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News
02/03/2021

ABB urges greater adoption of high-efficiency motors and drives to combat climate change

In a new whitepaper, ABB reveals potential for significant energy efficiency improvements in industry and infrastructure enabled by the latest and most high-efficiency motors and variable speed drives. ABB calls on governments and industry to accelerate adoption of the technology to help combat climate change.

According to the International ...
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02/03/2021 Warehouse expansion for WEG Gearbox, motor and drive manufacturer WEG has extended its warehouse in ... » Read More


01/03/2021 Sulzer wireless monitor used The Sulzer Sense condition monitoring system has been employed at ... » Read More


01/03/2021 AdBlue tank farm installation Manufacturer of fluids and aerosols Emissco has announced the addition of ... » Read More
26/02/2021 Chief inspector of buildings The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced the appointment of a ... » Read More


26/02/2021 Wireless vibration monitoring Powered from an internal battery with a life of at least four years, ... » Read More


25/02/2021 MELSERVO MR-J5 drive Mitsubishi Electric has launched the MELSERVO MR-J5 series of ... » Read More
Features
23/02/2021

My weir runneth over

An advanced computing system aims to improve utilities’ ability to detect blockages that might otherwise lead to sewage pollution incidents, reports Toby Clark

Yorkshire Water is responsible for a 55,000km sewer network serving around 4.5 million people. This includes thousands of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) that relieve the system during ...
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23/02/2021 Specifying a blower system The ultimate aim for a blower system used in industrial effluent treatment plants is to provide total reliability and guaranteed continuity of process operations. It should combine optimum performance with protection of the process, ... » Read More


19/02/2021 Leuze explains sensor changes Through a new approach to sensor information transfer, manufacturer Leuze explains how modern digital connectivity is changing the nature of electronics control. » Read More


18/02/2021 Principles of land remediation Revised Environment Agency guidance has not changed the process of planning the remediation of contaminated land or watercourses, but it has put a greater emphasis on competence and the role of sustainability » Read More
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