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A little help playing hooky

September 1, 2007 - By

Asurvey by the Web-based company careerbuilder.com revealed that one-third of workers admitted calling in sick when they felt fine at least once in 2006. read more

To sleeve or not to sleeve cylinders

September 1, 2007 - By

The propane industry has come a long way with grilling safety. read more

Are your salespeople truly selling?

September 1, 2007 - By

This is generally an accurate saying for all of commerce but particularly descriptive of the challenging retail propane markets we face every day. Since we can agree that our retail propane markets are competitive, it stands to reason that – to reach our goals – we need top sales professionals who are the best equipped to bring in the highest quality of new customers. read more

Experience key element of industrial forklift safety

September 1, 2007 - By

The recently completed Propane Incident Data Collection Project found that the propane industry has a good record in the area of industrial safety. The project was prepared by Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University and funded by the Propane Education & Research Council. read more

Help for the Harvest

September 1, 2007 - By

Mike Clark enjoyed the outdoors too much to pursue a career in law, so he became a farmer. He doesn't regret the decision one bushel. read more

Hybrid technology may change the landscape of drying grain

September 1, 2007 - By

When Cooperative Energy Co. entered the propane market in 1969, about 70 percent of its business came from drying corn. Now it's down to 27 percent, says General Manager Brian Dreessen. read more

Low build fuels concern

September 1, 2007 - By

Amassive expansion in liquid natural gas production had propane experts earlier this year forecasting a record boost in supply and a resulting drop in prices for propane marketers gearing up for the 2007-08 winter. read more

There’s been an accident … now what?

September 1, 2007 - By

If you've been in the propane business for more than a couple of years, you've heard a lot of safety and accident prevention presentations. read more