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News
29/07/2015

The Society of Operations Engineers welcomes new president

Shaun Stephenson has been elected president of the SOE at the organisation's AGM

Operating throughout the UK and worldwide, the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) exists to promote, support, regulate, and professionalise operations engineering and the people who work in it. The Society recently held its 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 21 ...
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29/07/2015

Yokogawa’s power analyser

Yokogawa’s PX8000 Precision Power Scope is playing a key part in ...
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28/07/2015

Smart wireless gateway

Emerson Process Management has introduced the Smart Wireless Gateway ...
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28/07/2015

Cut in renewable subsidies

According to Veolia the government U-turn risks sending the country back ...
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27/07/2015

$25 million switchgear project

ABB will supply MNS low voltage switchgear to upgrade a production plant ...
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27/07/2015

Confident West Midlands

New report shows West Midlands manufacturers are the most confident in the ...
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24/07/2015

New stainless steel

To provide the offshore upstream industry with a permanent, process-safe, ...
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Features
22/06/2015

Facilitating the future

Steve Webzell investigates outsourcing facilities management, discovering what it can offer, and how to strike the best deal

Facilities management (FM) has always been somewhat of an afterthought for manufacturers. And yet, while FM activities – which range from cleaning, catering and pest control to maintenance and IT management – are ...
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19/06/2015

Energy Oversight

With energy-saving projects reaching saturation point, it's worth reminding ourselves that there are more improvement options than might meet the eye. Brian Tinham reports
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20/05/2015

Conditional tense

If plant and factory managers invested more wisely and formulated a condition monitoring strategy, involving more than infrared cameras and vibration monitoring tools, British manufacturing could run more efficiently. Brian Tinham ...
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20/05/2015

Waiting for the wireless world

Industrial wireless has been on offer for almost a decade now, but in that time it has failed to make the expected impact. Mark Venables looks at what is holding back the wireless revolution
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