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GazetteLive: 'How to build the most efficient biomass power plant in the world - in Teesside', Mike Hughes

'The sheer number of major projects coming to Teesside marks a new era for the region, renewing confidence as the national and international spotlight is turned this way to illuminate the skills, vision and resilience that have built a global reputation.'

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Automation World: 'Simulation Ties Staff Competency to Plant Performance', Aaron Hand

'What if all of your plant staff were your best staff, regardless of how long they’ve been around? I apologize for leading with a tagline from a commercial Honeywell flyer, but I think it really gets to a key point of what the company is releasing here this week at the ARC Industry Forum in Orlando.'

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World nuclear news: 'PSEG plants to use Rolls-Royce Big Data services'

'Rolls-Royce is to provide PSEG with innovative digital analytics systems to drive greater plant efficiency at the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants. The signature of a four-year contract to deploy Rolls-Royce's T-104 service follows a successful six-month trial.'

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Arc Advisory Group: 'Top Three Asset Integrity Management Trends', Inderpreet Shoker

'Operators, around the world, are constantly seeking ways to maximize asset output while maintaining asset integrity in a cost-effective manner. In this context, the concept of asset integrity management (AIM) becomes relevant. The objective of AIM is to ensure that assets deliver the required function and level of performance in a sustainable manner without compromising safety...'

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Engineering.com: 'How to Use the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Your Factory', Isaac Maw

'The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a buzzword we hear all the time. (If you’re still looking for a straight answer on what exactly IIoT is, I recommend the excellent article The IIoT in a Nutshell by my colleague, Kagan Pittman.) But for many manufacturers, the question isn’t “What is IIoT?” but rather, “How do we use it?”`

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Project Plant: 'Action needed to address skills gap'

'THE president of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has called on the nation’s plant firms and contractors to show patience and help provide sufficient opportunities to allow the next generation of industry workers to break through and prevent a future skills crisis.'

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Engineering.com: 'The IIoT in a Nutshell', Kagan Pittman

'The Internet has become an essential part of our lives and it is quickly becoming integral for competitive manufacturing.

The Internet of Things (IoT) has grown from a consumer desire to connect all our smart devices together – in manufacturing, this means connecting machines and automation across a facility to a single digital platform or infrastructure...`

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Raconteur: 'A data-driven approach to asset management', James Hurley

'On the face of it, John Deere might not look like the kind of organisation that is at the cutting edge of technology. After all, the American company is in the apparently earthy trade of making agricultural equipment.

Yet John Deere is taking a much more forward-thinking approach than some businesses when it comes to asset management. Its products, such as combine harvesters and tractors, come equipped with sensors that transmit mechanical data and enable it to inform farmers if a component is likely to fail, potentially around one month before the event.'

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