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News
28/05/2015

Yokogawa releases updated web-based enterprise automation solution

Yokogawa has released a new version of its web-based real-time operations management and visualisation software package FAST/TOOLS.

The release is designed to significantly reduce engineering of large geographically dispersed systems, which requires both a different engineering approach and central managed deployment. The introduction of a ...
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26/05/2015

Call for early EU referendum

Government must campaign on positive basis to retain membership of the ...
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26/05/2015

Nord passes EN 50598-2

Drives and motors manufacturer Nord Drivesystems says its tests on ...
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26/05/2015

Dual PID for ABB VSD

ABB’s latest variable speed drives now feature two independent PID ...
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26/05/2015

EAL appointment

Specialist industry awarding organisation EAL has appointed Natalie Wilson ...
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22/05/2015

Hot eddy currents

Innovation specialist TTP (the Technology Partnership) has applied eddy ...
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22/05/2015

Jobs secured with Royal Navy

A new helicopter-borne surveillance system has been chosen to protect the ...
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Features
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 explains

It is slightly worrying that, if asked to name plant condition monitoring (CM) techniques, a high ...
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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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14/05/2015

Biogas generation

Experience with growing numbers of biogas plants has been pointing up design, construction and operation problems that are resulting in higher insurance premiums.
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14/05/2015

Think engineering

Whether or not election fever floats your boat, there will be no getting away from manifesto analysis, criticism, re-casting and re-analysis for the remaining few weeks until 7 May 2015, when the great British electorate decides the ...
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