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Texas Manufacturing Continues to Expand, Outlook Improves

Monday, 25 June 2018  |  Chris Guy

The expansion in Texas factory activity continued in June, albeit at a slower pace than in May, according to business executives responding to the Texa...

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SVF Flow Controls Joins VMA

2 DAYS AGO

This week SVF Flow Controls became a full member of the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA). This is the fourth new VMA member in 2018 so far.

For over 35 years SVF Flow Controls of La Palma, CA has been manufacturing ball valves, actuators and controls for all industrial applications.

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Emerson Wins Global Tank Storage Award

3 DAYS AGO

Emerson’s Rosemount 5900S 2-in-1 Radar Level Gauge has won the Outstanding Terminal Safety Technology Award at the 2018 Global Tank Storage Awards. This award is given to a product or technology that adds an additional layer of safety to the terminal and reduces risk to employees and the surroun...

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Unfractured Wells On the Rise in Permian Region

-1 DAYS AGO

“The vast pipe networks that haul crude from the Permian basin are almost completely full thanks to a production boom in the oil-rich area of West Texas and New Mexico that rivals Saudi Arabia’s Ghawar field in massiveness. Explorers who’ve been drilling feverishly to cash in on an...

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U.S. Specialty Chemicals Markets Continue to Gain

3 DAYS AGO

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes continued to gain during the second quarter, increasing 0.5% in May after an upwardly revised 1% gain in April and a 0.4% gain in March. All changes in the data are reported on a three-month moving average (3M...

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Texas Manufacturing Continues to Expand, Outlook Improves

-1 DAYS AGO

The expansion in Texas factory activity continued in June, albeit at a slower pace than in May, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey . The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, declined 12 points to 23.3, signaling a deceler...

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IHS Markit: Manufacturing Loses Momentum in June

-1 DAYS AGO

June data highlighted a clear loss of momentum for the manufacturing sector, following the strong growth rates seen in recent months. At 54.6, down from 56.4 in May, the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Flash U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) signaled the slowest improvement in o...

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BP to Challenge Fine for Refinery Blast

The oil giant BP said on Friday that it would challenge a record $87.4 million fine imposed for what regulators said was the company’s failure to correct problems after a 2005 explosion killed 15 workers at a refinery in Texas City, Tex.

 

BP executives said Friday that they were surprised by the penalty — four times greater than any previous Occupational Safety and Health Administration fine — because the company and agency officials had long seemed to be in agreement about BP’s steps to improve safety at the refinery, the nation’s third largest.

 

Source: New York Times

 

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