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Teaching Others Is Often the Best Lesson

July 18, 2011 6:17 am | by JOEL HANS, Managing Editor, | Blogs | Comments

While everyone struggles with giving away responsibility, I’ve found that there is no better way to critique — and perfect — old processes than teaching them to someone else.

'It Smells Like You're at a Gas Station'

July 13, 2011 12:19 pm | Videos | Comments

CNN's Patrick Oppman visits the Yellowstone River oil spill site to evaluate how much damage was done, while ExxonMobil Pipeline President Gary Pruessing comments on the cleanup.

Got PMS? Get Milk

July 13, 2011 11:49 am | Videos | Comments

A California Milk Board campaign is playfully targeting men by saying milk reduces PMS symptoms, reports CNN's Elizabeth Cohen.


Importance of Managers Is Overestimated

July 11, 2011 6:45 am | by LUND UNIVERSITY | Blogs | Comments

Stop wasting money on expensive training courses for managers — send the entire team instead!

Is the Flu Vaccine Supply in Jeopardy?

July 8, 2011 6:10 am | by THE QA PHARM | Blogs | Comments

The answer depends on who you listen to: the FDA or the EVP at CSL Biotherapies.

Will Yellowstone River Cleanup Be Successful?

July 6, 2011 12:44 pm | Videos | Comments

PBS Newshour looks into last Friday’s oil spill in the Yellowstone River and discusses the scope of the damage.

Reduced Noise, Increased Lab Production

July 1, 2011 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

MS Noise, a company that has been delivering soundproof enclosures for vacuum pumps since 2004, recently introduced an extensive range of soundproofing products for the analytical laboratory.

Do Cell Phones Affect the Food Supply?

July 1, 2011 7:03 am | by LINDSEY COBLENTZ, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

Cell phones have had their share of critics, but the latest cellular scare sounds particularly interesting: Cell phones may be killing the honeybees.


Firefighters Battle Wildfire Blaze near Nuclear Facility

June 29, 2011 1:28 pm | Videos | Comments

Doug Tucker, Chief of the Los Alamos fire department, talks about fighting the wildfire near the Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear production center.

A Civil Nuclear Energy Program

June 29, 2011 1:27 pm | Videos | Comments

Emirati nuclear officials say proposed nuclear plants for growing energy demands will have advanced safety systems.

Electronic Locks & Smart Padlocks

June 27, 2011 7:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

According to Videx, the company can provide CyberLock electronic access and key control nearly anywhere a mechanical lock is present.

Chemical Fire Forces 500 to Evacuate

June 22, 2011 7:56 am | Videos | Comments

St. Louis' fire chief says they had to evacuate nearly 500 people and shutdown a highway following a chemical fire at the Chemisphere plant.  

Mechanical Valve Interlocks Guarantee Safety

June 20, 2011 1:27 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Netherlocks’ mechanical valve interlocks eliminate human error to ensure that critical valves are locked in the proper position.


Europe's E. Coli Outbreak — Could It Happen Here?

June 17, 2011 7:46 am | Articles | Comments

Food Manufacturing  spoke with Dr. Scott Hurd of Iowa State University about Europe’s deadly E. coli outbreak and how it could affect U.S. food processors and consumers.

Red Carpet at “The Toxies”

June 15, 2011 9:46 am | Videos | Comments

"The Toxies" showcases the most dangerously toxic and seductive "bad actor" chemicals.

Did Japan Hide High Nuclear Radiation Levels?

June 15, 2011 9:38 am | Videos | Comments

Physicist Michio Kaku discuses revelations about higher nuclear radiation levels in Japan, in addition to a bunny born without ears.  

Life-Saving Technology for Oil Rigs

June 15, 2011 9:28 am | Videos | Comments

New sensors may help detect problems with oil rigs before disaster strikes.    

Pesticides on Produce

June 15, 2011 9:10 am | Videos | Comments

The Environmental Working Group issues an update on pesticide amounts on conventional produce.  

Explosion Vent for High Vacuum Operation

June 14, 2011 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new MV-RD explosion vent from Oseco is designed to protect personnel and equipment during deflagrations in high cycling and high vacuum applications.

Sustainability in a Bottle

June 13, 2011 11:33 am | by KRYSTAL GABERT, Editor, Food Manufacturing | Articles | Comments

Only in its infancy, Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Victorville facility is blowing past the industry-standard benchmarks for safety and quality in beverage production.

The Future of Nuclear Power

June 8, 2011 12:34 pm | Videos | Comments

Nuclear experts discuss the future of nuclear power around the world.    

Protection from Radioactive Leaks

June 8, 2011 12:16 pm | Videos | Comments

Some are concerned that regulators aren't doing more to stop radioactive leaks.  

Dry Split Seal is the Perfect Deal

June 1, 2011 12:27 pm | by VIC LUNDBERG, process engineer, Quadna, a DXP company | Articles | Comments

Chemical attack is a destructive force in any high-tech manufacturing process. For TIMET’s Las Vegas, Nev.-based plant, the force was presenting itself during the high-temperature mixing of titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4), known in the industry as TiCL.

Concerned About Arc-Flash and Electric Shock?

June 1, 2011 12:09 pm | by MICHAEL STUART, Fluke Corporation | Articles | Comments

Electrocution is the obvious danger faced by anyone working on or near live electrical equipment and it is clearly important to understand shock hazards and wear appropriate protection. 

Biological Wastewater Treatment System

May 26, 2011 11:12 am | Articles | Comments

AEP Turns to GE’s ABMet® Technology to Reduce Selenium Concentrations at the Mountaineer Power Plant in West Virginia.  

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