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  • Over 15,000 NFPA Definitions for Free

    The 2016 edition of the NFPA Glossary of Terms (GOT) has been published and is available online at no charge. The GOT is a list of the defined terms in all of NFPA's published codes, standards, guides, and recommended practices. Over 15,000 terms are listed alphabetically and assembled...

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  • U.S. Specialty Chemicals Market Slips

    The Specialty Chemicals Market Volume Index, a tool created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) fell at the end of the 4th quarter, slipping back 0.1 percent on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis in December after a 0.7 percent decline in November and a generally weak first half of the...

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  • OSHA Fines Grain Cooperative $65K

    The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Wichita area office cited Quinter, KS grain cooperative Frontier Ag Inc. on January 15, 2016 for two repeated and three serious safety violations. Federal inspectors found the company failed to remove immediately grain...

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  • Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids Course

    Taking place March 8-10, 2016 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS, this course will cover topics related to the pneumatic conveying of powders and bulk solids. Course topics include:   •    Dilute and dense phase sequencing, including theory and practical...

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  • New Size Reduction Test Lab Opens

    Vecoplan recently christened its new state-of-the-art test lab. An integral part of Vecoplan’s continuing expansion, the lab serves two functions vital to Vecoplan’s long-term goals. “First it provides a practical hands-on environment to test the feasibility and ensure the...

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  • Nestlé Signs Partnership in China

    Nestlé has strengthened its global capabilities in e-commerce by signing a partnership with Alibaba in China, to grow online sales, build key brands, and offer new products to millions of consumers. Nestlé has introduced products including Nido milk powder, Damak chocolate, and...

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  • General Mills to Close Facility

    General Mills announced it has completed collective consultation on the proposed closure of its manufacturing facility in Berwick, U.K. with employee representatives and union officials and has made a decision to close the facility by the autumn of 2016. The company had announced a proposal to...

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  • Final Report on Fatal West Fertilizer Explosion Coming

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2016, in Waco, TX, to present the investigation report and safety recommendations from the April 17, 2013, ammonium nitrate fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer facility in West, TX. The West...

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  • How to Implement Dust Collectors and Valves into Your Process

    Aerodyne Environmental a leading manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, has released a new Solutions Sourcebook for industrial dust collectors. This comprehensive guide offers 20 pages of real world applications where various dust collectors and...

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  • New Dust Collection Website Launched

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has launched a new website, www.camfilapc.com, designed to showcase its expanded family of dust, mist, and fume collection equipment for a full range of manufacturing industries. It is a responsive website, designed for all types of devices. Whether viewed on...

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