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Eight Steps To Prevent Mixer Gearbox Downtime

May 21, 2009 7:57 am | Comments

By Andy Watterson, Regional Sales Manager, SAM Division, Philadelphia Mixing Solutions When a mixer gearbox fails, often an entire manufacturing process is halted; downtime of that process causes loss of production and revenue.

Easily Accessible Pump Standards

May 21, 2009 7:42 am | Comments

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) recently released ANSI/HI Pump Standards Version 2.1 on CD-ROM. The comprehensive CD-ROM is comprised of the complete set of 28 ANSI/HI standards, five of which have been extensively updated since the release of Version 2.0 in 2005.

Water Contamination Lawsuit Thickens

May 21, 2009 7:28 am | Comments

San Francisco (PRNewswire) - Attorneys from Houston-based Hicks Thomas LLP are announcing a take-nothing defense verdict handed down recently in favor of Naperville, IL-based R.R. Street & Co. Inc. in a water contamination lawsuit filed by the city of Modesto, CA.

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World's First Municipal Waste-To-Biofuels Facility

May 21, 2009 7:16 am | Comments

Montreal (PRNewswire) - Enerkem , a leading waste-to-biofuels technology company, recently

Faster Development & Remote Workcell Monitoring

May 21, 2009 6:58 am | Comments

DENSO Robotics announced that it is now offering a three-month free trial of its WINCAPS III offline programming software, available on the company's Web site at http://densorobotics.com/products_software.php.

Sessions & Speakers At 2009 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing

May 19, 2009 6:02 am | Comments

By The Associated Press - May 18, 2009 WASHINGTON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 18, 2009-- Biobased chemicals and plastics can further reduce U.S. reliance on petroleum and contribute to the profitability of an advanced biofuels industry.

Fire at Delaware Oil Refinery Extinguished

May 19, 2009 5:52 am | Comments

RANDALL CHASE Associated Press Writer - May 19, 2009 CLAYMONT, Delaware (AP) - A blaze caused by a home-rattling explosion at a Delaware oil refinery has been extinguished, and investigators were looking into the cause, officials said Monday night.

Energy Giant Valero Invests In Qteros

May 18, 2009 11:14 am | Comments

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qteros, the Massachusetts company whose breakthrough Q Microbe(TM) technology turns biomass into ethanol, announced that Valero Energy Corp. of San Antonio, one of the nation's largest energy companies, has become a significant investor.

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EWG Fights Move To Increase Gas Ethanol Content

May 18, 2009 7:45 am | Comments

By The Assocaited Press - May 18, 2009 WASHINGTON (AScribe Newswire) -- The corn ethanol industry is misrepresenting scientific facts in efforts to dupe the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) into waiving critical public health protections for the sake of boosting ethanol sales.

Columbus Chemical Plant Explosion To Be Investigated

May 13, 2009 5:02 am | Comments

COLUMBUS, Wis. (AP) - A fire at a chemical plant that triggered explosions and forced the evacuation of about 140 homes was burning itself out Tuesday and residents were allowed to go home. The blaze at a warehouse of the Columbus Chemical Industries plant erupted Monday night.

Mission Critical at Bearspaw: Calgary Waterworks [VIDEO]

May 12, 2009 12:14 pm | Comments

The DeltaV system improves control at reduced installation and maintenance costs in this large 3100 I/O water treatment plant. Not suprising considering they managed to eliminate over 9 miles of wiring.

Biofuel Focus Needs to Shift From Feedstock To Downstream Strategies

May 12, 2009 6:53 am | Comments

May 12, 2009 By The Associated Press After 30 years of progress, the biofuels industry has plunged over a cliff amidst rancorous debate over its near-negligible carbon mitigation, competition for arable land, and poor economics.

Biofuel Focus Needs to Shift From Feedstock To Downstream StrategiesFocus Needs to Shift From Feedstock Technologies

May 12, 2009 6:52 am | Comments

May 12, 2009 By The Associated Press After 30 years of progress, the biofuels industry has plunged over a cliff amidst rancorous debate over its near-negligible carbon mitigation, competition for arable land, and poor economics.

Still scrambling, DuPont cuts 2,000 jobs

May 7, 2009 8:33 am | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - DuPont will cut another 2,000 jobs, the chemical company announced Thursday, with few signs that economic conditions have improved for some of its biggest customers. The company had already announced 2,500 layoffs, in addition to eliminating about 10,000 contractor jobs.

Environmental Coalition Slams Chevron's "Phony" Coverage

May 6, 2009 5:30 am | Comments

WASHINGTON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 03, 2009-- To promote a misinformation campaign about its

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