A combination of poor management, lapses in safety and a lack of proper procedures were outlined in a final report released by the U.S. Department of Energy's Accident Investigation Board.
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As concerns regarding the environment continue to rise, the importance of sustainable manufacturing follows suit. Check out why it's important and what manufacturers and consumers think.
This week, we're counting down the top five environment, health and safety asset performance management considerations chemical manufacturers need to know. Today we look at increased focus on sustainability and waste reduction.
This week, we're counting down the top five environment, health and safety asset performance management considerations chemical manufacturers need to know.
This week, we're counting down the top five environment, health and safety asset performance management considerations chemical manufacturers need to know. On the list today: Risk management is a driving force.
No matter the industry, learning and following safety techniques is crucial in protecting your business and your employees — and the manufacturing sector is definitely no exception.
The factory is equipped with a massive battery storage, a smart power supply system, an efficient gas engine disconnected from the grid, banks of solar panels, and rows of huge LED light fixtures suspended from the ceiling. The plant also stores its own natural gas, food and water.
If your food processing or beverage plant houses an ammonia refrigeration system, an explosion is your worst nightmare.
The new plant is projected to triple the company's production of ammonia, a key component of nitrogen-based fertilizer, and help to grow urea and urea-ammonium nitrate production, CF Industries officials said.
Operators of the Prairie Island nuclear plant in Red Wing are shutting down one of its two units because of a fire alarm.
Despite widespread support in Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature and the endorsement of right-to-work by the national GOP, one Minnesota Republican harshly criticized the proposed law and invited affected companies to consider moving across the Mississippi River
U.S. factories expanded last month at their weakest pace in a year, with orders, hiring and production all growing more slowly.
The Advocate reports the group represents more than 57 petrochemical, energy, paper, pharmaceutical, pipeline, storage terminal and other industrial facilities in the eight parishes surrounding Baton Rouge.
Here's a list of some of the key advantages and disadvantages associated with union membership in today’s society.
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.
In the last five to ten years, the use of online ordering — via a desk top or mobile device — has skyrocketed in the industrial MRO space. But it’s not always as easy as simply hopping on a website and tracking down a specific product.
An environmental health coalition expects a majority of U.S. states to consider legislation to alter their chemical regulations this year.
The facility — a structure several stories tall — was shattered. Crews poured water onto the structure afterward, and a fire spokesman said at midday the situation was controlled.
Authorities say a stabbing outside a suburban Philadelphia meat processing plant has left one employee dead and another injured.
Gasoline prices can spike for all kinds of reasons that make skeptical drivers roll their eyes: "tension" in the Middle East, a refinery suddenly shuts down for maintenance, or the annual springtime switch to summer blends of gasoline.
The report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel concerns diacetyl, which is used in its liquid form to flavor an array of food products, including as candy, chips and popcorn.
Eastman Chemical Company and a Texas startup continue to spar over safety labeling in plastics despite a federal court ruling aimed at deciding the issue late last year.
A potential insurance settlement could pay for projects that benefit the affected residents, like additional water testing or health studies.
According to a news release, the planned expansion reflects a $7 million project in 2010. But Hargen says the latest addition is meant to strengthen the facility to be "capable of withstanding an F-5 tornado."
A project out of a New York college is set to offer free medical-screening programs for former workers at the federal government's nuclear waste repository.
The local nonprofit Hackensack Riverkeeper petitioned the EPA for the investigation, citing "a long list of toxic chemicals and heavy metals" contaminating river sediment along a 22-mile stretch from Oradell to Newark Bay.
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