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After a century of campaigning, why do we have so few women engineers?

Added: 21 Jun 2019

Windscreen wipers, computer software, space station batteries and the circular saw can all be credi…

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 18 Jun 2019

You can’t ignore the impact of IIoT in the process sectors but you might miss one low key yet signi…

New measurement tools can help firms to monetise data

Added: 18 Jun 2019

As sophisticated new measurement devices become available, businesses are unaware they could be sit…

Chopper pumps provide robust solution for unscreened sludge

Added: 13 Jun 2019

The failures of unscreened sludge mixing is a reminder of the benefits that chopper pumps can provi…

Gas detection is moving up a level thanks to wireless

Added: 12 Jun 2019

Thanks to advances in wireless gas detection technology, process engineering facilities are now bet…

Connect and thrive? The Catch-22 of digitalisation

Added: 3 Jun 2019

As traditional oil majors signal moves on to the electrification and renewables turf, a major cyber…

In the mix as blending systems get more adventurous

Added: 3 Jun 2019

Process manufacturers are becoming increasingly savvy about the business benefits of refining their…

Why PC Pumps offer automated solution to reduce workplace injuries

Added: 3 Jun 2019

The food & drink sector accounts for a high proportion of injuries in the process industry, says SE…

How a smart switch solved a brewer’s overflow dilemma

Added: 29 May 2019

A good head on your beer isn’t helpful when foam confuses your production overflow system. A change…

Crystal, not balls: A grounded 4.0 guide hits the mark

Added: 29 May 2019

Proctor and Wilkins’ latest volume on the industrial present and future gains from its grounding in…

How to ensure your operation is digitally mature for the 4.0 world

Added: 28 May 2019

Clare Darlison of Idhammar Systems explains why manufacturers must take digital maturity seriously …

Korean boom industry turns to UK firm for pipeline guarantees

Added: 22 May 2019

Asia’s regasification sector is growing and this has increased interest in High Integrity Pressure …

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

A lesson in balancing efficiency with the maintenance of brand quality

Added: 8 May 2019

How do you improve process efficiency at a legendary brand without damaging the quality of the prod…

Getting with the program: CMMS is no longer one-size-fits-all

Added: 8 May 2019

Expect more from today’s CMMS, advises Michelle Knott. Systems are becoming increasingly sophistica…

Testing times: Safety and Brexi-tricity

Added: 24 Apr 2019

While much of the process industry is concerned about Brexit, electrical safety experts are unruffl…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 24 Apr 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Not all the answers lie in the Cloud, they could be on the Edge

Added: 17 Apr 2019

As connected devices continue to churn out massive amounts of data for analysis, edge computing is …

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…