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Knowledge of the right tools is vital for effective mixing and blending

Added: 13 May 2020

Turning solids into liquid isn’t alchemy but it depends upon making the right judgement when choosi…

Lockdown adds to the energy sector’s challenges

Added: 13 May 2020

As if climate change, the energy trilemma and Brexit’s aftermath weren’t sufficient concerns, the s…

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…

Efficient pumps pay their way in ROI

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A refinery achieved improved performance from its pumps with help from Sulzer to deliver a return o…

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…

VFDs point the way forward for tackling animal feed crisis

Added: 22 Apr 2020

Growing demand for animal and fish food protein means more facilities will need controlled, ambient…

Shadowboards are a simple aid to achieving an effective inventory

Added: 21 Apr 2020

Thriving businesses don’t only need high tech answers. Even in this day and age the shadow board pr…

Today’s data-led safety processes take a wider view

Added: 15 Apr 2020

There’s a bigger picture to safety improvements than the workplace alone, says Safety io’s Matt DeL…

Electrical testing is more plant-centred – with good reason

Added: 15 Apr 2020

The focus for electrical safety and testing issues is shifting attention from causes outside the fa…

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…

Innovation puts predictive powers at your fingertips

Added: 8 Apr 2020

To harness the best from predictive maintenance tools and processes, there is no escaping the need …

Fresh renewable energy technology paves the way for a new training approach

Added: 8 Apr 2020

When Severn Trent installed a new steam system to help it make best use of renewable resources and …

Is the corner being turned in terms of 4.0 take-up?

Added: 25 Mar 2020

Industry 4.0 will impact production but how will it affect and enhance control processes especially…

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…

Compressed air: How do you ensure costs are minimised?

Added: 18 Mar 2020

While it’s free to breathe, air is expensive to compress – but manufacturers can save money by runn…

Downstream oil and gas have a vital role to play

Added: 18 Mar 2020

As supply and demand pressures increase in tandem with environmental concerns, the downstream oil a…

There's no short cuts to boosting female recruits in the manufacturing supply chain

Added: 18 Mar 2020

The lack of female recruits into the manufacturing supply chain is a brake on talent and needs urge…

The importance of proper planning for height safety

Added: 11 Mar 2020

Designing a height safety system is essential from the start of any project, insists HCL Safety‘s S…

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…

It's in industry's interest to avoid a deluge of dirty data

Added: 4 Mar 2020

In 2018, China’s data centres alone produced nearly 100 million tonnes of CO2 –the footprint of 21 …