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Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in technology

...Mazda spirit."We both take up challenges," Toyoda told reporters. "I'm excited to think about what kind of chemical reaction will be concocted, what great products will be created, when our engineers work together."Toyota has repeatedly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/toyota-mazda-announce-long
Decade-old projects to fix bridges moves forward

...stopped two years later, after DOT realized a "rare chemical reaction" caused concrete support columns to overheat...the Savannah River was delayed in 2012 after a rare chemical reaction known as delayed ettringite formation caused concrete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-24/decade-old-projects-fix-brid
1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...Interstate 75. A worker was adding a chemical into a reactor to produce maleic anhydride, Satterfield said. A chemical reaction quickly produced a vapor that escaped before the worker could shut a lid.That worker, whose name was not released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d
Support columns to be rebuilt on new Thurmond Lake bridge

...investigation, experts concluded the columns, anchored beneath as much as 80 feet of water, were impacted by a rare chemical reaction ? known as "delayed ettringite formation," or DEF ? which can occur when poured concrete overheats while curing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-12/support-columns-be-rebuilt-ne
Biz briefs

...Ohio. Plants like the one in Augusta make chlorine by pumping saltwater through a "cell" of mercury to create a chemical reaction. The process causes mercury to be released into the environment, where it can accumulate in fish and be passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2009-04-24/biz-briefs
Business | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Researchers tackle peach-growing mystery

...Carolina eventually turned to peaches.The fruit was perfect for the area. Winter nights are cold enough for the chemical reactions that make peaches sweet, but not cold enough to kill the fruit as it grows. Peaches later need warm to hot weather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-02/researchers-tackle-peach-grow
15 feared dead, 160 injured in Texas blast

...University. It is stable, but if its components are heated up sufficiently, they break apart in a runaway explosive chemical reaction, he said."The hotter it is, the faster the reaction will happen," he said. "That really happens almost instantaneously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-18/15-feared-dead-160-injured-t
Area air quality better, but still at risk

...070 parts per million," he said.Ozone, which contributes to a host of respiratory ailments, is formed by chemical reactions of nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons, also called volatile organic compounds.They are produced primarily when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-03-22/area-air-quality-better-stil
Health | Metro
Asparagus soap business a homemade formula

...let the soap cure for quite a while, two or three weeks sometimes," Ronen said.Making soap is an acid-base chemical reaction, he said."It's truly simple. Most people are terrified of the sodium hydroxide. There's no other way of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-05-08/asparagus-s
Local Business | Your Business | Business
More Fords get inflatable seat belts

...wheel and the person they're protecting. They also fill with cold compressed gas instead of the heat-producing chemical reaction used in traditional air bags. The cold gas and slower speed make the bags safer for young children.Srini Sundararajan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2011-06-23/more-fords-get-inflatable-sea