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  • OSHA Proposes Fine for Grain Company

    July 14, 2014

    OSHA has proposed fining an Ohio-based grain company more than $50,000 for operating a mechanical sweep auger while three employees were working in a grain storage bin. Sabina Farmers Exchange Inc. was investigated after OSHA received complaints that employees were working inside the bin while...

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  • Man Killed Unloading Grain into Silo

    July 7, 2014

    A Tennessee man was killed July 2 while unloading grain into a silo, after his tanker truck’s boom came into contact with power lines, according to media reports. Billy Dougherty, 63, of Kingsport, TN, was killed in the accident that occurred on a farm located in McMinn County, about 60...

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  • ABB Inc. - Level Measurement Products

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  • BinMaster Introduces Compact Vibrating Rod for Small Bins

    June 13, 2014

    BinMaster introduces the new CVR-625 mini vibrating rod, a compact point level control designed for use in small bins and hoppers where other level sensors will not fit. The new version features an updated design that allows for the detection of light materials with a bulk density as low as two....

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  • Guttridge Launches Silo Sweep Auger

    June 2, 2014

    The new Silo Sweep Auger from Guttridge Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of bulk materials handling equipment, is a robust machine for the automated emptying of grain silos. Grain silos empty under gravity but as grain levels drop this process stalls. One option is to dig out the...

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  • Vecoplan Names LaGoe Director of Project Management

    May 28, 2014

    Vecoplan LLC, a leading manufacturer of mechanical systems for processing waste and biomass, has named Mike LaGoe director of project management. LaGoe has worked as a manager in Vecoplan’s Project Engineering department since 2011, and brings 15 years of engineering management...

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  • How Systems Integrators Ensure Cleaner Power Plants

    May 16, 2014

    Since the announcement of Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) in 2011, power producers across the U.S. have been diligently working to reduce flue gas emissions prior to an EPA-mandated deadline of April 2015. The goal behind MATS: to limit mercury, acid gases, and other toxic pollution...

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  • Jenike & Johanson Breaks Ground on Expansion

    May 14, 2014

    Jenike & Johanson conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for its office expansion on Tuesday May 13, 2014 at its global headquarters in Tyngsboro, MA. The firm moved into its current office space in 2006, and continued growth has dictated the expansion to accommodate increased staff and...

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  • Industry Professionals Overflow Conference Rooms at Powder Show

    May 7, 2014

    Conference rooms were filled to capacity and more as the revamped 2014 International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference got underway Tuesday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  A standing-room only throng turned out for the opening Keynote Technology Panel on...

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