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Control
Automation
21/08/2018

A new approach to SCADA

Times have changed since the 1980s, says Tobias Antius, CEO of Novotek. ...
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21/08/2018

Catching up with the hype

Since the phrase ‘Industry 4.0’ appeared at Hannover Fair in 2011, it has ...
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HART comms now in valve tester - 14/11/2018
API improves robot accuracy - 13/11/2018
Sensonics' nuclear plant kit - 08/11/2018
ABB doubles centre size - 02/11/2018
Fluor and IBM's big data task - 18/09/2018

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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Volvo tests electric quarrying - 30/08/2018
ABB provides to demining rig - 01/08/2018
Liner for igus drylin systems - 07/06/2018
Telescope gets motor upgrade - 23/11/2017
Savings for Anglian Water - 24/10/2017

Energy and Environment
05/02/2019

The wonders of waste

United Utilities’ £200 million investment at its Davyhulme wastewater ...
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05/02/2019

Comment: Monster of the deep

A ‘monster’ fatberg, longer than six double-decker buses, has been found ...
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IChemE energy efficiency guide - 31/01/2019
Offshore wind contract for JDR - 31/01/2019
Twin elevators for new tower - 28/01/2019
Nissan switches on solar roof - 02/01/2019
Vehicle battery second life? - 21/12/2018

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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Babcock rapid steam generators - 23/01/2019
Liberty forges ahead - 11/01/2019
Self-healing concrete test - 05/12/2018
Inmarsat: Enhanced maritime CS - 21/11/2018
Hyundai & UAV startup partner - 20/11/2018

Health and
Safety
05/02/2019

Cleaning up

Leaks and uncontrolled releases of diesel can have major impacts on nature ...
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05/02/2019

Low-cost VOC sensors

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) perform many vital roles as fuels, ...
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PPE/tools for UK mfg market - 25/01/2019
Filtermist makes IMTEX debut - 24/01/2019
JCB factory nears completion - 16/01/2019
Crosby acquires Straightpoint - 14/01/2019
EnerSys truck dashboard - 09/01/2019

Legislation and Compliance
05/12/2018

Legal Update (December 2018)

This page is brought to you by national law firm Weightmans
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05/12/2018

Avoiding landfill

Plant items are often disposed of before reaching the end of their ...
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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
05/02/2019

A matter of manganese

Filtering out the naturally-occurring mineral from potable water in the ...
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05/02/2019

Cleaning up

Leaks and uncontrolled releases of diesel can have major impacts on nature ...
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PPE/tools for UK mfg market - 25/01/2019
SKF railway CM package - 17/01/2019
Ops resume after inspection - 04/01/2019
Glove guide for solvents - 24/12/2018
CMMS support at Dounreay - 14/12/2018

Plant
Equipment
05/02/2019

The wonders of waste

United Utilities’ £200 million investment at its Davyhulme wastewater ...
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05/02/2019

Comment: Monster of the deep

A ‘monster’ fatberg, longer than six double-decker buses, has been found ...
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BPMA signs MCA with uni - 11/02/2019
Fork Lift Safety Convention - 05/02/2019
Rhodes service offering - 01/02/2019
Offshore wind contract for JDR - 31/01/2019
BPMA job seeker service - 30/01/2019

Plant
Practice
05/02/2019

The wonders of waste

United Utilities’ £200 million investment at its Davyhulme wastewater ...
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05/02/2019

Comment: Monster of the deep

A ‘monster’ fatberg, longer than six double-decker buses, has been found ...
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Rhodes service offering - 01/02/2019
Offshore wind contract for JDR - 31/01/2019
Twin elevators for new tower - 28/01/2019
Venture to provide AM services - 22/01/2019
TotalKare enters rail sector - 21/01/2019

Test and Measurement
05/02/2019

The wonders of waste

United Utilities’ £200 million investment at its Davyhulme wastewater ...
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05/02/2019

Comment: Monster of the deep

A ‘monster’ fatberg, longer than six double-decker buses, has been found ...
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New MD for Signal Group - 29/01/2019
RPI supplies LabStandard - 18/01/2019
Monster fatberg found in Devon - 08/01/2019
Ops resume after inspection - 04/01/2019
Vehicle battery second life? - 21/12/2018

Training
Skills
05/02/2019

Gas Train

The Industrial Gas Operations Accreditation Scheme, designed to provide an ...
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05/02/2019

At sea

Oil spills in the offshore oil and gas industry were put under the Health ...
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BPMA signs MCA with uni - 11/02/2019
Degree apprenticeship offer - 05/02/2019
Fork Lift Safety Convention - 05/02/2019
BPMA job seeker service - 30/01/2019
Experience centre shows tech - 15/01/2019

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