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Control
Automation
04/01/2016

LNG valves for the Arctic

IMI Critical Engineering has clinched several major contracts for one of ...
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14/05/2015

Think engineering

Whether or not election fever floats your boat, there will be no getting ...
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Expanded valve portfolio - 15/05/2018
Guide to motion engineering - 14/05/2018
Fit-and-forget actuator - 05/04/2018
Pneumatic valve island - 12/03/2018
Re-engineering valves - 06/02/2018

Drives
and Motors
23/02/2015

Premium efficiency

Since 1 January 2015, IE3 premium-efficiency motors have been compulsory ...
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03/12/2014

Starter for ten

We're all aware of the importance of choosing higher-efficiency electric ...
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Savings for Anglian Water - 24/10/2017
System frequency inverter - 19/05/2017
Energy savings with VSD drive - 07/03/2017
VSDs cut leisure centre costs - 18/10/2016
Ehanced performance from VSDs - 13/10/2016

Energy and Environment
02/07/2018

Maintaining the leading edge

Daniel Petherbridge, technical service engineer at Belzona Polymerics, ...
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02/07/2018

IoT in energy

Utility and energy companies are keen to advance towards Internet of ...
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EA:Water firms need to do more - 12/07/2018
TALIS: Beyond the Catalogue - 06/07/2018
CooperOstlund-CHP installation - 05/07/2018
Mechanical equip sector growth - 03/07/2018
Ørsted wind farm partnership - 02/07/2018

Facilities
Management Services
02/07/2018

IoT in energy

Utility and energy companies are keen to advance towards Internet of ...
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28/02/2018

Spring cleaning

Keeping machinery and work areas clean and tidy can often be seen as a ...
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Protecting utilities - 10/07/2018
Creating best conveyor designs - 09/07/2018
TALIS: Beyond the Catalogue - 06/07/2018
Innovative door - 06/07/2018
Technological enhancements - 05/07/2018

Health and
Safety
30/06/2018

Driving forward

Forklift truck manufacturer Combilift has opened its brand-new global ...
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18/01/2016

Trip advisor

Slips, trips and falls are still the biggest cause of injuries to ...
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Hydra Slide dryer change-out - 11/07/2018
Annual workplace fatality data - 10/07/2018
Protecting welders’ lungs - 10/07/2018
Ensure PPE ticks all the boxes - 09/07/2018
Intelligent and agile forklift - 06/07/2018

Legislation and Compliance
30/04/2018

On the right side of the law

Understanding the current energy legislation and, more importantly, ...
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01/07/2014

Court in the act

Attending court, whether as defendant, plaintive or expert witness, can be ...
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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
02/07/2018

Effective lubrication strategy

It is predicted that the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) would ...
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02/07/2018

End game for maintenance

Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning ...
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Improving railway reliability - 11/07/2018
Senseye software on MindSphere - 10/07/2018
Protecting welders’ lungs - 10/07/2018
Remote status monitoring - 10/07/2018
Maintec names keynote speakers - 09/07/2018

Plant
Equipment
02/07/2018

Gas turbine reliability

Plant Engineer looks at the options for overhaul, repair and reliability ...
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01/07/2018

When increased profit is a cha

The performance of existing plant and machinery can sometimes be markedly ...
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Red diesel consultation - 13/07/2018
Major European deal for JCB - 12/07/2018
Hydra Slide dryer change-out - 11/07/2018
Power failures in mines - 11/07/2018
Protecting welders’ lungs - 10/07/2018

Plant
Practice
30/04/2018

Reaping the benefits

Released at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018, the ‘Readiness for the ...
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30/04/2018

Plant protectors

Facilities managers look after buildings, but how can they mitigate the ...
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It’s a woman’s world - 10/07/2018
Uk-based coil manufacturing - 09/07/2018
Virtual commissioning - 06/07/2018
Women in engineering - 06/07/2018
Seven-day wonder - 06/07/2018

Test and Measurement
30/04/2018

Data-driven MRO

Maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) items are used in production and ...
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18/10/2016

On the meter

In the ongoing drive for business to increase efficiency, understanding ...
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Precise temperature monitoring - 09/07/2018
The listening gas detector - 04/07/2018
Hexagon introduces Leica BLK3D - 03/07/2018
Power line monitoring - 07/06/2018
New flowmeters - 16/05/2018

Training
Skills
28/02/2018

Putting safety first

Mark Venables looks at the potential hazards involved in compressed air ...
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28/02/2018

Training to be the best

Plant Engineer looks at what an employer can aim to achieve and how this ...
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New UTC for Doncaster - 11/07/2018
Annual workplace fatality data - 10/07/2018
Protecting welders’ lungs - 10/07/2018
Landmark contract for college - 06/07/2018
AXA unveils FLT initiative - 02/07/2018

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