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Sid Harvey’s

This past fall I went on Sid Harvey's factory tour on this, their 80th anniversary year. I had been to the Long Island plant many times, but this was of their new plant in Andrews, South Carolina

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Women in the Industry

Over the years while working in many phases of this industry, I have come to realize that one of the most often overlooked groups of people in our industry is the women who work for our companies

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To train, or not to train?

The many of you who know me know that I have been an advocate for training since my career in the oil industry began, and I always will be. I'm always amazed at how many people seem to say 'I'm all set" when it comes to training or how little their enthusiasm seems to be

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Warm air system getting you smoked?

            Last month you should have learned that when I look at a system, I think like the system in order to ‘see” the possible problems that can arise.  This time you will be confronted with the infamous ‘Warm Air Heater” or as my friend Dan Holohan likes to refer to it as ‘Scorched Air.”  You may have already received ...

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What’s the price?

              As we leave behind some of the hottest New England record temperatures, with some reaching over the 100 degree mark, we begin thinking about another heating season, starting with the question that I hear almost on a daily basis. What will the price of oil be this year? If you’re expecting an answer from me, as I have ...

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From the mouths of oil dealers

Many of you are probably still suffering from the pain of last season's oil prices, past due accounts and possibly repaying your bank for the money, which was so graciously loaned in the form of an extension to your line of credit

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