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News
28/07/2017

Tower Bridge upgrade - a novel solution for an historic landmark

A feat of 19th Century engineering, Tower Bridge is one of London’s favourite icons. Under the Corporation of London (Tower Bridge) Act 1885, the Bridge is required to be raised to provide access to and egress from the Upper Pool of London, day and night, 365 days a year. The Bridge is raised around 800 times per annum.

When the Tower Bridge ...
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28/07/2017

INMOCO adds 24V options

The benefits of permanent field servo technology - energy efficiency, ...
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27/07/2017

Effective and reliable clarifi

The water treatment industry relies on clarifers or settlement tanks to ...
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27/07/2017

Report examines social mobilit

A report from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Diversity and ...
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26/07/2017

Buying genuine parts

As fleet operators look at reducing their maintenance costs, purchasing ...
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26/07/2017

Helicopter tree extraction

Innovative wireless load sensing and monitoring technology from Sensor ...
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25/07/2017

Morgan Motors upgrade to 3D

Design Rule, a supplier of Dassault Systèmes Product Lifecycle Management ...
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Features
13/02/2017

Changing times

It’s time to think seriously about joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution before UK manufacturers get left behind by more progressive nations, warns Chris Beck

Every January, the picturesque Swiss ski resort of Davos hosts the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The world’s great and good (and questionable) attend the five-day ...
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13/02/2017

Keeping guard

When it comes to machine safety, failure to adhere to regulations can be an expensive business, but compliance need not be such an onerous task, as Mark Venables explains
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31/01/2017

Under pressure

Chris Beck learns how, when it comes to compressed air savings, even a small change can make a big difference
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18/10/2016

On the meter

In the ongoing drive for business to increase efficiency, understanding exactly what energy is being used where is at the heart of any solution, as Mark Venables discovers
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