| Weekly Update – November 3, 2009 |
| This Week's Metalcasting News Review |
| || Intermet Liquidation Underway |
Two Intermet Ferrous Group foundries in Virginia — the Archer Creek Foundry in Lynchburg and the New River Foundry in Radford — are marked for shutdown, according to local reports. Additionally, two nonferrous diecasting operations — in Monroe City and Palmyra, MO — reportedly have been sold to Continental Castings L.L.C., for an undisclosed price. Read more
| || OSHA Cites New Hampshire Foundry |
OSHA states that Franklin Non-Ferrous Foundry Inc. faces a total of $254,000 in fines for 17 alleged willful and serious violations found during comprehensive OSHA inspections that began in April of this year. Read more
| || CFD Software Designs for MACT Compliance |
When Severstal North America, an integrated steelmaker in Dearborn, MI, rebuilt one of its blast furnaces recently, we faced a challenge: the emission control system had to be designed for a casthouse that didn’t yet exist. The project would have been difficult – maybe nearly impossible – without upfront computational fluid design (CFD) software. Read more
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