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  • OSHA Fines Manufacturer $197k for Explosion, Fire Hazards

    A Queensbury, NY manufacturer is facing $197,820 in fines from the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after inspectors found that the company exposed its employees to uncorrected explosion hazards and recurring fire and fall hazards, the agency...

  • Hapman Partners with Mavind

    Hapman, a designer and manufacturer of tailored conveyors, bulk material handling equipment, and fully integrated systems for more than 70 years, announces a licensee partnership with Mavind Industria Mecanica LTDA, Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil. Mavind has built strong business relationships in...

  • Fauske & Associates - The Netherlands Opens

    Fauske & Associates (FAI) - The Netherlands, a new engineering and testing thermal hazards laboratory located in Geleen, officially opened July 4. "We are pleased to further meet the direct needs of many of our European customers," said Fauske & Associates LLC president Kris...

  • Spying on Chemistry in Real-Time

    Scientists at the University of Bath will soon be able to watch chemical reactions happen in real-time, helping them to develop new and better catalysts for a range of key future applications, including making high-performance biodegradable plastics, producing hydrogen fuel from water, and...

  • World’s First Industrial Aerospace Additive Plant Planned

    Norsk Titanium AS, a global producer of aerospace-grade, additive manufactured, structural titanium components, is engaging in a program with the State of New York and SUNY Polytechnic Institute to open be the world’s first industrial-scale metal additive manufacturing plant in Plattsburgh,...

  • Africa’s Largest Coca-Cola Bottler Begins Operations

    Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) – the brand’s largest bottler on the continent – celebrated its first day of operations on July 4 at its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, the soft drink company announced by press release. 40% of all Coca-Cola beverage volumes in...

  • Arkema Adhesive Line Opens Manufacturing Plant in Sweden

    The specialty adhesives line of Arkema, Bostik, opened a new manufacturing facility in Sweden to meet growing market demands in Northern Europe and the Baltic region, the company announced in a July 7 press release heralding the plant’s opening. The facility will produce a number of cement-...

  • SME to Host Mining and Mineral Processing Licensure Course

    The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is sponsoring a five-day review course to prepare mining and mineral processing engineers who will be taking their licensure examination in the Fall of 2016. The Professional Engineer (P.E.) exam review course will be held...

  • Bunting Magnetics Announces Scholarship Recipients

    As students begin to make college and vocational training plans for the fall, Bunting Magnetics Co. announced 12 students have been selected to receive 2016-2017 scholarships in memory of the company’s founders, Walter F. & June A. Bunting. The Walter F. & June A. Bunting...

  • BLS Data Shows 14k US Manufacturing Jobs Created in June

    The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released employment situation data for June 2016 on Friday, showing 287,000 jobs while the rate of unemployment increased by 0.2% to 4.9%. Some say that the data is a positive sign that the US economy is rebounding after a bleak BLS employment report this May...