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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 …

To be process safety compliant you need lateral thinking

Added: 4 Mar 2020

Health and safety at work is in the spotlight once again. So how do process managers ensure that th…

Pumps for food and drink: Small steps enable big progress

Added: 26 Feb 2020

Both the pumps sector and the food industry are demanding efficiencies be met by innovative approac…

Latest Qdos pumphead for polymer dosing proves itself at leading brewery

Added: 26 Feb 2020

New ReNu pumphead technology from Watson-Marlow offered accurate and repeatable flow for polymer do…

Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Siemens has helped ensure the entire manufacturing process at paint giant AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-…

Why instrumentation is key for digitalisation

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Automation and digitalisation are dominating the environment but the pressure to marry efficiency w…

Electrification is spreading and that will increase the focus on power quality

Added: 12 Feb 2020

Electrical engineers can expect substantial challenges in the years ahead, warns REO UK’s Steve Hug…

Pumps ensure Severn Trent renewables strategy yields greater results

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Severn Trent was already a leader in harnessing renewable energy but had ambitious plans to do more…

Cheaper and more accessible condition monitoring from techno advances

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Developing technology is ramping up the potential of condition monitoring while decreasing costs ma…

Boosting productivity? Then look to your fluid system

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Maximising your fluid system efficiency is a must if you want to boost productivity  and reduce cos…

Energy efficiency is good for the environment but also for business

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Process operators deploying heat exchange technology realise there’s an appreciable gain to be had …

Tech innovation in the food and drink sector: gains and risks

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Making more food products faster and more flexibly while remaining accountable and cyber safe stimu…

Industrial wearables are getting smarter - in both senses

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Gone are the days of clunky steel-toe capped boots, oversized fluorescent jackets and poorly fittin…

Upgrading sewage works for rapid population growth

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Rapid population expansion doesn’t just put pressure on a town’s schools and housing stock. There a…

Blockchain's process industry benefits

Added: 22 Dec 2019

Just as the internet led to the complete overhaul of processes, so blockchain is creating a profoun…

Effective calibration ensures top quality instrumentation

Added: 18 Dec 2019

The long-standing relationship between materials expert Solvay and process automation leader Endres…

The hazardous limits to bringing your own device to the workplace

Added: 11 Dec 2019

Sophie Hand of EU Automation, assesses whether personal devices are equipped for hazardous environm…

Equipment counts for fall safety protection but so does training

Added: 11 Dec 2019

When working at height, quality training is every bit as important as providing suitable fall prote…

The time has come for a more holistic approach to energy efficency

Added: 4 Dec 2019

The ad hoc, ‘one asset at a time’ route to improving energy efficiency has undoubtedly brought impr…