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  • Protecting Low-Pressure Storage Tanks in the Food Industry

    May 26, 2020

    Edible oils such as palm, soy, and coconut oils are frequently used in the manufacturing of processed foods. Cookies, chocolate, and ice cream are a few examples in a long list of such foodstuffs. Almost every processed and packaged food that we eat nowadays contains some form of edible oil....

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  • New Arm-Pull Provides Hands-Free Door Opening

    May 26, 2020

    In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI) has developed the arm-pull, a hands-free door opener that allows users to open swing-style doors without using their hands or fingertips. The arm-pull attaches to latch-less, swing-style doors and allows people to pull the...

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  • Webinar: Using the Combustible Dust Safety Cycle for Continuous Hazard Management

    May 26, 2020

    On Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 11 a.m. Eastern/8 a.m. Pacific, Chris Giusto, PE, Director of Industrial Projects and Combustible Dust Safety at Hallam-ICS, will present "Using the Combustible Dust Safety Cycle for Continuous Hazard Management" as part of Powder & Bulk Solids’...

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  • 3-Day Webinar Series from Powder & Bulk Solids

    May 26, 2020

    Powder & Bulk Solids will present a free, three-day DryPro webinar series June 2-4, 2020 that will cover important topics spanning the entire dry processing and bulk solids handling industry. Here is the session schedule: Tuesday, June 2, 11 a.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Pacific Why Doesn’t My...

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  • 6 Killed, 500 Hospitalized After Chemical Plant Explosion

    May 7, 2020

    Six people died and at least 500 were hospitalized after an explosion at a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam, the largest and most populous city of the Andhra Pradesh district of India Thursday.   Officials sid the explosion was caused by a gas leak at the LG polymers plant. Many of...

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  • Safe, Efficient Dry Bulk Truck, Railcar Loading/Unloading

    April 23, 2020

    Many industries face challenges when loading and unloading bulk materials. Weighing safety issues with the need for efficient throughput is a universal issue. The dry bulk industry is not alone. The dry bulk industry’s process for loading bulk trucks and railcars requires custom solutions....

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  • Massive Explosion Rocks Paper Mill Plant

    April 16, 2020

    A huge explosion at the Androscoggin Mill in Jay, ME just before noon on Wednesday “miraculously” resulted in no casualties or injuries. According to the Maine Fire Marshal's Office, the explosion took place in the digester area of the mill. A digester uses pressure to turn wood...

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  • Two Killed in Chemical Factory Explosion

    April 13, 2020

    Two workers were killed Monday and another was seriously injured in an explosion at the Galaxy Surfactants checmical plant in Boisar, the largest industrial suburb in Mumbai Metropolitan Region of the Indian state of Maharashtra.   Most of the surrounding businesses were shut down...

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  • Combustible Dust Testing Schema Offers Data for DHAs

    March 12, 2020

    On March 31, 2020 at 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific, Dr. Ashok Ghose Dastidar, Vice President, Dust & Flammability Testing and Consulting Services, Fauske & Associates LLC will present "Schema for Combustible Dust Testing to Provide Data for a Dust Hazards Analysis (DHA)" as part...

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