Augusta chemical plant future uncertain

Royal DSM reiterated its desire to "reduce exposure" with its caprolactam unit Tuesday during its quarterly earnings report.

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC Job in Augusta 30901, Georgia US

...degree and a minimum of 7 years of industrial maintenance experience. Knowledge and experience performing maintenance on chemical plant rotating equipment is strongly preferred. Position requires working rotating shifts to support a 24/7 manufacturing...

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Texas tragedy stirs interest in chemical plant safety

...nearby residents ? and emergency responders ? completely by surprise.The disaster also has spurred new scrutiny of chemical plant safety in cities such as Augusta, where 14 major industries make, use or store more than 109 million pounds of...

Draft order would give companies cyberthreat info

...scenarios include high-speed trains being put on collision courses, blackouts that last days or perhaps even weeks or chemical plants that inadvertently release deadly gases.Panetta underscored the looming dangers during a speech last week in New...

Aitken, Fennoy headed to runoff for District 1 commission

...or 29.91 percent."We did extremely well, especially with it being a presidential election," said Aitken, a chemical plant worker, at a victory party as vote totals confirmed the runoff. "I'm very excited about the confidence the voters...

Rants & Raves

...today, and it looked like a scene out of the TV show Swamp People. It looks like all they wanted was to close down chemical plants and enlist new members ? and of course pat themselves on the back. COMCAST CUSTOMERS, read your monthly bill. I...

Business briefs

...struggled just about everywhere in the first quarter.It produced less oil and natural gas. Profits dropped at its chemical plants and U.S. refineries. And its overall net income fell 11 percent, the first decline in quarterly earnings since...

Chemical fire prompts plant evacuation

An Augusta chemical plant was evacuated Sunday evening after a small chemical fire broke out...m., firefighters responded to Finnchem USA Inc., a Kemira chemical plant at 2360 Doug Barnard Parkway, in reference to a chemical fire...

Olin Chemical plant reports minor acid spill

Equipment failure was blamed for a minor hydrochloric acid spill at the Olin Chemical plant in Augusta, according to an incident report filed by the company with the National Response Center.The spill occurred about...

Campaign donations trickle in for Augusta Commission District 1 candidates

...the community believe should be a racial balance ? five black members and five white members.Aitken, a white chemical plant worker with a prison ministry, surprised many when he won election in the 65 percent black District 1 in 2009.Watching...