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Picking the Right Push-On Pipe Fittings for Your Application

Picking the Right Push-On Pipe Fittings for Your Application

Getting the right fittings for pneumatic applications can be challenging due to the complexity of the requirements you need to meet. First off, you’ll require considering the type of threading, the air pressure capacity and the correct tubing that will best fit in your compressed air systems. At this point, you’ll note that push-on fittings are fit for applications that require […]

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Persimmons: Australia’s Next Export Product?

Persimmons: Australia’s Next Export Product?

Persimmons could be a viable export product for farmers in Australia, due to the tropical fruit’s growing popularity that has caused a five-year wait list for interested growers. The level of production has been stable as well, after reaching a value of $10.5 million for more than 2,500 tonnes mainly in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. Exploring New Opportunities […]

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Building Boom in Sydney to Spur Demand for Construction Supplies

Building Boom in Sydney to Spur Demand for Construction Supplies

Construction supplies like steel strapping tools, lumber and cement will continue to be more in demand in Sydney due to the ongoing building boom for apartments. CoreLogic’s analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showed that New South Wales has bucked the trend of slowing apartment construction in Victoria and Queensland. The trend in Sydney takes places despite falling […]

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US Studies Show Multibillion Benefits of OCS Energy Exploration

US Studies Show Multibillion Benefits of OCS Energy Exploration

Offshore oil and gas projects at the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) will be beneficial not only to the economy, but also spur a need for more energy storage, according to studies cited by the American Petroleum Institute (API). An above-ground storage tank, for instance, allows energy companies to store oil temporarily until they are ready to ship it overseas. […]

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Your Quick Guide to Dressing Up Your Home

Your Quick Guide to Dressing Up Your Home

There are many ways to increase the resale value of your home. One is by dressing up your home, ensuring that it will look good. You may add designs, renovate some parts, or build an extension. These are what will help you stun your onlookers and property assessors. The efforts involved may be costly, but know that it is an […]

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Economic Considerations When Planning for Grey Water Systems

Economic Considerations When Planning for Grey Water Systems

The basic model of most grey water systems for houses or homes stems from an economic lifecycle method of analysis where factors such as re/investment and the cost of operation play a central role. A closer look at these parameters will help determine the feasibility of having such a system. Investment Costs Here you will need to include everything that you need have a […]

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New Zealand May Impose New Taxes on Sugary Drinks

New Zealand May Impose New Taxes on Sugary Drinks

Food and beverage companies in New Zealand (NZ) will need to find ways on how to reduce the sugar content in their products, or risk facing new regulation or taxes. The government may impose a sugary drink tax for beverages, although other initiatives are still necessary, according to Health Minister David Clark. While “growing evidence” exists for the proposed tax’s […]

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4 Smart Project Management Tips

4 Smart Project Management Tips

Managing a project to its successful completion is not as simple as some may imagine it. Rather, it is a delicate affair that calls for careful planning, so you meet the expectations of the client within the given deadline. Here are four tips that can help guarantee your success. Find a reputable supplier One of the biggest hurdles project managers […]

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API 650: Keeping Your AST-Running Facilities Safe and Secure

API 650: Keeping Your AST-Running Facilities Safe and Secure

The ever-growing problem of worldwide greenhouse effects continues to result in various environmental hazards, the most notable of which include climate change. However, greenhouse gases aren’t the only causes of such dangers; there are the industrial discharges, fuel fires, and accidental outflows from various industries, particularly the oil and gas sector. For this reason, the federal government and several other […]

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5 Types of Walkway Canopies You Should Know

5 Types of Walkway Canopies You Should Know

While walkway systems have been around for decades, you cannot ignore the fact that there have been developments to make these systems more efficient. That is regarding both the structural design and the materials used in creating the walkway systems.  It is within these two considerations that you get the following types of walkway canopies. Suspension/Free-Standing Walkway Systems While you can […]

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