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2011-01-13 00:00:06

Pipe Flow Software today announced the launch of their new website http://www.pipeflow.com to serve their international customers in over 75 countries worldwide. PipeFlow.com provides a central resource of information on pipe system design and the hydraulic analysis of pipe systems, as well as serving as a distribution point for Pipe Flow Software programs, which calculate flow rates and pressure drops in pipe networks. Website visitors can download a free trial of the popular PipeFlow®...

2010-12-07 08:23:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVVT) ("China Valves" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese metal valve manufacturer, today announced that the Company has received a purchase order from Beijing China-Petroleum Everbright Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (CPEEC) to supply large diameter high pressure singles lit welded ball valves for the Sino-Kazakhstan oil pipeline project, and a purchase order from Yangzi Petrochemical for...

2010-11-20 00:00:47

Michigan's Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth (MDELEG) has rejected a proposal to force home buyers to equip their new homes with fire sprinklers. Residential fire sprinklers remain as a voluntary option available to purchasers of new homes. The decision by MDELEG was made as part of its triennial construction code review, and marks the second consecutive code cycle in which the state agency has rejected efforts to impose a mandatory sprinkler requirement on Michigan homeowners...

2010-11-15 12:21:59

Major factors contributing to a rapid spread of fire at the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, S.C., on June 18, 2007, included large open spaces with furniture providing high fuel loads, the inward rush of air following the breaking of windows, and a lack of sprinklers, according to a draft report released October 28, 2010, for public comment by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The fire trapped and killed nine firefighters, the most firefighter fatalities in a single...

2010-06-14 06:30:00

BROOKSTON, Ind., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuthill Drive Systems has appointed Bob Albano as EZ Trac(TM) National Accounts Manager. Tuthill Drive Systems, a division of Tuthill Corporation, is a manufacturer of hydraulic powered drive systems for on road and off road vehicles. Most recently Albano was a District Sales Manager at Tuthill Transport Technologies/Reyco Granning Suspensions. Tuthill Drive Systems has engineered superior products for the agricultural and off-highway markets for...

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2010-05-04 14:38:57

A water feature found in the Maya city of Palenque, Mexico, is the earliest known example of engineered water pressure in the new world, according to a collaboration between two Penn State researchers, an archaeologist and a hydrologist. How the Maya used the pressurized water is, however, still unknown. "Water pressure systems were previously thought to have entered the New World with the arrival of the Spanish," the researchers said in a recent issue of the Journal of Archaeological...

2010-04-23 08:30:00

KAIFENG and ZHENGZHOU, China, April 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVVT) ("China Valves" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese metal valve manufacturer, today announced that the Company recently received a purchase order of $2 million worth of gate valves, check valves and globe valves from China's largest nuclear power company, China Nuclear Power Engineering Corporation, Ltd. ("CNPEC"). China Valves is one of only a handful of valve...

2010-02-08 08:22:00

In the release "China Valves Technology, Inc. Completes the Acquisition of Able Delight (Changsha) Valve Co., Ltd." distributed earlier today by China Valves Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVVT) over PR Newswire Asia, we are advised by the company that in the last sentence of the second paragraph, the currency translation from 90 million RMB should have been $13.2 million, instead of $1.32 million, as originally distributed inadvertently. Full, corrected release follows: China Valves...

2010-01-13 11:18:00

PATTERSON, N.Y., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the longest-tenured fire sprinkler advocacy organization in the U.S., announces the State of California has adopted building code changes that will require all new one- and two-family homes and townhouses built in the state starting January 1, 2011, to be equipped with life-saving fire sprinkler systems. The California State Building Standards Commission voted yesterday unanimously by a margin of 10-0...

2010-01-06 07:00:00

KAIFENG, China, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVVT) ("China Valves" or the "Company"), a leading metal valve manufacturer with operations in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), today announced that the Company's subsidiary, Zhengzhou Zhengdie Valve Co, Ltd. ("Zhengdie"), received a purchase order of $3.0 million for metal sealing butterfly valves and multifunctional slow-closing type check valves from Kunshan Water Group, Inc....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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