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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…

Automation increases beer production capacity

Added: 12 Jun 2020

A top brewery increased production capacity by 50 percent in a fortnight with Rockwell’s virtualise…

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…

Better data capture is raising the flow measurement game

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Flow measurement is attaining new depths of understanding and usefulness in the age of Big Data, ag…

Imaginative approach turns wastewater challenge into an opportunity

Added: 8 Jun 2020

Landia enabled a redesigned WWTP to make a virtue out of a crisis – powered by anaerobic treatment …

Protect to thrive: meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 5 Jun 2020

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

Why you need XY coordinated for accuracy

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Electronic Manufacturing Solutions’ Jonathan Plummer on the benefits of XY Data and its role in sav…

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…

High efficiency and low shear pumping solution

Added: 24 May 2020

The UK’s only sugar beet producer needed to combine high efficiency with low shear pumping and velo…

WMFTG finds pumps solution for challenging foodstuff

Added: 8 May 2020

Some pumps find demanding food ingredients too hard to handle without damaging the end product. Wat…

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…

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…

Compressor replacement keeps ethylene supply on tap

Added: 6 Apr 2020

No compressor, no ethylene: when the reliability of one piece of equipment determines a process can…

Is the corner being turned in terms of 4.0 take-up?

Added: 25 Mar 2020

Industry 4.0 will impact production but how will it affect and enhance control processes especially…

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…

Downstream oil and gas have a vital role to play

Added: 18 Mar 2020

As supply and demand pressures increase in tandem with environmental concerns, the downstream oil a…

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…

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-…

Why instrumentation is key for digitalisation

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Automation and digitalisation are dominating the environment but the pressure to marry efficiency w…