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Editorial: Time To Boost Economic Growth
Washington Alert: Joint Opening Brief Filed on OSHA Silica Rulemaking
PdM Tips: Lubrication, Condition Monitoring, and Diagnostics of Conveyor Bearings
Busche Builds Its Platform: 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: 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: 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: If enforced, the new silica standard will challenge the metalcasting industry. Compliance will be important for facilities around the country.
Rising to the Challenge: Ductile iron pipe is able to withstand the test of time while being a viable choice for environmental and efficiency reasons.