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, BES, Environmental and Operations professional sectors of SOE (Society of Operations Engineers), and MA Business Ltd.


DNV JIP focuses on grid sustainability

DNV has initiated a joint industry project (JIP) that will address the environmental impact of power transformers.

The transition to a green future requires energy sources and the energy infrastructure itself to become more environmentally friendly. The sustainability and carbon intensity of materials used in power grid equipment, especially ...
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30/11/2023 Danfoss launches A+ software Danfoss Power Solutions has formalised software for autonomous off-highway ... » Read More

29/11/2023 Plants use Sulzer pumps Sulzer has provided 307 single-stage process pumps for two corn-only ... » Read More

29/11/2023 Fotress system for potatoes Fortress Technology has designed an industrial-sized Bulk Potato Slider ... » Read More
28/11/2023 Sulzer retrofits pump Sulzer performed a pump retrofit for an unnamed oil company experiencing ... » Read More

28/11/2023 VPI links with Swan VPI, a combined cycle gas turbine operator, has migrated almost all its ... » Read More

27/11/2023 NHS SBS manages waste NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has launched its inaugural ... » Read More

Making maintenance safer

According to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, 6% of helicopter accidents between 2007 and 2015 were caused by error in maintenance operations (excluding military helicopters). As a result, Airbus Helicopters has carried out an extensive human factors preventive analysis campaign

The human factors preventive analysis campaign was an ...
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02/11/2023 Removing rust Laser cleaning systems are becoming more affordable and available for all sorts of rust removal and general part cleaning applications. Tom Austin-Morgan finds out more » Read More

02/11/2023 Using experts in disputes Expert determination is an effective and swift way to resolve disputes, particularly those of a technical nature, making it an attractively commercial option for many engineering-related disputes » Read More

02/11/2023 Hybrid bearing benefits Not all industrial bearings use steel as their exclusive construction material. Hybrid bearings, comprising both steel and ceramic (or ceramic-coated) components, provide additional benefits » Read More
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