Wednesday, February 1, 2012


Copper Mines In Australia

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:35 AM PST

Have you ever wondered where the copper piping or wiring used in your home and appliances comes from? Chances are, it was extracted from one of Australia's large copper mines. Australia, after Chile, the United States of America and Indonesia, is the fourth largest producer of copper in the Western world.

Hazardous Materials - Your Friendly Neighbor

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:17 AM PST

It is up to you to make sure that the ecosystem is safe. Whether it's hardcore hazardous materials training or basic hazard classification, if you have the yearning to offer something to the environment, you can do it. So don't think twice...just go ahead!

6G Pipe Welder: Are You Ready For The Keystone Pipeline? (It Will Be Approved)

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:07 AM PST

The proposed Keystone Pipeline is being held up by President Obama because he simply won't approve it in an election year. Why? The far left greenies don't want it. However, it is so essential to our energy independence, and it will provide so many jobs, it will be approved. Get ready with your welding skills and kick off your $100K career with it.

The Benefits Of Using Nitrile Gloves Compared To Latex

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 06:10 PM PST

Nitrile gloves are quite similar to latex gloves in appearance but are slightly different in the way they feel against the skin, particularly when sliding them on. Latex gloves tend to drag a lot against the skin when they are put on while nitrile does not cause as much friction. Nitrile is also several times more resistant to punctures compared to latex gloves, which is why the material is becoming increasingly popular, especially in a healthcare setting.

The Uses of Air Compressors

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 02:20 PM PST

Air compressors are one of the most widely used objects for commercial and residential projects. Compressors are often found in household appliances as well as industrial factories.

Why and How to Use Slurry Pumps

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 01:52 PM PST

Slurry pumps are are intended to handle tough or abrasive applications. Although Slurry Pump refers to all of the pumps that are used in the transport of solids, the specific name of a slurry pump is based on the size of the solid being transported, or based on the particular application of the pump.

The Journey From Wooden Pegs To Self Tapping Screws

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 01:31 PM PST

The screw is generally held as a Greek invention. Originally made from wood their use traveled throughout the Mediterranean area for use in olive presses and wine making. Metal was a main part for this useful piece of kit and did not arrive in Europe until around the 15th Century. This is a belief held more to the discovery of ancient screwdrivers in the 1580's rather than the screws themselves.

What Is Fracking And Should We Be Nervous About It?

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 11:43 AM PST

What is fracking? It probably is a term new to many people but it's definitely becoming a popular topic in the media. Fracking is a controversial process used to extract gas from shale rock formations found thousands of feet below the earth's crust.


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