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ABB provides its largest ever fully integrated control and security system

ABB’s innovative security, monitoring and communications technology has been installed on the 1,850 km Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP). The first phase, ‘Gas to Eskisehir’ officially opened in early summer 2018 ahead of schedule. ABB provided the security, telecommunications, SCADA main control room, containerised equipment rooms and has installed the …

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IMTS 2018 largest show ever

A rapidly transforming industry sparked IMTS 2018 – The International Manufacturing Technology Show, to set all-time records for show metrics. The 32nd edition of the show drew a record registration of 129,415 people and featured 1,424,232 sq. ft. of exhibit space representing 2,123 booths and 2,563 exhibiting companies. IMTS 2018 …

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Early move positions sensor maker for high tech success

Export enthusiast Sensor Technology has made a pre-emptive move to build a strong business base in the Indian city of Chennai, where one of the world’s largest high technology business zones is currently under construction. Called Mahindra World City, the zone already employs over 25,000 people and hosts companies like …

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Spectrum Instrumentation digitiser and AWGs used for acoustic wave research

The Acoustics Research Group at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Brigham Young University, USA is researching into the use of Time Reversal (TR) signal processing to focus waves sound with high amplitudes in a room. TR focuses waves to a selected location that converge from all directions to produce …

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Ion Science partners with Blackline Safety

Ion Science has signed a supply and revenue-sharing agreement with Blackline Safety Corp to bring an affordable photoionisation detector (PID) to market. Hazardous to the short-term and long-term health of employees, VOCs are emitted by a variety of liquids and solids that can impact the respiratory system, skin and eyes, …

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Half of UK industry has no plan in place for its obsolete equipment

Half of UK industry has no plan in place for its obsolete equipment and risks critical failure on a daily basis, according to a new report. The report, ‘The Challenge of Obsolescence: Strategies for managing and maintaining an ageing asset base’ has been compiled by ERIKS UK & Ireland following research with …

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Rolling with the times

South African semi-fabricator Hulamin has implemented AMETEK Surface Vision’s SmartView Surface Inspection Systems to provide products of consistent high quality. The only major aluminum rolling operation in Sub-Saharan Africa, it supplies customers around the world, with a focus on specific product and end-use markets. The manufacturer’s primary activity continues to be aluminum …

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RS Components brings Titan II to educate and inspire at New Scientist Live

RS Components (RS) is to take its innovation truck Titan II to the New Scientist Live show – a four-day festival of ideas and discoveries in science for enthusiasts of all ages. RS joins over 100 other exhibitors including Airbus, BAE, Rolls Royce, European Space Agency and The Royal Academy of …

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Rohde & Schwarz helps develop electric Superbike for Isle of Man TT Zero race

Rohde & Schwarz has helped the University of Nottingham develop their electric Superbike which took second place in the SES TT Zero race at the Isle of Man TT this summer. The University of Nottingham achieved its highest ever placing at the event, splitting the two factory Mugen bikes, an …

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Kudelski Group and Voith announce strategic partnership

The Kudelski Group and Voith are to cooperate to provide a range of new services and solutions to secure connected technologies leveraged in industrial markets. The convergence of IT and OT environments enables operational efficiencies, new business models and data intelligence to drive predictive maintenance and better decision making. However, …

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