One of the girls used her cellphone to call for help about 7:30 p.m."The one girl's cellphone died early in the afternoon, and it's just lucky the other one's was still working, otherwise they likely would have both died up there," Britzzalaro said.
The exchange has received approval to list its first commodity products, and as previously announced plans to launch a full suite of FX futures products on the same date, subject to final regulatory approval of certain operational clearing conditions. The initial commodity products to be listed on the exchange include biodiesel, which have previously been cleared as swaps on CME Clearing Europe.
No one has been hurt as most employees at the facility have already finished work and left for home, newspaper The St Paul Pioneer Press said on its website. It quoted the ethanol plant's general manager Anthony Hicks as saying that it is too early to assess the damage, but it is significant.
Grain elevators are jammed and individual farmers' bins are full. Forty-three ships heading for export markets are sitting empty at West Coast ports waiting for the grain to arrive.The railways say the extended, bitterly cold winter has forced them to slow operations, running short railcars just to keep goods moving.
The agency has been steadily cutting down its estimates of the use ratio over the past few months, as December 2013 was at 13.7% and January 2014 was projected at 12.4%. A lower usage ratio typically results in the increased potential for price hikes for corn.
“AFIA believes the clarification we are requesting is warranted because the statutory definition of ‘food additive’ in the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act apply with equal force to food for human consumption and consumption of food by animals other than man,” said Leah Wilkinson, AFIA director of ingredients, pet food and state affairs. “At the very least, we would like a letter from FDA to be placed in the rulemaking docket addressing the clarification.”
Eischens has served on the CHS board for 23 years, and in that time has become a highly respected leader, both in the boardroom and in the countryside. A corn and soybean farmer from near Minneota, Minn., he also serves on the board of Farmers Co-op Association in nearby Canby, Minn., and has chaired that board for eight years.
During the test period, the state will utilize E15 for flex fuel vehicles and some of its newer non-flex fuel models. Currently, the state fueling sites primarily provide E10 fuel for all of the state’s flex fuel vehicles and other gasoline vehicles.
Plant managers, operations executives and other decision-makers across a broad spectrum of industries that rely on industrial automation for their success increasingly recognize the value of working with members of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA). CSIA is a group of independent, professional service providers who use hardware, software and communications products to offer industry clients the best choices for control and information system integration.
Thiele’s Flexible division handles bagged products – ranging from flour mixes to soil to pet food. The addition of Symach’s line will strengthen Thiele’s capabilities as a supplier of total bag handling solutions for the industrial markets. Combining Thiele’s weighing, bag filling and bag closing solutions with Symach’s palletizing and load securing technology further expands its capabilities to serve the global markets.