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News
31/10/2014

Skellyton reports efficiency up on Archimedes pump refurb

Scottish Water is reporting efficiency improvements following refurbishment of a pair of Archimedes screw pumps at its Skellyton site, near Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.

The task of replacing the bottom bearings and re-screeding the concrete trough was completed by ECS Engineering Services, supported by pump manufacturer Landustrie. Jamie ...
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31/10/2014

Eriks on pump efficiency

As energy efficiency continues as a top priority for for plants across the ...
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31/10/2014

ABB sponsors safety event

ABB is sponsoring the first Functional Safety 2014 conference organised by ...
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30/10/2014

HSE health statistics

Injury and ill-health statistics released yesterday (29 October 2014) by ...
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30/10/2014

PPCL for Atlantic alarms proje

LNG (liquefied natural gas) producer Atlantic is working with PPCL to ...
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30/10/2014

SST separates from TÜV SÜD

Safety Systems Technology (SST) is to operate as an independent company ...
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29/10/2014

Hospitals need steam upgrades

Steam plant specialist Spirax Sarco reckons hospitals and healthcare ...
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Features
23/10/2014

Age concern

A sharp focus on maintenance can result in significant improvements in factory operations, but too many managers struggle to take seriously the upkeep of their plant and equipment, says Ian Vallely

The word 'maintenance' implies keeping things as they are, retaining the status quo, preserving the current state of affairs, continuing along similar ...
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23/10/2014

More for less

Getting something for nothing isn't everyone's experience, but when it comes to energy efficiency it's easier than you might imagine to come close. Brian Tinham talks to Bosch Thermotechnology and Autoglym
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27/09/2014

Money for nothing

Combined heat and power is one of those rare examples of a system that breaks the rule that insists 'if something sounds too good to be true it probably is', says Ian Vallely
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27/09/2014

Opportunity knocks?

While the temptation is understandably to tackle energy-saving projects piecemeal on the shopfloor, taking a holistic approach will reap far bigger rewards. Brian Tinham reports
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