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Preventing Bin Failures is ‘All About Details’

Preventing Bin Failures is ‘All About Details’

April/May 2016 | Feature |

The largest of commercial grain bins can be brought down by ignoring the smallest of details, according to Rod Carpenter, senior partner at Clear Creek and Associates. Whether caused by incorrect component installation, improper construction, faulty engineering, rust or even Mother Nature, many commercial corrugated grain bin failures are preventable.

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Non-Tariff Trade Barriers an Unfortunate Growing Pain in Southeast Asia

Non-Tariff Trade Barriers an Unfortunate Growing Pain in Southeast Asia

Feb/March 2016 | Global Connection | Kevin Roepke

Southeast Asia will have to embrace genuine trade liberalization, in all aspects — sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and import authorizations, in addition to tariff removals — if it wishes to see its full potential for food security and economic prosperity. Currently, non-tariff trade barriers (NTTBs) are becoming the norm, as nations are willing to liberalize on paper, but not on the ground. 

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