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  • Dust Explosion Reported at Landus Co-op Grain Facility

    August 13, 2018

    Officials said a bearing malfunction may have caused a grain dust explosion last Friday afternoon at a Landus Cooperativefacility in Templeton, IA that prompted the response of several area fire departments, news organization CBC Online reported  The blast occurred in a grain leg as a...

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  • CST, Fike, and CTI Join Forces

    August 13, 2018

    Building on its 125+ year legacy as a leading bolted steel tank, silo, and aluminum dome manufacturer, CST Industries announces a new strategic partnership with industrial safety solutions manufacturer, Fike, and environmental and safety consulting firm, Conversion Technology Inc. (CTI). CST...

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  • Dust Collector Fire Damages Kentucky Furniture Plant

    July 27, 2018

    Fire departments from several counties responded to a fire at a Kentucky furniture production plant and retail store on Friday morning that left several structures with heavy damages, several local news organizations reported.  Crews responded to Rocky Top Log Furniture & Railing in...

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  • Camfil APC Offers Dust Explosion Prevention Consulting

    June 20, 2018

    The potential for a combustible dust explosion is a reality in many industrial manufacturing operations – especially within a dust collection system. That's why Camfil APC offers a range of consulting and technical services to help keep operations in compliance and employees safe. NFPA...

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  • The Clock is Ticking! Are You in Compliance with NFPA 652?

    June 20, 2018

    There have been too many dust flash fires and explosions in the process industries. The new standard, NFPA 652, on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust is designed to stop this – but are you compliant? Most powders handled in industry can form explosible dust clouds if particle size is small...

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  • NFPA 652 Countdown: Crucial Elements to Include in Your Combustible Dust Hazard Analysis

    Dust collection systems are one of the most critical elements to be included in a dust hazard analysis because they are a leading cause of combustible dust incidents. This eBook will discuss how to use a simple checklist analysis for your DHA, the most common areas to address in your DHA (dust...

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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Releases Equipment Market Outlook

    May 31, 2018

    Manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the early 2020s in North America and several other regions. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all predicted to post gains in the first half of...

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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Equipment Market Outlook

    In the U.S. and Canada, as well as many other parts of the world, manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the coming years. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all expected to post gains...

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  • 21 Injured in Texas Chemical Plant Explosion

    May 21, 2018

    Twenty-one workers were injured by an explosion and fire that occurred at approximately 10:22 a.m. CDT May 19 at Kuraray America Inc.’s EVAL facility in Pasadena, TX. At the time of the incident, 266 employees and contract personnel were onsite as part of a turnaround with heavy...

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