Friday, 28 November 2014

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It's the economics, stupid

John McKenna, Editor

Bara PPMA Robot2

Cyber security and robotics “priorities”

Investment in skills and research needed to support six key growth industries, including food manufacturing, robotics and cyber security, says IET.

North Sea offshore oil and gas

North Sea needs tax break, says industry

Calls made as pessimism overtakes optimism in the sector.

Ineos Upstream chief executive Gary Haywood

Ineos eyes North Sea production

Ineos plans to move into North Sea oil & gas production, advertising a number of senior roles on its website.

Moy Park Grantham oxidiser

Moy Park installs odour-eater

Food manufacturer Moy Park has commissioned a regenerative thermal oxidiser to reduce cooking process odours at its site in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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Process valve versatility

Permanently leak-proof, durable and reliable; ARI-Armaturen’s ZETRIX ensures guaranteed isolation and control, even in the harshest environments.

KSB pump

Power plant valves

In response to the large demand for power plant valves in countries using ANSI/ASME standards, the KSB Group has further developed and completed its range of gate valves, globe valves and check valves.

Bifold solenoid image group

Solenoid operated valves

Bifold’s BXS valve range offers a compact and flexible solution to low pressure applications.

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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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