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Control
Automation
03/06/2019

Doing the dirty

Recent research has suggested that more than four in five Brits want ...
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04/04/2019

Comment: Head in the sand?

A workshop from Make UK’s National Manufacturing Conference is profiled ...
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Boulting resource hub launch - 02/05/2019
TÜV: IoT cellular test service - 12/04/2019
ABB launches VSD hire fleet - 22/03/2019
BCAS compressed air guide - 14/03/2019
Lee Products' new catalogue - 12/03/2019

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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ABB launches VSD hire fleet - 22/03/2019
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

Energy and Environment
08/05/2019

Comment: Give and take

Over the years covering industry, I’ve written a lot about nature and the ...
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08/05/2019

Tapping into nature

A Queen’s Quay regeneration project in Clydebank is set to be the site of ...
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Research centre expands - 11/06/2019
Raising awareness of arc flash - 06/06/2019
Ørsted gas products - 28/05/2019
MAN plants cut CO2 emissions - 24/05/2019
Boiler house transformation - 22/05/2019

Facilities
Management Services
08/05/2019

A clean start

A spotless, well-maintained HVAC system not only reduces overheads, but ...
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05/02/2019

Raising the game

Many commercial and industrial processes present widely variable or even ...
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Raising awareness of arc flash - 06/06/2019
MAN plants cut CO2 emissions - 24/05/2019
Boiler house transformation - 22/05/2019
Manus award winners named - 18/04/2019
Radius acquires Plant-i - 17/04/2019

Health and
Safety
03/06/2019

Heart of the workhorse

Forklift trucks that run on electricity are common throughout industry. ...
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08/05/2019

Safety drive

Industry bodies are pushing ‘best practice’ to improve health and safety ...
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National testing standards - 14/05/2019
RoSPA awards for Amey - 10/05/2019
Filtermist improves LEV offer - 01/05/2019
JCB for waste firm - 30/04/2019
ABB's solid-state breaker - 09/04/2019

Legislation and Compliance
08/05/2019

Safety drive

Industry bodies are pushing ‘best practice’ to improve health and safety ...
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07/03/2019

Dust busting

Exposure to dust and other particles can result in breathing and lung ...
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EEF launches approved course - 07/03/2018
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

Maintenance Repair and Operations
03/06/2019

Inside job

Manually-operated inspection vehicles are used to inspect pipelines and ...
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03/06/2019

Doing the dirty

Recent research has suggested that more than four in five Brits want ...
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Emerson-Maintec partnership - 30/05/2019
Emerson support for BP - 07/05/2019
Boulting resource hub launch - 02/05/2019
SKF Bearing Select Tool - 26/04/2019
Bilfinger refurb project - 22/04/2019

Plant
Equipment
03/06/2019

Inside job

Manually-operated inspection vehicles are used to inspect pipelines and ...
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03/06/2019

Doing the dirty

Recent research has suggested that more than four in five Brits want ...
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Food maker opts for Fortress - 19/06/2019
New AM plant producing - 14/06/2019
Overcoming space restrictions - 12/06/2019
Teletruck for Freshways - 10/06/2019
Eriks flow control engineering - 07/06/2019

Plant
Practice
03/06/2019

Inside job

Manually-operated inspection vehicles are used to inspect pipelines and ...
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03/06/2019

Wet & healthy

Who knew the humble tap could kill? OE takes a look at water safety in ...
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New AM plant producing - 14/06/2019
Emerson to help BASF plant - 13/06/2019
Mechan lifting jacks in demand - 03/06/2019
ABB aquaculture project - 31/05/2019
Stratasys for Bombardier - 16/05/2019

Test and Measurement
03/06/2019

Doing the dirty

Recent research has suggested that more than four in five Brits want ...
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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 ...
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ABB aquaculture project - 31/05/2019
SEEPEX for Thames Water - 29/04/2019
‘Concreteberg’ found in sewer - 18/04/2019
Amey secures new contracts - 16/04/2019
TÜV: IoT cellular test service - 12/04/2019

Training
Skills
03/06/2019

Comment: Engineering F.C.

Anyone that caught the second leg Liverpool-Barcelona game last month will ...
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03/06/2019

Avoiding robo-flop

Make UK launched a course last year to retrain and up-skill employees, ...
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New SOE Patron named - 19/06/2019
Food maker opts for Fortress - 19/06/2019
Teletruck for Freshways - 10/06/2019
Raising awareness of arc flash - 06/06/2019
LEEA takes military action - 05/06/2019

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