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The VMA Knowledge Forum, Part One: Technology at the Forefront

The VMA Knowledge Forum, Part One: Technology at the Forefront

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Val-Matic Names Andrew Brudniak Project Manager

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Val-Matic Names Andrew Brudniak Project Manager

After four years with Val-Matic Valve & Mfg. Corp. , Andrew Brudniak was recently promoted to project manager, after having recently held the position of sales engineer for the northeast territory.

Brudniak also has passed the exam for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification offered...

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Weir Group Plans to Sell Flow Control Division

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The Weir Group’s board of directors will initiate a process to sell the Flow Control division. This process will focus on maximizing value for shareholders, with all options to be considered and no fixed timetable. Proceeds will be used to further reduce leverage and to fund future investment in...

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Shale Boom Creates New Petrochemical Hub

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According to analysts and key figures in the industry, “record-setting natural gas production in the United States is benefiting not only consumers. The shale-growth-driven natural gas output is expected to bring benefits to the petrochemical industry as well, as manufacturers will continue to...

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Canada Grants BP Approval to Drill Off Nova Scotia Coast

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The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has granted an Approval to Drill a Well (ADW) to BP Canada and has authorized the commencement of drilling operations for its Aspy D-11 exploration well. BP Canada’s proposed drilling program was previously subjected to an environmental as...

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IHS Markit U.S. Manufacturing Index Rose in April

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Manufacturers reported the greatest improvement in overall business conditions since September 2014 in April. This was highlighted by the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Flash U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rising from 55.6 in March to 56.5.

Stronger growth in new orders drov...

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March Construction Starts Advance 11%

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New construction starts in March increased 11% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $785.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The substantial gain followed modest declines in January (down 2%) and February (down 3%) and brings the pace of total construction s...

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Tyco Flow Control Introduces New Primary Isolation Instrument Root Valve

tyco m30 nonamplate agi smallTyco Flow Control, a unit of Tyco International, has expanded its Anderson Greenwood instrument valve line to include the new M30 series primary isolation instrumentation root valve. This state-of-the-art valve series was created to provide a large-bore isolation valve to handle particularly hostile environments and processes including high temperatures and pressures, while providing excellent seating capabilities.

The M30 series includes single block (M37), block and bleed (M38), as well as double block and bleed (M39) functions built into one compact modular single valve body. This eliminates the need for field assembly and testing of conventional valve and fitting stacks while reducing leak points. The M30 series save time, space and money.

The M30 series of valves provide a robust bonnet with external stem threads, a metal seat and a 3/8" large bore orifice that is the first to be provided with a 1000°F (538°C) temperature range in a modular valve. The combination of a non-rotating stem ball, a globe pattern flow path, as well as unique seat and stem materials, provides a zero leakage repeatable bubble-tight shut off with extremely low turning torque. All valves are designed to an ASME/ANSI B16.34 piping class rating, and are tested to an instrument class shut-off specification, insuring positive closure in the most difficult of applications.

The M30 series of valves can be utilized in applications such as up-graders, refineries, chemical plants, power generating facilities and at unconventional petroleum projects such as oil sand production and high-pressure natural gas shale-field production.

For more information on Tyco Flow Control, visit www.tycoflowcontrol.com.

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