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Control
Automation
04/04/2019

Comment: Head in the sand?

A workshop from Make UK’s National Manufacturing Conference is profiled ...
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04/04/2019

Changing operations

5G communications networks and the rules that govern their use are ...
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BCAS compressed air guide - 14/03/2019
Lee Products' new catalogue - 12/03/2019
Mitsubishi MAPS 4 SCADA launch - 25/02/2019
New Siemens cybersecurity rule - 20/02/2019
Experience centre shows tech - 15/01/2019

Drives
and Motors
30/04/2018

Energy-efficiency expectations

Using a digital twin can help manage energy efficiency across sectors, as ...
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23/02/2015

Premium efficiency

Since 1 January 2015, IE3 premium-efficiency motors have been compulsory ...
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Schaeffler makes acquisition - 12/12/2018
ABB doubles centre size - 02/11/2018
Volvo tests electric quarrying - 30/08/2018
ABB provides to demining rig - 01/08/2018
Liner for igus drylin systems - 07/06/2018

Energy and Environment
04/04/2019

Seismic sensing

This article discusses the latest trends in seismic monitoring and ...
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04/04/2019

Turning up the heat

Heat networks and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) have gained in popularity, ...
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McDonalds/Miele grease traps - 10/04/2019
Siemens secures contract - 05/04/2019
Saving rinse water - 04/04/2019
Sellafield's new workshop - 26/03/2019
New E.ON paper mill CHP plant - 18/03/2019

Facilities
Management Services
05/02/2019

Raising the game

Many commercial and industrial processes present widely variable or even ...
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05/12/2018

On the edge of tomorrow

Sensors mounted in and around lift components provide data that can give ...
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Sellafield's new workshop - 26/03/2019
Cumbrian coal mine wins permit - 20/03/2019
Wheel conveyor - 13/03/2019
NPAS selects Airbus - 08/03/2019
Huber's apple screenings press - 01/03/2019

Health and
Safety
07/03/2019

Dust busting

Exposure to dust and other particles can result in breathing and lung ...
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07/03/2019

Getting the shakes

Vibration signals can identify the condition of a machine’s balance, ...
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New biogas triple gas sensor - 07/02/2019
Fork Lift Safety Convention - 05/02/2019
PPE/tools for UK mfg market - 25/01/2019
Filtermist makes IMTEX debut - 24/01/2019
JCB factory nears completion - 16/01/2019

Legislation and Compliance
07/03/2019

Dust busting

Exposure to dust and other particles can result in breathing and lung ...
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05/12/2018

Legal Update (December 2018)

This page is brought to you by national law firm Weightmans
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Thorough Examination limits - 10/05/2017
ATEX lift trucks - 23/03/2017
Post Brexit staffing concerns - 07/03/2017
ATEX control panels - 02/02/2017
Safety in explosive situation - 19/01/2017

Maintenance Repair and Operations
04/04/2019

Current advice

Eddy current testing locates flaws in metal structures. But how does it ...
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04/04/2019

A measure of success

Developments among industrial system and component suppliers are changing ...
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500t crane for uneven loads - 11/04/2019
A.G Barr AMIS Assessment - 08/04/2019
Renold chain for rollercoaster - 03/04/2019
Burkert supports water plant - 29/03/2019
Sellafield's new workshop - 26/03/2019

Plant
Equipment
04/04/2019

Hydrophonical

Water supply utility Anglian Water has begun installing thousands of leak ...
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04/04/2019

Seismic sensing

This article discusses the latest trends in seismic monitoring and ...
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Amey secures new contracts - 16/04/2019
New fleet for Ecolab - 15/04/2019
500t crane for uneven loads - 11/04/2019
ABB's solid-state breaker - 09/04/2019
Saving rinse water - 04/04/2019

Plant
Practice
04/04/2019

Comment: Head in the sand?

A workshop from Make UK’s National Manufacturing Conference is profiled ...
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07/03/2019

Printing up performance

Additive manufacturing (AM) technologies offer a wide range of benefits ...
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Radius acquires Plant-i - 17/04/2019
Amey secures new contracts - 16/04/2019
McDonalds/Miele grease traps - 10/04/2019
Saving rinse water - 04/04/2019
Renold chain for rollercoaster - 03/04/2019

Test and Measurement
04/04/2019

They came, thaw, and conquered

Engineers and scientists have taken industry standard equipment to ...
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04/04/2019

Hydrophonical

Water supply utility Anglian Water has begun installing thousands of leak ...
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TÜV: IoT cellular test service - 12/04/2019
Saving rinse water - 04/04/2019
Pump Industry Awards - winners - 27/03/2019
NPAS selects Airbus - 08/03/2019
Dstl joins DECA at MOD Sealand - 27/02/2019

Training
Skills
04/04/2019

Facing digital

Make UK (formerly EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation) held its National ...
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07/03/2019

Artful Apprentices

National Apprenticeship Week, 4-8 March, shines a light on future ...
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NAW 2019: Lois Harris - 07/03/2019
NAW 2019: Harry Kirkpatrick - 07/03/2019
NAW 2019: Alex Smith - 06/03/2019
NAW 2019: Brandon Lee Price - 06/03/2019
NAW 2019: Elliot Wright - 06/03/2019

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Comment: Head in the sand?
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