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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
05/12/2018

A cut above

The Brent oil and gas field operation is all but over after 40 years. Now ...
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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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First EPR begins operation - 19/12/2018
Ops begin at wind project - 17/12/2018
Schaeffler makes acquisition - 12/12/2018
Lithium-ion battery solution - 11/12/2018
Engine efficiency solution - 16/11/2018

Facilities
Management Services
05/12/2018

On the edge of tomorrow

Sensors mounted in and around lift components provide data that can give ...
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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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Inmarsat: Enhanced maritime CS - 21/11/2018
Hyundai & UAV startup partner - 20/11/2018
AM plant nears completion - 09/11/2018
Column lifts for fire vehicles - 10/10/2018
Fluor and IBM's big data task - 18/09/2018

Health and
Safety
05/12/2018

Load and behold

Automated truck loading machines can be used as alternatives to forklift ...
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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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EnerSys truck dashboard - 09/01/2019
Dustcontrol at Executive Hire - 03/01/2019
Glove guide for solvents - 24/12/2018
Multi-Fan Systems appointment - 11/12/2018
EnerSys at LogiMAT 2019 - 08/12/2018

Legislation and Compliance
05/12/2018

Legal Update (December 2018)

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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
04/01/2019

Comment: Site to factory

Volvo and Skanska’s project to electrify and automate operations in a ...
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04/01/2019

Brammer signals service focus

Operating 47 branches around the UK, industrial supply house Brammer, Buck ...
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Glove guide for solvents - 24/12/2018
CMMS support at Dounreay - 14/12/2018
Multi-Fan Systems appointment - 11/12/2018
Self-healing concrete test - 05/12/2018
AM plant nears completion - 09/11/2018

Plant
Equipment
04/01/2019

Bright sparks

Skanska and Volvo Construction Equipment have been testing the viability ...
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04/01/2019

ProMOTEed

Changes have been made to the MOT, which have impacted on plant operators ...
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JCB factory nears completion - 16/01/2019
Experience centre shows tech - 15/01/2019
Crosby acquires Straightpoint - 14/01/2019
EnerSys truck dashboard - 09/01/2019
Monster fatberg found in Devon - 08/01/2019

Plant
Practice
04/01/2019

Bright sparks

Skanska and Volvo Construction Equipment have been testing the viability ...
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04/01/2019

Comment: Site to factory

Volvo and Skanska’s project to electrify and automate operations in a ...
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RPI supplies LabStandard - 18/01/2019
SKF railway CM package - 17/01/2019
JCB factory nears completion - 16/01/2019
Liberty forges ahead - 11/01/2019
MGP helps Focus SB - 10/01/2019

Test and Measurement
04/01/2019

Exposed to vibration

Workers that frequently use hand-held power tools can become exposed to ...
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04/01/2019

Sensing Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 promises improved performance and enhanced maintenance ...
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Ops resume after inspection - 04/01/2019
Vehicle battery second life? - 21/12/2018
P&M's Vaughan chopper pumps - 07/12/2018
Meggitt adopts T Cards - 06/12/2018
Testing gas pipes for hydrogen - 30/11/2018

Training
Skills
04/01/2019

Searching for solid ground

Performing service and maintenance tasks off-site need not be unsafe. But ...
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04/01/2019

Exposed to vibration

Workers that frequently use hand-held power tools can become exposed to ...
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AEMT award winners named - 10/12/2018
Coil boiler operator training - 09/12/2018
Training Centre to open - 04/12/2018
Engineering gender pay gap - 29/11/2018
Celebrations at InSite - 28/11/2018

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