December 2020

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Editorial: Goodbye 2020
Shannon Wetzel
Washington Alert: DoD Awards $13 Million in Rare Earths Funding to U.S. Projects
Stephanie Salmon
Grede's Return to Independence: After a decade of ownership changes, Grede is an independent operation again, and ready to return to its core competencies for organic growth.
Shannon Wetzel
Wrench Castings Tighten Up Safety: Two novel inventions for the oil and gas industry came to life as aluminum castings—bringing longer life to hammer unions used to connect pipes and hoses. More important, they instantly halt rampant worker injury.
Kim Phelan
The Silica Inspector Is Coming… Relax, You’ve Got Facts: Enforcement on OSHA’s RCS 1910.1053 rule will gear up once COVID clears out––till then, read up on what inspectors will be looking for, and keep on documenting ... everything.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
2020 Year in Review: Modern Casting reviews the major casting supplier news from the last 12 months.
A Modern Casting Staff Report
Smart Energy: Potential Utility Price Increases & What to Expect
Drew Pangborn
College Connection: FEF Student Expands His Horizons
Pam Lechner
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