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Manufacturing

Biden administration outlines efforts to ease supply chain bottlenecks

By: Margo Ellis, Editor, VALVE Magazine

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach moving toward 24/7 operations, which will double the amount of cargo moved out of its docks and onto highways.

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DOE funds $20 million to produce clean hydrogen from nuclear power

Edited by Margo Ellis, Editor, VALVE Magazine

The Arizona-based project will allow clean hydrogen to serve as a source for zero-carbon electricity and represent an important economic product for nuclear plants beyond electricity.

Manufacturing

Jobs increase by 194,000 in September; unemployment falls to 4.8%

Edited by Margo Ellis, Editor, VALVE Magazine

Both measures are improved considerably from the end of the February-April 2020 recession.

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Survey shows likely energy transition paths for oil and gas companies

Edited by Margo Ellis, Editor, VALVE Magazine

Important and different pathways to meet climate goals and keep oil prices stable are revealed.

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Curtiss-Wright releases new motor and actuator with integral controls

Edited by Chris Pasion

The SAL080 linear actuator is reportedly capable of continuous force ratings up to 2330 lb-ft (linear) and the SA-R080 is capable of torque up to 24.7 lb-in. (rotary).
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Baker Hughes to deliver valves to new plant in Texas

Edited by Chris Pasion

Baker Hughes Masoneilan will supply 335 control valves—ranging from from ball valves to severe service valves—to Diamond Green Diesel’s new plant in Port Arthur, TX.
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Emerson and AspenTech enter agreement on new software strategy

Edited by Margo Ellis, Editor, VALVE Magazine

Emerson and AspenTech announced in a press release on Oct. 11 that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement to contribute Emerson’s industrial software businesses—OSI Inc. and the Geological Simulation Software business—to AspenTech to create a diversified, high-performance industrial software leader with greater scale, capabilities and technologies.
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Manufacturing

AMT and GBM launch of MT United

Edited by Chris Pasion

The new joint venture between the Association For Manufacturing Technology and Gardner Business Media intends to drive and strengthen the manufacturing community.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Technology Orders report shows 20% increase

Edited by Margo Ellis, Editor, VALVE Magazine

The year-to-date total reached $3.55 billion, the highest value through the first eight months of any year since 1998.

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Australian mining industry works toward net zero

Edited by Chris Pasion

Australia’s largest and most valuable industry is mining, according to Baker Hughes. Organizations in the country are working to decarbonize the nation through research and technological advancements.
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