TransAlta Corporation has selected Emerson as the main automation contractor in its planned conversions of coal-fired units to natural gas. The project is part of TransAlta’s $2 billion Clean Energy Investment Plan that will
its existing coal assets in Alberta, Canada, to natural gas.
This week the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) officially welcomed
as its newest distributor/channel partner associate member. This is the tenth new company to join the association in 2019.
With locations in Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee, Industrial Valve repairs all...
HollyFrontier plans to construct a
new renewable diesel unit
(RDU) at its Artesia, NM refinery. The RDU will have a production capacity of approximately 125 million gallons a year and allow HollyFrontier to process soybean oil and other renewable feedstocks into renewable diesel. The RDU, along with c...
The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA)
Natural Gas Annual 2018
shows that the United States set
in natural gas production, consumption, and exports in 2018. In 2018, dry natural gas production increased by 12%, reaching a record-high average of 83.8 billion cubic feet per d...
The small business half of the economy posted a 0.6 point gain in
October’s NFIB Small Business Optimism Index
. The 102.4 reading was buoyed by eight of the 10 Index components advancing, as talk of a recession waned in October. The Uncertainty Index declined 4 points but remains historically h...
Industrial production fell 0.8% in October after declining 0.3% in September. Manufacturing production decreased 0.6% in October. Much of this
was due to a strike at a major manufacturer of motor vehicles. The strike contributed to a drop of 1.2% for durables. Excluding motor vehicles and part...