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Sidestream Filtration Of Cooling Systems

September 17, 2009 12:30 pm | Comments


Controlling Motor Inefficiencies

September 17, 2009 9:35 am | Comments

By Christian Fritz, Product Marketing Manager, and Brian MacCleery, Senior Product Manager,

Arkema To Build Nanotube Pilot Plant

September 17, 2009 6:48 am | Comments

Arkema has announced the construction of a carbon nanotube (CNT) pilot production plant at its Mont site (France, Pyrenees-Atlantiques).


Raising The Roof

September 16, 2009 10:52 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 Footage of an explosion literally blowing the floating roof off a refinery storage tank after lighting bypassed the facility's lightning protection system and started a fire.

Extreme Maintenance

September 16, 2009 10:11 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 A bolt that wouldn't budge nearly stopped the $175 million replacement of Hubble's best survey camera.

Google's Cooling Water Treatment Plant

September 16, 2009 9:45 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 A tour of the 20,000 sq. ft. water treatment plant that Google built in Belgium to provide cooling water for its massive data center.

Clunker Recycling Pilot Plant

September 16, 2009 7:48 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 Currently, when a vahicle is junked, about 75 percent of it is recycled. Argonne National Laboratory's recycling pilot plant demonstrates how the remaining 25 percent, known as automobile shredder residue, can be separated into metals, polymers and waste.

Illegally Dumped Chemicals Kill 3 In China

September 16, 2009 5:27 am | Comments

September 16, 2009 SHANGHAI (AP) - Three people have died and an additional 17 required medical treatment after they were exposed to bags of a toxic chemical illegally dumped by a factory in eastern China, the local government said Wednesday.


Robot Sub Hunts Toxic Waste Off Italian Coast

September 16, 2009 5:11 am | Comments

ROME (AP) - Italian authorities have dispatched a robot submarine with a video camera to a shipwreck off the Calabrian coast to see if it's carrying radioactive waste dumped by the mob in a lucrative disposal racket.

Slim Jim Plant Blast Leads To NC Gas Code Changes

September 16, 2009 4:52 am | Comments

MIKE BAKER Associated Press Writer - September 16, 2009 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Three months after an explosion at a Slim Jim factory in North Carolina killed three people, a state panel has made emergency changes to its gas guidelines despite federal inaction on the standards.

Jamaica Tightens Rules After Chemical Spill

September 16, 2009 4:44 am | Comments

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Companies handling corrosive materials along Kingston Harbor will soon be required to have special permits to ensure the safe operation of hazardous chemicals after a 300-ton (270 metric ton) sulfuric acid spill, officials said Tuesday.

Great Lakes Toxic Cleanups Lagging Badly

September 16, 2009 4:28 am | Comments

JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer - September 16, 2009 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Cleanup of the most polluted sites in the Great Lakes is moving so slowly it will take 77 more years to finish the job at the existing pace, according to a federal report. The U.S.

Loyalty Leads The Way

September 15, 2009 12:53 pm | Comments

By Glenn Webb, Senior Product Specialist, Pump Solutions Group Loyalty is a trait in short supply these days. Baseball players who have been nurtured by an organization for upwards of a decade will brazenly chase the biggest free-agent contract.

Cooling & Relief Systems Caused Fla. Plant Blast

September 15, 2009 11:57 am | Comments

RON WORD Associated Press Writer - September 16, 2009 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -

Chart Industries To Lay Off 90 Workers

September 15, 2009 5:19 am | Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - A manufacturer that makes industrial heat exchangers in La Crosse says it will soon lay off 90 employees. Chart Industries Inc. says the slow global economy is forcing officials to make the layoffs, which are effective Sept. 28.


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