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Discovering that digital is essential for predictive maintenance

Added: 12 Sep 2018

Predictive maintenance is high on the list of priorities for manufacturers, but a recent survey sug…

On the boil: How strict are the new emissions rules for medium combustion plant?

Added: 5 Sep 2018

Legislation governing emissions on medium combustion plant – such as boilers – came into effect at …

Food and drink sector embraces benefits of digitalisation in cause of waste reduction

Added: 5 Sep 2018

Smarter measurement technologies are coming to the aid of food and drink manufacturers under pressu…

Health and safety training needs to support innovation

Added: 22 Aug 2018

To develop a proactive health and safety culture that encourages innovation and better performance,…

Box it clever: Enclosures are vital and so is their need for evolution

Added: 22 Aug 2018

Enclosures are at the heart of the engineering industry but these vital pieces of kit must continue…

Hungary for knowledge exchange: monitoring and detection in the spotlight

Added: 15 Aug 2018

It’s been a busy period for monitoring and detection with two key events highlighting the issues an…

Servitisation is the key to industry’s future

Added: 14 Aug 2018

Far from being just another trendy phrase, servitisation describes most accurately how industry is …

Informed maintenance avoids unnecessary replacement

Added: 6 Aug 2018

How would you feel if at a routine health check your doctor informed you that it was time to have y…

How Landia enabled a first for Ireland's biogas pioneers

Added: 25 Jul 2018

Landia chief the late Hugh Vaughan left a lasting legacy when he helped a father and son team creat…

The implications for pumps and chemical applications in an uncertain economic climate

Added: 25 Jul 2018

With an eye on the World Cup, The Pump Company’s Peter Staddon returns with his own selection advic…

Thickness profile measurement system provides Liberty from manual approach

Added: 18 Jul 2018

Liberty Speciality Steel produces high value, precision-engineered alloy and stainless steel produc…

Is it time to embrace variable speed drives?

Added: 18 Jul 2018

Substantial energy savings, improved maintenance, access to detailed real-time intelligence – all t…

When you purchase equipment, think of hidden costs as well as price

Added: 11 Jul 2018

As Victorian art critic John Ruskin astutely observed, “it’s unwise to pay too much but it’s worse …

Rotating equipment requires thought about bearings

Added: 11 Jul 2018

Michelle Knott discovers that it’s vital to put bearings on the agenda in any discussion about the …

Turning whisky into (waste)water

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Glemorangie distillery is famous as the home of one of the great Scottish whiskies. Now, with help …

It's time for oil and gas to embrace the cost benefits of non-intrusive inspection

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Oil and gas operators are missing a prime opportunity to save on downtime inspection costs yet stil…

Don’t miss out on the information control systems supply

Added: 20 Jun 2018

A range of opportunities have emerged for process manufacturers to listen to their kit in order to …

How holistic analytics saved a company from losing business worth millions

Added: 20 Jun 2018

Honeywell expertise helped save one client business worth $20 million a year by rapidly identifying…

Predictive maintenance guarantees safe water

Added: 15 Jun 2018

When drinking water supply could have been compromised by the threat of bearing defects and the sol…

A guide to picking the right blower for wastewater aeration

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Aeration is a key process within wastewater treatment plants, forming the secondary treatment stage…