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  • Tyson Foods Names Senior VP of Strategy and New Ventures

    Tyson Foods Inc. named Monica McGurk senior vice president of strategy and new ventures, who will oversee the company’s strategic planning and new business efforts, the Springdale, AK-based company announced on Wednesday. Reporting to Tyson Foods president and CEO Donnie Smith, McGurk’...

  • Fike Corporation Merges UK Facilities

    Fike Corporation has merged its UK-based explosion, fire protection, and oil and gas facilities as part of the company’s plans to double takeover in the UK and Ireland in the next five years. Previously separate entities, the combination will enable Fike to provide protection for a wide...

  • Mettler Toledo Offers Webinar on Thermal Analysis

    Mettler Toledo, a global manufacturer of precision instruments, is leading a webinar on May 19 that explores thermal analysis techniques that assist in identifying process risk early in development. Analysis of thermal behavior can aid in ensuring safety as processes are implemented on a plant-...

  • Powder Show Conference Preview: NFPA's Susan Bershad

    Founded in 1896, The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) contributes knowledge on fire prevention to industry figures and decision makers with the aim of saving lives and reducing loss. Susan Bershad, senior chemical engineer at the NFPA, is leading a presentation on the organization’...

  • 44 Series Full Circle Screen Hammer Mill

    44 Series Full Circle Screen Hammer Mill Low speed (1,800 RPM), high production. Nearly full circle screen coverage of the 44” diameter rotor. The 44 Series full circle screen hammer mill is designed for very high production grinding of a wide variety of products. The nearly full circle screen...

  • Powder Show Conference Preview: John Lawrence of K-State

    Located in Salina, KS, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center opened in 2015 to research bulk solids material handling. The center, which shares space in the facility with Coperion K-Tron and Vortex Valves, is the first of its kind in America. Johnselvakumar Lawrence, the Bulk...

  • OSHA Fines Food Manufacturer $124K

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited a Louisiana food manufacturing company on April 8, 2016 for 25 serious and one other violation for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, electrical dangers, and fall hazards. Proposed penalties total $...

  • Three Weeks Left to Register for Powder Show

    The 2016 Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition (Powder Show) , May 3-5, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, is only four weeks away. This year’s event is the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show in 1976. The exhibition hall will feature...

  • Tyson Foods Names Nichol Senior VP

    Jason Nichol has been promoted to senior vice president, Walmart for Tyson Foods Inc. In his new role, Nichol will continue leading strategic initiatives with executive leaders at Walmart, including the areas of animal well-being and sustainability. In addition, he will develop the appropriate...

  • 2015 a Record Year for Mine Safety

    2015 was the safest year for mining in terms of deaths and injuries since the US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) began collecting data in 1978, according to a release of preliminary data on Friday. 28 miners died last year in accidents, the lowest number of...