In What Went Wrong?, Fifth Edition: Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters and How They Could Have Been Avoided, author Trevor Kletz examines new accidents and their design, operational, and managerial causes while also incorporating managerial material from his Still Going Wrong. Read more
In his latest Expert’s Corner, Michael Keating discusses the importance of preparedness and training for manufacturers so they can be ready when a disaster strikes. This is Keating’s sixth article of a series on disaster planning and recovery. His series covers a wide range of contingencies in disaster preparation and reaction for manufacturing organizations.
There actually has been some positive action on the manufacturing policy agenda from Congress and the Obama administration in the last quarter of 2013. A group of 22 senators is looking to rally bipartisan support for a major legislation initiative called Manufacturing Jobs for America, aiming to kick-start domestic growth through manufacturing. Read more
It appears to be an exciting time in the solar energy market, for both customers and companies in the business. Prices continue to drop, demand continues to increase, and innovation in creating sustainable delivery and service models seems to be flourishing. Read more