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IMF Raises U.S. Economic Growth Forecast

Tuesday, 17 January 2017  |  Chris Guy

After a lackluster outturn in 2016, economic activity is projected to pick up pace in 2017 and 2018, especially in emerging market and developing econ...

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David Paradis Named President of Weir Flow Control Division

3 DAYS AGO

The Weir Group PLC has appointed David Paradis to its group executive as president of the Weir Flow Control Division. He will take up this new role on January 23, 2017. Paradis succeeds John Heasley who was appointed Weir Group CFO in October 2016.

Paradis is currently president of Weir Oil & Gas&r...

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GE, Transocean Announce Performance-Based Service Agreement

5 DAYS AGO

GE Oil & Gas has secured a new contractual service agreement (CSA), valued at approximately $180 million, with Transocean. Under the agreement , GE will provide condition-based monitoring and maintenance services for pressure control equipment on seven of Transocean’s rigs over the next 10 t...

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PA Town Approves $6B Shell Ethane Cracker Plant

19 HOURS AGO

Potter Township in western Pennsylvania has granted a conditional use permit for a $6 billion petrochemical plant to be built by Shell Chemicals. The location was chosen because more than 70% of North American polyethylene customers are within a 700-mile radius of Pittsburgh, PA. More state and fede...

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$4.17B Canadian Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Approved

4 DAYS AGO

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project has received its environmental certificate from British Columbia, Canada. The proposed $4.17 billion Trans Mountain Expansion Project would increase the capacity of the pipeline to 890,000 barrels per day. The current capacity of the pipeline is 3...

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IMF Raises U.S. Economic Growth Forecast

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After a lackluster outturn in 2016, economic activity is projected to pick up pace in 2017 and 2018, especially in emerging market and developing economies. However, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) noted in its new World Economic Outlook, there is a wide dispersion of possible outcomes around ...

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Texas Economy Poised to Shift into ‘Second Gear’ in 2017

19 HOURS AGO

Texas job growth should increase slightly from 1.6% in 2016 to about 2% in 2017, says Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas assistant vice president and senior economist Keith Phillips.

“Job growth picked up in the second half of 2016 due to a stabilization of the energy sector,” Phillips said. ...

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2011 CHEM SHOW set for Nov. 1-3 in NYC

The 54th edition of The CHEM SHOW will offer several new features as it celebrates its 96th year of serving the chemical process industries, Nov. 1-3, 2011, at New York Cityʼs Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The show will focus on core processing topics such as: Process Control and Automation; Optimizing Process Efficiency; Water/Wastewater Treatment; Emerging Technologies; and Saving Energy.

The 2011 Show will also include enhancements of interest to buyers from all segments of the process industries including:

  • A comprehensive conference program developed and coordinated by AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)
  • A process control & automation center
  • Expanded support from leading industry associations and trade publications
  • Special educational series for pump users presented by Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory

Of particular interest to Valve Magazine readers and others who wish to learn more about valves and actuators is a free seminar sponsored by the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA)—An Introduction to Valves, Actuators and Controls—scheduled for Tues., Nov. 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The seminar is a condensed version of the popular 1½ day Valves & Actuators 101 course offered by VMA at a variety of locations around the country.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Visit The CHEM SHOW web site at www.chemshow.com for complete information or contact show management (International Exposition Company) at 203-221-9232 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ABOUT THE CHEM SHOW: Since 1915, the CHEM SHOW has been the CPI professionalʼs single best resource for new products, new ideas and new services. Itʼs a hands-on, interactive event that showcases a wide spectrum of emerging technologies. The unique industry forum creates a dynamic marketing environment unequaled by any other process industries event in North America. The CHEM SHOW is produced and managed by International Exposition Company (IEC), 15 Franklin Street, Westport, CT 06880; phone: 203.221.9232; fax: 203.221.9260; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; website: www.chemshow.com.

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