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Behavioral Aspects of Compliance with Workplace Safety Measures

Behavioral Aspects of Compliance with Workplace Safety Measures

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Control Valve Selection for Severe Service

Control Valve Selection for Severe Service

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The Adventures of Duke Waters: Chapter 4

The Adventures of Duke Waters: Chapter 4

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Flowserve Supporting Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility

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Flowserve has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia to provide general maintenance services for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, which is producing natural gas from an offshore field in Western Australia.

The Shell-operated Prelude FLNG facility is ...

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Curtiss-Wright Awarded $80M in U.S. Navy Contracts

3 DAYS AGO

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been awarded contracts valued in excess of $80 million to provide propulsion valves for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class nuclear powered attack submarine and Columbia-class submarines programs. The awards were received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. to support sh...

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USDA Investing $135M in Rural Water Infrastructure Projects

4 DAYS AGO

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $135 million in 49 projects to improve rural water infrastructure in 24 states. USDA is making the investments through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program. Rural cities and towns, water districts and other eligible entities can use the...

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Permian Midstream Bottlenecks May Choke Output

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Rapidly rising production in the Permian basin has led to soaring levels of associated gas, outpacing pipeline infrastructure and placing increasing slowdown pressure on other production streams like crude oil and natural gas liquids, Dr. Eugene Kim, Research Director, Americas Gas, told delegates at ...

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Industrial Production Dropped in July

2 DAYS AGO

U.S. industrial production declined 0.2% in July. Manufacturing output decreased 0.4% last month and has fallen more than 1.5% since December 2018. Durables, nondurables and other manufacturing all posted decreases in July. Production fell for most major durable goods categories. The largest declines ...

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Houston Manufacturing Executives See Contraction Ahead

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The Houston Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) registered 51.4 in July, slightly up from 51.2 in June. The region’s PMI has signaled expansion in overall economic activity for 36 consecutive months and manufacturing activity for 23 consecutive months.

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