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Wolseley Reports 2016 Full Year Results

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Wolseley plc delivered an improvement in overall results for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2016, up 8.5% from last year. Revenue of $18.7 billion was 4.2% ahead at constant exchange rates and 2.4% ahead on a like-for-like basis. Price deflation, particularly in the U.S., reduced revenue by 1.5%. Imp...

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ValvTechnologies Joins MSS of the Valve and Fittings Industry Committee

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ValvTechnologies, Inc. has been unanimously approved for membership in the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the Valve and Fittings Industry Committee. Representing ValvTechnologies is Tony Majka, director of engineering.

The MSS is a non-profit technical association organized for develo...

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Alaska, ConocoPhillips Forming LNG Joint Venture

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The State of Alaska, through the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), and ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. have executed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding negotiations to form a joint venture (JV) that could facilitate marketing LNG from the Alaska LNG project to global LNG markets and acqui...

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Many Houston Chemical Facilities Could Be Operating Illegally

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“Firefighters once routinely visited buildings in their districts to plan for emergencies — including ferreting out hazmat sites — but those visits stopped in April 2014. The department had started entering old plans into a new, sophisticated database and didn't want to create a ba...

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U.S. Consumer Confidence Surges to Nine-Year High

18 HOURS AGO

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in August, improved further in September. The Index now stands at 104.1, up from 101.8 in August. The 104.1 figure is the highest since August 2007.

“Consumer confidence increased in September for a second consecutive month and i...

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Texas Manufacturing Strengthened in September

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Texas factory activity increased markedly in September, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey . The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, rose 12 points to 16.7, suggesting output picked up at a notably faster pace this month...

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VMA Welcomes SMG Valves; Valve Repair Solutions is Latest VRC Member

Both the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) and its affiliated group for OEM-authorized repair shops, the Valve Repair Council (VRC), added new members to their rosters in the last quarter of 2008.

VMA welcomes SMG Valves, A Unit of Southern Mfg. Group, Inc. of Morrison, TN. The company manufactures non-lubricated plug valves for use in the chemical, petrochemical, power, mining and paper industries. Learn more about the SMG Valves at www.smg-global.com.

New to the VRC is Valve Repair Solutions Inc. (www.valverepairsolutions.com), a valve repair and inline machining shop. The company is headquartered in Camden, SC.

Companies that manufacture valves, actuators and controls in the U.S. and/or Canada may qualify for membership in VMA. To learn more, visit VMA.org , and click on Members in the navigation bar, or email VMA President Bill Sandler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information on the VRC, visit VMA.org and click on Valve Repair Council, or contact VRC Executive Director Marc Pasternak at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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