French police have been ordered to clear protestors blockading French fuel depots as the government warned of economic damage from prolonged strikes against its plan to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62. A third of France's filling stations ran dry on Tuesday, the government said,...
As Kit Kat celebrates its 75th anniversary, CNN's Ayesha Durgahee visits the Nestle plant in York, England, to learn the candy's secret to longevity and success.
Product designer Eben Bayer reveals his recipe for a new, fungus-based packaging material.
Hundreds of petrol stations in France are running out of fuel as strike action over planned pension reforms flares into violence. Walkouts at France's 12 oil refineries, along with protests that cut off access to some fuel depots in the south, have squeezed fuel supplies across the...
Jim Ward from Gardner Denver shows us how the Hoffman Revolution R-300 high-speed centrifugal blower achieves cost and energy savings in a smaller footprint.
Rotork's PakScan system uses a self-healing mesh network to wirelessly control valves and actuators.
"Top Ten Thoughts Going Through The Chilean Miners' Minds In The Rescue Capsule" from October 13, 2010
Gina McCarthy from the EPA details the agency's decision to increase the ethanol blend wall from 10 to 15 percent.
ADI Systems' Shannon Grant talks about the company's new anaerobic membrane bioreactor, which is designed to treat wastewater containing suspended solids, oil, fat and grease. The first installation was recently completed at Ken's food processing plant in Massachusetts.
Steve Fitzsimmons from Rotork explains how the company's new control valve actuator achieves 0.1 percent resolution and how supercapacitors provide fail-to-position capabilities.
The question for the fourth episode of Ask POET comes from Scott Miller, who asks: "What is the ethanol industry doing to reduce its carbon footprint and the amount of water it takes to produce ethanol?" Nathan Schock interviews Erin Heupel, Director of Environment & Technology for POET....
Impeller technology on Gorman-Rupp's new Infinity series of submersible solids-handling pumps helps increase pumping efficiency by up to 48 percent.
Boerger Pumps' Jeff Seaton shows off the company's new macerator/conditioner pump at WEFTEC 2010 and explains the configurations used to deal with various types of debris.
A hands-on look at power and energy management systems, vibration monitoring, impingement tank cleaning, and a pneumatic high-pressure relief valve with surge protection.