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  • Powder Show Kicks Off Next Week

    Showcasing the latest in technology and solutions, Powder & Bulk Solids Texas returns to Houston, October 13-14, 2015, at the NRG Center (formerly Reliant Center).      A comprehensive selection of industrial processing and bulk solids handling suppliers will be on display....

  • EPA, Major Fertilizer Producer Reach Settlement

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with Mosaic Fertilizer LLC that will ensure the proper treatment, storage, and disposal of an estimated 60 billion pounds of hazardous waste at six Mosaic facilities in Florida and two in...

  • Another Explosion in China

    Seven workers were injured Monday in an explosion at a chemical plant in China's Zhejiang Province. Two of the injured were in serious condition. The blast occurred at about 10:30 am at Zhejiang Hongxiang Chemical Company Ltd in Shangyu City, according to local authorities. About 70...

  • General Mills to Sell Foodservice Business

    General Mills announced it has reached an agreement to sell its South Africa foodservice business to Rhodes Food Group. General Mills had announced in July a preliminary decision to exit the foodservice business in South Africa pending consultation with employees. General Mills continues...

  • Heavy Equipment Theft Rising

    The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a report on heavy equipment thefts in 2014. Co-produced with the National Equipment Register (NER), this report examines heavy equipment theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and profiles that data...

  • ConAgra to Cut 1500 Jobs, Move Headquarters to Chicago

    ConAgra Foods Inc. announced restructuring plans to improve profitability, advance its growth agenda, and unlock shareholder value. ConAgra Foods expects to realize at least $300 million of efficiency benefits within the next three years through a combination of reductions in SG&A and...

  • CEMA Cleaner Ratings Included in Belt Conveyor Guide

    Following the announcement that a new CEMA standard for belt cleaners had been developed, Flexco updated its belt conveyor product guide with ratings on all of its heavy-duty belt cleaners. The new CEMA standards were developed to assist end-users with belt cleaner selection so they can choose...

  • GEAPS Accepting Applications for Safety Awards Program

    The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Safety Awards Program that recognizes facilities that go an entire year without a lost-time injury or illness. Facilities that successfully complete the program are rewarded with a plaque and are recognized...

  • A&D Corp. Launches A&D Inspection

    To address the increased need for quality assurance and critical control points on manufacturer production lines, A&D Corp. announces the formation of a new business division, A&D Inspection. A natural extension of the A&D Weighing division, A&D Inspection leverages years of...

  • Nilfisk Approved for BEMA Membership

    Nilfisk Inc. has been approved for membership in BEMA, the association for bakery equipment manufacturers and allied trades. Benefits gained from BEMA membership will help Nilfisk continue to support food customers with education and optimal understanding of their applications and needs. These...