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  • Chemical Safety Bill Advancement Applauded

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomed passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 4007, the “Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Reauthorization Act,” which would authorize the CFATS program for three years, allowing the U.S....

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  • CSB to Release Report on Fatal Explosion, Fire

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will hold a meeting July 16 to release its findings on an explosion and fire that killed three employees in December 2010 as they worked with a metallic dust at the AL Solutions titanium plant in New Cumberland, WV. An independent federal agency that...

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  • Guide to Conveyor Components

    System Plast, a business unit of Emerson Industrial Automation, has released its new on-line “interactive” conveyor components selection tool – Smart Guide. This digital catalog provides customers with the ability to view and select the most popular conveyor solution products from...

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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders Increase 9.1%

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its May 2014 booked orders increased 9.1% when compared to May 2013 orders and 1.1% when compared to April 2014 booked orders. May booked orders were up 1.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 1.2% for Unit Handling Equipment...

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  • Grain Drying, Safety Management, Material Handling Courses

    Registration is open for three courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 524: Grain Drying, GEAPS 540: Safety Management for Grain Facilities and GEAPS 552: Materials Handling III run September 2-October 3....

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  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center Groundbreaking Set

    A groundbreaking for the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 10, in the 600 block of North Front St. in Salina, KS. The public is welcome to attend.   The center is the project of Kansas State University with partners the Salina Area...

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  • Man Killed Unloading Grain into Silo

    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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  • SPI Names VP of Science and Regulatory Affairs

    SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association announced that Robert F. Helminiak has joined the organization’s advocacy team as vice president of science and regulatory affairs.   A highly accomplished government relations expert, Helminiak will be responsible for addressing actions...

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  • KWS Manufacturing Partners with Material Dynamics Carolinas

    KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has partnered with Material Dynamics Carolinas Inc. for a key segment of the southeastern U.S. “Material Dynamics Carolinas is a very successful firm and represents the finest conveying and process...

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  • Ross Completes 1000th Planetary Dual Disperser

    Since introducing the first change can double planetary mixer in 1942, Charles Ross and Son Co. has been a leader in the development of technologies geared towards high-viscosity mixing. In less than a decade, the number of Ross Planetary Dual Dispersers (PDDM) has reached 1000 due to rapid demand...

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