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(471857) Anglo American selects GEs ABMet technology for wastewater treatment plant in British Columbia.

GEs Advanced Biological Metals Removal Process (ABMet) technology will remove nitrate and selenium from wastewater discharge at Anglo Americans Peace River Coal Trend Mine in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada….

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(471511) Jacksonville Port Task Force will spend next year plowing through river dredging project.

Array On Feb. 28, 2013, JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed one of the largest vessels to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport. The 6,700 TEU (containers) MOL Maxim traveled from…

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(471024) Service Centers Steel, Aluminum Deliveries Rebound for March.

Steel and aluminum shipments increased across the U.S. and Canada during March, but the centers inventories of steel products declined and aluminum stockpiles increased during the month.Service centers across North America increased delivery volumes during March, and in most instances managed to

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(470368) House Dems Pressing Inquiry Into Tenn. VW Vote.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated “or otherwise run afoul of” federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswa…

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(470369) 1 Killed In Blast At Tenn. Ammunition Plant.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where ammunition is made has killed one person and left three others injured.Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spokesman Michael Knight says rescue workers were called Wednesday afternoon to a blast at the Rio…

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(470128) Trek CEO John Burke: Want a bicycle-friendly Milwaukee, scream for it.

Chris Schneider Bob Burns from B-cycle kicks off Denver’s new bike-sharing program on Thursday, April 22, 2010, an expansion of Humana’s pilot program from the 2008 National Democratic Convention. It i…

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(470125) Si Group to acquire businesses from specialty chemicals manufacturer, boost workforce by 500.

Bozich, president and CEO of SI Group, says the acquisition of Albermarle’s businesses is the largest deal in SI Group’s history. SI Group Inc., aSchenectady County, NYdeveloper and manufacturer&

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(469121) Specialty Paper Company Brings Manufacturing Jobs Back to US Facility.

Seven years ago, Felix Schoeller, a German-based global producer of specialty paper, transitioned from a papermill to a converting company and at that time, the company ceased all major operations in Pulaski, N.Y. and only focused on converting papers …

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Revenue Growth Vs. Cost Savings – Can’t They Co-Exist?

With the most recent economic downturn and slow recovery, we have all witnessed either personally or with companies we know well an abrupt transition from revenue growth and sales driven entities to lean and mean, cost cutting organizations and now possibly back again to revenue growth. This pendulum, depending on the market and economic conditions,  […]

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(468706) Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.The appeals court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up mercury, arsenic, acid gases and

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(467605) Booming Commercial Aviation Industry Presents Supply Chain Challenges.

It was 2011. Aerospace and defense (A&D) experts had gathered to assess the health of both the defense and commercial aircraft industries. The defense industry was weak and softening. But the commercial aircraft market was strong. It was the tale of two industries.

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(467618) Booming Commercial Aviation Industry Presents Supply Chain Challenges.

It was 2011. Aerospace and defense (A&D) experts had gathered to assess the health of both the defense and commercial aircraft industries. The defense industry was weak and softening. But the commercial aircraft market was strong. It was the tale of two industries.

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(467417) Has Supply Chain Success Ruined Marketing?.

Writing a new book is like going back to school. Youre always learning novel things; and, being challenged about what you think you know.Tim Wilkinson and myself are currently writing the follow-up to our 2009 work THE DISTRIBUTION TRAP.Throughout the process, a recurring theme has regularly- and

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(467229) Slack in Your Company Forget About Lean Management and Quality Systems!.

There is a lot more talk in companies about lean management and quality processes than action and more importantly results.Employees spend valuable time sitting in courses or listening hired consultants during the day to explain how to run a lean production or to set up a quality system.Consultants&

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