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UEC Earns Safety Award

Watertown, MA-based United Electric Controls earned the 2016 exida safety award for its One Series Safety Transmitter — the first SIL 2-certified transmitter designed solely for safety system applications. Selected in the sensor category, the United Electric Safety Transmitter (ST) incorporates a logic solver and high capacity safety relay output (SRO) in addition to an […]

Oil Leak at NY Plant Site

A 100-gallon oil leak sprung up from bedrock underneath the environmental cleanup site at the former New York Air Brake plant off Starbuck Avenue. The subject of the oil leak was brought up by Peter S. Ouderkirk, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) project manager for the Air Brake plant remediation, during a presentation at Monday […]

Another Train Derails in WI, Spills Oil

There was a second train derailment in Wisconsin in two days as a Canadian Pacific Railway train went off the tracks Sunday, spilling less than 1,000 gallons of crude oil and prompting evacuations. Thirteen cars of an eastbound Canadian Pacific train derailed at 2 p.m. in Watertown, WI, in the southeastern part of the state, […]

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