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  • OSHA Offers $4.6 Million in Grants for Training Programs

    The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is offering $4.6 million in grant funds for training programs that aid workers and employers in identifying and preventing workplace safety and health hazards, the agency announced on Monday. The funding will...

  • Sights and Sounds from the 2016 Powder Show

    The Powder Show isn't just about seeing the latest and greatest equipment. It's also a chance to learn more about bulk materials handling and processing, network with professionals, see unique live demonstrations, and have some plain old fun. Here is a look at some of the sights and sounds...

  • A Look at Equipment on Display at the 2016 Powder Show

    A large variety of equipment from all over the world was on display at the 2016 International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition - from new releases to tried-and-true products. Here is a roundup of just some of the remarkable pieces of equipment showcased at this year's #...

  • Cement Company Faces $92K in OSHA Fines

    The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA’s) Cleveland Area office cited Essroc Cement Corp., Nazareth, PA, on May 2, 2016, for one repeated and 10 serious safety and health violations at its Middlebranch, OH location. The agency opened an...

  • OSHA Cites Manufacturer for Grain Dust, Fall Hazards

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA’s) Wichita Area Office cited The Scoular Co. on May 2, 2016 for one repeat and four serious violations. The citations are the result of a December 2015 investigation initiated under OSHA's Local...

  • Bunting Magnetics Promotes Jana Davis to COO

    Bunting Magnetics Co. has promoted Jana Davis to chief operating officer (COO), a new position within Bunting Magnetics, effective May 30, 2016. Davis joined the company in 2011 as chief financial officer. As COO, she will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations...

  • Nestlé South Africa to Sell Pet Food/PURINA Business

    As part of on-going strategic reviews of its regional portfolio, Nestlé South Africa has announced the signing of an agreement to sell its Pet Food/PURINA business to Martin & Martin, allowing Nestlé to focus on strategic priorities. The divestment includes local Pet Food/...

  • Peterson Recognized by KSU

    Kevin Peterson, business development director for Vortex’s Titan line, received the Outstanding Service Award from Kansas State University’s Department of Grain Science and Industry. “We are very proud to have Kevin recognized for Vortex’s involvement with KSU’s...

  • Kellogg CFO Retiring

    Kellogg Co. chief financial officer Ron Dissinger will retire at the end of 2016. Dissinger will step down as CFO effective Dec. 31, but will remain with Kellogg into 2017 to help ensure an orderly transition to his successor. An internal and external search for a new company CFO will now...

  • OSHA Issues Fines for 2015 Soybean Plant Explosion

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued fines against two companies connected to the Nov. 2015 death of a welder in an explosion at a Volga, SD soybean plant, the Sioux Falls [SD] Argus-Leader reported Friday. Randy Satter, a 39-year-old welder, died on Nov. 5, 2015...