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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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IIoT solutions for mining - 24/08/2018
ABB provides to demining rig - 01/08/2018
Festo: ‘I4.0 Quick Check Tool’ - 27/07/2018
IIoT to revolutionise business - 26/07/2018
Eaton's new training facility - 18/07/2018

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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Liner for igus drylin systems - 07/06/2018
Telescope gets motor upgrade - 23/11/2017
Savings for Anglian Water - 24/10/2017
System frequency inverter - 19/05/2017
Energy savings with VSD drive - 07/03/2017

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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Stapleton energy savings - 10/09/2018
Next-gen engineers for Drax - 06/09/2018
JDR wind farm cable supply - 04/09/2018
Tanks supplied to hospital - 04/09/2018
Volvo tests electric quarrying - 30/08/2018

Facilities
Management Services
21/08/2018

Signs of danger

Oil & Gas UK held its Safety 30 conference in June to mark three decades ...
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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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BOFA ‘FireBOX’ enhancements - 05/09/2018
Rise of the drones at Ford - 03/09/2018
Carver acquires CoolTherm - 03/09/2018
Chimney to come down - 21/08/2018
Awards close in one month - 14/08/2018

Health and
Safety
21/08/2018

Improving safety

Honeywell explains how introducing a greater level of connectivity into ...
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21/08/2018

Why monitor dust?

Airborne particulates in any industrial operation can have serious health ...
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BOFA ‘FireBOX’ enhancements - 05/09/2018
Shell UK hit with £60k fine - 10/08/2018
Robot Award winners named - 02/08/2018
Firm launches new FLT course - 31/07/2018
Hoppecke batteries help Crown - 17/07/2018

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
21/08/2018

Getting smart

Mark Venables speaks to Conal Brown, technical consultant at ABB, about ...
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02/07/2018

Effective lubrication strategy

It is predicted that the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) would ...
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Castrol next-gen gear oils - 17/09/2018
EEF: Robotics training course - 11/09/2018
Next-gen engineers for Drax - 06/09/2018
Rise of the drones at Ford - 03/09/2018
Lubrication: Rules of thumb - 29/08/2018

Plant
Equipment
21/08/2018

PMS motors deliver

The treatment of water and wastewater is an essential task to protect ...
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21/08/2018

Why monitor dust?

Airborne particulates in any industrial operation can have serious health ...
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BOFA acquired by Donaldson - 14/09/2018
Festo swimming robot - 13/09/2018
Next-gen engineers for Drax - 06/09/2018
BOFA ‘FireBOX’ enhancements - 05/09/2018
JDR wind farm cable supply - 04/09/2018

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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Fluor and IBM's big data task - 18/09/2018
EEF: Robotics training course - 11/09/2018
BOFA ‘FireBOX’ enhancements - 05/09/2018
Drax close to coal-free future - 24/08/2018
Amey lands major power wins - 22/08/2018

Test and Measurement
21/08/2018

PMS motors deliver

The treatment of water and wastewater is an essential task to protect ...
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30/04/2018

Data-driven MRO

Maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) items are used in production and ...
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Festo: ‘I4.0 Quick Check Tool’ - 27/07/2018
SKF ultrasonic leak detector - 18/07/2018
EH lauches e-Commerce platform - 16/07/2018
EA:Water firms need to do more - 12/07/2018
Precise temperature monitoring - 09/07/2018

Training
Skills
21/08/2018

Improving safety

Honeywell explains how introducing a greater level of connectivity into ...
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21/08/2018

Why monitor dust?

Airborne particulates in any industrial operation can have serious health ...
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MHA survey open to responses - 07/09/2018
Next-gen engineers for Drax - 06/09/2018
CIPD: T-Level work placement - 05/09/2018
BOFA ‘FireBOX’ enhancements - 05/09/2018
Rise of the drones at Ford - 03/09/2018

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