Valve Industry Factors for Smart Business
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June 8, 2019

In a recent electrical safety survey conducted by Littelfuse earlier this year, most workers said they feel arc-flash mitigation is a priority in their facility, but only half have completed a risk assessment to identify hazardous areas. And 25 percent of respondents said they had never received safety training in their workplace. Read more from this survey here.

Opinion: Theresa May’s Resignation Leaves Brexit & its Impact Unresolved

Opinion: Theresa May’s Resignation Leaves Brexit & its Impact Unresolved

U.S. pump manufacturers will likely be unaffected by Brexit, except that the future trading environment remains unclear. Since the stunning vote in 2016 in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, many international economic actors and observers have been waiting to see just how Brexit would be enacted. That wait was recently extended with the resignation of British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Moderate Growth of Canadian Oil Sands Projected

Moderate Growth of Canadian Oil Sands Projected

Total oil production is expected to rise by another 1 million barrels per day by 2030, according to IHS Markit analysis. Analysts expect a more moderate pace of production growth for Canadian oil sands projects than in years past. The building and operating costs fell dramatically in recent years. The cost to construct a new oil sands project is now between 25 and 33 percent cheaper than in 2014, the report says.

Valve Industry Factors for Smart Business

Valve Industry Factors for Smart Business

The global pump and valve industries have been riding a recent rollercoaster of swings over the past five years. Today’s decisions and success involve more factors than ever before. Technology needs to meet new engineering, procurement and construction and end user specifications, and also manage an overall complex total cost of ownership equation for the customer that involves variations in local regulations, material sourcing restrictions and government trade tariffs.


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