Designing a Switchboard for a Fishing Trawler

Author: Mark Guest – Product Manager for Power Distribution Systems When NU-Design Limited, a marine electrical services business based in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland needed help in the designing of a very specific control centre specification, the company’s engineers contacted Rittal UK to design a marine switchboard for a distribution and motor control centre (MCC) to be […]

Meije renews the overhead crane of a hydroelectric plant

Meije, manufacturer of overhead cranes, gantry cranes, installer of handling equipment and member of Verlinde’s EUROPONT and after-sales network, has won a tender for the renewal of a travelling crane in the hydroelectric plant at Mauzac, Dordogne. Present production of electricity at the plant enables some 15,000 households to be provided with this source of […]

Bostik provides vital repair solutions in international yacht raceEvent stand used to launch Born2Bond™ MRO range

Bostik adhesives, including solutions from its Born2Bond™ Engineering Adhesives range, comprise an integral part of a vital Repair Kit or ‘Kit à partir’ that was offered by Arkema, Lalou Multi and Bostik to all 79 teams in the Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) multi-day yacht race. The adhesives have been chosen for their fast-curing, high-strength, and optimum moisture, […]

The Importance Of Post-Production Job Costing

It is no secret that accurate costing and review is vital to the profitability of any subcontract precision engineering business. PSL Datatrack offers an optional Job Costing module, the purpose of which is to advise the current expenditure on any works order. It enables management to review all financial aspects of a job – process, material, subcontract and […]

2021 AEMT Awards Winners Announced

The Winners of the 2021 AEMT Awards were announced during a Gala Presentation Ceremony in Coventry on Thursday 18th November. Attended by some two hundred people from across the electrical and mechanical trades arena, the evening once again proved to be a wonderful evening of reward and celebration. Having been postponed from its original 2020 […]

UK energy industry grapples with ageing workforce and the shift to renewables

An ageing workforce represents the greatest challenge to the energy industry in the UK according to new research from leading global energy recruitment specialists Oilandgasjobsearch.com and Brunel. The research was based on almost 17,000 responses from energy professionals worldwide. The survey was divided into seven global regions: Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and […]

Two universities of applied science in Austria get gold partner status: Golden bridge between research and practice

Innovation requires cooperation. In accordance with this guiding principle, industrial automation software provider, COPA-DATA has been collaborating with partners from industry and research for several years within the COPA-DATA Partner Community. Now, the cooperation with the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and the Digital Factory, a joint venture of the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) […]

Optimising genset operations with RTUs

RTU-enabled gensets, a combination of an engine and electrical generator used to produce electrical power, are one way to ensure a resilient business model. They enable effective monitoring and control, even if your genset is located in a remote or harsh environment. In this Q&A, Jean Burton, technical sales support manager at Ovarro, supplier and […]

PTC and Higg collaborate to deliver ‘sustainable fashion’ boost to the retail sector

Some of the world’s largest retail manufacturers and brands have been handed a major boost in their pursuit for ‘greener’ fashion with news of an exciting new collaboration between Farnborough-based PTC® and Higg. PTC’s retail customers can now leverage the Higg sustainability insights platform alongside its widely used FlexPLM® product lifecycle management solution, giving them […]