GK Foundry Safety

December 2016

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EDITORIAL: Time To Boost Economic Growth, D. Kurkul

Washington Alert: Joint Opening Brief Filed on OSHA Silica Rulemaking

PdM Tips: Lubrication, Condition Monitoring, and Diagnostics of Conveyor Bearings

Busche Builds Its Platform, S. Wetzel
Busche Performance Group, seeking to become a competitive Tier-1 automotive supplier, acquired an aluminum casting operation as its first order of business.  

Global Casting Production Stagnant, A Modern Casting Staff Report
Worldwide casting production grew by half a percent in 2015, making it three years in a row where annual growth was less than 4%.

Updating the Silica Litigation, A Modern Casting Staff Report
The battle against the new silica rules is an ongoing process, and the recent Presidential election could be a turning point for the metalcasting industry.   

What to Know About the Silica Standard, K. Rowntree
If enforced, the new silica standard will challenge the metalcasting industry. Compliance will be important for facilities around the country.

Rising to the Challenge, B. Sandalow
Ductile iron pipe is able to withstand the test of time while being a viable choice for environmental and efficiency reasons.