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  • Mars Eliminating Artificial Colors

    Mars Inc. announced that it will remove all artificial colors from its human food products as part of a commitment to meet evolving consumer preferences.   Though many of the company’s products are already free of artificial colors, by expanding the scope of the effort to its entire...

  • Feed Mill Explosion Kills One, Injures Several

    One worker was killed and several others were injured after an explosion at a feed mill in Rockmart, GA Sunday morning. Justin Deems, 25 of Rockmart, was killed from the blast at JCG Farms Feed Mill, which occurred at about 2:30 am and caused severe damage to the plant. Several other employees,...

  • OSHA to Hold Emergency Response and Preparedness Meeting

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will hold a meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee on February 24-25, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Among other issues, the subcommittee will...

  • JWC Environmental Expands Board of Directors

    JWC Environmental has added Anselmo Teixeira, a 35-year veteran of the municipal and industrial wastewater markets, to its board of directors. “Our customers’ and partners’ needs are continually evolving and growing, and JWC is adapting as well to properly support them,...

  • Nestle to Buy Food Manufacturer for $840 Million

    Swiss food manufacturer Nestle has reached an agreement with Osem's Special Committee of the Board - comprised of its independent directors - buy out minority shareholders of the Israeli food maker for more than $840 million. According to its website, Nestle will pay Osem investors 82.50...

  • DEM Joins CMAC, to Provide Software for Bulk Solids Research

    DEM Solutions, a Discrete Element Method (DEM) specialist, announced it has joined CMAC as a Tier 2 industry partner and will provide its EDEM software to integrate into the center’s research program.   CMAC is a world-class national center in advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing...

  • Updated ISA CSE Examination Study Guide Released

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the third edition release of its Control Systems Engineering (CSE) study guide, which features more comprehensive coverage of pertinent subject matter and new calculations, sample problems, and tables for improved test preparation. The...

  • Plant Architects, Energy Architecture Partner

    Plant Architects — an enterprise of Robert Ober & Associates LLC, (RO&A) based in San Antonio — and Energy Architecture — a leading industrial architectural and project management firm, based in Houston have entered into a strategic partnership agreement. The...

  • Nearing Appointed RO&A CEO

    Robert Ober & Associates LLC (RO&A) has appointed Michael Nearing as CEO of RO&A and its affiliated engineer-procure-construct enterprises. The enterprises encompass industrial project development, design, engineering, and construction services to a number of industries, including...

  • GEAPS/K-State Offer Five Grain Operations Courses

    Registration is now open for five grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program in March, including one course in Spanish.   These online courses run from March 14 – April 15, and...