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Study Highlights New Competition in Wear Coatings

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thintri, Inc. (www.thintri.com), has announced a new market study that projects significant opportunities for new technologies in wear coatings. The report, “Wear Coatings: Hard Chrome and Its Alternatives, 2016,” highlights the movement from traditional hard chrome and even common chrome replacements like thermal spray to an array of new […]

Leviton Acquires Leading Network Infrastructure Solutions ProviderBrand-Rex Ltd.

Complementary products and market presence will enhance global reach of networking solution offerings MELVILLE, N.Y. — Leviton recently announced the acquisition of Brand-Rex Ltd., a leading developer of cabling solutions for network infrastructure and high-performance industrial applications. Brand-Rex’s proprietary cabling solutions and robust European market presence are a natural complement to Leviton Network Solutions’ existing […]

Mining, Water, Carbon Top Minnesota’s Environmental Agenda

By Steve Karnowski MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Major decisions on copper-nickel mining, a water quality summit and a push to reduce carbon emissions by Minnesota’s utilities will be among the top issues on Minnesota’s environmental agenda for 2016. Some of the debate will be very public, while much of the work on issues such as oil […]

Oil Industry Exec: US Crude Exports Help Keep Prices Low

By Matthew Daly WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil prices have remained low despite heightened tensions between two of the world’s big oil-producing countries, Iran and Saudi Arabia, and a new law allowing U.S. crude exports helps explain why, the oil industry’s top lobbyist said recently. Jack Gerard, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, said […]

Regulator’s Emails Disparaged Pipeline Project

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency intends to investigate a staff member involved in the environmental review of the Sandpiper oil pipeline after emails surfaced containing a disparaging tone against the project. The St. Paul Pioneer Press recently reported on 2014 emails from MPCA environmental specialist Scott Lucas to activists fighting […]