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PHMSA Amends Rules

Last month U.S. DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) amended a previous rule-making (June 2, 2016) that made miscellaneous updates to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). The rule-making responds to appeals from…

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6 Safety Tips for Transporting Chemicals

by Abby Drexler As with any safety-sensitive occupation, chemical transportation requires training, skills and common sense. This means all who are part of the process must remember the risks involved, whether the chemicals are...

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Chemical market up, data show

Chemical market up The American chemical industry began the third quarter on a positive note, with growth in U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes expanding 0.4 percent in July, following an upwardly revised 0.6 percent...

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U.S. chemical industry a leader

The U.S. chemical industry is one of the largest and most important industries worldwide. It is the largest national producer of chemical products globally. Including the pharmaceutical sector, its chemical output value was more...

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Hauling acids can be dangerous

Although many people don’t know it, acids are an important part of our daily lives. Sulfuric acid, for example is used in everything from fertilizers to pharmaceuticals. Sulfuric acid is one of the most...

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Transporting chemicals is challenging

Pulling a tanker trailer, especially one without internal baffles is much more challenging than pulling a standard dry van trailer. Those who have pulled a tanker trailer have experienced the sloshing effects. This aspect...

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Volume stifling chemical sector

The U.S. chemical industry has generated 264 new projects and about $161 billion in capital investment in the past seven years, according to the American Chemistry Council. About 426,000 new jobs and $301 billion...