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Identifying Mystery Odors to Confirm their Source and Composition

mar, 04/24/2018 - 17:13

Recently, there were media reports about neighbors of a plastics manufacturer in New York taking legal measures after dealing with strong odors they claim come from the manufacturing plant. A class-action lawsuit has reportedly been filed asking that the company be forced to reduce or eliminate offensive odors emitted from the plant and seeking compensation for the impact the odors have had on people's property values and the nuisance plaintiffs claim they have had to put up with for so lo...

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GE Power awards R30Million of Student Bursaries in Partnership with ESKOM

mar, 04/24/2018 - 16:18

GE's Steam Power business (NYSE: GE) in collaboration with ESKOM, South Africa's power utility company, has awarded needs-based bursaries worth up to 30 Million rands to sixty students from the Mpumalanga province. The bursaries which will run for a period of four years, will cover accommodation costs, books and a living stipend. Eskom, on their part, has donated laptops to each of the bursary recipients. “GE's Steam Power business believes firmly in supporting the South African governme...

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Navajo Express, a National Shipping and Trucking Company, Hires Director of Maintenance, Wiley Peters

jeu, 04/19/2018 - 23:22

Denver based trucking company, Navajo Express, recently welcomed Wiley Peters as the newest addition to its experienced staff. - Peters comes to Navajo with over 27 years of experience in the trucking industry, specifically focusing on maintenance. Peters' more recent roles include Director of Maintenance for Dedicated Logistics and Director of Maintenance for T.S.D. Logistics. Along with these esteemed positions, Peters gained a wealth of knowledge as he spent 20 years improving and o...

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ABB pumping technology helps rescue parched farms and villages in India

mar, 04/17/2018 - 17:18

Years of severe drought have created a water crisis in the Mahbubnagar region in Telangana, a state in southern India where half the population of 35 million depends on agriculture to earn a living. The water table had virtually depleted and the monsoon rains now only last three to four months a year. The only option for providing adequate water for farming and drinking is to pump it from the Krishna River to a reservoir nearly 300 meters above. From there, through a gravity-driven “lift i...

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Liu Jingzhen attends China-Belarus economic forum

mar, 04/17/2018 - 16:42

The China-Belarus Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum takes place in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province on March 23.  Liu Jingzhen, deputy general manager of China National Machinery Industry Co (Sinomach), took part in the China-Belarus Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum and the Promotion Conference for the China-Belarus Industrial Park in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, on March 23. The event was organized by the Belarusian Ministry of Eco...

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GE Signs Historic $300M Transactional Services Deal to Help Improve Maintenance Inspections of 11 Petrobras Power Plants in Brazil

lun, 04/16/2018 - 17:48

In a historic agreement, GE's Power Services business (NYSE: GE) announced today that it will service power generation equipment in 11 power plants owned by Petrobras, Brazil's majority state-owned oil company. Valued at more than $300 million, the deal represents GE's largest transactional power generation services agreement in Latin America. The fleet under the contract represents approximately 80 percent of the Petrobras total installed fleet and generates 4.3 gigawatts (GW) of energy,...

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First Metso high-performance EtaRip metal recycling pre-shedder unit to be installed in North America

lun, 04/16/2018 - 09:13

Metso has received an order to supply its first Metso LindemannTM EtaRipTM pre-shredder in North America. The customer, Milliron Iron & Metal, chose Metso's solution due to the robust design and performance of the machine, combined with Metso's service and support capabilities in North America. The solution fulfills restrictive environmental and commercial regulations and it has already proven its performance in many countries globally. "We are excited to have secured our first EtaRip o...

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Boeing Statement on Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Package C Engine Issue

ven, 04/13/2018 - 16:25

We are aware that Rolls-Royce made a financial disclosure today in connection with increased inspections of the Trent 1000 Package C engine. About 25 percent of the 787 Dreamliner fleet is powered by this Rolls-Royce engine variant. This issue does not affect current production 787s, the Trent 1000 Package B, Trent 1000 TEN or GEnx-1B engines. An existing EASA Airworthiness Directive for the Package C engine requires inspections of an intermediate pressure compressor blade at certain fli...

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Derco Signs Exclusive Repair Agreement with Arkwin Industries, Inc.

ven, 04/13/2018 - 16:10

Derco, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has signed a contract with Arkwin Industries, Inc. to be their exclusive repair center for all components Arkwin manufactures for C-130 and F-16 aircraft. This agreement complements Derco's exclusive distribution agreement, extending a successful partnership that began in 2017. Derco's 80,000 square foot FAA certified repair center currently supports commercial and military platforms and is now able to provide expanded in-house capabilities to...

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HBIS Steel Making World's Top Portal Crane

mar, 04/10/2018 - 16:16

The world's largest, Type MYQ 5000-ton portal crane successfully lifted the 2638-tons xylene tower, the core equipment of Dalian Heling Petro Chemical Project. All steel plates of this crane were exclusively provided by HBIS.In total, HBIS has delivered over 1500tons of high end plates to this project. - MYQ 5000 ton portal crane adopted the most advanced design concepts of the industry and realized the gliding structure in the self lifting system and a 360 degrees rolling shaft for 5000ton...

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GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan

lun, 04/09/2018 - 18:07

 GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will provide its latest generation of 3.6-137 wind turbines to Mass Energy Group Holding, a subsidiary of Mass Global, to develop a 100 MW Mass Wind project in the country.  This clean energy project will meet the power requirements of over 150,000 homes and reduce carbon emissions by 233,800 metric tons annually. This will be the first windfarm in Jordan for both GE and Mass Global and builds on their longstanding business relations...

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Voith modernizes high-performance machine in pumped storage power plant in Vianden, Luxembourg

lun, 04/09/2018 - 09:43

- - • More efficient electricity production: New motor-generator from Voith increases potential output of complete generating set by more than seven percent - • Faster response to changes in load requirements from the grid - • Special design for energy transfer saves rebuild costs - - - Voith has won the order to modernize a motor-generator in the Vianden pumped storage plant in Luxembourg. The project covers the design, calculation, construction, delivery and assembly of one of the t...

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Refinance Heavy Construction Equipment To Get Working Capital Even With Bad Credit -

ven, 04/06/2018 - 18:31

VMI LLC, a California based company, specializes in bad credit construction equipment refinancing. This program allows companies to use their construction equipment as collateral to get working capital loans.  Unlike traditional lenders, VMI accepts all credit types and works with borrowers who have bad credit and unique situations. - - - According to the website www.FinanceHeavyEquipment.com, not only does the program cover heavy and construction equipment, but it also includes titled ve...

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EMSL Indianapolis Laboratory Hosting EIA Silica Seminar on April 9th

jeu, 04/05/2018 - 15:54

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting the upcoming Environmental Information Association (EIA) Silica Seminar at its Indianapolis laboratory on Monday, April 9th. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and will feature information on Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) from the perspective of an attorney, a consultant as well as a laboratory professional.  -    - This class is designed to meet the requirements of the OSHA Construction Standard for Respirable Crystalline Silica which ha...

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Keeping the Fans Whirling Longer: GE Power's Technology Helps Iraq's Najibiya Power Plant Reduce Downtime

mar, 04/03/2018 - 15:48

GE Power (NYSE: GE) has installed its Advanced Gas Path (AGP) gas turbine upgrade solution at the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity's (MOE's) Najibiya Power Plant. The solution is expected to enable the MOE to increase the duration between the maintenance inspections of the gas turbines. This will decrease the downtime of the turbines and improve the availability and performance of the plant, allowing each gas turbine to feed power into the national grid for longer periods, helping to meet the...

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West Coast Industries and Maritime Operations Prepare for OSHA's Crystalline Silica Rule Enforcement

lun, 04/02/2018 - 14:48

On June 23rd, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Cal/OSHA will be enforcing the new final rule for respirable crystalline silica in general industry and maritime. The new standard for these industries follows enforcement actions for controlling construction worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica that went into effect last year. The new federal standard for general industry and maritime will require employers to: - - - • Measure the amount of silica th...

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Anuga FoodTec 2018 - GEA launches new freeze dryers for even closer scale-up to full production

ven, 03/30/2018 - 16:01

GEA launched its new RAY™ PP (Pilot Plant) batch freeze dryers during Anuga FoodTec in Cologne. The RAY™ PP machines are designed for small-scale and R&D drying of general food products such as instant coffee, fruit, vegetables, herbs, meat, seafood and pet food, as well as very sensitive products such as lactic acid bacteria, enzymes and lactoferrin. The new dryers more closely mimic the characteristics of larger industrial plants allowing more accurate scalability to full production.  ...

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Recycling Company Cited for OSHA Violations Involving Formaldehyde Exposure Issues

lun, 03/26/2018 - 16:24

In February, the  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  published an article about multiple violations that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) claims occurred at a Wisconsin plant that refurbishes industrial containers. According to the report, OSHA issued multiple citations with proposed penalties of over $15,000. The agency's actions involved a number of health and safety issues, including concerns about worker exposure to formaldehyde and a lack of employee training on the d...

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California Residents and Workers Learn of Vinyl Chloride Exposure Risks and How to Test for It

ven, 03/23/2018 - 15:12

Back in 1987, the state of California designated the common industrial chemical vinyl chloride as known to cause cancer under Proposition 65. Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment.  Vinyl chloride is produced in large quantities for use as a chemical interm...

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Occupational Testing to Protect Workers from Manufactured Nanomaterials

jeu, 03/22/2018 - 17:01

Late last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new document to help protect workers from potential hazards associated with exposure to manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs), also sometimes referred to as nanoparticles.  WHO Guidelines on Protecting Workers from Potential Risks of Manufactured Nanomaterials  provides a list of best practices and safety guidelines for workplaces across the globe. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) describes engineered nanomat...

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