Explosion at a Bartlett Grain Co. Flour Mill Repeat Experience for Company

On the evening of Oct. 29, 2003, a series of explosions severely burned two workers, injured a third and caused property damage to the Hayes Lemmerz manufacturing plant in Huntington, Ind. One of the severely burned men subsequently died. The Hayes Lemmerz plant manufactures cast aluminum automotive wheels, and the explosions were fueled by accumulated aluminum dust, a flammable byproduct of the wheel production process. “Repeat” and possibly even “willful” violations potentially are in store for Bartlett Milling Co., following an explosion at its Statesville, N.C. facility. While no one was killed in the explosion, one worker seriously was injured and, unfortunately, the company was cited in the […]

AIHA Celebrates EHS Thought Leaders

The second Thought Leaders video from the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), features Susan Ripple, MS, CIH. Ripple is the senior manager of the Dow Chemical Co.’s Industrial Hygiene Expertise Center, where she manages a team of 43 ABIH-certified industrial hygienists who provide expertise to 52,000 employees in over 200 manufacturing facilities in 20 countries. In the video, Ripple speaks about the development and progress of occupational exposure limits and the role of industrial hygienists in risk management strategies. She has authored 22 AIHA Emergency Response Planning Guidelines and has provided chemical expertise to EPA, DOE and FBI committees. She also serves as the concept leader for the emerging Globally […]

Mitsubishi Electric releases mobile WUXGA projector

Mitsubishi UD740U projector Using the thin client function, users can log onto a network and begin to display content in seconds, whether from a local sever, the internet or the cloud, allowing presenters access to files directly through the projector itself. As long as the UD740U projector is connected and logged on to a network, a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse, users can access content on a server. In conjunction with the free SidePad and WiFi Doc applications, presenters can use a mobile device such as a tablet or a smart phone to access, mirror and control a computer that is connected to the projector and the same Wi-Fi network, and […]

New 6mm SMD LED screen installed at Leeds shopping centre

Lighthouse Technologies’ new 6mm SMD LED screen The screen is the centerpiece installation at Trinity Shopping Centre, in Leeds, and was unveiled to the public during the opening ceremony. Measuring an impressive 5.3m high x 3.2m wide, the screen is situated in an environmental location on a south facing elevation, directly under the glass domed roof of this new 1m sq ft shopping centre. With a 6mm pixel pitch resolution, a maximum brightness of up to 5,000 nits, 16 bit processing depth, 100,000 Hz display refresh rate and a 2000:1 contrast ratio, the Everyman screen forms part of the new advanced Trinity screen media network, which includes interactive LCD screens […]

Yamaha launches StageMix Version 4

StageMixV4 Mixer Window with Dynamics StageMix was initially launched in 2010, allowing wireless remote control of the M7CL digital console’s mixing parameters for the first time.  It was followed by StageMix for the LS9 in 2011, and the CL series in 2012. StageMix Version 4 offers numerous new features and refinements for CL, M7CL, and LS9 users, giving them more control and flexibility when working remotely from the console. StageMix Version 4 for CL, M7CL and LS9 users can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store from May. Your Comment Cancel reply

NewTek TriCaster 855 is just the ticket for Pinewood

NewTek TriCaster at Pinewood The Initial Endemol production team uses TriCaster to produce the EuroMillions results on Tuesdays, the Lotto and Thunderball results on Wednesdays, and the EuroMillions and Thunderball results on Fridays. For the studio-based Lotto and Thunderball shows, five Panasonic HE60 remote head cameras are pre-set to capture wide shots and close-ups of the lottery machines, and the numbered balls as they are drawn. These locked off feeds are sent to the TriCaster. A PC-based graphics system linked to the ball machines and the TriCaster automatically produces a graphic for each ball and triggers the correct voice-over to announce which ball has been drawn. An operator vision mixes […]

Nob Hill neighbourhood welcomes huge d&b sound installation

Masonic Memorial Temple US 2013 Located in the iconic Nob Hill neighbourhood, the centre was built in 1958 and has been available for public use ever since. Working with Las Vegas and LA based 3G Productions Inc, a west coast partner of d&b audiotechnik in the US, it took some time and consideration to perfect an ideal package for the Center. 3G President Eli Stearns explains, “The size and aesthetic of the d&b V-Series pushed the project forward. More compact than the J-Series, the new system has an impressive sound quality for its size. When d&b presented the V-Series, we knew we’d finally found the perfect fit for the Masonic […]

Nob Hill neighbourhood welcomes huge d&b sound installation

Masonic Memorial Temple US 2013 Located in the iconic Nob Hill neighbourhood, the centre was built in 1958 and has been available for public use ever since. Working with Las Vegas and LA based 3G Productions Inc, a west coast partner of d&b audiotechnik in the US, it took some time and consideration to perfect an ideal package for the Center. 3G President Eli Stearns explains, “The size and aesthetic of the d&b V-Series pushed the project forward. More compact than the J-Series, the new system has an impressive sound quality for its size. When d&b presented the V-Series, we knew we’d finally found the perfect fit for the Masonic […]

Nob Hill neighbourhood welcomes huge d&b sound installation

Masonic Memorial Temple US 2013 Located in the iconic Nob Hill neighbourhood, the centre was built in 1958 and has been available for public use ever since. Working with Las Vegas and LA based 3G Productions Inc, a west coast partner of d&b audiotechnik in the US, it took some time and consideration to perfect an ideal package for the Center. 3G President Eli Stearns explains, “The size and aesthetic of the d&b V-Series pushed the project forward. More compact than the J-Series, the new system has an impressive sound quality for its size. When d&b presented the V-Series, we knew we’d finally found the perfect fit for the Masonic […]

Nob Hill neighbourhood welcomes huge d&b sound installation

Masonic Memorial Temple US 2013 Located in the iconic Nob Hill neighbourhood, the centre was built in 1958 and has been available for public use ever since. Working with Las Vegas and LA based 3G Productions Inc, a west coast partner of d&b audiotechnik in the US, it took some time and consideration to perfect an ideal package for the Center. 3G President Eli Stearns explains, “The size and aesthetic of the d&b V-Series pushed the project forward. More compact than the J-Series, the new system has an impressive sound quality for its size. When d&b presented the V-Series, we knew we’d finally found the perfect fit for the Masonic […]