Two women killed in Belgian crane accident

Two women were killed and three workers injured on Tuesday 9-14-2010 when a crane collapsed at a construction site in the Belgian city of Liege, local authorities said. "Two people were killed and three injured, two seriously," the mayor of Liege Willy Demeyer was quoted as saying by Belga news agency. The two women, the… Read more »

Faculty Members Prefer Digitized Texts

Faculty members overwhelmingly prefer using online material to printed material, according to the results of a survey released this week by Ebrary, a company that provides electronic content and technology to libraries, publishers, and other businesses. The survey shows that half of faculty members prefer electronic resources, and 18 percent prefer print. Another 32 percent… Read more »

Caterpillar opens new Arkansas factory, hiring 600

By CHUCK BARTELS (AP) NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Caterpillar Inc. dedicated a $140 million road grader factory Wednesday, a facility that will employ 600 people and produce the big machines for markets around the world. The plant produced its first grader in June, and two of the behemoths flanked the stage as plant manager… Read more »

Farm Accident Rescue Training

Unless you live on a farm, there’s agricultural equipment you may never come in contact with. But, for emergency responders in rural areas, knowing how to handle that machinery in an emergency situation is a must. There’s a lot that can go wrong on a farm. "Entrapment in grain bins, a high rescue, entrapment in… Read more »

Employee Receives Green Advantage Certified

Matt Klabacka passed his "Green Advantage" Certification and received this notice from Green Advantage. Congratulations on becoming Green Advantage® Commercial Certified! Your contact information is now listed on the Green Advantage website, and you will soon be receiving a Certificate in the mail. Please verify your contact information on the Green Advantage Website and send… Read more »