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  • Shipping Execs Say Hazmat Transport Regs Too Complex

    July 13, 2015

    Is complying with the multitude of regulations for the transport of hazardous materials – also known as dangerous goods (DG) – truly a challenge? Well, even Albert Einstein would have had problems figuring out some of the rules, according to shipping executives recently surveyed by...

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  • 180° Rotation Hydraulic Drum Dumper

    July 10, 2015

    This system safely inverts drums and then empties the materials into an existing process. The MTS hydraulic Lift & Seal System docks the drum to a gasketed pour cone for dust-tight operation and a clean working environment. A pour cone features a fully mounted orifice gate and docking flange to...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Installation and Introduction

    July 8, 2015

    Last month, Powder & Bulk Solids toured the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center located in Salina, KS. As part of the open house in June, Kansas State University provided a walking tour map along with a detailed list of materials and equipment provided to the center. More...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Second Floor

    July 8, 2015

    The second floor of the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is intended for education and training with room for laboratory and office space. The second floor also overlooks the full-scale test lab section of the floor so students and others can view the process equipment in...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - First Floor

    July 7, 2015

    Besides the full scale test lab, there are other components to the first floor of the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center. The first floor contains laboratory spaceand a blower room, while the outside features a silo and dust collector for the facility. Room...

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  • Twenty-Gallon Tank Trap

    July 6, 2015

    The 20-gal Tank Trap is newest addition to the Andax line of portable containment pools. Engineered to be an affordable single-use option for emergency spills and leaks from vehicles with low ground clearance.  Ready-to-use in three seconds, it is ideal for lift trucks, accidents, and...

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  • Shick USA Names CFO

    July 1, 2015

    Shick USA, a Kansas City ingredient automation company, hired Blake Day as its new chief financial officer. “We are pleased to have Blake join our team,” said Tim Cook, president. “Blake brings a great deal of financial experience and expertise to Shick and will be...

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  • GEAPS/K-State Offer Online Grain Operations Courses

    June 30, 2015

    Registration is open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program, including one course in Spanish. These online courses run from Sept. 14-Oct. 16, and registration closes Tuesday, Sept 1....

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  • Chantland Recognized for Ninth Consecutive Year

    June 30, 2015

    For the ninth consecutive year, Chantland MHS has been recognized by Fuji Robotics as its top distributor in North America. Jamie Flot, president & COO of Chantland MHS, Humboldt, IA, was recently presented an award in recognition of this achievement. Presenting the award was Hiroshi...

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  • Waste Handling System Supplied to Pyrolysis Plant

    June 26, 2015

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied a screw-based waste handling system to a waste-to-energy pyrolysis unit manufacturer. The Ajax system comprises a twin screw feeder with a hopper, three inclined screw conveyors, and a plug screw feeder to discharge chopped rags into the...

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