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News related to plant and operations engineering, brought to you by Plant Engineer. This section updates readers on mobile and static industrial plant, the technologies and problem solving. Coverage includes pumps, fans, motors, compressors, drives, HVAC, energy management, control and automation, instrumentation, sensors, hydraulics, pneumatics, and maintenance, repair and operations.

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18/09/2017

British manufacturing continues climb up global rankings

British manufacturing continued its climb up the global rankings as growth returned last year, according to facts and figures published by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and Santander.
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18/09/2017

Engineers have some of the highest expectations when it comes to looking and ...

New data from the independent job board, CV-Library, has found that three quarters (75.9 per cent) of engineering professionals admit to having high expectations when it comes to looking for and applying for jobs – higher than any other ...
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11/09/2017

New jobs and billions to UK economy from innovation grants

Independent research finds funding from bodies like Innovate UK significantly boost jobs, turnover and productivity.
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11/09/2017

Range of industrial gas detectors

Quantitech has been appointed as the UK distributor for Monicon; a manufacturer of high quality fixed gas detection instruments.
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08/09/2017

Apprenticeship excellence: the backbone of future business

Veolia celebrates its apprentices’ success at House of Commons awards ceremony
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08/09/2017

Versatile incremental encoders from Sick plug the technology gap

Sick has launched the DUS60 incremental encoder and DUV60 measuring wheel encoder with DIP switch programmability to provide users with a versatile and economical user-configurable motion control sensor.
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31/08/2017

Entry-level, smartphone based machine health monitoring from SKF

New handheld instrument and smartphone apps from SKF simplify machine condition data gathering and interpretation.
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31/08/2017

LMC Caravan opts for logistics solutions from Jungheinrich

The LMC Caravan company from the west German town of Sassenberg has commissioned the intralogistics experts, Jungheinrich, to implement the warehouse and material flow technology at its new logistics facility.
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30/08/2017

WDS extends push button quick release pin range

Push button quick release pins have been added to the range of engineering pins and dowels offered by WDS Component Parts, the Leeds-based manufacturer and global supplier of standard parts, machine accessories and work-holding components.
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30/08/2017

Liquid ring vacuum pumps for demanding industrial process environments

Atlas Copco has launched two new liquid ring vacuum pumps for use in demanding industrial processes.
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29/08/2017

Lift truck visibility for the smart port

To improve the awareness of lift truck drivers in terminals Hyster is exploring and developing an increased range of options for truck-to-truck, truck-to-object and truck-to-pedestrian detection systems.
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29/08/2017

Buildbase goes for Doosan serviceability

Excellence in customer service, with high product availability and fast delivery, is a corner stone of the company’s business strategy. In the building merchants sector that means having the mechanical muscle to handle the heavy materials ...
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29/08/2017

Evolving WMS keeps Vygon in good health

Medical and surgical consumables supplier Vygon has developed a highly efficient distribution operation by utilising the advanced capabilities of the Empirica warehouse management system from Chess Logistics Technology.
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17/08/2017

M6 smart motorway drainage re-lined in half the normal time

In a project designed to alleviate traffic congestion on the M6, Sapphire Utility Solutions has dramatically reduced the time required to rehabilitate drainage pipes by employing a method that was originally developed for the wastewater ...
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17/08/2017

Can smart technology combat the food crisis?

Smart tech is changing product management from farm to fork
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16/08/2017

EU compliance for booster sets is a legal requirement

If you are part of the booster set supply chain you have legal obligations to ensure that the booster sets which you place on the market are fully compliant in respect of EU legislation. In this article, Steve Schofield of the BPMA ...
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16/08/2017

Renishaw and Aeromet work to optimise high-performance alloy

Renishaw and Aeromet International have announce a collaboration to establish additive manufacturing process parameters and material properties for Aeromet’s A20X aluminium alloy.
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15/08/2017

The CC-Link Partner Association announces working group

The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) has established a working group on industrial Ethernet security, with the aim of providing a guideline document for users looking to build secure networks around the open gigabit Ethernet CC-Link IE ...
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15/08/2017

Improved flood defences completed at Peakirk Pumping Station

ECS Engineering Services has delivered a full renovation of Peakirk pumping station on the River Welland on behalf of the Environment Agency, significantly boosting the effectiveness of flood defences in the area.
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14/08/2017

Finding the needle is IIoT’s biggest asset

HMIs have long been established as the best way of providing up to the minute information about processes for years now and it didn’t take long for users to realise that the data held within controllers and HMIs was a goldmine that could ...
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14/08/2017

Government urged to help the working age population stay fit, healthy and ...

Britain’s manufacturers are urging the Government to review its work and health priorities as part of its industrial strategy on the back of a new survey showing a key plank of its plan for getting employees back to work is failing to be ...
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09/08/2017

Tower Bridge upgrade - a novel solution for an historic landmark

A feat of 19th Century engineering, Tower Bridge is one of London’s favourite icons. Under the Corporation of London (Tower Bridge) Act 1885, the Bridge is required to be raised to provide access to and egress from the Upper Pool of ...
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08/08/2017

Electromechanical services help minimise operating costs of rotating equipment

Maintaining the reliability of generators and large motors is a very skilled task and one that is central to the productivity of many industries.
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08/08/2017

New generation cutting fluid ideal for crankshafts

Although the latest addition to the Master Fluid Solutions range of metalworking fluids is not unique, its characteristics put it in a class of products with very few competitors.
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28/07/2017

INMOCO adds 24V options to AKM servomotor range

The benefits of permanent field servo technology - energy efficiency, durability, power density and overload capability - are now available to users of extra low voltage motors, via new units in INMOCO’s Kollmorgen AKM servomotor range. ...
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Weg acquires Watt Drive
Motors and drives specialist Weg has acquired Austrian firm Watt Drive ...