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News related to plant and operations engineering, brought to you by Plant Engineer. This section updates readers on mobile and static industrial plant, the technologies and problem solving. Coverage includes pumps, fans, motors, compressors, drives, HVAC, energy management, control and automation, instrumentation, sensors, hydraulics, pneumatics, and maintenance, repair and operations.

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11/09/2018

EEF launches new training in robotics & automation

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched a new training course to re-train and up-skill employees covering the knowledge and practical skills involved with robotic and automation engineering.
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10/09/2018

Stapleton Tyres saves energy by installing LEDs

Ecolighting UK Ltd has recently won an £850,000 contract with Stapleton Tyres to install LED lighting into all of its 11 warehouses around the country – saving the company in excess of 50% energy and CO2 costs, as well as significantly ...
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07/09/2018

MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Survey now open

The seventh annual MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Survey has been launched by Worthing and Gatwick-based chartered accountants, tax and business advisers MHA Carpenter Box, together with sector colleagues from its national association ...
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06/09/2018

Next generation of engineers kick start careers at Drax

Drax Power Station has increased its intake of apprentices this year by almost 50% - offering them the chance to learn a trade and develop new skills.
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05/09/2018

T-Level work experience could be a ‘significant problem’

Nearly three-quarters (74%) of UK employers feel that they will not be able to offer T-Level students the minimum required amount of work experience needed to gain the qualification, a report has warned.
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05/09/2018

BOFA’s ‘FireBOX’ enhancements improve workplace safety

Fume and extraction systems developer, BOFA International, has unveiled new and improved versions of its ‘FireBOX’ technology to further reduce the risk of fire in the workplace.
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04/09/2018

JDR Cables to supply inter-array cables for offshore wind farm

UK-based JDR Cables, owned by the TFKable Group, has won a multi-million pound contract to supply inter-array cables and termination work for Ørsted’s offshore wind farm, Hornsea Project Two.
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04/09/2018

JA Envirotanks ensures operations at Birmingham Women’s Hospital

Midlands-based manufacturer JA Envirotanks has supplied two structural underbelly tanks for use at Birmingham Women’s Hospital, installed via Musgrave Generators.
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03/09/2018

Ford inspection drones keep engine plant workers safely grounded

Ford employees are now using cameras mounted on drones to safely and efficiently inspect high-rise gantries, pipework and roof areas at the company’s Dagenham Engine Plant in the UK.
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03/09/2018

Carver Group acquires air conditioning & chiller specialist

The Carver Group has acquired chiller and air conditioning design and installation business CoolTherm, for an undisclosed sum.
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31/08/2018

Falcon business takes off thanks to JCB generators

A large UK tower crane supplier has invested in a fleet of JCB diesel generators. Falcon Tower Crane Services Ltd is buying a fleet of 18 units of JCB’s new rental generators, including G100RS, G150RS and G200RS, offering power outputs of ...
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30/08/2018

Volvo launches 10-week test of low-emission quarry

On 29 August, Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska began testing the viability of an (almost) all-electric machinery concept at Skanska’s Vikan Kross quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden.
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29/08/2018

FUCHS Lubricants: Four rules of thumb in lubrication

FUCHS Lubricants has offered advice on how to reduce lubrication maintenance costs.
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28/08/2018

National Forklift Safety Convention programme unveiled

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has revealed the programme for its 15th National Forklift Safety Convention – taking place on 3 October at the Heart of England Events and Conference Centre in Coventry.
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24/08/2018

Drax turns on fourth biomass unit

British electrical power generation firm Drax has switched on the fourth biomass generating unit at its power station in North Yorkshire.
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24/08/2018

Inmarsat & Auxilium partner to deliver satellite IIoT solutions to mining ...

Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat and Australian mining technology solutions company Auxilium have established a formal partnership to deliver effective Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and communications ...
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24/08/2018

Aggregate Industries signs technology & training deal with Siemens

Construction and building materials supplier Aggregate Industries has signed a £3 million deal with Siemens, marking the start of a new technology and training partnership.
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23/08/2018

Safety campaign will tell forklift users: ‘Make sure they get home safe’

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has revealed that this year’s ‘Safetember’ campaign will focus on the life-changing nature of many forklift accidents, urging truck operators and their employers to “make sure they get home safe”.
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23/08/2018

ALE showcases wind installation expertise in Argentina

Global heavy lifting contractor ALE has demonstrated its multi-service and wind-specific capabilities whilst performing the electro-mechanical installation for the Garayalde wind farm project in Argentina.
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22/08/2018

SOE Awards close at the end of August

There are just a few days left to enter nominations for the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) Awards, with prizes including ‘Plant Engineer of the Year', ‘Engineer Surveyor of the Year’ and ‘The Sir Moir Lockhead Safety Award’ up for ...
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22/08/2018

Amey lands major power wins

The power business division of services provider Amey has experienced several successes, it has emerged.
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22/08/2018

HYMIX celebrates 30 years of engineering innovation in transit mixers

Telford-based concrete mixer manufacturer, HYMIX, is celebrating three decades of operation, having started as an independent machinery producer in the construction sector.
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21/08/2018

Historic chimney to be brought down

Preparations to pull down Sellafield’s Windscale Pile One stack are now complete.
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21/08/2018

SolutionsPT seals partnership with industrial cyber-security specialist Claroty

Industrial IT solutions provider SolutionsPT has become a premier partner in the UK and Ireland for industrial cyber-security specialist Claroty’s OT Cyber Security platform.
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20/08/2018

Manufacturing contributes more than just the sum of its parts

UK manufacturing makes a contribution to the UK economy that goes way beyond just the sum of its sub-sector parts, according to an annual snapshot of the sector published today.
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