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Global Steel Slump With Roots in China Shakes Mining Towns

Global Steel Slump With Roots in China Shakes Mining Towns

By Steve Karnowski

Iraq …

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Report Says Cleaning Iowa Water Would Create $691 Million

Report Says Cleaning Iowa Water Would Create $691 Million

Iowa’s Gov. Terry Branstad has proposed extending an existing school tax to fund a $4.7 billion plan to improve the state’s water quality over the next 30 years. The proposal, he asserts, …

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All Systems Go: Bell & Gossett Products Help Power Ultra-Efficient Energy Lab

All Systems Go: Bell & Gossett Products Help Power  Ultra-Efficient Energy Lab

Bell & Gossett products played a pivotal role in the design and building of a new lab at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The lab captures heat given off by supercomputers and converts it into radiant heat for the building.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado

The idea that the heat thrown off by supercomputers could be captured and turned into a radiant heat supply for an entire building is just the kind of thing researchers

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Unique Reversible Fans Improve Indoor Air Quality

Unique Reversible Fans Improve Indoor Air Quality

Tjernlund’s register booster fans help to efficiently maintain proper environmental temperature in rooms where heating and cooling pose a challenge.

White Bear Lake, Minn. — Tjernlund Products, Inc. of White Bear Lake Minnesota, offers a pair of unique, energy-saving fans that are capable of automatically and simultaneously ridding basements or other areas of stale, musty or smelly air and drawing

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J.W. Winco, Inc. Stainless Steel Clamping Levers Offer Torque-Free Clamping

J.W. Winco, Inc. Stainless Steel Clamping Levers Offer Torque-Free Clamping

Stainless Steel Clamping Levers from J.W. Winco, Inc. are designed to ensure that its movement cannot exceed maximum clamping position.

NEW BERLIN, WI — J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 927.7 All Stainless Steel Clamping Levers with Eccentrical Cam, with Threaded Stud, in metric sizes.

These RoHS-compliant levers are used

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Redesigned Sigma20 Flush Plate From Geberit Boosts Dual-Flush Actuation

Redesigned Sigma20 Flush Plate From Geberit Boosts Dual-Flush Actuation

The Sigma20’s contoured buttons allow for greater water savings with every flush.

Des Plaines, IL — The Geberit Sigma20 flush plates now feature larger buttons, improving dual-flush actuation and accessibility while promoting water savings. The contoured buttons of the new Sigma20 make it easier than ever for homeowners to save water with every flush.

Sigma20 flush plates are made of high-quality metal or injection-molded plastic and are available

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Let Your Boss Track Your Fitness, Get An Apple Watch

Let Your Boss Track Your Fitness, Get An Apple Watch

By Anick Jesdanun

Brett Broviak, a manager of respiratory and sleep services at IU Health North …

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Review: The Samsung S7’s Camera Now Rivals the iPhone

Review: The Samsung S7’s Camera Now Rivals the iPhone

By Anick Jesdanun

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Arnold Magnetic Technologies Launches Record-Breaking RECOMA® 35E Samarium Cobalt Material

Arnold Magnetic Technologies Launches Record-Breaking RECOMA® 35E Samarium Cobalt Material

RECOMA 35 provides greater power density in motors in generators, enabling reduction in size and weight, and improving efficiency.

Rochester, N.Y. — Arnold Magnetic Technologies introduced today their premier samarium cobalt (SmCo) magnet material, RECOMA 35E, the strongest magnetic material available in the world.

RECOMA 35E is Arnold’s latest market-leading permanent magnet material in both coercivity and maximum flux density. Not

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TV Producers May Start Making You Wait for New Shows Online

TV Producers May Start Making You Wait for New Shows Online

By Anick Jesdanun

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Girl Scout Cookie Sales Go High-Tech

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Go High-Tech

By Brian Wallheimer

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Grace Hoening sold 800 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies last year, but that will look like a drop in the bucket if the Rockford 12-year-old has her way.

“My goal is 2,500,” Hoening said.

That’s because any scout who hits that magic number wins a free trip to Disney World. And while more than tripling her best year of cookie sales might seem overly optimistic, Hoening thinks she has a new …

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Pioneer Of Video Games, Simon Dies At 92

Pioneer Of Video Games, Simon Dies At 92


MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to “Pong” and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92.

Baer, a longtime resident of Manchester, died at his home, the Goodwin Funeral Home in Manchester confirmed.

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Born in Germany, Baer escaped the Holocaust with his family.

He started thinking about what later became the home video game console while …

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Engineers Embark on a Mission to Bring Humanity to the Field of Engineering

Engineers Embark on a Mission to Bring Humanity to the Field of Engineering


David E. Goldberg, President of Big Beacon and emeritus professor of engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Mark Somerville, professor of engineering and associate dean at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, – are two men on a daring mission. Their goal is to transform the entire world of engineering. Their objective is simple – they aim at humanizing the engineering profession.

Their new book, A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education, …

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Digital Effort Increases Access To Rare Books

Digital Effort Increases Access To Rare Books

By Dave Gong
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) – Stepping into the rare books room at the Allen County Public Library is like stepping back in time.

Antique furniture complements the character of a room devoted to the library’s ever-expanding collection of rare and antique – even ancient – books and artifacts.

Display cases containing replicas of important Lincoln documents line the walls in front of the hall windows, while a rocking chair – a replica of the one Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated – sits in the …

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