FEATURED ARTICLESin Chemical
Learn from the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion
By Peter Wilmarth, SSOE Group
The chemical industry has many reasons for concern about its blemished safety record. The...
Pumps: Keep Out of Hot Water
By Amin Almasi
The boiler feedwater (BFW) pumping system is a vital part of steam generation units that play an essential...
Optimize Electrical Systems, Part II
By Ven V. Venkatesan
Connected, unused plug-in loads not only waste energy but also generate heat and reduce the...
Cyber Security Shield Gets Stronger
By Seán Ottewell
The challenge is both to provide chemical companies with the cyber security they need, and to ensure the...
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PRODUCT NEWSin Chemical
Aspen updates aspenONE for oil & gas
Enhancements in aspenONE Manufacturing and Supply Chain V8.7 software include pipeline scheduling and optimization of refinery operations.
IAI Releases ARGUS perimeter security system
ARGUS perimeter security system consists of networked wireless sensors that form a protective, invisible trip wire for enhanced situational...
Honeywell enhances RPMS refining/petrochemical planning software
Enhancements in RPMS 500 include support for Windows 7/8 64-bit platforms, improved case management, a graphical user interface, HTML-based...
Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide...
On May 29, 2014, experts will discuss the challenges, problems and common mistakes involved in a process control system migration, and show how...
Catalog covers weighing solutions for the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries with hazardous environments.
WHITE PAPERSin Chemical
By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation....
By Opto 22
Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely...
By Bill Sholette and Ricardo Chavez, Endress+Hauser
Leaking or overfilled tanks can cause environmental problems, contaminate drinking water and...
CASE STUDIESin Chemical
By Cyrus Fisher, Eli Lilly and Company
At Eli Lilly, combustible dust became “hidden” within a dust collection...
Vortex and Coriolis flow measurement technologies enabled accurate and reliable measurements that reduced product loss in the MTBE plant by 150...
BP Chemicals is using FLIR Systems' Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras for the visualisation and documentation of gas leaks. A...
ICS is India’s largest event and annual meeting place for composites, advanced materials, polyurethane and technical textile industry stakeholders from domestic & international markets.
This forum will bring together some of the leading companies in the industry to discuss the best practices for promoting a safety culture through technology, hazard analysis and organizational discipline. Petrochemical industries will share their experience in regulations, MOC lessons learned, audit challenges and risk management for complex refineries.
What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.
The TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a Functional Safety PH&RA (TÜV Rheinland) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the four-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $3,100 CDN
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN
Dates TBD. This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).