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Knowledge Forum Tackles Tough Issues, Offers Tours

The keynote speaker for VMA’s Knowledge Forum April 9-11 in Birmingham, AL will address cyber-risks in today's plants. She headlines a long list of educational sessions. Attendees also can tour a 4-million-square-foot auto manufacturing plant, a factory that has 700 robots on the assembly line and a mobile lab with training simulators and 3D printing. MORE

Renewables to Bring More Electricity than Natural Gas

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) said wind and solar combined will constitute 64% of new U.S. electric generation capacity in 2019, which outpaces the 34% expected to come from natural gas power plants. EIA also reported that 2018 saw 13.7 gigawatts of coal retire in this nation, the second highest total ever. MORE

 

VALVE INDUSTRY NEWS

ITT Engineered Valves Earns SIL 3 Capable International Certification MORE

Velan Consolidating its Manufacturing Operations MORE

Metso Breaks Ground on Valve Technology Center in China MORE

Emerson Again Selected ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ MORE

Mueller Water Products Unveils New Brand Identity MORE


 

END-USER NEWS

U.S. Southwest Ranks First in North American Refinery Turnaround Spending MORE

Oil Export Terminal Off Texas Shores Proposed MORE

BP Discovers One Billion New Barrels of Oil in Gulf of Mexico MORE

Global Chemicals Production Remained at Slow Pace in Fourth Quarter MORE

Texas Oil and Gas Sector Growth Stalls MORE



Top-Entry Valves in Offshore Oil and Gas

Valves in pipelines generally are top-entry design, which gives them better mechanical resistance to loads and less likelihood for leakage. These valves face many challenges from the pressure that awaits pipelines under the water. MORE

Year Could be a Good One for Offshore Spending

Major oil companies are set to end four years of cutbacks in spending on offshore construction. Investments in oil and gas services for offshore will be up by 6% in 2019 and as much as 14% in 2020, according to one consulting company. MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

In Fall 2018:

Why We Have Auxiliary Connections

The last issue published in 2018 went back to basics by explaining how auxiliary lines and equipment can help regulate media flow and improve efficiencies. MORE
 

Winter 2019 will cover:

Cyberthreats, Solenoids and Check Valve Slam

Coming to your inbox soon is Winter, which features columns on several critical issues including cyber-risks in process controls, when to choose direct-acting versus pilot-operated solenoid valves and why check valves sometimes slam.
 

MANUFACTURING AND THE ECONOMY

OECD Predicts a Slowdown for Major Economies MORE

CEO Confidence at Six-year Low MORE

Dodge Construction Index Lower in December MORE

Small Business Demand for Workers Remains a Constraint MORE

Mid-America Manufacturing Expands Despite Trade Worries MORE

 


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