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News
16/07/2018

British Safety Council: More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives

The British Safety Council has pledged to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces after data from the Health & Safety Executive revealed there were 144 work-related fatalities in Britain during 2017/18 – an increase from 135 fatalities in the previous year.

Lawrence Waterman, chairman of the British Safety Council, said that the ...
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16/07/2018

EH lauches e-Commerce platform

Endress+Hauser has revealed its e-Commerce platform.
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16/07/2018

Rotork - Lynemouth contract

Rotork has completed a contract to supply fully automated pneumatic ...
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13/07/2018

Red diesel consultation

A call for evidence on the use of rebated gas oil (often called red ...
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13/07/2018

Engineering degree regrets

Almost a quarter (23.5%) of engineering graduates have regrets about their ...
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12/07/2018

Major European deal for JCB

Plant and tool hire company Boels Rental has invested in a brand-new ...
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12/07/2018

EA:Water firms need to do more

Water companies need to do more to protect the environment, according to a ...
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Features
02/07/2018

The challenges of maintaining the leading edge

Daniel Petherbridge, technical service engineer at Belzona Polymerics, looks at the challenges of repairing and protecting wind turbine blades’ leading edges

Wind energy is no longer just a novel way to generate electricity for a local area. The rapidly increasing size, efficiency and number of wind turbines is fast making wind a lucrative method ...
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02/07/2018

Gas turbine reliability

Plant Engineer looks at the options for overhaul, repair and reliability improvement for the popular 501F gas turbine
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02/07/2018

Effective lubrication strategy

It is predicted that the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) would eventually lead to the end of unplanned downtime in factories. While we’ve not yet reached this point, plant managers can improve their maintenance systems by ...
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02/07/2018

End game for maintenance

Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics are pushing maintenance into a digital future, as Mark Venables explains
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AC: low reaction tool range
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Major European deal for JCB
Plant and tool hire company Boels Rental has invested in a ...
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EA:Water firms need to do more
Water companies need to do more to protect the environment, ...
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Maintaining the leading edge
Daniel Petherbridge, technical service engineer at Belzona ...
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Gas turbine reliability
Plant Engineer looks at the options for overhaul, repair ...
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End game for maintenance
Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, ...