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Weekly News Roundup (Dec 12)

Weekly News Roundup (Dec 12)

Oil and Gas Prices Drop, But Nets Refuse to Credit Fracking in 93% of Stories

Thanks in part to the widespread use of technologies like hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, global oil prices plummeted in 2014.

 

Fuel cell power

Keeping Employees Safe During the Holidays

Keeping Employees Safe During the Holidays

While the holidays are an exciting time of year, they can also add extra stress and distractions to daily routines. What can you and your company do to minimize these factors? CLIMAX’s Strategic Designer of “Well-Being” Karen Kinslow and Facility and Safety Team Leader Joe Whitton share CLIMAX’s approach helping keep employees safe in and out of the workplace around the holiday season and throughout the year.

Big Job in Small Space: Gantry Mill Saves Time, Headache

Faced with having to excavate the current system from deep in the recesses of a hydroelectric plan and reinstalling the entire gear box mount area, a CLIMAX customer was instead able mill the sill plates in place to the correct specifications, relieving pressure on the gearbox casing.
Turning a Challenge into an Opportunity: <br />Designing the Micro-Adjust Boring Head

Turning a Challenge into an Opportunity:
Designing the Micro-Adjust Boring Head

Unexpected challenges are regular occurrences in the machining industry. When a supplier decided to discontinue boring heads used in multiple CLIMAX products, CLIMAX was faced with an unexpected challenge – and a great opportunity.
How-to: Boring precisely aligned holes

How-to: Boring precisely aligned holes

Boring holes that are far apart creates challenges in achieving the precision you require. Learn how an optical alignment tool designed specifically for pairing with a CLIMAX line boring machine eliminates the guesswork of sag calculations and helps you meet your accuracy requirements.

Weekly News Roundup (Dec 5)

‘Tis the Season for Workplace Safety (Insurance Journal)

The holiday season causes an increase in opportunities for accidents and injuries. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than 400 people are killed and 1,650 are injured due to fire-related incidents …

Weekly News Roundup (Nov 21)

Weekly News Roundup (Nov 21)

There Could Be Jobs Offshore in Oil & Natural Gas Development (Forbes)

Why should we open up offshore oil and gas leasing in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, the US Atlantic and Pacific Outer Continental Shelf?

 

U.S. manufacturing expands,

Oil and Gas Turnarounds

Oil and Gas Turnarounds

Oil companies can achieve turnaround season goals by controlling and, ideally, reducing maintenance costs at refineries. CLIMAX is there to help make that happen.
Oil and Gas Trends: Technology Resources for Working Smarter

Oil and Gas Trends: Technology Resources for Working Smarter

The oil and gas sector is a diverse industry that is constantly changing. As more companies find new ways to access hard-to-reach resources, technology has become an increasingly important tool for averting downtime and lost revenue. Check out these innovative processes that help oil and gas companies work smarter and more efficiently.
How-to: Selecting the Right Tooling for your BB5000 Line Boring Machine

How-to: Selecting the Right Tooling for your BB5000 Line Boring Machine

CHALLENGE: CLIMAX offers 44 different bits for the BB5000. By asking the right questions, you are sure to find the perfect tooling for your application. So what are the right questions?