Aalberts Industries, parent company of Apollo Valves, has acquired 100% of Shurjoint Piping Products USA, Inc., Haohan Metal (Kunshan) Co. Ltd. and Shurjoint Metals Inc., effective November 29, 2016. The
will be led by Aalberts CEO Glenn L. Mosack and sr. vice president global sales and ma...
Ethanol Greenfield’s Varennes, Quebec site won the 2016 Reliability Program of the Year at the Emerson Global Users Exchange in Austin. The site converts corn into fuel-grade ethanol, distillers grains, carbon dioxide and corn oil.
In October, 2016, The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced a final rule that expands safety requirements for excess flow valves (EFVs) to multi-residential and commercial applications. That version of the rule covered the installation of EFVs in new or replaced se...
“The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells,” according to a
“This year, before the new rules went into effect on May 28, Oklahoma averaged 2...
Manufacturing expanded in November as the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) registered 53.2%, an
increase of 1.3%
from the October reading of 51.9%, indicating growth in manufacturing for the third consecutive month. A reading above 50% indicates that the ma...
The unemployment rate declined 0.3% to 4.6% in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the Department of Labor
today. Employment gains occurred in professional and business services and in health care.
Employment in construction continued on its recent upward trend...
In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon well blow-out, the debate now centers on the oil and gas sector’s future role in the Gulf of Mexico. While the focus has been on environmental impact and technical challenges, and on the effects on local fishing and tourist industries, less attention has been paid to the considerable economic significance of the entire oil and gas sector. Even less well understood is its national impact — in terms of jobs and government revenues.