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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Something can look like a valve but that doesn't mean it is one

Added: 5 Oct 2018

Ken Roberts of Satron Instruments returns to the subject of field instrument installations with a l…

How a traditional Scots industry is fuelling sustainability

Added: 4 Oct 2018

Salmon plays a vital role in the Outer Hebrides economy - now, thanks to help from Landia, so too d…

How protector seals slash pump bearing failure rates

Added: 20 Sep 2018

With advanced retrofittable bearing protector seals readily available on the market, pump bearings …

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Lighting as a service - the breakthrough model for industry

Added: 19 Sep 2018

The legacy approach to lighting is outdated. We need a new process model that treats it as a servic…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

How Watson-Marlow boosted recycling plant uptime by 25%

Added: 28 Mar 2018

Montello SpA, a specilaist in sorting, recovery and recycling of post-consumer plastic packaging, a…

Case study: when PC correctness came to a sewage treatment works’ rescue

Added: 21 Nov 2017

When Thames Water found its existing piston pumps struggled to help the company meet its goal of re…

Spirax Sarco solves metal refiner's carbon efficiency challenge

Added: 31 Oct 2017

The precious metal refining industry notoriously consumes significant amounts of heat and chemicals…

Industry 4.0: the antidote to supply chain disruption

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry 4.0 and smart use of data is not disrupting the supply chain, says LLamasoft’s Michael Wal…

Case study: data tool brings speedier analysis to energy-from-waste site

Added: 2 Nov 2016

A fresh approach to data analysis has reaped benefits at a large energy-from-waste facility in West…