August 5, 1996 in Nation/World

Tricipe Conference, Trade Show Demonstrates New Technology

Compiled By Business Staff
 

Business leaders, bureaucrats and politicians this week will unveil their vision for the future of Hanford at the Tricipe IV trade show and conference in Pasco and Richland.

John Wagoner, manager of Richland operations for the U.S. Department of Energy, speaks at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday in the Shilo Inn Executive Conference Center in Richland. Other speakers include Rep. Richard “Doc” Hastings, Clyde Frank, DOE deputy assistant secretary for Office of Science and Technology, and Bechtel Hanford Inc. president Joe Nemec.

The Tricipe trade show opens Tuesday at the Tri-Cities Recreation, Agriculture and Conference facility in Pasco to demonstrate latest technologies in nuclear and chemical waste management and cleanup, pollution monitoring, workplace health and safety and recycling.

The trade show runs through Friday. Call 847-234-2353 or 541-385-8964 for information about registration and exhibits.

In other events this week:

Today

Richard Klein, Washington state trade representative to Far East Russia, holds trade opportunities seminar at 9 a.m. at the Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce, 1020 W. Riverside. Cost: $10. Call 459-4123.

Sen. Slade Gorton, R-Wash., conducts small business roundtable at 1 p.m. at SIRTI, 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd.

Egghead Software national sales convention continues at the Spokane Convention Center.

Conference Board in New York releases June Leading Economic Indicators.

Detroit automakers complete July sales reports.

Wednesday

Washington departments of Agriculture and Labor and Industries conduct public hearing on proposed changes to federal worker protection standards for agricultural pesticides at 6 p.m. at the Red Lion Inn in the Valley. Call 360-902-2051.

Federal Reserve releases its Beige Book regional economic survey and June consumer credit figures.

Thursday

The Inland Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners meets at 6 p.m. in the Shilo Inn. Cost: $15 members; $20 non-members. Call Cathy Doerr at 838-8755.

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research unveils new fat-free, cholesterol-free milk in Washington, D.C.

Friday

Spokane attorney Steve Eugster and city councilwoman Roberta Greene debate the strong mayor issue, which will appear on the September ballot, at 7:30 a.m. at the Red Lion City Center Hotel. Call the Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce at 624-1393.

U.S. Department of Labor Department releases July producer prices.

FAIR sponsors national conference on immigration reform in San Diego.

Sunday

Spectrum ‘96, an international conference on nuclear and hazardous waste management, opens in Seattle at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center, through Aug. 23. Call 509-375-2561.

, DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Graphic: Sales tax receipts

MEMO: This sidebar appeared with the story: ON THE SHELF Business Week, Aug. 5: The Starbucks Corp. name is hot, landing on everything from bottled cold coffee to Jazz CDs. Forbes, Aug. 12: Americans have less time for recreation, which may mean that popular golf equipment stocks are headed for the rough.

Saving tips Some practical savings ideas from Money magazine: 1. Buy wine by the case. 2. Attend minor league games. 3. Buy home and auto insurance from the same company. 4. Feast at a cooking school. 5. Borrow CD-ROMs from the library. 6. Trade in old video games. 7. Recharge batteries. 8. Move in the off season. 9. Rent musical instruments. 10. Call two locations before renting a car.

This sidebar appeared with the story: ON THE SHELF Business Week, Aug. 5: The Starbucks Corp. name is hot, landing on everything from bottled cold coffee to Jazz CDs. Forbes, Aug. 12: Americans have less time for recreation, which may mean that popular golf equipment stocks are headed for the rough.

Saving tips Some practical savings ideas from Money magazine: 1. Buy wine by the case. 2. Attend minor league games. 3. Buy home and auto insurance from the same company. 4. Feast at a cooking school. 5. Borrow CD-ROMs from the library. 6. Trade in old video games. 7. Recharge batteries. 8. Move in the off season. 9. Rent musical instruments. 10. Call two locations before renting a car.


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