Welcome to Operations Engineer (formerly Plant Engineer), the website for engineers, technicians and those involved with the specification, installation, operation and maintenance of industrial plant. Brought to you by the IPlantE and BES professional sectors of SOE (Society of Operations Engineers), and MA Business Ltd.

News
18/01/2019

RPI LabStandard enables Worldsensing to double calibration capacity of sensors

RPI, developer and manufacturer of precision positioning devices for high accuracy rotary and angular inspection systems, has supplied a LabStandard rotary table to Worldsensing, enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) technology provider to double the calibration capacity of its wireless tiltmeter used in the construction of a new tunnel for the Grand Paris ... » Read More

17/01/2019

SKF railway CM package

SKF has launched a rail-focused version of its Multilog IMx platform – ...
» Read More



16/01/2019

JCB factory nears completion

Construction work on the new £50 million JCB Cab Systems factory is ...
» Read More



15/01/2019

Experience centre shows tech

Siemens has opened a fully refurbished ‘Digital Experience Centre’ that ...
» Read More

14/01/2019

Crosby acquires Straightpoint

Dallas, Texas-based lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware ...
» Read More



11/01/2019

Liberty forges ahead

Business cloud software provider Infor has become a key technology ...
» Read More



10/01/2019

MGP helps Focus SB

Support with controlling processes and improving production efficiencies ...
» Read More

Features
04/01/2019

Bright sparks

Skanska and Volvo Construction Equipment have been testing the viability of an ‘electric site’ at a quarry near Gothenburg, Sweden. The results are in...

On account of growing environmental considerations and fuel concerns, vehicle manufacturers are often turning toward electric technology. Although more commonplace among cars, makers of off-road ...
» Read More

04/01/2019

Comment: Site to factory

Volvo and Skanska’s project to electrify and automate operations in a Swedish quarry is profiled this month. It’s not the first such project for Volvo, which has tested self-driving mine trucks in Norway and South Africa, at least. ...
» Read More



04/01/2019

Brammer signals service focus

Operating 47 branches around the UK, industrial supply house Brammer, Buck and Hickman (BBH) supplies 500,000 parts a year from a catalogue amounting to 5.5 million items. It has opened the first of three new service centres launching ...
» Read More



04/01/2019

Searching for solid ground

Performing service and maintenance tasks off-site need not be unsafe. But because risks could be less controlled than in a plant environment, engineers need to take care, and be particularly alert for changing situations
» Read More

Focus On

For dedicated news and information about specific topics, please visit our focused pages.

Most Popular
1
Monster fatberg found in Devon
A 64-metre fatberg that is longer than six double-decker ...
2
EnerSys truck dashboard
Stored energy solutions provider EnerSys has introduced the ...
3
Firm deploys autonomous trains
Global mining group Rio Tinto has deployed AutoHaul, which ...
1
Tight rope
Magnetic rope testing is a non-destructive testing method ...
2
Bright sparks
Skanska and Volvo Construction Equipment have been testing ...
3
Brammer signals service focus
Operating 47 branches around the UK, industrial supply ...