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Valve Basics Training Helps Fill Industry Skills Gap

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An End-User’s Perspective on Valve Selection and Risk

An End-User’s Perspective on Valve Selection and Risk

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New Test Stamp and More Updates on Pressure Vessel Codes

New Test Stamp and More Updates on Pressure Vessel Codes

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The Role of Valves in HAZOP Studies

The Role of Valves in HAZOP Studies

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ValvTechnologies Successfully Completes NUPIC Audit

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ValvTechnologies, Inc. recently achieved NUPIC-approved suppliers list status, upon successful completion of the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) audit conducted at the Houston facility. NUPIC members include all domestic U.S. nuclear utilities as well as several international members.

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GE Oil & Gas Supporting ONGC’s Exploratory Drilling Campaign in India

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GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a multi-million-dollar frame agreement by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), India’s largest exploration and production company. Under the agreement , GE will provide an estimated 55 subsea wellheads (SG5) over next three years for the operator&rsqu...

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Chemical Activity Barometer Suggests Accelerated Business Activity

3 DAYS AGO

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) expanded 0.4% in August following an upward revision for July. This marks the barometer’s sixth consecutive monthly gain. Accounting for adjustments, the CAB is up 3.2% over this time last year, the strongest year over year growth since January 2015. All d...

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Innovation Could Lead to Significant Cuts in Chemical Manufacturing Energy Use

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Scientists from ExxonMobil and Georgia Tech have developed a new technology that could significantly reduce the amount of energy and emissions associated with manufacturing plastics. If brought to industrial scale, this breakthrough could reduce industry’s global annual carbon dioxide emissions ...

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Manufacturing Productivity in U.S. Higher Than Other Nations

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“U.S. productivity unexpectedly declined for a third straight quarter in the three months through June, Labor Department figures showed. On a year-over-year basis, it fell for the first time since 2013,” Bloomberg reports .

But on a more positive note, “the U.S. still blows other natio...

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Durable Goods Orders Up 4.4%, a Six-Month High

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New orders for manufactured durable goods in July increased $9.7 billion or 4.4% to $228.9 billion, the U.S. Commerce Department announced. This increase, up following two consecutive monthly decreases, followed a 4.2% June decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 1.5%. Excluding def...

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1993 Articles

FALL 1993
Control Valves: The State of the Art
By Felicia Miller

New Rules Affecting Valve Stem Leaks
By John Heil

The Evolution of Fuel: MTBE and Elastomers
By Gordon M. Smith

ISO 9000 Quality Systems: How to Select a Registrar
By R.T. "Bud" Weightman


SUMMER 1993
Power Generation: Today's Challenges
By Felicia Miller

New Concepts in Valve Stem Seals
By John Heil

Qualifying Gaskets to Reduce Fugitive Emissions
By Jeffrey S. Ore

ISO 9000 and Certification: Back to Basics
By R.T. "Bud" Weightman


SPRING 1993
Corrosion: The Price, the Problem, the Plan
By Robert J. Abbott

The Clouded Future of Nuclear Power
By Felicia Miller

Designing Tomorrow's Valve Control System Today
By Ray Hawkins

The "Single" European Market: How European Valve Companies See It
By Dr. Savino Rizzio


WINTER 1993
Valves in the Service of Safety
By Brooke C. Stoddard

Pressure Relief Valve Basics
By Howard Shideler

Foundries: What Valve Manufacturers Expect
By Felicia Miller

Control Valve Cavitation
By J. Stares & F. Volpe

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