2009 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Three women who once worked at a Nebraska meatpacking company have sued their former employer, saying it violated a federal law aimed at protecting workers during mass layoffs or plant closings.

Steel Plant Using "Shot Clocks" To Time Workers

November 16, 2009 4:04 am | Comments

DAN GEARINO Associated Press - November 16, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Decades ago, the NBA instituted the shot clock to pick up the pace of the game. Today, Worthington Industries wants to see whether what works in basketball can also work in manufacturing.

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Utah Refinery Shutting Down Following Recent Blast

November 16, 2009 3:22 am | Comments

MIKE STARK Associated Press - November 16, 2009 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah oil refinery where there was a huge gas explosion earlier this month is shutting down until investigators can determine it's safe to reopen, federal officials said Friday. The Nov.

Engineer: Lockheed Used Defective Stealth Coatings On F-22 Jets

November 13, 2009 5:32 am | Comments

Greg Bluestein Associated Press Writer - November 13, 2009 ATLANTA (AP) - A former engineer for defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. claims in a federal lawsuit that the company knowingly used "defective" stealth coatings when building its F-22 Raptor jets.

Review: Pfizer Drug Study Reports Misleading

November 13, 2009 5:23 am | Comments

LINDA A. JOHNSON Associated Press Writer - November 13, 2009 Analysis of a dozen published studies testing possible new uses for a Pfizer Inc.

Report: Texas Greenhouse Gas Emissions Down

November 13, 2009 4:53 am | Comments

JOHN McFARLAND Associated Press Writer - November 13, 2009 DALLAS (AP) - While Texas

Olin Launches Major Initiative To Ship Bleach By Rail

November 13, 2009 4:48 am | Comments

Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN ) announced today that its Chlor Alkali Products division, North America's largest producer of industrial bleach, expects to have in-service a fleet of 100 rail cars specifically designed to carry bleach to its customers by the end of this year.

Cereplast: U.S. Bioplastics Market To Top $10B By 2020

November 13, 2009 4:37 am | Comments

HAWTHORNE, Calif.( BUSINESS WIRE ) - Cereplast, Inc. (OTCBB: CERP ), a leading manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, announced today that it expects the U.S. bio-plastics market to top $10 billion in sales by 2020. As of 2007, the U.S.

DOE Announce $24M In Bioenergy, Bio-Based Products Grants

November 13, 2009 4:24 am | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - November 13, 2009 In Washington, the US Departments of Agriculture and Energy today announced $24 million in R&D grants for biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products . Of the $24.4 million announced today, DOE plans to invest up to $4.

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