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Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Installing a new CMMS at Wavin’s UK site proved its worth with a boost to preventative maintenance.…

Bulk vision inspection is making the transition from food to pharma

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Modern bulk vision inspection systems could be just as transformative in the pharmaceutical world a…

Ensuring your diesel-fuelled generators are compliant

Added: 10 Dec 2018

Emissions legislation doesn’t spell the end of the diesel-fuelled generator, says Jason Harryman of…

How an industrial setback produced a heat transfer solution

Added: 10 Dec 2018

An industrial accident caused serious damage to a plant but opened the way for a redesign of proces…

Conservation-focused project gives maximum effectiveness for minimum visibility

Added: 7 Dec 2018

Processing waste is hard enough when there is no mains sewerage available but what about when the p…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

Storm pumps ensure pump station functions in all weathers

Added: 3 Dec 2018

It may not be grim up North but it certainly rains more in Yorkshire than many other areas. That pu…

Valves industry chief calls for more focus on training existing workforce

Added: 29 Nov 2018

Valve and actuator businesses employ 9,000 people and the industry contributes £3bn to the UK econo…

Boosting staff awareness prompts process efficiencies

Added: 28 Nov 2018

People are the most important asset in a business, so when it came to promoting process efficiency,…

Bedford knowhow secures a multimillion entry to a new global market

Added: 28 Nov 2018

When one of the world’s biggest fertiliser companies turned to Bedford Pumps for help, it opened up…

Pumps have a vital role to play in the energy and utilities sector

Added: 28 Nov 2018

For manufacturers seeking opportunities for growth in the UK and abroad, growing reliance on renewa…

Using new energy technologies to transform business efficiency

Added: 21 Nov 2018

New technologies will allow businesses to better control energy use in order to reduce cost and dri…

Is the Industrial Internet of Things a reality?

Added: 20 Nov 2018

While IIoT is fast becoming a fact for some businesses, Robert Smith asks if the majority of engine…

Diligent duty holders are the key to utility safety

Added: 14 Nov 2018

Ryan Robinson of Bureau Veritas examines the role of duty holders and how improving due diligence i…

Sensing danger: Know the gas and know the equipment

Added: 14 Nov 2018

Being aware of the exact nature of the threat posed by gases in the process plant can go a long way…

Don’t overlook those pipes in the workplace

Added: 7 Nov 2018

Greg Pitcher asks whether the seemingly nondescript tubes spread across your plant could be working…

Energy & Utilities: Renewables are a lifeline and cyber challenge

Added: 7 Nov 2018

Smarter, cleaner and more efficient energy could save millions and boost process productivity but i…

If food safety is so important, why isn’t it being referenced more?

Added: 31 Oct 2018

Legislators and consumers are placing increasing emphasis on product safety, says Brian Attwood, bu…

Show Preview: WWEM 2018 and AQE 2018 under one roof for the first time

Added: 29 Oct 2018

Two events will take place at Telford International Centre from 21-22 November, providing process e…