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News
22/07/2019

InSite Technical Services officially opens premises

Pembrokeshire-based technical consultancy InSite Technical Services has officially opened its new premises at Pembroke Dock.

The opening event on 4 July was an important milestone for the company, which has spent its first four years in serviced offices at the Bridge Innovation Centre, an incubation hub for new businesses. The move is a result of ...
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19/07/2019 Generator back online When a generator supporting the national grid in Cyprus needed a rapid ... » Read More


18/07/2019 Maintec registration open Organisers of Maintec, the UK maintenance, reliability and asset ... » Read More


17/07/2019 Scania trucks in Norway Construction fleets in Norway have been seeking the help of Scania to ... » Read More
16/07/2019 New JCB power tools JCB Tools, an official licensee of construction equipment manufacturer ... » Read More


15/07/2019 Atlas Copco UK restructures Industrial tools and assembly solutions provider Atlas Copco has ... » Read More


12/07/2019 Fullwood & Festo collaborate Fullwood Packo, a company at the forefront of automated milking systems, ... » Read More
Features
04/07/2019

Outrunning obsolescence

Machinery from any era can be kept operational, given enough time and money. In industry, limitations of both of those resources often determines when equipment becomes obsolete. However, technology is now changing that formula

Pumps, motors and boilers play key roles in supporting almost every industrial process and span every application. The ...
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04/07/2019 Comment: Speak up The Chernobyl disaster of 1986 seems to have hit the headlines again in recent weeks, following rave reviews of a new HBO TV mini-series that depicts the nuclear disaster and the clean-up effort that followed. » Read More


04/07/2019 HIPP, HIPP, Hooray! High integrity pressure protection systems (HIPPS) have become increasingly a solution of choice in managing the risks of ever more demanding environments – and none more so than offshore gas installations. How exactly do they work? » Read More


04/07/2019 Being proactive There are many factors that could deem industrial equipment obsolete. If this happens, companies could face critical failure. OE explores whether a proactive approach to obsolescence might be the answer » Read More
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