Governor Eric Greitens appoints new Nodaway County Clerk

Gov. Eric R. Greitens today appointed Melinda Patton, of Maryville, as the new Nodaway County Clerk. The position became vacant after the resignation of the previous Clerk, Karen Leader. Patton, a Republican, is a customer service representative at Maryville Glass and Lock Company Inc. She previously worked as the Community Services Block Grant Operations Director… Read More Governor Eric Greitens appoints new Nodaway County Clerk

DST Systems plans to add 415 KC jobs with $2M state grant

DST Systems Inc. will receive a $1.97 million Missouri Works grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development to help the company create 415 new jobs in Kansas City. DST, which specializes in technology, consulting and data processing for the financial and health care industries, said it would add the jobs through two business units: ALPS Alternative… Read More DST Systems plans to add 415 KC jobs with $2M state grant

Legislature approves special rate for largest utility users in special session

The Missouri Senate today approved without changes HCS HB 1 (Rep. Rone/ Sen. Libla), a bill that would allow the largest utility users in the state operating aluminum smelters or steel manufacturing facilities to obtain special utility rates. The bill was requested by Governor Greitens who called the special session for the purpose of passing… Read More Legislature approves special rate for largest utility users in special session

Special Session: House complies with half of Greitens’ call, rejects other half

An excerpt from a Missouri Times article: The Missouri House passed Rep. Don Rone’s bill 120-17 with several small amendments, but it lacks language that would give utilities the ability to look at increasing rates for grid modernization which would potentially jeopardize the bill in the Senate. Speaker Todd Richardson thanked the House Utilities Committee and… Read More Special Session: House complies with half of Greitens’ call, rejects other half

Case hardening basics: Nitrocarburizing vs. carbonitriding

Summary The terms sound alike and often cause confusion, but nitrocarburizing and carbonitriding are distinct heat treating processes that each have their advantages depending on the material used and the intended finished quality of a part. About the author Rob Simons is a metallurgical engineer specializing in ferrous heat treatments with 35 years of experience… Read More Case hardening basics: Nitrocarburizing vs. carbonitriding