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2009-03-24 07:05:00

The FlameDisk Makes Grilling Quick, Easy and Safe for Everyone - Including Mother Earth MADISON, Wis., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of grilling enthusiasts now have more free time following the invention of the FlameDisk, a revolutionary alternative to charcoal. This convenient grilling option, which employs solid ethanol as its fuel source, lights instantaneously with the touch of a match and is ready to cook on in less than one minute, eliminating the time needed to arrange and light...

2009-03-20 10:54:00

Improved method for neutralizing chemical munitions ST. MARYS, Pa., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott Furnace Company, a private Pennsylvania corporation, announced today that it has shipped the first of two Munitions Treatment Units for a chemical demilitarization project in Pueblo, Colorado. The Pueblo plant, which is under construction, will destroy a stockpile of chemical weapons containing mustard agent. The munitions treatment unit will destroy any trace amounts of mustard agent that...

2009-03-16 14:44:20

Swedish authorities say they're conducting a review of a company where a truck driver tried to warm himself in an industrial oven and became trapped. Officials told Sveriges Radio that the driver climbed onto a conveyor belt that led into an oven at a kitchen and bathroom fixtures manufacturing facility in Hassleholm, Sweden, in an attempt to escape the cold in the company's loading dock. But because of the man's hefty stature, the conveyor shut down just as he was going through the oven,...

2009-01-28 14:47:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Take-It-Easy Oven introduces a new product feature that will help customers brand their catering operations off premises. The Take-It-Easy Oven can now be purchased with high quality custom graphics that will help raise awareness of the catering company's brand among the catered or special event's attendees. The addition of custom graphics to the Take-It-Easy Oven is targeted at all foodservice industry segments that could benefit from enhanced branding,...

2009-01-28 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), there have been more than 150 residential fires that resulted in more than 200 deaths since Thanksgiving. These statistics have led the USFA and fire chiefs to declare the holiday season and start of the new year as one of the deadliest in recent memory. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) As families look for ways to save money in these tough economic times, the...

2009-01-13 12:02:00

DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northeast and Midwest are plummeting into a deep freeze that will prompt many Americans to turn up the heat as they struggle to combat the cold. With overnight lows expected to be in negative double-digit territory, and daytime highs not much better, this is prime time for out-of-control energy bills. "The month of January is on-track to be the coldest we have seen in quite some time which could lead to record energy consumption levels," said Mike...

2008-12-23 17:49:24

Firefighters say a Massachusetts man accidentally set fire to his home while attempting to melt ice on his back porch with a blowtorch. Fire Capt. Scott Kruger said the New Bedford home incurred $20,000-$30,000 worth of damage during the Monday afternoon fire, but all inside were able to escape safely after being warned by smoke detectors, the New Bedford Standard-Times reported Tuesday. Kruger said it took the 25 firefighters who responded to the blaze about 30 minutes to extinguish the...

2008-12-23 14:32:00

Environmentally Friendly Scagliola Stone Mantels Grace Green Homes and Hotels Nationwide ATLANTA, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In the current era of environmental concern and ultra-green awareness, every major industry has a newly found responsibility to participate in ecological maintenance and sustainability. High-end mantel manufacturer and masonry company Francois & Co is no exception; from the very first day of their operation, the company has been dedicated to producing the highest...

2008-12-09 18:12:40

U.S. safety and health experts advise, Hang your stockings with care, but not if the fireplace is lit. Experts at the American Industrial Hygiene Association, headquartered in Fairfax, Va., suggest avoiding the danger of fire by taking the following precautions: -- Have chimney and fireplaces inspected and cleaned as necessary and always make sure the flu is open before lighting a fire. -- Burning only dry wood or manufactured fireplace logs. Do not burn evergreens, wreaths or wrapping paper...

2008-12-09 09:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com ( http://www.himfr.com/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports that purchasing levels in China's microwave oven ( http://www.qualitymp3player.com/buy-microwave_oven/ ) industry has experienced a huge change. Prices only go up not down. With the technology upgrade, microwave ovens are gradually moving away from a supporting role in the kitchen, taking up a leading role,...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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