Hot Links

Take the Engineered Corrosion Solutions 2016 Quiz

Subscribe To The Magazine

Join Our Association

Pay Dues

Southeast Minnesota City to Build New $1.8M Grandstand

Southeast Minnesota City to Build New $1.8M Grandstand

This Thursday, April 7, 2016 photo shows the burned grandstand at Tink Larson Field in Waseca, Minn. Construction of the new grandstand began early last month. (James Gerhrz/Star Tribune via AP)

WASECA, Minn. (AP) _ Construction of a new grandstand at a field in southeastern Minnesota is expected to begin in early October.

The original grandstand at Tink Larson Field in Waseca was built in 1938. It burned down in a suspected arson in April 2016, the Mankato Free

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Southeast Minnesota City to Build New $1.8M Grandstand | Read More »

Top Nevada Water Official Begins Key Vegas Pipeline Hearings

Top Nevada Water Official Begins Key Vegas Pipeline Hearings

By Ken Ritter

The Hammond Marina is shown in Warrenton, Ore., in a Sept. 20, 2017 photo. After decades of hoping, negotiating and keeping a close eye on bills flying off to Congress, Warrenton is on its way to full ownership of the marina and boat basin. The city expects a transfer of ownership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers next year, but one thing is already clear: Dredging needs to be priority No. 1. (Colin Murphey/Daily Astorian …

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Top Nevada Water Official Begins Key Vegas Pipeline Hearings | Read More »

Tribe Seeks Voice in Nuclear Plant Cleanup, Land Restoration

Tribe Seeks Voice in Nuclear Plant Cleanup, Land Restoration

By Lisa Rathke

Rich Holschuh, a public liaison for the Elnu Abenaki tribe, stands on a roadside near the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, right rear, in Vernon, Vt. The Elnu is one of two Native American tribes who want a voice in the cleanup of the closed power plant and the future use of the land, which they say was the site of fishing grounds and settlements for their ancestors. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

VERNON, Vt. (AP) — Two Native

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Tribe Seeks Voice in Nuclear Plant Cleanup, Land Restoration | Read More »

Warrenton Nearing Ownership of Marina; Dredging a Key

Warrenton Nearing Ownership of Marina; Dredging a Key

By Katie Frankowicz

The Hammond Marina is shown in Warrenton, Ore., in a Sept. 20, 2017 photo. After decades of hoping, negotiating and keeping a close eye on bills flying off to Congress, Warrenton is on its way to full ownership of the marina and boat basin. The city expects a transfer of ownership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers next year, but one thing is already clear: Dredging needs to be priority No. 1. (Colin Murphey/Daily Astorian …

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Warrenton Nearing Ownership of Marina; Dredging a Key | Read More »

Portable Electric Scissor Lifts From Verti-Lift Provide Ergonomic Lifting Wherever Needed

Portable Electric Scissor Lifts From Verti-Lift Provide Ergonomic Lifting Wherever Needed

Verti-Lift Portable Scissor Lifts are available in Electric Hydraulic and Manually Operated models.

Louisville, KY — Verti-Lift Portable Scissor Lifts provide ergonomic lifting wherever needed within industrial or commercial facilities. They are ideal for moving heavy loads between work cells, moving work-in-process, adjusting operator ergonomic work heights, and more. Available as Electric Hydraulic with push-button hand pendant or Manually Operated with foot, these units provide the flexibility of a scissor lift with the portability of an adjustable work platform

November 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Portable Electric Scissor Lifts From Verti-Lift Provide Ergonomic Lifting Wherever Needed | Read More »

Sigma-Netics Introduces New Diaphragm-Operated Pressure Switches

Sigma-Netics Introduces New Diaphragm-Operated Pressure Switches

Sigma-Netics’ new diaphragm-operated pressure switches are designed to function in rugged environments.

Riverdale, NJ — For operation in tough environments, Sigma-Netics Inc. has added two diaphragm-operated options to its portfolio of ruggedized pressure switches. Similar products were only previously available in piston-based operations.

The new 745 and 785 series of pressure switches are designed for low-pressure, high-sensitivity applications, including off-road or industrial OEM equipment, train braking systems, compactors, compressors and fuel systems. For maximum environmental protection, the 785 model

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Sigma-Netics Introduces New Diaphragm-Operated Pressure Switches | Read More »

JW Winco Introduces Leveling Feet in Hygienic Design, With Mounting Holes

JW Winco Introduces Leveling Feet in Hygienic Design, With Mounting Holes

GN 20 Leveling feet in Hygienic Design, with mounting holes available through JW Winco.

NEW BERLIN, WI — JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 20 Leveling Feet in Hygienic Design, with mounting holes.

These hygienic leveling feet with mounting holes are certified according to European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group guidelines, making them ideal for use in hygienic applications, as the bottom seal protects the area

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on JW Winco Introduces Leveling Feet in Hygienic Design, With Mounting Holes | Read More »

Q&A: How Apple’s Face ID Facial Recognition Works

Q&A: How Apple’s Face ID Facial Recognition Works

Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, announces features of the new iPhone X, including Face ID, at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus, in Cupertino, Calif. Apple’s new Face ID facial recognition system is due to debut with the iPhone X on Nov. 3. The system lets users unlock their phones just by glancing at them, but have also raised privacy questions and some anxieties over the ease with which others unlock a …

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Q&A: How Apple’s Face ID Facial Recognition Works | Read More »

Amazon Turns up the Volume on Rivals with Echo Price Cut

Amazon Turns up the Volume on Rivals with Echo Price Cut

By Michael Liedtke

A new Amazon Echo is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Seattle. Amazon says it is cutting the price of its Echo smart speaker, improving the sound quality and upgrading its appearance with six new “shells.” The next generation speaker, which is powered by Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, will have a dedicated woofer and a tweeter for the first time, as well as Dolby sound. …

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Amazon Turns up the Volume on Rivals with Echo Price Cut | Read More »

Apple Watch Goes Solo, But Don’t Dump Your Phone Yet

Apple Watch Goes Solo, But Don’t Dump Your Phone Yet

By Anick Jesdanun

Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer, shows new Apple Watch Series 3 products at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif. The new watch comes out Friday, Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.

It’s

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Apple Watch Goes Solo, But Don’t Dump Your Phone Yet | Read More »

In Brief

In Brief

Michigan  Bridge to be Rebuilt After Damage From Truck

BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) _ Officials say a bridge over an interstate in southeastern Michigan will be rebuilt after being struck by a truck hauling construction equipment.

The truck hit a sign on the bridge over eastbound Interstate 96 on Wednesday in Livingston County’s Brighton Township and bent several beams underneath the overpass. No injuries were reported, but the crash snarled traffic during the evening commute.

Video aired by WXYZ-TV shows the truck’s cargo hitting the

November 1, 2017 | Comments Off on In Brief | Read More »

In Brief

In Brief

Minnesota Secures Another $8 Million for Facilities Project

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has secured another $8 million toward its athletics facilities project thanks to a new sponsorship agreement with TCF Bank.

The bank secured naming rights for the Golden Gophers football stadium in 2005, a 26-year deal worth $35 million for the university. New athletic director Mark Coyle helped spearhead an amendment to that agreement to allow TCF to contribute new money to the Athlete’s Village, a sprawling practice and workout facility currently

October 1, 2017 | Comments Off on In Brief | Read More »

In Brief

In Brief

Federal Money Targets Water Pollution From Vessel Sewage

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Federal grants totaling $2.5 million has been awarded to prevent sewage pollution in Washington state waters.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grants will be used to add more locations where recreational boaters and other vessels can pump out their vessel sewage.

Washington State Parks, working with the University of Washington’s Washington Sea Grant, plans to install new septic pump-out facilities, as well as educate boats and marina owners about clean water and proper

September 1, 2017 | Comments Off on In Brief | Read More »