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AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

Storm pumps ensure pump station functions in all weathers

Added: 3 Dec 2018

It may not be grim up North but it certainly rains more in Yorkshire than many other areas. That pu…

Valves industry chief calls for more focus on training existing workforce

Added: 29 Nov 2018

Valve and actuator businesses employ 9,000 people and the industry contributes £3bn to the UK econo…

Boosting staff awareness prompts process efficiencies

Added: 28 Nov 2018

People are the most important asset in a business, so when it came to promoting process efficiency,…

Bedford knowhow secures a multimillion entry to a new global market

Added: 28 Nov 2018

When one of the world’s biggest fertiliser companies turned to Bedford Pumps for help, it opened up…

Pumps have a vital role to play in the energy and utilities sector

Added: 28 Nov 2018

For manufacturers seeking opportunities for growth in the UK and abroad, growing reliance on renewa…

Using new energy technologies to transform business efficiency

Added: 21 Nov 2018

New technologies will allow businesses to better control energy use in order to reduce cost and dri…

Is the Industrial Internet of Things a reality?

Added: 20 Nov 2018

While IIoT is fast becoming a fact for some businesses, Robert Smith asks if the majority of engine…

Diligent duty holders are the key to utility safety

Added: 14 Nov 2018

Ryan Robinson of Bureau Veritas examines the role of duty holders and how improving due diligence i…

Sensing danger: Know the gas and know the equipment

Added: 14 Nov 2018

Being aware of the exact nature of the threat posed by gases in the process plant can go a long way…

Don’t overlook those pipes in the workplace

Added: 7 Nov 2018

Greg Pitcher asks whether the seemingly nondescript tubes spread across your plant could be working…

Energy & Utilities: Renewables are a lifeline and cyber challenge

Added: 7 Nov 2018

Smarter, cleaner and more efficient energy could save millions and boost process productivity but i…

If food safety is so important, why isn’t it being referenced more?

Added: 31 Oct 2018

Legislators and consumers are placing increasing emphasis on product safety, says Brian Attwood, bu…

Show Preview: WWEM 2018 and AQE 2018 under one roof for the first time

Added: 29 Oct 2018

Two events will take place at Telford International Centre from 21-22 November, providing process e…

Chopper pumps drive sustainable farming

Added: 24 Oct 2018

Chris Reynell is at the forefront of the ‘farm to fork’ sustainability chain. His wife Jane’s famil…

As political pressures increase on the food industry, pumps rise to the occasion

Added: 23 Oct 2018

Whether it’s quality, delivery or cost, as the demands on the food industry keep increasing, so too…

The challenge of finding pumps to cope with a range of food products

Added: 22 Oct 2018

Deli specialist Flensted has something for every pump to but there are few that can cope with its f…

Pumping knowledge prevents environmental overspill at former mine

Added: 20 Oct 2018

The UK’s disused former coal mines still have a contribution to make to the nation’s energy supply …

KKI builds its biggest ever butterfly valve to keep Danish energy plans on course

Added: 18 Oct 2018

A Danish utility company’s search for a more energy efficient heating solution provided Koso Kent I…

The impact of VFDs upon analytics is a game changer

Added: 17 Oct 2018

GE’s Azeez Mohammed outlines how analytics are giving the process industries the edge, thanks to as…