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A Primer on Fugitive Emissions

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ITT Reports 2016 Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Results

Thursday, 16 February 2017  |  Chris Guy

On a GAAP basis, ITT Corporation delivered revenue of $588 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, reflecting a 12% decline that included a 2% negative...

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ITT Reports 2016 Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Results

3 DAYS AGO

On a GAAP basis, ITT Corporation delivered revenue of $588 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, reflecting a 12% decline that included a 2% negative impact from foreign exchange. GAAP segment operating income decreased 12% .

In the Industrial Process segment, total revenue decreased 29% to $212 milli...

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Delta Centrifugal Rejoins VMA

4 DAYS AGO

This week VMA welcomed back associate member Delta Centrifugal Corporation of Temple, TX after a one year absence from the association.

Delta produces custom-made castings. Delta’s operations include Texas Stainless, Inc. Texas Stainless is a metals distributor and sells castings produced by Delt...

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How New U.S. Policies Will Affect the Chemical Industry

5 DAYS AGO

“In 2017, barring a recession in the U.S. and Europe or a slowdown in China, Moody’s Investor Service expects EBITDA in the chemicals industry to slip by 1 or 2% year-over-year.”

A new report from PwC predicts that the Trump administration “is likely to embrace policies that are...

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$2.2 Billion Investment Approved for Mad Dog Phase 2 Project

6 DAYS AGO

BHP Billiton has approved expenditure of $2.2 billion for its share of the development of the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico. During the fourth quarter of 2016, BP, which holds a 60.5% participating interest, sanctioned the Mad Dog Phase 2 project.

Mad Dog Phase 2, located in the Green...

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Philly Fed Manufacturing Conditions Continued to Improve in February

4 DAYS AGO

The index for current manufacturing activity in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware increased from a reading of 23.6 in January to 43.3 this month and has remained positive for seven consecutive months. The share of firms reporting growth continues to increase: More than 48% of the ...

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Industrial Production Down 0.3% in January

5 DAYS AGO

Industrial production decreased 0.3% in January following a 0.6% increase in December. In January, manufacturing output moved up 0.2%, and mining output jumped 2.8%. The index for utilities fell 5.7%, largely because unseasonably warm weather reduced the demand for heating. At 104.6% of its 2012 avera...

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1997 Articles

FALL 1997
Select the Proper Bus for Your Valve Application
By Ross Kunz

Testing the Fugitive Emission Standards
By Matthew J. Wasielewski

Selecting a Safe Service Contractor
By Ronald L. Allen

API 598 Seventh Edition: Valve Inspection and Testing
By R.H. MacDonald

SUMMER 1997
Packings & Gaskets: Keeping Plants Safer & Operations Smoother
By Brooke C. Stoddard

ASME Section VIII: Pressure Vessels
By the VMA Pressure Relief Valve Committee

An Analysis of Nuclear Check Valve Performance by Valve Type
By K.L. McEhlaney

Smart Valve Technology: Digital Positioners
By Bruce Gumstrup


SPRING 1997
Optimizing Bellows Seal Valve Selection

By Bruce Grumstrup

Basic Principles & Practices of Desuperheating
By W.W. Mott

Balancing Fluid Networks Using Three-Way-By-Pass Valves
By Grahame Leslie

ASME Section IV: Heating Boilers
By The VMA Pressure relief Valve Committee


WINTER 1997
Material Hardness: What It Is, What It Means, and What It Doesn't Mean
By Don Bush

Excellence in Product Development Through Innovative Engineering Design
By Christian P. Burger

ASME Section III: Review and Summary
By the VMA Pressure Relief Valve Committee

Selecting a Steel Casting Supplier
By Dennis Allen and Raymond W. Monroe

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