FEATURED ARTICLESin Plant & Asset Management
Remote Vibration Monitoring Keeps Power Plants Running at Full Capacity
By Deane Horn, Emerson
You can get the monitoring and analysis you need without requiring your equipment specialist to be...
Tricky Business: Taking Down Old Coal Plants
By Kennedy Maize
With the advance of natural gas, increasing regulatory challenges, and anti-coal politics, U.S. coal-fired power plants...
Assessing and Prioritizing Structural Repairs to Material-Handling Systems
By Jason Hart and Evan Figueroa
It is easy to overlook corrosion and minor structural damage on coal-conveying systems. If ignored for too...
Getting it right the first time: Specifying water treatment equipment and chemistry for new plants
By Brad Buecker
Even seemingly minor excursions in water chemistry can lead to problems that cause forced outages due to steam...
NEWSin Plant & Asset Management
- MCAA tells OSHA what to do
- Is it possible to over-automate processes in APM?
- Connecting Your Enterprise — Leveraging the Internet of Things
- Speeding Up the Manufacturing Connection
- Bosch Rexroth hydraulics plant celebrates 25th
- Epicor supplies ERP to pump manufacturer in China
- Aptean to supply ERP to CMC Rescue
- Remote Machine Support Must Be Everywhere
- George Brown College updates PLC Technician II to 3D
- Viewpoint: Focus Your Resources
- Where Have the Maintenance and Reliability Professionals Gone?
- How the IoT is Changing Facility Management
PRODUCT NEWSin Plant & Asset Management
Eaton Updates Power Xpert Insight Software with Simulation
The update allows users to perform simulations of electrical load increases, set capacity thresholds and model potential system impacts to help...
Progea announces Pro.Energy software
Pro.Energy software allows constant monitoring of electricity, gas, water, compressed air or steam costs and provides instant energy assessment...
Emerson introduces Smart Wireless Navigator software
The Smart Wireless Navigator helps users manage their expanding wireless infrastructure and get the most value from their wireless networks.
MEDIAin Plant & Asset Management
RESOURCESin Plant & Asset Management
Enhancements include GMDbeat for online troubleshooting and GMDfit, which provides online condition monitoring, predictive analytics and periodic...
The configuration software reduces the risk of errors when designing and ordering system modules.
Version 1.1 of the Network Configuration Management software can now be used as a simple monitoring and diagnostics tool for industrial routers,...
WHITE PAPERSin Plant & Asset Management
By Clive Jones, et al, Global Heat Transfer
A properly maintained heat transfer system employing food-grade heat transfer fluids will contribute...
By Jeffrey Cohen
Although the price to acquire equipment is important for buyers to consider, there are other long-term costs outside of the...
By Salvatore Castro, SAP
The common view of OEE is the localized one of an operator trying to control the machine better during the shift. The...
CASE STUDIESin Plant & Asset Management
Fike’s camera-based SigniFire detection system at Arnot Power Station in South Africa can visually detect the presence of...
By installing condition monitoring systems on its gantry cranes, port operator RheinCargo is now able to detect any damage to crane hoisting gear...
General Cable deployed InfinityQS ProFicient, an enterprise quality platform powered by a centralized statistical process control (SPC) analytical...
EVENTSin Plant & Asset Management
The symposium will bring together experts, from end users, , engineering consultants and supplier communities in a two-day symposium to cover the important issues of automation and their impact on the pharmaceutical (and food) industry.
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.
Europe´s leading conference in the field of energy efficiency goes into the 3rd round: ener.CON Europe 2015. Network & exchange with 120+ pioneers & leaders to discuss the latest developments, future trends & challenges in this field.
TRAININGin Plant & Asset Management
This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The course discusses CMMS modules and state of the art technologies that are used with a CMMS. It explains how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate and implement a CMMS. It also illustrates how to...
This course will provide attendees with the knowledge and the tools required to successfully supervise and manage departments and groups involved in industrial control systems (manufacturing, sales, design, installation or maintenance).
The Online Certificate Program in Maintenance Management consists of three modules, which will help you evaluate your operation; plan, coordinate and schedule maintenance; and properly use preventive and predictive maintenance in your operation.