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Bhopal: Coming To A Theater Near You

April 18, 2014 | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Comments

There's two ways one can look at this film. First is that it's a remarkable opportunity to instruct people around the world about an event that isn't well-known. The second is that it's exploitative and simply wrong on the facts, whatever those may be...          

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Managing Tailing Pond Wildlife

March 7, 2014 1:00 am | by Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers | Comments

Calvin Duane, of Canadian Natural, talks about the technology used to keep birds away from tailings ponds, ensuring the safety of the animals and that the ponds have minimal impact on their environment.             

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Are You Ready For INTERPHEX 2014?

February 28, 2014 1:00 am | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Comments

Take a look back at last year's INTERPHEX IPS Technology tours and gear up for this year's tours. On March 19th experts from IPS will guide groups around the show floor, visiting leading providers of equipment in Advanced Aseptic Technologies, Biomanufacturing, Inspection & Packaging, Modular Construction, and OSD Technologies. 

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Saving Energy & Money With The Better Plants Challenge

February 14, 2014 3:50 pm | by U.S. Department of Energy | Comments

Check out this video profile of Alcoa and ArcelorMittal, participants in the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Plants Challenge, to see how through the program companies have increased recycling efforts, dramatically reduced emissions and saved almost $20 million dollars a year in energy costs.

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Slime Busting Coating For More Sustainable Ships

February 5, 2014 2:44 pm | by AkzoNobel | Comments

At his lab, Mehmet Atlar, Professor of Ship Hydrodynamics at Newcastle University, is working on new polymers that can be painted to the hulls of ships to prevent the build-up of various underwater slimes. It’s a bit like the non-stick surface of a frying pan, which prevents anything from adhering. By testing model ships in various conditions, Altar is already seeing results.

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Why Women Belong In Manufacturing

January 31, 2014 3:32 pm | by CBIA Education Foundation | Comments

Women can make a critical difference in an industry in dire need of qualified skilled workers -- and they have the same opportunities as men to succeed and excel in the new world of manufacturing.                               

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Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens, using Google Earth infrastructure, that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve communication, efficiency, globalization and standardization.

Virtual Plant Mapping Technology

January 24, 2014 1:00 am | by Ford | Comments

Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens, using Google Earth infrastructure, which facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve communication, efficiency, globalization and standardization.

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Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends For 2014

January 13, 2014 12:16 pm | by Equipment Leasing And Finance Association | Comments

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, which represents the equipment finance sector, recently revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2014. Given U.S. businesses will spend in excess of $1.5 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment this year, these trends impact a significant portion of the U.S. economy.

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Day 5 Of WV Water Crisis

January 13, 2014 10:45 am | by CBS Evening News | Comments

Residents continue to line up for bottled water trucked in by the National Guard, while booms have been set up along the Elk River to contain the chemical spill that has contaminated the groundwater in nine West Virginia counties. 

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Manufacturing: Moving Workers Into The Middle Class

January 2, 2014 2:25 pm | by cafwd.org | Comments

There's no arguing the facts: in California, manufacturing is a huge element of the state's economy. Now, California's community colleges are stepping up to the plate—educating folks about the manufacturing industry while preparing them for real job opportunities.

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Building The First Floating LNG Facility

January 2, 2014 1:01 pm | by Shell | Comments

Years in the planning and now becoming a reality, the world's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility is under construction. Meet the team working on Prelude FLNG as they take you behind the scenes at this mega project.                         

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American Energy And Manufacturing Competitiveness

December 23, 2013 12:28 pm | by U.S. Department of Energy | Comments

At the American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit top CEOs, including Chad Holliday of Bank of America and Eric Spiegel of Siemens USA, discuss the advantages that the U.S. offers for manufacturing, including the largest market in the world, low energy costs and a strong technology infrastructure. 

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Look Inside A Candy-Cane Factory

December 16, 2013 4:47 pm | by CNN Money | Comments

Check out how Hammond's Candies makes candy-canes, marshmallows and caramels all by hand.                                                                          

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Turning Wasted Activity Into Productivity

December 6, 2013 1:39 pm | by TedxTalks | Comments

Bill Peterson, who has more than 30 years of experience in the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) businesses, discusses his theories on turning wasted activity - time - into productive time. Are you making the most of your time?

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Made In The USA

December 6, 2013 10:24 am | by Alliance for American Manufacturing | Comments

Josh Miller, of the film Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey, discusses what he learned making the film, how to be a better Made in the U.S.A. shopper and even gave a glimpse of his next big project.                                             

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Organic Farmer Concerned About 'Fracking'

September 20, 2013 9:12 am | by USA Today | Comments

Stephen Cleghorn owner, of a 50 acre certified organic farm and goat dairy in Reynoldsville, PA, is concerned about hydraulic fracturing gas drilling activity nearby and how it might affect his animals and the farm he and his wife started in 2005.

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