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U.S. Economy Grew 0.7% in the First Quarter of 2017

Friday, 28 April 2017  |  Chris Guy

Real GDP in the U.S. fell short of expectations, increasing at an annual rate of 0.7% in the first quarter of 2017; this according to the advance esti...

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Mueller Water Products Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results

6 HOURS AGO

For its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2017, Mueller Water Products’ net sales were up 1.3% to $199.7 million and net income was $73.3 million, or $0.45 per diluted share. Operating income from continuing operations was $10.9 million. The quarter's results included $68.6 million of income...

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Weir Group Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

6 HOURS AGO

The Weir Group's first quarter input was 15% higher than the prior year period with good sequential growth primarily driven by increased activity levels in North American Oil & Gas and strong aftermarket orders in Minerals. Group-wide aftermarket orders were 21% higher than the prior year period w...

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Permian Basin Oil Production Continues to Increase

1 DAY AGO

Crude oil production in the Permian Basin is expected to increase to an estimated 2.4 million barrels per day in May, based on estimates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration . Between January 2016 and March 2017, oil production in the Permian Basin increased in all but three months, even as...

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East Coast Refiners Eye Texas as Alternative to North Dakota

2 DAYS AGO

“Major U.S. East Coast refiners profited from railing hundreds of thousands of barrels of discounted Bakken crude to their plants daily from 2013 until 2015. But as more and more pipelines were built in North Dakota, the discount began to disappear, and so did the rail cars,” Reuters repor...

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U.S. Economy Grew 0.7% in the First Quarter of 2017

4 HOURS AGO

Real GDP in the U.S. fell short of expectations, increasing at an annual rate of 0.7% in the first quarter of 2017; this according to the advance estimate just released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The 0.7% figure, down from 2.1% in the fourth quarter and 3.5% in the second half of 2016, and is...

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Survey Shows Small Business Confidence Increasing

1 DAY AGO

The second annual Allstate/ Small Business Barometer finds increasing optimism and innovation among small business owners, despite the rising cost of doing business. Nine in 10 local entrepreneurs say the benefits of owning a business outweigh the challenges. This year’s Barometer found that, ...

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2011 CHEM SHOW set for Nov. 1-3 in NYC

The 54th edition of The CHEM SHOW will offer several new features as it celebrates its 96th year of serving the chemical process industries, Nov. 1-3, 2011, at New York Cityʼs Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The show will focus on core processing topics such as: Process Control and Automation; Optimizing Process Efficiency; Water/Wastewater Treatment; Emerging Technologies; and Saving Energy.

The 2011 Show will also include enhancements of interest to buyers from all segments of the process industries including:

  • A comprehensive conference program developed and coordinated by AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)
  • A process control & automation center
  • Expanded support from leading industry associations and trade publications
  • Special educational series for pump users presented by Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory

Of particular interest to Valve Magazine readers and others who wish to learn more about valves and actuators is a free seminar sponsored by the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA)—An Introduction to Valves, Actuators and Controls—scheduled for Tues., Nov. 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The seminar is a condensed version of the popular 1½ day Valves & Actuators 101 course offered by VMA at a variety of locations around the country.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Visit The CHEM SHOW web site at www.chemshow.com for complete information or contact show management (International Exposition Company) at 203-221-9232 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ABOUT THE CHEM SHOW: Since 1915, the CHEM SHOW has been the CPI professionalʼs single best resource for new products, new ideas and new services. Itʼs a hands-on, interactive event that showcases a wide spectrum of emerging technologies. The unique industry forum creates a dynamic marketing environment unequaled by any other process industries event in North America. The CHEM SHOW is produced and managed by International Exposition Company (IEC), 15 Franklin Street, Westport, CT 06880; phone: 203.221.9232; fax: 203.221.9260; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; website: www.chemshow.com.

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