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Piramal facing fines from OSHA for worker burn accident

Piramal Glass is facing proposed penalties totaling $122,000 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration following an accident in which an employee suffered third-degree burns to his legs...

Section: News Date: 2015-10-20 Worker safety

Pennine: multi-million pound investment in plant and machinery

Just four years before celebrating its 50th anniversary, 2014 is an important year for Pennine Industrial Equipment, with the expansion of its facilities and yet more ambitious expansion and growth...

Section: Article Date: 2014-08-20 Industry update

O-I: fire holds-up operations

Production at O-I’s plant in Muskogee County, Oklahoma, has been halted due to a fire caused by a glass leak from a furnace used to melt raw materials. The plant, which employs 200 people, has been l...

Section: News Date: 2014-07-16 Company news

Gerresheimer Essen installing new furnace for amber glass production

The amber glass furnace at Gerresheimer’s Essen production unit is being replaced after 11 years of service. Replacement operations are expected to take six weeks, and the new furnace will satisfy a...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-08 Furnace technology

HNG: providing glass packaging solutions - globally

Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Ltd. (HNG) is the largest producer of container glass in India, providing glass packaging solutions to more than 23 countries across the world. The company...

Section: Article Date: 2013-02-20 Company news

Emirates Float Glass receives environmental performance card in recognition of sustainable...

The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water has awarded Emirates Float Glass (EFG) an Environmental Performance Card in recognition of its environmentally safe production practices. Covering all...

Section: News Date: 2013-02-12 Company news

Docter Optics: DOCFast technology boosts energy yield

Docter Optics, a leading producer of moulded lenses for automotive projection headlights, also supplies optical components for concentrated photovoltaic systems (CPV), using its special moulding...

Section: News Date: 2012-09-24 Product news

Emhart Glass: 100 years in container glass machinery

A centenary is a very long time to be working in any sector and industry. And to be not only working in the industry, but being the forerunner and creator of – for example – the IS (‘individual secti...

Section: Article Date: 2012-08-20 Anniversary

Bennu Glass furnace fire-up imminent

Cameron Glass plant, which failed when its giant electric melter, billed as the largest in the world, leaked massive gobs of molten glass that nearly crippled the plant in January 2009, is coming...

Section: News Date: 2012-06-12 Company news

Glass formation observed for the first time

A team of scientists headed by Emmanuelle Gouillart from the joint research unit between CNRS and Saint-Gobain has, for the first time, visualized the transformation of powder mixtures into molten...

Section: News Date: 2012-04-18 Science & technology

Athena Engineering & Construction: energy saving in glass production machines

Glassmaking is complex, time-taking and energy consuming. In fact, to produce high-quality glass items, a great deal of energy is used to melt the raw materials, maintain the molten glass at the...

Section: Article Date: 2012-03-13 Energy saving

Glass forming: from molten glass to glassware

In this special part of the magazine – called Focus On – we will be speaking about forming, and, therefore, a part of the hot end of the glassworks, where the molten glass is formed into glass pro...

Section: Article Date: 2012-03-13 Other news

Bennu Glass to fire up Kalama plant this summer

Workers at Bennu Glass in Kalama, Washington, are busy making room for the new square-shaped liquid oxygen-fuelled melter, a proven method which heats molten glass to 2,800°F, which will be installed ...

Section: News Date: 2012-02-13 Company news

The British Society of Scientific Glassblowers awards Runcorn scientific glassblower

Award-Winning Runcorn glassblower Paul Le Pinnet, who is renowned for his skills in moulding molten glass into intricate shapes for cutting-edge lab experiments, has been made a fellow of The British...

Section: News Date: 2011-09-19 Art & culture

Crefeld glass studio sparks students`` creativity

There are not many high school students who work with molten glass and blow torches, but the kids enrolled in Crefeld School glass studio in Philaedelphia spend hours every week working on all sorts...

Section: News Date: 2011-05-25 Art & culture

Glass Technologies: New approach to batch charging

While the performance of refractory materials, along with tools and techniques, have been improved and implemented, one of the areas of glass melting that has not seen any kind of benefit is that of...

Section: Article Date: 2010-03-01 Machinery developments

Cameron Family Glass Packaging: furnace leak at new plant

A massive leak of molten glass has shut down a new advanced bottle plant built for the growing north-west Pacific wine industry. Firefighters sprayed about 3.78 million liters of water in 16 hours...

Section: News Date: 2009-01-12 Company financial news

ACI: molten glass spill at Auckland, New Zealand plant

Seventy firefighters were called to the ACI Glass Packaging plant in Auckland, New Zealand, to deal with 140 tonnes of molten glass which spilled from a tank "like lava from a volcano". Two small...

Section: News Date: 2004-01-12 Sector trends

Moravia Glass: new melting tank boosts capacity

On 13 May, Vetropack Moravia Glass Kyjov (VMG) of the Czech Republic started operation of a new Kc 498 million glass-melting tank producing 350 tonnes of molten glass daily, thus raising capacity by...

Section: News Date: 1997-05-23 Sector trends
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