Thursday, 20 November 2014

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It's the economics, stupid

John McKenna, Editor

Pump system

Pumping system prevents flood

Upgraded pumping station ready to keep Guernsey dry this winter.


WWF calls for 4 million pumps

Environmental organisation also calls for 600,000 non-domestic heat pumps and 1.5 million biomass boilers to be installed.

Emerson Delta V Factory Acceptance Testing

Emerson sales top $9bn

Emerson Process Management achieves sales of $9.2 billion (£5.9bn), up 7% on 2013.

Control room

£2.5m to combat cyber threats

Research to focus on control systems and critical infrastructure.

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DDP with arm

Portable foundry pyrometers

Sterling Sensors has recently added portable foundry pyrometers to its range.

Panel PC

Waterproof panel computer

Advantech has launched introduced its 18.5”  IP65 waterproof stationary panel computer with M12 connectors.

GasCard NG

Gas detection sensors

Edinburgh Sensors has announced the enhancement of its existing range of gas sensors. In addition to CO, CO2 and CH4 the new custom sensors will also include N20 and R125 gas detection.

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Cuadrilla site

It’s the economics, stupid

So few test sites have been drilled that it is as good as a guessing game as to whether shale reserves can be economically extracted.

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Wayne Matthews

Secret life of plants

Zero risk may be unattainable in a production environment, but adopting a balanced approach may help prevent disaster, says Wayne Matthews, technical director at Yokogawa Marex.

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Data everywhere

By Louisa Hearn

Is the race for big data the key to the future of data acquisition technology?

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Apateq onsite water separation

Pure play

By Louisa Hearn

As global water regulations tighten, filtration technologies are evolving to help process industries adapt.

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A tight spot

The systems in which valves are located are often complex and difficult to access, requiring a bespoke solution.

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German ExxonMobil employees drink fracking fluid - web

ExxonMobil staff drink fracking fluid

Staff of ExxonMobil this week appeared on national television in Germany to attempt to show that fracking fluid is harmless.

Water treatment roundtable Video

Blacoh University has facilitated a roundtable video with industry leaders to discuss key aspects of a project to secure new equipment for a water reservoir and treatment facility.



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