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News
20/05/2019

Apollo heaters help metal processing factory with cost savings

Walsall-based Cashmores, a specialist coil processor in stainless steel and aluminium, has installed Tansun infrared heaters into its factory work stations to ensure workers are comfortable all year round.

With a range of 22 processing lines, Cashmores provides a customised service for slit coil and blanks, plus first-stage manufacturing ...
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17/05/2019

New ABB service facility

ABB Electrification’s business is extending its service capabilities for ...
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16/05/2019

Stratasys for Bombardier

3D printing technology specialist Stratasys has announced that ...
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14/05/2019

National testing standards

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) has ...
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13/05/2019

Scottish rail freight funding

In a bid to help strengthen the industry over the next five years, ...
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10/05/2019

RoSPA awards for Amey

Infrastructure support service provider Amey has been awarded three ...
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09/05/2019

Schaeffler-Mits partnership

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG ...
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Features
08/05/2019

Ploughing forward with safety

Industry bodies are pushing ‘best practice’ to improve health and safety on farms. So, what are the issues for off-road agricultural vehicles and machinery and what safety checks should operators carry out?

Farming is the UK’s most dangerous industry when it comes to sustaining injuries and fatalities. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures ...
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08/05/2019

Comment: Give and take

Over the years covering industry, I’ve written a lot about nature and the environment. Usually I channel my inner Attenborough, reiterating how we need to do more to protect our lands and oceans, help wildlife, and minimise air and ...
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08/05/2019

Correct lube = longevity

Industrial equipment can fail because of inadequate lubrication maintenance and incorrect lubrication. Getting it right, first time, every time, is therefore vital
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08/05/2019

Asking AI about lube

The complex chore of choosing the right lubrication is getting easier. With artificial intelligence (AI), a new generation of online, smart and mobile platforms could smooth the path to efficient lube procurement
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Emerson support for BP
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Bilfinger refurb project
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Asking AI about lube
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Tapping into nature
A Queen’s Quay regeneration project in Clydebank is set to ...
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Energy cycle
Turbo-compounding uses a turbine to recover energy from the ...