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  • Ohio University Electrochemical Engineering Research Center Receives $379,000 NIST Grant

    Ohio University’s Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research (CEER) has been granted $379,000 by the U.S. Department of Commerce and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The award will be used to establish a consortium to support, sustain, and enhance U.S. manufacturing...

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  • Chilworth Names Senior Process Safety Specialist

    Chilworth Technology Inc. announces that Lisa C. Hutto has joined the company as senior process safety specialist. Hutto joins Chilworth with 20 years of HSE&S experience in the manufacturing, chemical, and oil & gas industries, and more than a decade of experience specializing in process...

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  • Vecoplan Names VP for Cement Business Unit

    Uwe Eschenhorst has been named VP – Cement Business Unit at Vecoplan LLC.   Eschenhorst joined Vecoplan in 2012 as vice president of its Alternative Fuels and Energy Competency Center. Prior to that he was environmental services manager at Polysius Corp. USA, working with the cement...

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  • Conveyor Drying Theory Seminar

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, will hold a drying seminar in Barcelona, Spain, on September 24-26, 2014. The seminar is designed to help customers recognize the principles and techniques for optimal...

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  • Dust Control Technology Sponsors Robotics Team

    Dust Control Technology, an IL manufacturer of large-scale dust suppression equipment, is co-sponsoring a team of high school students dedicated to building working robots, helping aspiring inventors and engineers continue their participation in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...

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  • Selecting Metal Detection, Magnetic Separation, Material Handling Equipment

    Through its Orange University educational program, Eriez offers a series of “How to Choose and Use” brochures designed to assist readers in selecting and utilizing the appropriate equipment to conquer their toughest metal contamination and material handling challenges. These guides are...

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  • Munson Machinery to Expand Headquarters

    Munson Machinery is expanding the size of its Utica, NY headquarters by approximately one-third, according to Charles Divine, president and CEO.      “The expansion will boost our fabrication and assembly capabilities to increase production and reduce lead times,”...

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  • E-Pellets Acquires Georgia Mill for Wood Pellet Production

    E-Pellets LLC has acquired the formerly shuttered Louisiana Pacific OSB mill in Athens, GA. The company plans to convert the mill into a wood pellet production facility, producing approximately 450,000 metric tons annually. The wood pellets will be exported to the European Union to be used as an...

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  • Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Handbook

    Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Handbook: A Guide to Good Industry Practices, by Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, is a “go to” reference for the chemical engineer, plant manager, process engineer, or chemist working in industrial settings where dust explosions could be a concern, such as...

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  • CSB Releases Final Report, Safety Recommendations and Video for Fatal Combustible Dust Explosion

    A metal blender used to process zirconium powder had mechanical problems that started the reaction that caused two explosions at a West Virginia metal recycling facility that killed three employees in December 2010, according to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) report released Wednesday...

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