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The time has come for a more holistic approach to energy efficency

Added: 6 Nov 2019

The ad hoc, ‘one asset at a time’ route to improving energy efficiency has undoubtedly brought impr…

Enclosures are becoming better tailored to customer needs

Added: 30 Oct 2019

Open your mind to enclosures because a raft of advances means process engineers can pick the right …

Quality pumps extract the best from hazardous by-products

Added: 22 Oct 2019

In the aluminium refining process, scrap is melted in rotary or reverberating furnaces under a bath…

Seal solution sustains pump reliability for dairy firm

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Sustaining pump reliability was a challenge for an environmentally conscious dairy until AESSEAL ex…

Severn Glocon valve technology aims for maritime safety advance

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Extreme technical demands associated with a critical safety system on an offshore platforms are bei…

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…

Clean steam provides a green option to counter contamination

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The Natural Fruit & Beverage Co. embarked on a project to transition to clean steam generation for …

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…

Equipment counts for fall safety protection but so does training

Added: 2 Oct 2019

When working at height, quality training is every bit as important as providing suitable fall prote…

The hazardous limits to bringing your own device to the workplace

Added: 19 Sep 2019

Sophie Hand of EU Automation, assesses whether personal devices are equipped for hazardous environm…

IT/OT convergence: greater accuracy, agile responses and happy stakeholders

Added: 18 Sep 2019

Novotek’s George Walker explains how, as with smartphones, modern industrial firms’ IT and OT opera…

Michele Windsor on the overlooked element for effective industrial logistics

Added: 11 Sep 2019

While we know reliable power is essential for effective logistics, we tend to ignore the role of ba…

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…

The importance of proper planning for height safety

Added: 14 Aug 2019

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

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…

Robot pulling power gives traditional brewer the edge on loading

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Sometimes, it’s the most traditional brands that are at the cutting edge of automation. Adnams was …

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 24 Jul 2019

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

Delivering a better SAP system without harming product line or the bottom line

Added: 22 Jul 2019

Installing a new SAP system at short notice to boost stock management was a tall order but CSB mana…

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 …