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Daniel Jones, 84, Design Pioneer

Motion control giant also contributed to Mars mission later in life Daniel B. Jones, president and owner of Incremotion Associates/Motion Media Group, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., died on September 1, at 84 years of age, Control Engineering’s Mark T. Hoske first reported September 16. Dan Jones was an electric motor and generator design engineer and […]

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Another Tragedy With Novelty EVs

Skateboarder was going 20 mph, “did not know the laws” of EVs The most common form of electric vechicle—cars—have left no evidence of being any less safe than their traditional counterparts. Yet, a disturbing trend has been rearing its head amongst the novelty section of the EV world that includes scooters, bikes, all-terrain vehicles, and […]

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T. Boone Pickens Dies at 91

Oil industry titan promoted renewable energy sources later in life One of the oil industry’s most celebrated—and controversial—individuals, T. Boone Pickens, died Tuesday at the age of 91. Pickens was a noted donator to Oklahoma State University, his alma mater and home state’s school. He passed away of natural causes on September 11, leaving behind […]

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Tim Breen Remembered

Sudden passing of Motion Industries president Birmingham, Alabama-based Motion Industries was hit with devastating news this week. On Monday, the company announced the sudden passing of Tim Breen (pictured below, right), its current President and CEO. “Motion Industries has lost a great leader and the world has lost an amazing human being,” said Motion Industries […]

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Tragic Accident

Arizona family dies due to heating malfunction Carbon monoxide is inferred as the likely cause of death in a tragic fatal accident at an Arizona cabin where a family of four were found dead last week, including a three and four year-old. Police deputies are waiting on official feedback from medical examiners—but have said they […]

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In Memoriam

Remembering two professionals from our industry August “Augie” Sunnen, 96, of Chatham, Ontario, died April 25 at Meadow Park Nursing Home in Chatham. Mr. Sunnen was the proud owner of Sunnen Products Ltd., of St. Louis, also operating the Canadian division, Guspro Inc., which was established in 1932 and distributed and manufactured Sunnen honing products for over 50 […]

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Dave Gebhart, EASA Engineer

Design expert served EASA for 35 years Electrical Apparatus is saddened to learn of the death of Dave Gebhart, an engineering and design expert for EASA (Electrical Apparatus Service Association), as well as a regular contributor to one of our longest running departments: Let’s Solve Your Problem. Below is the official statement of remembrance from EASA, including […]

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Energy CEO McClendon dies in car accident

Aubrey McClendon, co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp., died Wednesday in a car accident in Oklahoma City, police said. He was 56. Reuters first reported the story. His death came just one day after the U.S. Department of Justice indicted him for allegedly violating antitrust laws by colluding to rig bids for oil and gas acreage while he […]

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