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Fluor to Deploy IBM Watson to Monitor Megaprojects

USA: Predictive Analytics

Fluor to Deploy IBM Watson to Monitor Megaprojects

09/16/2018 - Fluor and IBM announced the use of artificial intelligence-based systems to predict, monitor and measure the status of engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPC) megaprojects from inception to completion. read...

Yokogawa to Resell Chevron's Planning Software

The Netherlands: Reseller License

Yokogawa to Resell Chevron's Planning Software

09/06/2018 - Yokogawa Electric Corporation has entered into a strategic agreement with Chevron USA to resell Chevron’s proprietary petroleum supply chain planning software Petro. read...

Gea's ABF Technology Receives FDA Clearance

Aseptic Beverage Bottling

Gea's ABF Technology Receives FDA Clearance

08/13/2018 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded Gea a letter of no objection (Lono) for its ABF 1.2 technology, an integrated blowing, filling and capping solution featuring a fully aseptic rotary blowing machine. It is the only system equipped with a 100 % aseptic blower that is allowed to produce shelf-stable low acid (LA) beverages free from preservatives for distribution at ambient temperature in the US market. read...

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemicals: Resource Efficiency

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

09/06/2018 - More from less — that was the slogan of the More project, whose goal was the definition of real-time indicators for more resource efficiency in the process. But how to monitor the complex production processes of a cracker? The two consortium participants Ineos and S-Pact developed a ready-to-use feed stream analyser based on Raman Spectroscopy. A real success story paid off in cash. read...

Industry 4.0 – What Happens to the Humans?

Industrial workplace 2025

Industry 4.0 – What Happens to the Humans?

08/22/2018 - Prof. Peter Groche, leader of the Institute for Production Technology and Forming Machines (PtU) at Darmstadt TU, is certain that “the move towards autonomous production is a holistic challenge for society”. The Institute is a member of the Scientific Society for Production Technology (WGP), which this summer will publish its viewpoint paper on Industry Workplace 2025. read...

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Vega Are Already Very Close to the 100,000 Mark with their 80 GHz Radar Level Sensors

Radar Level Measurement

Vega Are Already Very Close to the 100,000 Mark with their 80 GHz Radar Level Sensors

06/08/2018 - ... after not quite four years! Even the radar experts from the German Black Forest area themselves were surprised that the rather conservative market accepted the new technology so quickly. A look back and into the future. read...

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Mobile Testing Solution for the Petroleum Industry

USA: Testing Equipment

Mobile Testing Solution for the Petroleum Industry

Agilent and Grabner Instruments have reached an equipment manufacturing agreement to focus on a novel mobile testing solution for in-field analysis of lubricating oils and greases. read...

Total Partners with Tata to Create Digital Innovation Center in India

France/India: Digitalization Strategy

Total Partners with Tata to Create Digital Innovation Center in India

Total and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have signed a partnership agreement to create a digital innovation center in India. Based in Pune in the State of Maharashtra, the center is intended to explore disruptive technologies and solutions. read...

BP Invests 1.9 Million Dollars in Energy Monitor Business

Power Technology

BP Invests 1.9 Million Dollars in Energy Monitor Business

The transaction takes place in the background of BP Alternative Energy’s plan to explore the impact of digitalisation in the energy sector. read...