Welcome to Plant Engineer, the website for plant and operations engineers, technicians and managers in the process industries, manufacturing, utilities, construction, facilities management and the armed forces. Brought to you by the IPlantE and BES professional sectors of SOE (Society of Operations Engineers), and MA Business Ltd.

News
28/07/2016

Ultrasonic sensor solution assists smart meter development

Morgan Advanced Materials has brought to market a technical glass feedthrough solution offering enhanced-performance for residential, bulk commercial applications and industrial gas metering, allowing safer operation in order to ensure full legislative compliance.

The global smart meter rollout initiative has been fuelled by the demand for ...
» Read More

28/07/2016

Firm avoids £50,000 upgrade

Variable-speed drive reduces machine load demand, avoiding costly upgrade ...
» Read More



27/07/2016

Brewery slashes energy cost

Babcock Wanson’s TPC 400B Thermal Fluid Heater has been installed into ...
» Read More



27/07/2016

High performance actuators

The DA Series of electromechanical linear actuators, available in the UK ...
» Read More

27/07/2016

UK delivery drone plans

Delivery experts ParcelHero say Amazon’s new drone trials are being ...
» Read More



26/07/2016

Steel giants Tata fined

Tata Steel has been fined £1.98 million after two workers at its Corby ...
» Read More



26/07/2016

Specifying pumps

The food and beverage industry covers a huge range of processes and ...
» Read More

Features
22/05/2016

Safety first for wireless networks

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

The prospect of adding wireless devices to automation architecture is compelling due to the potential business benefits and incremental operational improvements. Another trend that has major implications ...
» Read More

21/05/2016

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
» Read More



16/05/2016

Bureau Veritas create PATH

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



18/01/2016

Getting to the root

There are many tools that can be utilised to improve performance of plant, one such methodology is Root Cause Analysis. But as Mark Venables discovers it is not as widely used as many believe.
» Read More

Focus On

For dedicated news and information about specific topics, please visit our focused pages.

Most Popular
1
Workers risking safety
More than half of industrial workers are washing their ...
2
Keeping London moving
As much as its tunnels and trains, London Underground (LUL) ...
3
Radical boiler design
Fulton has launched its latest heat transfer solution, ...