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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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Fluor and IBM's big data task - 18/09/2018
EEF: Robotics training course - 11/09/2018
IIoT solutions for mining - 24/08/2018
ABB provides to demining rig - 01/08/2018
Festo: ‘I4.0 Quick Check Tool’ - 27/07/2018

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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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
System frequency inverter - 19/05/2017

Energy and Environment
17/10/2018

Colliding with fatbergs in FOG

Technical guidance about the sizing and use of industrial grease traps is ...
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02/07/2018

Maintaining the leading edge

Daniel Petherbridge, technical service engineer at Belzona Polymerics, ...
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Laser disperses bird pests - 19/09/2018
Stapleton energy savings - 10/09/2018
Next-gen engineers for Drax - 06/09/2018
JDR wind farm cable supply - 04/09/2018
Tanks supplied to hospital - 04/09/2018

Facilities
Management Services
02/11/2018

Driven round the bend

While the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, ...
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17/10/2018

Fire safety – after Grenfell

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, building inspectors and ...
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Fluor and IBM's big data task - 18/09/2018
Stapleton energy savings - 10/09/2018
BOFA ‘FireBOX’ enhancements - 05/09/2018
Rise of the drones at Ford - 03/09/2018
Carver acquires CoolTherm - 03/09/2018

Health and
Safety
02/11/2018

Ladder to success

Working at height is one of the main causes of industrial fatalities, so ...
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17/10/2018

Fire safety – after Grenfell

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, building inspectors and ...
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ProGARM products for safety - 28/09/2018
BOFA acquired by Donaldson - 14/09/2018
Atkin helps Eltherington - 12/09/2018
BOFA ‘FireBOX’ enhancements - 05/09/2018
Shell UK hit with £60k fine - 10/08/2018

Legislation and Compliance
02/11/2018

Legal update (November 2018)

This page is brought to you by national law firm Weightmans
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30/04/2018

On the right side of the law

Understanding the current energy legislation and, more importantly, ...
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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
Digital asset solutions - 18/10/2016

Maintenance Repair and Operations
02/11/2018

Making obsolescence obsolete

3D printing offers the opportunity to make parts when they are needed – ...
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02/11/2018

Smarter CM

Condition monitoring (CM) of bearings goes back to the birth of rotating ...
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AVT Reliability at Maintec - 30/10/2018
ERIKS European Expertise site - 25/10/2018
Lubrication: The four Rs - 09/10/2018
ProGARM products for safety - 28/09/2018
Arrow winter rail prod sales - 27/09/2018

Plant
Equipment
02/11/2018

Oil circuit power check

Servicing plant machinery or vehicles with hydraulic equipment is a job ...
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02/11/2018

Driven round the bend

While the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, ...
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Schaeffler to close two sites - 07/11/2018
Robots with sensors ‘listen’ - 31/10/2018
ERIKS European Expertise site - 25/10/2018
Automated harvester with FANUC - 18/10/2018
Cochran saves with LNG - 16/10/2018

Plant
Practice
17/10/2018

Fire safety – after Grenfell

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, building inspectors and ...
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16/10/2018

Arc-breaker on the way

New recommendations to install Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs) in ...
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Arrow winter rail prod sales - 27/09/2018
AM at the heart of rail centre - 25/09/2018
Laser disperses bird pests - 19/09/2018
Fluor and IBM's big data task - 18/09/2018
EEF: Robotics training course - 11/09/2018

Test and Measurement
17/10/2018

Playing it cool

Global warming is a clear and present danger to the planet, but there are ...
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17/10/2018

Staying skilled

All forms of engineering require precision. Technological advancements are ...
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Awards close in one month - 14/08/2018
Monitoring cities with sensors - 03/08/2018
Festo: ‘I4.0 Quick Check Tool’ - 27/07/2018
SKF ultrasonic leak detector - 18/07/2018
EH lauches e-Commerce platform - 16/07/2018

Training
Skills
02/11/2018

Comment: Welcome

Gardeners treat autumn as the start of the new growing season; a time for ...
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02/11/2018

Ladder to success

Working at height is one of the main causes of industrial fatalities, so ...
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RTITB: New MEWP course - 23/10/2018
AI maintenance team wins comp - 19/10/2018
FM Conway tackles shortage - 02/10/2018
EEF H&S learning tool - 14/09/2018
Atkin helps Eltherington - 12/09/2018

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