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Screw jacks play pivotal role in transporting giant wind turbines

Offshore wind turbines are providing an ever-larger percentage of the world’s electrical power. As a result, there is an increasing need to get the giant nacelles that house all the machinery from factory to dockside for shipment out to the wind farm safely and efficiently.

High capacity screw jacks manufactured by Grob Antriebstechnik and ...
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Safety in explosive situation

Pyroban reports that the emissions regulations (EU 97/68/EC Directive) ...
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Condition monitoring services

Schaeffler UK has extended its range of condition monitoring (CM) services ...
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Major pipeline project

Yokogawa has received an order from the British Pipeline Agency (BPA) to ...
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Compact rotation module

Compact rotation module (CRM guides energy, data and media safely, without ...
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Bumpy ride for industry

UK manufacturers expect 2017 to be another year of risks, but are gearing ...
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Gantry-style robot

Low cost versatile robots are becoming increasingly popular in the ...
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On the meter

In the ongoing drive for business to increase efficiency, understanding exactly what energy is being used where is at the heart of any solution, as Mark Venables discovers

Most businesses could use a lot less energy. According to the Carbon Trust even low and no-cost actions can usually reduce energy costs by at least 10% and produce quick ...
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Safety for wireless networks

New regulatory requirements come into force this year that will affect the burgeoning industrial wireless industry as Mark Venables explains.
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Fixing the future

Thermography and vibration monitoring can be invaluable in detecting problems with machinery. But how can plant engineers get the most value? Hywel Roberts investigates
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Bureau Veritas create PATH

Here CEO Ken Smith talks about the new PATH initiative and the importance of training and development
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