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PepsiCo not waiting for things to happen

Added: 14 May 2013

North West manufacturing plant builds up the skills of maintenance and production workers.


Maintenance regimes can be a balancing act

Added: 8 May 2013

Patrick Raleigh asks industry expert about the impact of technology, business and skills trends on …


Biomass: material matters

Added: 26 Mar 2013

With generous subsidies available through the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), organisations can tur…

Dalkia wood

Road to renewable energy

Added: 18 Jan 2013

The UK is making “significant progress” with plans to increase renewable energy supply, according t…

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Energy: Headline prices only part of the story

Added: 19 Nov 2012

Chris Best, joint managing director at energyTEAM, reveals management ‘tricks’ that could save you …

Energy savings: Future trends in pumps

Added: 19 Nov 2012

Pumps are generally considered to consume around 25 % of the electricity which is produced worldwid…

ACWA Thames Water WTW

EU pilots Environmental Technology Verification programme

Added: 19 Nov 2012

Article by CSA-Sira on the launch of the Environmental Technology Verification in the EU:

Europe and…


Virtual patching to reduce risk

Added: 18 Oct 2012

London – In today’s industrial organisations, patching process control system software to remove se…

Laurie-Ann Benner

One of the team

Added: 8 Sep 2012

PEME reliability engineer on the realities and opportunities for women in engineering. Ellie Zolfag…

Bara robotics

Robotics boom bypasses non-automotive sectors

Added: 4 Sep 2012

London – ?UK sales of robots for the first two quarters of 2012 have now exceeded all previous full…

Warehouse HSP 2

Achieving effective spares management

Added: 14 Aug 2012

Faced with tight budgets and the need for optimum plant and equipment availability, organisations s…

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Insurance threat to process sector

Added: 19 Jul 2012

London – Misplaced assumptions about the protection offered by insurance policies pose an increasi…

BP Texas refinery

Operating procedure key to process safety

Added: 16 Jul 2012

Article based on Honeywell white paper. Contributors: Subhankar Dey - Senior Marketing Specialist, …

Energy: UK "leading by example", says IEA

Added: 9 Jul 2012

London – The International Energy Agency (IEA) has applauded the UK’s long-term vision for a low-ca…

Industrial wireless market to show five-fold growth

Added: 29 Jun 2012

San Diego, California — The worldwide market for industrial wireless sensor networks (WSNs) has dou…

Shell Pearl GTL

Shell's 'uneasy' approach to process safety

Added: 12 Jun 2012

With 15 years’ experience in managing the operation of top-tier COMAH sites, Dave Topliffe, manufac…


Chemicals industry optimistic despite debt crisis

Added: 28 May 2012

The global chemicals industry expects to see an improvement in business according to a study by Cer…

Torrance Pepsi HSE

Pepsi's global safety standard

Added: 21 May 2012

Chicago, Illinois – In the process industries, most people today operate in caring working environm…


Green chemistry for polymers

Added: 17 May 2012

Cologne, Germany – In the long-term industry will have to find substitutes for fossil fuels as supp…

Stop-start water cycle blocks technology flow

Added: 8 Mar 2012

London – ?After a slow start to the current Asset Management Plan - AMP5 (2010-15) - suppliers have…