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  • Shelter Provides Explosion-Proof Protection on Mobile Fertilizer Plant Reclaimer

    October 20, 2014

    A lightweight explosion-proof shelter for a portal-style scraper reclaimer is being built by outdoor enclosure specialist Intertec for a new fertilizer plant in Africa.     The fertilizer plant is being constructed in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Due to be completed at the end of 2015,...

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  • OSHA Launches Hazardous Chemical Exposures Dialogue

    October 13, 2014

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is launching a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances. The first stage of this dialogue is a request for...

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  • Mill Explosion Injures Three

    October 13, 2014

    Three mill workers were injured Thursday morning in an explosion at a wood pellet plant in northern British Columbia that was recently fined for "repeated" safety violations. According to Leroy Reitsma, president of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., the incident happened at about 8am...

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  • Chemical Safety Board Recommends Improvements

    October 9, 2014

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is recommending critical safety improvements to the widely-used Emergency Response Guidebook published by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for emergency responders to use when confronting chemical fires, explosions, and releases of hazardous materials...

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  • Grain Operations, Processing Courses Open for Registration

    September 23, 2014

    Registration is open for the last round of courses for 2014 from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. The schedule includes two courses in the grain operations credentialing track and one for the new grain processing credential...

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  • Determine Causes of Machine, System Malfunctions

    September 15, 2014

    A leader in forensic engineering has expanded resources to provide private and public companies with a specialized service that can determine causes of machine and system malfunctions - often in circumstances carrying serious consequences. Soto Consulting steps in when government authorities...

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  • Grain Dust Explosion Injures Four

    September 15, 2014

    A grain dust explosion Sunday at the Nestle Purina plant in Flagstaff, AZ, severely burned two contractors and injured two others. According to Flagstaff Fire Department captain Bill Morse, the four workers were operating welding equipment on the fifth floor of the seven-story grain elevator...

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  • Fike Welcomes New Managing Director for European Operations

    September 11, 2014

    Frank Oosterlinck has joined the Fike Corp. as the managing director of Fike Europe.     "Frank's background and expertise will be a tremendous asset to Fike. He has held numerous leadership positions at globally recognized companies, overseeing commercial and business...

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  • ATEX Hazardous Environmental-Rated Metal Separators

    September 11, 2014

    For metal detection and separation in potentially explosive powder and bulk applications, Bunting Magnetics offers four metal separation units with ATEX hazardous environmental ratings. The quickTRON 05 metal separator provides cost-effective inspection of bulk material in gravity free-fall...

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