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Five facts about Plant Engineer editorial

  1. Our features add value by striving to equip operational engineers and managers with insights and advice on improving their plant and/or factory performance and compliance
  2. We haven’t listed every feature: throughout 2017 we will also cover plant and factory engineering issues and innovations as they arise, along with guidance on latest legislation
  3. In-depth and thought provoking: our features are written by managers, engineers and technicians for managers, engineers and technicians who need to understand the issues, insights and implications
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2017 Plant and equipment focus Maintenance and asset management Industry issues Products and practices
January/
February

Compressed air
PUWER & machine guarding
Linear actuation

Asset care strategy
Manuafcturing champions -
Maintenance Team Award
Robots in maintenance

Industry 4.0
HFCs
Rail plant

Coverage every issue of products and practices relevant to plant, operations, rail, process, instrument, maintenance and asset management engineers: including variable speed drives, motors, monitoring equipment, heating and ventilating plant, fans, blowers, mobile plant and equipment, distribution equipment, meters, conduits and enclosures, health and safety equipment, personal protective equipment, bearings, couplings, pipework, valves, actuators, labelling machines, packaging machines, pumps, filters, temperature transmitters, heaters, heat exchangers, welding equipment, gearboxes, flowmeters, steam traps, level transmitters, pressure transmitters, lifts, starters, signs, cleaning equipment, test and measurement equipment, condensers, evaporators, boilers, tank weighing, sensors, gaskets, seals, chemicals, washers, chains, belts, coolers, switchgear, thermal cameras, vibration monitors, data collectors, linear slides, switches, etc.
March/
April

Forklift: Fuel choices
LED factory lighting
Combined heat and power
Lifts, walkways and escalators

Visual management signange
Maintenance

Health and safety
Industrial IoT
Measurement and test

May/
June

Wireless monitor and control
Pipes and pipework
Instrumentation and control
HVAC and uilding energy systems
Construction and demolition plant

Preventative maintenance

Energy savings
Hazardous areas: ATEX and DSEAR
July/
August

Tower cranes
Robots
Marine plant

Facilities management

Industry 4.0
Corrosion
Digitisation
Hazardous substances: COSHH

September/
October

Condition monitoring
Access equipment
Automation
Pumps and fans
Power stations

Total productive maintenance

PPE
Working at height

November/
December

Used plant and equipment
Boilers and burners
Hydraulics and pneumatics
Gas detectors
Conveyors
Oil and gas plant

Maintenance trends

Cyber security
Obsolesence

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James Slade, Sales manager 01322 221144 james.slade@markallengroup.com

Editor

Mark Venables 07841 645331 mark.venables@markallengroup.com

Editorial Director

Brian Tinham, BSc CEng MInstMC FSOE FIPlantE 01322 221144 brian.tinham@markallengroup.com