Archive | September


3:03 pm
September 16, 2011
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My Take: From Vision To ‘Touchdowns’

By Jane Alexander, Deputy Editor Is anybody really listening up there? I’m talking about Washington, which keeps finding ways to ignore the haunting “jobs, jobs, jobs” refrain that millions of desperate Americans are tuned in to. (We should be ashamed that these numbers include countless returning military veterans who can’t find civilian work to support […]


2:45 pm
September 16, 2011
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Uptime: Should We Be Concerned?

By Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor “We’re buying spare parts from a new supplier who has offered us an amazing discount. They appear to be genuine machine parts, but we’re not sure how that’s possible at these prices? Should we be concerned?”


7:48 pm
September 15, 2011
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Boiler House Rules: New EPA Regs May Impact You!

By Cleaver-Brooks When looking at the key DRIVERS in today’s boiler industry, we find four: energy conservation, emission reduction, reliability and safety. Although these are of equal importance for a well-run boiler operation, the emissions factor is often overlooked because it is primarily driven by government mandate—tying into the often-amended Clean Air Act of 1963 […]