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SOUTH-TEC comes to Charlotte October 2-4.

Held at Charlotte Convention Center, SOUTH-TEC includes 330 exhibits of latest manufacturing equipment and applications. It displays machining centers, cutting tools, and lathes, as well as emerging technologies and concepts, including advanced materials, lean manufacturing, and micro manufacturing. Broadening reach of SOUTH-TEC, SME Motorsports Charlotte connects exhibitors with decision-makers...

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NAM applauds comments on China CVD case.

Speaking before members of National Association of Manufacturers, Department of Commerce's Undersecretary for International Trade Frank Lavin said decision to apply U.S. anti-subsidy law to imports from China was merited by facts of case and department's ability to identify subsidies in China. Lavin said countervailing duty action has to be viewed in context with trade agenda, which also relies...

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FRA to regulate railroad employee's working hours.

Under a rail safety reauthorization bill submitted to the Congress, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will address safety issues such as worker fatigue and will place emphasis on developing methods to systematically evaluate safety risks to hold railroads accountable for improving operational safety. Legislation also authorizes FRA to disqualify any individual as unfit for...

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ASME Turbo Expo 2007 to include sessions on microturbines.

At ASME Turbo Expo 2007 in Montreal, Canada, May 14-17, engineers and scientists will report on new research directions and experimentation in microturbine technology, as well as uses for small engines in distributed generation markets. Conference will include session by William E. Lear, Ph.D., designer of microturbine that generates electricity and provides cooling power, as well as sessions on...

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ANSI announces relaunch of standards education website.

ANSI has redesigned StandardsLearn.org, an e-learning portal to raise profile of standardization among general public and within academic community. Site contains 2 long-form and 2 short-form courses, reference materials such as acronyms database, and links to current national and international standards-setting activities and organizations. Standards Education Database includes information on...

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ANSI announces preliminary program for ISO and IEC conference.

Preliminary program for 3rd ANSI Conference on U.S. leadership in ISO and IEC, to be held May 23-24, 2000, in Chicago, IL, will include open plenary session, with Keith E. Williams as keynote speaker. It will also include 2 breakout sessions allowing attendees to discuss best practices and procedures, share solutions, and provide feedback. Day 2 will include panel discussions on cross-cutting...

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NEMA concludes U.S. - Korea FTA negotiations.

NEMA welcomed announcement that negotiations between United States and South Korea on free trade agreement (FTA) concluded successfully in Seoul on April 1. KORUS FTA will address Korean non-tariff barriers, improve intellectual property protection, and feature aggressive elimination of tariffs on percentage of electroindustry trade between both countries.

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NEMA supports energy-efficient lighting policy.

Members of Lamp Section of NEMA announce joint commitment to support public policies to transform U.S. market to more energy-efficient lighting within decade. NEMA is calling on government to devise federal solution based on principles such as orderly market transformation targeting clear, frost, soft white, and enhanced spectrum A-line incandescent lamps from 40-100 W, and use of...

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NEMA announces 2 new members to associate program.

NEMA announces that FedBid and Tiax have joined the associate member program, which is designed to make the organization inclusive and representative of electrical manufacturing and standards community. FedBid, Inc., provides FedBid online procurement services through its buyer-driven online marketplace. Tiax is a technology processing company that invests to transform emerging innovations into...

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Railroad Project will help ensure on-time performance.

Due to engineering project on Susquehanna River Bridge between Baltimore, MD and Wilmington, DE, trains will operate on single track from April 14 to June 4. Schedules of all southbound Acela Express, Regional, and long-distance trains operating between Wilmington and Washington, DC will be affected. Project involves upgrading Track 2 with 3,184 ties and about 1 mile of continuous weld rail....

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