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If we accept the proposition that good environmental management can save money then we are ready to make the next step to "eco-efficiency". Eco-efficiency is a management approach that promotes increa...
JANUARY 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 1999INJURIESPAYROLLFREQUENCYHOURSRATEA - OVER 100,000 MANHOURS PER MONTHBowater Pulp & P...
WILMINGTON, DE -- DuPont Company has long been considered an industry leader in the making of protective clothing, which safeguard emergency response teams from a number of hazards. The good news is t...
LOUISVILLE, KY -- "Safety is a strategic goal for any company, or it should be," said Jerry Nichter, president of Orr Safety Corporation, one of the largest privately owned safety distributors in the ...
Powerful microcomputers are available in a wide range of sizes, from floor standing towers to the currently popular "palm" devices. We discussed the Palm Pilot in the February issue, and it is still t...
OAKDALE, PA -- Industrial Scientific Corporation is among one of 30 companies in North America that supply gas monitoring equipment. "The mining industry was the first to impose improved gas monitorin...
EDMONTON, AB -- In the spring issue of R&D published by the Alberta Research Council (ARC), a report tells how ARC is participating in a project that will develop an action plan to monitor particulate...
OXNARD, CA -- In certain sectors like petroleum, chemical, pharmaceutical and gas utilities, workers need the protection of flame-resistant garments such as pants, shirts, jackets and coveralls. "The ...
The Paper Machine Technology Committee of PAPTAC has established an award to recognize individual contributions to developments in the design or application of paper machine technology. The award is c...
COLUMBUS, MS -- Heat-related injuries are on the rise in the US, said Tommy Howard, president of The Sqwincher Corporation, makers of an electrolyte beverage that counters the effects of heat stress b...
ST. PAUL, MN -- The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health notes that more than half of the 1.5-million US workers who use vibrating tools are afflicted with some degree of hand-arm-vib...
VANCOUVER, BC -- Canfor Corporation plans to buy the shares of Prince George, BC-based Northwood Inc. -- jointly owned by The Mead Corporation of Dayton, OH, and Nexfor Inc. of Toronto, ON -- for $635...
Charles Robert Tittemore, former president of Price Co. Ltd. and vice-president of Abitibi-Price, died of cancer at the Agape Manor Hospice in Calgary last June. He was 77. Tittemore graduated in chem...
By default, the Windows Taskbar lies along the bottom of the screen. This is OK when you have three or four items on it, but if you have many, they can become irritatingly abbreviated.It is often easi...
The Journal of Pulp and Paper Science has recently appointed DR. ADRIAAN R.P. van HEININGEN as associate scientific editor. He is a professor in the department of chemical engineering at University of...

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