The firefighters who tried in vain to stop a burning Texas fertilizer plant from exploding weren't prepared for the dangers of the blaze, which was too big for them to fight, state investigators said in a report released Thursday.
Six workers have been injured in an explosion at a Knoxville, Tennessee, steel mill, fire officials said. One worker was critically burned in the Thursday night blast.
The men who died last year fighting a fire at a Texas fertilizer plant that then exploded have been called heroes, but they have also been called victims of a failed system.
Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked to chemical exposure.
Chrysler's Tipton Transmission Plant, a sprawling factory seven years in the making, was dedicated Tuesday during an event that celebrated the promise of 850 jobs.
The maker of the popular hot sauce Sriracha said that he has no plans to move his contested plant out of California but would consider expanding into Texas if the state can produce peppers as hot as the ones grown especially for him in California.
Several thousand Vietnamese workers protested at Chinese-owned factories on Tuesday, vandalizing some of them, as anger flared at Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in waters claimed by Vietnam.
PIRTEK has developed a Standard O-Ring Kit designed to be used with the most popular thread forms and flanges found on equipment today.
Zebra Technologies has launched the new ZT400 series printers, Zebra’s latest mid-range printer offering that will replace all ZM series printers.
Hillshire Brands is buying Pinnacle Foods, whose brands include Duncan Hines and Aunt Jemima, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $4.23 billion.
Among manufacturing firms that have deployed mobile apps to their workforces, 48 percent are using mobile apps for inspections, followed by 36 percent for work orders and 23 percent for surveys.
Heavy rain caused a retaining wall to collapse at a recycling plant in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Sunday, killing 18 people.
Fluke has changed how maintenance professionals analyze information, communicate with their team and respond in emergencies with the Fluke Connect system. Last week, IMPO got a sneak peek at the technology.
Studies show that the seconds immediately following an eye injury or chemical splash are often critical to minimizing damage. Is your equipment ready?
Looking for that added layer of safety and peace-of-mind in your vertical reciprocating conveyor (VRC), then the SafeLock system from Wildeck is the perfect solution, says the company.
A Unilever plant in Bramalea, Ont. that manufactures dry mixes for soups, sauces and other foods, will close and its production capability shipped to the United States, the company announced Thursday.
The results of limescale build-up are a higher pressure drop across the system. This translates into higher operating costs and eventually the need to clean or replace the reverse osmosis membranes.
Patriotism aside, there are plenty of reasons to buy an American-made forklift, foremost of which is the high standards American forklift manufacturers are held to.
Zoneworks SCL Curtain Walls by Rite-Hite make up a highly flexible and adaptable fabric wall system that makes it easy to contain dust, smoke, or fumes, while improving air quality by dividing the interior space of industrial facilities.
Why are companies accepting unnecessary environmental liability associated with archaic, paper-based programs and what can they do to leverage existing technologies to bring their EH&S systems into the 21st century?
Palo Alto-based Tesla has previously said just four states were in the running for the plant: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Texas.
The pretzel and chipmaker Snyder's-Lance is selling its private brands and two manufacturing plants to Shearer's Foods LLC for $430 million as it hones its focus on its well-known brands.
Needless to say, having cars crash before they have been completely assembled is not good for the bottom line. That was the problem Autos y Máquinas del Ecuador S.A. was experiencing in its Hyundai/KIA manufacturing plant in Ecuador.
The now-bankrupt company at the center of West Virginia's chemical spill wants to sell what's left at its other site to a company tied to former executives.
The reshoring trend has gotten a lot of attention of late, as American companies that once outsourced jobs overseas are bringing them home. But jobs aren't just coming home — they're also going to Mexico. So who has the upper hand, China or Mexico?