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Ofwat pressure fosters innovative water monitoring

Added: 6 Nov 2019

Better asset management at no extra cost is the mantra from Ofwat. That’s helping to drive efficien…

Retrofit saves Wessex Water recycle site from population overload

Added: 5 Nov 2019

When a fast growing West Country town put a strain on the water recycling plant, it was an opportun…

Control strategies are vital for rapid temperature changes

Added: 11 Oct 2019

Manufacturing processes that rely on rapid temperature change can easily result in bottlenecks in a…

Boilers: It’s what you know and who you know

Added: 2 Oct 2019

They play a crucial role in industrial processes but getting a grip on boiler and steam performance…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 28 Aug 2019

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…

Nuclear know-how gets to heart of a critical pumps issue

Added: 19 Aug 2019

By asking the right questions, Sulzer helped reduce power demand for a critical pump serving a nucl…

Precision flow cuts costs for water authority

Added: 15 Aug 2019

Keen to put an end to expensive, time consuming calibration and measurement methods to maintain wat…

Understanding Arc Flash jargon can help you save lives

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Arc Flash is a daily risk for those working in the utilities sector. So it’s essential, says ProGAR…

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 24 Jul 2019

Bürkert’s Greg Wainhouse examines how the wastewater and brewing sectors employ process optimisatio…

Blockchain will release the energy industry's potential

Added: 17 Jul 2019

The energy industry is understandably cautious about blockchain technology, but we should heed the …

Fish friendly pump stations help save a threatened species

Added: 26 Jun 2019

The European Eel is a species in rapid decline and pumps are part of the problem. Unless, that is, …

Drive for energy efficiences means a greater appreciation of the role of pumps

Added: 26 Jun 2019

Reducing manufacturing labour costs has long had priority over energy savings but the focus is shif…

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 18 Jun 2019

You can’t ignore the impact of IIoT in the process sectors but you might miss one low key yet signi…

Chopper pumps provide robust solution for unscreened sludge

Added: 13 Jun 2019

The failures of unscreened sludge mixing is a reminder of the benefits that chopper pumps can provi…

Korean boom industry turns to UK firm for pipeline guarantees

Added: 22 May 2019

Asia’s regasification sector is growing and this has increased interest in High Integrity Pressure …

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 24 Apr 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

Relubrication is the key to recycling ball bearings

Added: 3 Apr 2019

Chris Johnson of SMB Bearings explains the sudden surge in popularity of reusing and recycling ball…