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valve magazine enewsletter   News for VALVE readers who procure, specify, use, maintain, repair, sell and manufacture valves, actuators & controls.VALVE eNews is distributed every two weeks to more than 20,000 industry professionals

Trade Talks Net Tariff Pull-back

President Trump agreed to temporarily halt a planned Jan. 1 tariff increase for China in exchange for promises from Chinese President Xi Jinping to increase purchases of certain U.S. goods. But roadblocks remain between the two leaders as they continue contentious discussions on imbalances. MORE

Managing Unconscious Bias

As manufacturers struggle to find workers for thousands of unfilled jobs, they need to understand that a diverse mix of people in the workplace is not the same as inclusion policies. Employers must address unconscious bias in hiring and promoting practices as well as succession planning. MORE

 

VALVE INDUSTRY NEWS

Setpoint I.S. Expands Agreement with Clark-Reliance MORE

Weir Secures New Contract in Iraq MORE

DFT Valves Installs Solar Panels at Facility MORE

Admiral Valve Partners with Exion Asia and Encord MORE


 

END-USER NEWS

Inventories Drive U.S. Refining Margins to Five-Year Lows MORE

Qatar Quitting OPEC, Shifting Focus to Gas MORE

U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas Proved Reserves Set New Records MORE

Ethylene Capacity Growth Forecast for U.S. MORE

IEA: U.S. May Become Single Largest Oil, Gas Producer MORE



Economic Barometer Shows Signs of Chill

A leading indicator from the chemical industry (the Chemical Activity Barometer) posted its first month-over-month drop since February 2016, which has created some concern about the rate at which the U.S. economic expansion is slowing. MORE

The Adventures of Duke Waters

VALVE Magazine.com begins a series on what employees can learn from mentors. Stories follow an engineer’s escapades and show how the seasoned Duke Waters helps solve problems. Chapter 1 takes place at an LNG port. MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

In Fall 2018:

Monitoring Pressure Relief Devices

Fall's VALVE Magazine explained the different types of pressure relief devices, outlined what they do and suggested how they can be watched to make sure they are in compliance, operating at maximum efficiency and kept in the best condition. MORE
 

Winter 2019 will cover:

Keeping MSIVs in Top Condition

In winter you’ll read about why critical main steam isolation valves (MSIVs) are critical in the nuclear field and how they can be kept at optimum performance.
 

MANUFACTURING AND THE ECONOMY

Texas Manufacturing Expansion Continues to Moderate MORE

ISM: Manufacturing Activity Increased in November MORE

U.S., Canada, Mexico Sign USMCA Trade Agreement MORE

Consumer Confidence Down Slightly in November MORE

Durable Goods Orders Fall 4.4% in October MORE

 


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