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WDBC Executive Director Mark E. Alpert Receives the Design-Build Industry’s Highest Distinction

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The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has named Water Design-Build Council (WDBC) Executive Director Mark Alpert, PE, as one of the five industry leaders chosen for the 2020 Class of DBIA Fellows.

Case Study: Automating Production at the World’s First Facility Making Omega-3 Oil from Marine Algae

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Maintaining existing output at the facility while upgrading systems and processes was necessary to meet strict quality and production standards.

Parsable Brings Connected Worker Technology to Suntory Smart Factory

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Parsable’s Connected Worker Platform will be deployed at Suntory's new Smart Factory model plant in Omachi, Nagano prefecture, Japan.

N. Y. Power Authority Announces First Milestone of Project to Extend Operating Life of New York's Largest Power Plant

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The New York Power Authority today announced the first milestone of its 15-year modernization and digitization program to significantly extend the operating life of its Niagara Power Project, the largest source of clean electricity in New York State and one of the country's largest hydroelectric projects.

ASME’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition to Take Place Nov. 16-19

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) hosts its annual International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), the largest interdisciplinary mechanical engineering conference in the world, online Nov. 16-19.

Case Study: How Do You Update 900 PLCs in Warehouses with Minimal Downtime?

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The following application of a CODESYS customer, the Gebhardt Intralogistics Group, shows how Digital Twins in the cloud and a cloud-based controller management can speed up the process of updating a large number of PLCs to the point where it’s just a few mouse clicks.

DOE Smart Manufacturing Institute Announces New Project Call to Address Manufacturing Challenges

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The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) announced up to $4 million in new funding to improve energy-intensive manufacturing processes and strengthen America's manufacturing sector.

Case Study: Fracking Water-transfer Application Reduces Upstream Costs in Remote Areas

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An upstream service provider has implemented a Bedrock OSA Remote secure control node in a fracking water transfer application. This node, which replaces traditional PLCs to synchronize and monitor water pumping across miles of remote desert terrain, increased operational efficiency by over 50 percent.

Master Advanced Flow Measurements to Control Emissions

  • by Renee Bassett
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Process plants install the world’s most sophisticated air pollution control systems, but they can be ineffective if the flow meters they rely on deliver inaccurate or unreliable data. This excerpt is from chapter 5 of the Air/Gas Flow Measurement Solutions Handbook covers everything from wet gas measurement issues to essential questions for specifying the correct flowmeter.

Clarkson University Teams Up With New York State to Evaluate Effect of Offshore Wind Farms on the Electric Grid

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Real-time models to investigate interconnection challenges, study effect on power grid, and help move state closer to reaching its nation-leading clean energy goals.