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Fluor to Deploy IBM Watson to Monitor Megaprojects

USA: Predictive Analytics

Fluor to Deploy IBM Watson to Monitor Megaprojects

16/09/2018 - 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 Launches Operational Risk Management Solution

Japan: Digital Field Assistant

Yokogawa Launches Operational Risk Management Solution

08/06/2018 - Yokogawa has developed the Oprex Operational Risk Management: Field Assistant R2.02. This Android application is intended for use during field inspections of industrial facilities, and will be released on June 11. read...

Namur Publishes Recommendations for Information Exchange and Resource Efficiency Indicators

Standards for the Processing Industry

Namur Publishes Recommendations for Information Exchange and Resource Efficiency Indicators

07/03/2018 - The Namur recommendations NE 159 and NE 162 have been published. NE 159 covers requirements for data models for the exchange of information between CAE systems of Process Design and E&I-Engineering. NE 162 describes "Resource Efficiency Indicators for monitoring and improving resource efficiency in processing plants". read...

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

Modular Engineering, Skids and Package Units

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

17/01/2019 - Skids, package units and flexible modules: The trends and facts in modular plant engineering – Flexible like a construction kit and powerful like a made-to-measure system: Modularisation has the potential to herald in a new era of plant construction. However, on the way there, there are not only technical hurdles to overcome — definitions are also being fought over. An status-report between PED, process skids and MTP. read...

Characterization the Sealing Behavior: Talking Statistics

Sealing Statistics

Characterization the Sealing Behavior: Talking Statistics

29/11/2018 - Characterization the behavior of sealing elements using statical testing plays a vital role — When developing sealing solutions, statical testing is a mighty tool. Thus, understanding its methodology, its disturbances and variables becomes a decisive factor in the development process. Is there any standard procedure to determine sealing behavior? read...

Articles

Was That all it Was? Why Europe's Engineering Boom Might be Short Lived

Plant Engineering Trend Europe

Was That all it Was? Why Europe's Engineering Boom Might be Short Lived

22/11/2018 - Plant engineering is making a small comeback in Europe. But how viable is the trend? — In 2018, European investment projects saw a mini-boom: 134 new plants in the first eight months show the potential in the industry. But now, thanks to trade conflicts, the Brexit and oil price rises, growth is coming to a standstill — is chemistry running out of steam? read...

NEWS

Investment in Production Line for Flue Gas Treatment

Belgium: Emission Reduction

Investment in Production Line for Flue Gas Treatment

Solvay invests € 6 million in the expansion of its sodium bicarbonate capacity at the Rheinberg production site. Its start-up is planned by the end of 2018. read...

Emerson to Deliver Software-as-a-Service Technology to Covestro

Germany: Industrial IoT Solutions

Emerson to Deliver Software-as-a-Service Technology to Covestro

Covestro has selected Emerson to provide Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technologies for remote monitoring and predictive maintenance at nine high-utilisation plants. read...

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract with BASF for New Plant

Business Deal

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract with BASF for New Plant

On completion, the new plant is expected to produce high-purity carbon monoxide and hydrogen from a stream of crude synthesis gas. read...

products and processes for engineering and construction

Going With the Flow

Laminar Flow Systems

Going With the Flow

Spetec launches the SuSi Series of Laminar Flow Module products: Standing for Super Silent, the units feature optimised air flow characteristics and quieter fans, the company states. With the primary filter in a filter cartridge, the unit allows for an easy handling. read...

Engineering and Construction in Theory and Practice

Pack to the Future: Serialization Made Simple

Serialization and Track & Trace

Pack to the Future: Serialization Made Simple

06/04/2018 - Learn how Antares Vision kickstarted the packaging industry into the future — Health and safety: Two small words that mean everything to a company like Antares Vision. They are the leader in the pharmaceutical market, which is now ten years ahead of other industries in terms of regulatory tracking requirements. read...