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New Belgium Brewing Green Automation
Igor Valuyev makes creative use of Opto 22 automation systems, which handle all of the facility's brewing processes, as well as the water process systems and virtually all other building management...
Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this Automation.com interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

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  • Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security 
    Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security

    Written by Dr Steven Fawkes, ‘Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy’ provides managers,... MORE

  • Eaton releases Solar Circuit Protection Solutions

    Fuses, circuit breakers, power distribution blocks and surge protective devices (SPDs) for commercial, utility and residential solar segments... MORE

  • ACM Facility Safety Announces Summer Process Safety Courses

    Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide... MORE

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  • Using smart field devices to improve safety system performance 
    Using smart field devices to improve safety system...

    By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
    Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation.... MORE

  • Flue gas monitoring sensors 
    Flue gas monitoring sensors

    By Tom Gurd, City Technology
    There is a lot of focus on flue gas analyzers, but it’s also important to remember that an analyzer is only as... MORE

  • Mobile Devices White Paper 
    Mobile Devices White Paper

    By Opto 22
    Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely... MORE

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  • Wind energy SCADA remote control system 
    Wind energy SCADA remote control system

    Iberdrola Renewables in Oregon uses a SCADA system from PcVue in its National Control Center to monitor every turbine at every wind farm throughout... MORE

  • Omniflex replaces annunciator system for Shell 
    Omniflex replaces annunciator system for Shell

    South African Instrumentation and Control
    When Shell Lubricants in the UK needed to replace an aging process alarm system with SIL certified... MORE

  • Koeberg’s plant status system 
    Koeberg’s plant status system

    South African Instrumentation and Control
    Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station in South Africa uses a Wonderware System Platform, Historian and... MORE

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    September 29, 2014 - September 30, 2014
    London , United Kingdom

    Key European and International Energy, Government and Cyber Security leaders meet in London for an exclusive two day conference to address growing and persistent threats to Critical National infrastructure. This two day networking and information sharing event will provide specific insight into risk management, threat mitigation, heartbleed impacts and more.

    September 30, 2014 - October 2, 2014
    Orlando , FL, USA

    Be part of the industry's top thought-leadership event. Learn more about solving your most complex operational challenges through our game-changing products, solutions, and services. Participate in powerful networking throughout the event.

    October 6, 2014 - October 7, 2014
    Sacramento , CA, USA

    It’s not “If” but “When." All stakeholders have a new responsibility in ensuring the safety, reliability and stability of our Critical National Infrastructure. Public and Private partnerships are paramount and information sharing on an international level a priority. We will be addressing key areas of vulnerability, threat detection, mitigation, and planning for the Utilities and Oil...

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    September 29, 2014 - September 30, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada

    Over this 2-day workshop, participants will experience the safety lifecycle starting from the conceptual phase of a project right through to when it is operating. Beginning with a solid understanding of what risk looks like in a facility, students will experience a mock HAZOP exercise, SIL Determination (LOPA) workshop, a SIL Validation workshop and then look at ways of managing risk in real...

    September 30, 2014
    Raunheim , DE, Germany

    If you need to accelerate your EtherNet/IP knowledge to get started with your product development, this one-day QUICK START course is for you! Attend this course, brought to you by ODVA – the association that develops and manages the EtherNet/IP technology – to learn more about how to evaluate these issues for your needs.

    October 5, 2014 - October 9, 2014
    Al Khobar , Saudi Arabia

    In this training course, learn how to list and recognize the importance of MV and HV switchgears namely the circuit breakers, disconnectors, contactors and earth switches; plus much more.