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Pinnacle no more

July 1, 2006 - By

Like the annual meeting in Chicago and the Northeast Convention before it, Pinnacle – the propane industry's premier educational conference – is now just a footnote in the industry archives. read more

When it comes to safety-are you aware?

July 1, 2006 - By

Awareness is the first key to successful safety management. Without awareness, we may be whistling in the dark, assuming we understand exposures and degrees of risk that may impact our employees, our customers, our suppliers, our vendors, our community and our bottom line. read more

Know your time

July 1, 2006 - By

A current retail propane industry debate is how to improve the efficiencies of retail operations. The prevailing logic is that to be a more successful company, it must be efficient, often through adapting technology. read more

Rust never sleeps

July 1, 2006 - By

There are some things in life that are as inevitable as the rising and setting sun. Death and taxes are the leading candidates and not far behind these twin powers is rust, which never sleeps. read more

Slip Slidin’ Away

July 1, 2006 - By

The scene is a child's dream come true. Wide-eyed youngsters squeal with delight as water from a massive bucket 48 ft. above comes cascading toward them, their shrieks almost obliterated by the thundering rush of 1,000 gallons of water. read more

Getting a ‘lift’

July 1, 2006 - By

The most complete testing to date offers uplifting evidence that propane's benefits to the material handling industry – in engine performance, durability and emissions quality – will protect the 85 percent market share that propane owns among class 4, 5 and 6 forklifts that burn 600 million gallons of year-round load. read more

Securing debt financing

July 1, 2006 - By

Changing market dynamics often lead to additional debt financing requirements for companies active in the LPG business. Management needs to access the required capital, at a competitive interest rate and with the best available terms and conditions while maintaining a capital structure flexible enough to respond to yet additional changes in the Company's competitive landscape. read more