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  • GEAPS, K-State Offer Grain Handling Courses this Sept.

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program are offering three online grain handling operations courses starting this September, GEAPS announced Monday. Running from Sept. 12 to Oct. 14, registration for the courses is open to...

  • Nestlé Investing $31M in Product Safety

    Nestlé is investing CHF $31M in the Nestlé Quality Assurance Centre (NQAC) in Dublin, OH, improving its capacity to test products and ensuring they meet the highest standards. This latest investment makes NQAC Dublin Nestlé’s largest and most sophisticated testing...

  • 21 Dead, Five Injured in Chinese Power Plant Explosion

    At least 21 people were killed and five were injured after an explosion Thursday afternoon at a coal-fired power plant in Dangyang, China, Chinese state media and US news organizations reported. A preliminary investigation into the blast’s cause determined that the incident at the Madian...

  • New FDA Draft Guidance on Premarket Notifications for Supplements

    Under a recent revision of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) draft guidance on new dietary ingredient (NDI) premarket safety notifications, makers of dietary supplements will have to notify the agency within 75 days before starting to market a dietary supplement that has a new ingredient,...

  • Sale of Terex Material Handling Unit Approved by US, EU

    Terex Corporation, maker of equipment for construction, material handling, port and other applications, announced Aug. 8 that the sale of its material handling and port solutions (MHPS) business to Konecranes has been approved by EU and US regulators. “The clearances granted by both the...

  • Gerard Daniel Worldwide Separation Products Div. Expands

    Gerard Daniel Worldwide (GDW), North America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of wire cloth products, announces the GDW Separation Products Div. has recently moved its operations to a larger manufacturing facility in Hanover, PA. The additional floor space and state-of-the-art...

  • New Management for Kalenborn Abresist

    Kalenborn Abresist Corp. announced that Craig Frendewey, senior vice president, will take full responsibility of its North American operations. These operations include Kalenborn Abresist, Kalenborn Canada and Kalenborn Technologies.        Frendewey first joined the...

  • Stedman Expands Testing and Toll Processing Facility

    The Stedman Machine Co. expanded its testing and toll processing facility with two horizontal-shaft impactors and a vertical roller mill fine grinding system. Other full-size equipment includes cage mills, vertical shaft impactors, hammer mills, vertical roller mills, and lump breakers. Open,...

  • New Bulk Material Simulation Software Released

    EDEM, a Discrete Element Method (DEM) specialist, has released EDEM 2017, featuring a GPU solver engine, a new interface, and key enhancements in usability and performance that further streamline simulation workflow. The latest release includes access to a GPU solver engine that has been...

  • Agilent to Construct Manufacturing Facility in Colorado

    Agilent Technologies Inc. has bought land in Frederick, CO to construct a new manufacturing facility that the company said will “more than double” its production capacity for nucleic acid active pharmaceutical ingredients, the Santa Clara, CA-based company announced Tuesday. “The...