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Baker Hughes Foundation contributes $800,000 to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced $800,000 in grants to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2021-22 academic year, part of the Foundation’s long-running mission to promote education and opportunity in the communities where Baker Hughes employees live and work.
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2021 Virtual Market Outlook Workshop reflects on positive growth and looks ahead to a stabilizing 2022

Marking its second year of the Market Outlook Workshop being virtual only, the 2021 event was held August 6-7 and featured valuable insights from global and national economic experts across several industries.
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The Final Control Element: Controlling Energy Transformation

When selecting control valves, be sure to properly evaluate the process conditions to identify potential issues and select the proper management techniques.
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Ball Valve Basics

Welcome to the first in a series of Valve Basics articles, each focused on a major product type and written especially for newcomers to the industries that use and make valves and related products.
#basics #knowyourvalves #ball-butterfly-plug

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Differences Between Double Block and Bleed and Double Isolation

There is an important distinction between DBB and DIB, as they often fall under the same category and are used interchangeably within the industry.
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Benevolent Dolphins and Flange Sealing Training

In the mid-18th century, there was a common theory from sailors that dolphins are a mariner’s best friend.
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Virtual Work and the Workplace

Three in five workers who have been working remotely during the pandemic say they would prefer to continue working at home after the pandemic. 50% of workers believe they are as productive at home as they are at the office.
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Selecting Non-metal Materials for Valve Components and Coatings

Non-metallic materials are commonly used for valve components, and the selection of non-metallic materials for valve design and for application-specific conditions is critical to ensuring product reliability.
#components #materials

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Enhanced Safety in LNG Applications

For more than 40 years, the safety record of the global LNG industry has been excellent, due to attention to detail in engineering, construction and operations.
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The Future of Valve Manufacturing is Already Here

Companies in the valve and control products industry are responding to a confluence of forces that are changing the landscape of manufacturing  – automation, agility and digitalization to name a few.
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Extended Reality Tools Enhance Training

Training becomes increasingly critical as companies deal with the retirement of more and more knowledgeable, experienced staff.
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Isolation Valves for High-solids Severe Service

Understanding suspended solids and their effect on equipment is critical in choosing isolation valves for slurry service.
#maintenance-repair #automation

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Practical Steps for Transferring Knowledge

Using three fast-learning knowledge transfer techniques will help multiple generations in the workforce learn from each other.

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Where Valves Are Used: Everywhere!

Learn about the many industries in which valves play critical roles in this comprehensive article that was first published in 2017.
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Nuclear: A Partner in the Quest for Clean and Sustainable Energy

The nation’s nuclear energy industry has deep roots that have always been focused on reliability and safety.
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Practical Steps for Retaining Expertise

Losing the skills of experienced, trained engineers has always challenged original equipment manufacturers.
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