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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…

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…

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…

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-…

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…

Upgrading sewage works for rapid population growth

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Rapid population expansion doesn’t just put pressure on a town’s schools and housing stock. There a…

The hazardous limits to bringing your own device to the workplace

Added: 11 Dec 2019

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

Control strategies are vital for rapid temperature changes

Added: 27 Nov 2019

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

Company reaps the real-time benefits of IT-OT convergence

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Companies understand the need for IT and OT convergence but can be thwarted by their fragmented inf…

Clean steam provides a green option to counter contamination

Added: 13 Nov 2019

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

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…

‘Food manufacturers must take the lead on salt and sugar levels’

Added: 30 Oct 2019

Calls for manufacturers to do more to address public health concerns around salt and sugar are righ…