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Metal Pieces Found in Kraft Mac And Cheese Packaging Prompts Massive Recall

March 18, 2015 9:29 am | by CBS This Morning | Comments

Kraft is recalling more than 6.5 million boxes of its original flavor of macaroni and cheese. Some customers found small pieces of metal in the packaging. The recall reaches into the Caribbean and South America in addition to the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

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Venture Deep Inside a Ukrainian Coal Mine

March 16, 2015 4:07 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

"It's a job from hell," says a young man in this video whose father was killed while working in a mine.

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Lumber Liquidators CEO Makes Surprising Admission

March 13, 2015 3:08 pm | by CBS News | Comments

During a conference call, Lumber Liquidators CEO Rob Lynch responded to a "60 Minutes" report that exposed excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde in the glue used to bind the company's wood.

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OPEC Days Numbered?

March 12, 2015 10:04 am | Comments

The days of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) could be numbered, according to a new report from the World Bank. It claims the cartel of oil producers is losing its influence on global prices due to changing market conditions and technological advances.  

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Why Cheap Oil Doesn't Stop The Drilling

March 9, 2015 5:13 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

If oil rigs lead to new wells, fewer rigs should lead to less oil, right? Not necessarily.

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From Chemical Engineer to Bourbon Master Taster

March 9, 2015 9:47 am | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

Marianne Barnes, a 28-year-old former chemical engineer, is the master taster for Brown-Forman and Woodford Reserve. Her job involves making sure the product tastes top notch before it hits shelves.

Low Oil Prices Are Here to Stay

March 5, 2015 2:59 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operations | Comments

The CEOs of both ExxonMobile and BP say low prices will hang around for another year or two — which isn't great news for everyone. 

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Death Toll in Ukraine Mine Blast Reaches 33

March 5, 2015 9:50 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

This latest unfortunate event is just one of many that have afflicted the mine during its 57-year history.

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How Much Money Is Tied Up In Your Inventory?

February 26, 2015 5:10 pm | by Chem.Info | Comments

If there’s one thing the Great Recession taught manufacturers, it’s that there are wasted dollars hiding everywhere — and some of the sweetest low hanging fruit for a cost-conscious company is in your MRO inventory.

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How Shale Has Transformed One Tiny Town in Texas

February 26, 2015 5:03 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

We all know the current oil boom has produced winners and losers around the U.S. — and they're often packed into the same small towns.

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Canada Safety Board Says Latest Oil Train Derailment Shows New Safety Standards Are Inadequate

February 26, 2015 10:18 am | by WhochitGeneralNews | Comments

The Transportation Safety Board said Monday the Class 111 tank cars involved in the Feb. 14 CN train derailment met the upgraded standards for new tank cars carrying crude and other flammable liquids. But it says the cars still "performed similarly" to those involved in the derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec that killed 47 people two years ago.

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Impact of Massive Oil Refinery Strike on Gas Prices

February 25, 2015 10:19 am | by CBS This Morning | Comments

Gas prices that fell for months have continued to climb for 29 straight days. Meanwhile, the largest oil refinery strike in 35 years is now in its fourth week. Does it mean the end of cheap gas?

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Is Keystone Down The Tubes?

February 25, 2015 10:05 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

On Tuesday, the Keystone XL pipeline bill arrived at President Obama's desk and was promptly vetoed. So what does the future hold for the prospects of this major pipeline?

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A New Source of Biofuel — Leather Sludge

February 24, 2015 9:30 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Properly disposing of waste from the leather processing industry is a costly and tricky endeavor — which is why a team of scientists has been hard at work demonstrating that there could be way to make good use of this toxic sludge.

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The Oil Crisis: What Will Happen to Production?

February 23, 2015 10:25 am | by Bloomberg Business | Comments

EOG Resources recently announced that it would be cutting spending and drilling in the coming year. Meanwhile, a U.S. government agency predicts that production on home soil will keep growing. So who's right?

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