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Water companies will reap benefits of sharing data with suppliers

Added: 24 Jun 2020

By providing data to equipment providers, water companies would support the design, build and opera…

Robotics provides answer for scaling up production

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Artisan beer production often operate at small scale. Robotics offers the cost effective solution t…

Protect to thrive: meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Increasingly sophisticated threats, limited internal experience and a lack of cybersecurity culture…

Factors to consider before postponing statutory inspections

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Many companies find themselves urgently needing to decide whether to postpone major maintenance int…

Telehandle with care for process safety

Added: 27 May 2020

Telehandlers are ubiquitous in many process sectors yet can pose a deadly hazard, warns Brigade Ele…

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Lighting for hazardous environments

Added: 20 May 2020

Ken Eddleston of Chalmit discusses the factors companies working in hazardous environments must con…

VSD blowers ensure reduced maintenance programme

Added: 23 Apr 2020

Installing modern VSD rotary screw blowers, Scottish Water's Nigg wastewater treatment works now ac…

Shadowboards are a simple aid to achieving an effective inventory

Added: 21 Apr 2020

Thriving businesses don’t only need high tech answers. Even in this day and age the shadow board pr…

Today’s data-led safety processes take a wider view

Added: 15 Apr 2020

There’s a bigger picture to safety improvements than the workplace alone, says Safety io’s Matt DeL…

Electrical testing is more plant-centred – with good reason

Added: 15 Apr 2020

The focus for electrical safety and testing issues is shifting attention from causes outside the fa…

Modern overhaul to historic site aids environment and efficiency

Added: 13 Apr 2020

Bedford Pumps came up with a modern solution to ensure a historic pumping site could boost its effe…

Five steps to combat failing CHP engines

Added: 25 Mar 2020

Combined heat and power (CHP) engines that convert biogas into usable energy are vital equipment. B…

The importance of proper planning for height safety

Added: 11 Mar 2020

Designing a height safety system is essential from the start of any project, insists HCL Safety‘s S…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 11 Mar 2020

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

To be process safety compliant you need lateral thinking

Added: 4 Mar 2020

Health and safety at work is in the spotlight once again. So how do process managers ensure that th…

Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Siemens has helped ensure the entire manufacturing process at paint giant AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-…

Electrification is spreading and that will increase the focus on power quality

Added: 12 Feb 2020

Electrical engineers can expect substantial challenges in the years ahead, warns REO UK’s Steve Hug…

Pumps ensure Severn Trent renewables strategy yields greater results

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Severn Trent was already a leader in harnessing renewable energy but had ambitious plans to do more…

Boosting productivity? Then look to your fluid system

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Maximising your fluid system efficiency is a must if you want to boost productivity  and reduce cos…

Industrial wearables are getting smarter - in both senses

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Gone are the days of clunky steel-toe capped boots, oversized fluorescent jackets and poorly fittin…