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Wood Fired Power Plants Often Cited for Polluting: WSJ

By Bill Esler Posted: 07/24/2012 8:54AM

Wood-fueled and other biomass fired electric generating plants are seeing green credentials tarnished as they rack up citations for air and water pollution while spending millions in Federal subsidies, says a Wall St. Journal report.


Air Handling Systems Presents Free Seminars at IWF

Posted: 07/17/2012 2:26PM

Air Handling Systems presents free seminars "Combustible Dust” and "Woodshop Dust Collection" at the Technology Theater at International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta.


Absence of ComDust Rule Doesn't Stop OSHA Enforcement

By Jamison Scott Posted: 06/11/2012 11:31AM

OSHA may still be wrangling over creation of a combustible dust standard but that hasn't stopped its inspectors from doling out citations and fines for ComDust violations.


Probe of Fatal Sawmill Blasts Focuses on Conveyor Areas

By Rich Christianson Posted: 05/15/2012 2:01PM

WorkSafeBC, investigating the deadly sawmill explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills, said ignition sources for each of the accidents appear to have been located at the conveyor level where electrical and/or mechanical equipment was in operation.




OSHA Cites Pallet Maker for Noise Pollution

By Rich Christianson Posted: 05/01/2012 9:29PM

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cracked down on Kamps Inc., a manufacturer of wood pallets, issuing $101,000 in fines for alleged noise-related violations.


Did ComDust Fuel Deadly BC Sawmill Blasts?

By Rich Christianson Posted: 04/26/2012 9:02PM

Investigators of the two eerily similar fatal sawmill explosions in British Columbia are looking to learn if combustible dust generated from sawing woods infested by the mountain pine beetle contributed to the tragedies.


Biofuel and Organic Material Drying

Posted: 04/10/2012 1:52PM

Biofuels offer several advantages compared to traditional fuel sources. The advantages of biofuel are economic, environmental and practical.


Table Saw Safety Brake from Whirlwind Tools

By Bill Esler Posted: 04/04/2012 9:22AM

A former woodworker has received a patent on a flesh-sensing table saw safety braking system. David Butler says he has spent years developing the system intended to prevent serious injuries among table saw users.


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