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How technology is boosting emission detection

Added: 16 Oct 2018

Using the right technology to detect gas leaks from your process plant can save money, reduce safet…

Experts can’t take the rap for your ATEX compliance

Added: 10 Oct 2018

Expert advice is essential when dealing with hazardous areas and ATEX compliancy, but also taking t…

Three measures to keep your company processes on time and budget

Added: 10 Oct 2018

While there are many approaches that aid us in keeping compressed air processes on budget and ensur…

Chopper pumps drive sustainabie farming

Added: 8 Oct 2018

Chris Reynell is at the forefront of the ‘farm to fork’ sustainability chain. His wife Jane’s famil…

Something can look like a valve but that doesn't mean it is one

Added: 5 Oct 2018

Ken Roberts of Satron Instruments returns to the subject of field instrument installations with a l…

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 5 Oct 2018

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

How a traditional Scots industry is fuelling sustainability

Added: 4 Oct 2018

Salmon plays a vital role in the Outer Hebrides economy - now, thanks to help from Landia, so too d…

Matt Hale

A new look at piston pumps for food processes

Added: 4 Oct 2018

Matt Hale of HRS explains how food processing challenges, including the need to balance cost and pr…

Process pumps prove their worth in other sectors

Added: 3 Oct 2018

When a product proves itself in the process industry, it can open up other markets, as Watson-Marlo…

Technological advances are bringing greater precision to mixing and blending

Added: 2 Oct 2018

Hard-pressed engineers facing mixing and blending challenges should forget traditional models and f…

Connectivity can safeguard the chemicals sector

Added: 2 Oct 2018

While the chemicals sector must react as best it can to politicaleconomic pressures that it cannot …

Can Surface Acoustic Wave technology transform flowmeters?

Added: 2 Oct 2018

Accurate flow control boosts process efficiency and quality, so no wonder companies default to trus…

Pumps win this sea battle in Gibraltar

Added: 26 Sep 2018

The peninsular is no stranger to battles but this one depended on a fleet of chopper pumps to ensur…

As political pressures increase on the food industry, pumps rise to the occasion

Added: 26 Sep 2018

Whether it’s quality, delivery or cost, as the demands on the food industry keep increasing, so too…

How protector seals slash pump bearing failure rates

Added: 20 Sep 2018

With advanced retrofittable bearing protector seals readily available on the market, pump bearings …

LED lighting

Lighting as a service - the breakthrough model for industry

Added: 19 Sep 2018

The legacy approach to lighting is outdated. We need a new process model that treats it as a servic…

Five steps to year-round GDPR compliance

Added: 18 Sep 2018

The furore around GDPR implementation has died down and that’s a good thing says Natasha Bougard of…

Data’s important – if you can view it in context

Added: 17 Sep 2018

Collecting data is important but, says Greg Pitcher, displaying it in the optimal way is what will …

Diligent duty holders are the key to utility safety

Added: 17 Sep 2018

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

Modern mandrels create faster factory flow

Added: 14 Sep 2018

Manual coil changes can be time consuming, not least when a plant is alternating production between…