Welcome to Operations Engineer (formerly Plant Engineer), the website for engineers, technicians and those involved with the specification, installation, operation and maintenance of industrial plant. Brought to you by the IPlantE, BES, Environmental and Operations professional sectors of SOE (Society of Operations Engineers), and MA Business Ltd.

News
11/08/2022

New LEEA e-learning course offers insight for end users in all sectors

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) launched the End User Guidance CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Course on 7 July 2022 as part of the Association’s new Academy 2.0 Platform. This one-day course provides an essential insight to general legal responsibilities for lifting equipment owners and end users. It is suitable for company ... » Read More

08/08/2022 VSDs for bulk waste transport Successful trials at three Anglian Water sites prove variable speed drives ... » Read More


04/08/2022 Datum to move to HVO Datum Datacentres, the business-critical data centre provider, has ... » Read More


02/08/2022 Jacobs wins Sellafield deal Jacobs was selected to deliver Sellafield Ltd’s new Integrated Asset Care ... » Read More
28/07/2022 New building safety role specs The British Standards Institution (BSI) has published three new standards ... » Read More


28/07/2022 SKF-Quaker Houghton oil reuse SKF has entered into a collaboration that will combine Quaker Houghton’s ... » Read More


27/07/2022 Pasteurisation for AD plant HRS Heat Exchangers has helped a developer and operator of renewable ... » Read More
Features
18/07/2022

From the ground up: aerospace MRO

The aerospace industry has developed one of the most mature models for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). We look at how the process works and what future changes are coming.

Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) in civil aviation is a crucial requirement to ensure the safety and continuing airworthiness of an aircraft or aircraft ...
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18/07/2022 New faces With the decline of manufacturing in the UK, it is getting harder to find candidates for engineer surveyor roles that qualified in the traditional way, by apprenticing in an industry, then gaining experience and gaining ... » Read More


18/07/2022 Minding the store The trend of appointing third-party MRO service providers is gathering pace with the promise of cost savings and the reassignment of resources to core activities » Read More


18/07/2022 What's up with HAZOPs? A hazard and operability study (HAZOP) is a type of risk assessment used for chemical process systems at the design and planning stage. It was first created as part of ICI’s six-stage hazard study process in the 1960’s, and ... » Read More
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