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BP Committed to Safety?

June 17, 2010 5:37 am | Comments

Following an explosion at BP's Texas City refinery that killed 15 people, CEO Tony Hayward talked about creating a culture of safety at the company. The Deepwater Horizon incident backs up claims that BP's safety commitment was simply lip service.

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Inside the World's Largest Pork Processing Plant

June 16, 2010 11:39 am | Comments

The first cameras allowed inside Smithfield's pork processing plant located in Tar Heel, North Carolina reveal what conditions are like in a plant that slaughters over 33,000 hogs per day.

Fake Chicken: Turning Powder into Poultry

June 16, 2010 9:57 am | Comments

Soy flour, oil and water are mixed in an industrial extruder, heated and then rapidly cooled to seal the protein strands, creating the stringy texture of real chicken.

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BP Spills Coffee

June 15, 2010 8:07 am | Comments

Here's what might happen if BP executives spilled coffee during a boardroom meeting.

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Fast Handheld Barcode Terminal

June 9, 2010 12:50 pm | Comments

DENSO ADC's BHT-700 series of wireless handheld barcode terminals use advanced image-scanning software that ensures reliable reading of high-density or poorly printed barcodes.

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Bhopal Victims: We'll Never Back Off

June 9, 2010 12:35 pm | Comments

The convictions of former executives at Union Carbide's Indian subsidiary does not mark the end of the struggle for Bhopal victims and their families, with many still feeling that Union Carbide's CEO should have faced justice.

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The Chemistry and Geology Behind Carbon Capture

June 9, 2010 11:50 am | Comments

A look at the process being studied by AEP and Alstom to capture and store up to 100,000 metric tons of CO2 per year one mile below the Mountaneer power plant in West Virginia

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China's Changing Labor Environment

June 9, 2010 10:15 am | Comments

Worker unrest in China has triggered huge wage increases, which could in turn transform China's manufacturing focus from low-cost products to high-value technologies.  

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World's Largest Water-Oil Separator

June 7, 2010 1:48 pm | Comments

BP contractors are using miles of physical separators and a polymer that turns oil into a solid.

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Hammond Reduces IT Costs by 39 Percent

June 3, 2010 10:48 am | Comments

Ray Rex, President of Hammond's HALOX Division, and Gerry Kaoukis, Hammond's IT Director, discuss their formula for reducing IT costs by 39%, reducing document management costs by 80%, improving service levels, increasing cross sell opportunities, and empowering their customers.

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The Future of Refrigerants

June 2, 2010 3:05 pm | Comments

As part of an industry-wide push to phase out R-22, DuPont Engineers discuss how the company's ISCEON refrigerant can replace R-22 in existing equipment, the use of 410A and the evolution of refrigerant technology.

How Pressure Gauges are Made

June 2, 2010 2:09 pm | Comments

From fabricating the Bourdon tube to filling the gauge with glycerin, this video shows how the inner workings of a pressure gauge are put together.

BP's 'Cut-and-Cap' Attempt Explained

June 2, 2010 1:57 pm | Comments

Footage of the underwater robots cutting a section of pipe from above the blowout preventer, and an animation showing how BP hopes to stem the flow of oil using the "cut-and-cap" approach.

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JandJ CEO: Sorry, But I Can't Recall

June 2, 2010 1:40 pm | Comments

Johnson & Johnson CEO Bill Weldon claims that the company initiated a recall as soon as he became aware of quality issues, even though he can't remember exactly when that was. Congress is currently investigating a "phantom recall" involving a contractor hired to buy up bad product up to a year prior to the official recall.

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Ethanol Could Replace Diesel

May 27, 2010 7:12 am | Comments

POET CEO Jeff Broin talks about the infrastructure changes necessary for increased levels of ethanol in automobile fuel, and an engine that could use ethanol instead of diesel.

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