Archive


2010

December 2010: Feature Articles

  • Ölflex celebrates its origins
  • Building automation meets Event-IT
  • Material tracking in the auto industry
  • Taking projects to completion


November 2010: Feature Articles

  • Embedded PC with Atom drive
  • Acid mine drainage
  • Intelligent toxic gas detection
  • Safe even under pressure
  • Historian's demise greatly exaggerated
  • EcoStruxure energy management architecture


October 2010: Feature Articles

  • Making a mark in process instrumentation
  • Opt for innovative design partnerships
  • Future-oriented technology for renewable energy
  • Schneider Electric's new PlantStruxure platform
  • World-class chocolate manufacturing
  • Manufacturing integration, execution and intelligence: Part 6 - How to implement MES and EMI. What you need to know but are afraid to ask
  • OSIsoft's optimised paper production: Part 3 - The importance of real-time measurement of manufacturing costs and developing a sustainable production strategy
  • Identify the gaps in business priorities
  • Rollin' Justin drags crates and serves tea
  • Rockwell's integrated approach to safety


September 2010: Feature Articles

  • World-beam opposed-mode water sensors
  • Wiri Oil turns to Honeywell
  • Terminal automation no longer optional
  • Transnet Saldanha route optimisation
  • Sky Chefs bakes on Beckhoff
  • Adroit and Beckhoff split the atom
  • Influence of the use of fieldbus
  • Reduce high maintenance costs
  • Manufacturing integration, execution and intelligence: Part 5 - Why EMI? What you need to know but are afraid to ask
  • OSIsoft's optimised paper production: Part 2 - Implementing an effective asset management programme (EAM) is vital to improving pulp and paper manufacturing in today's economy


August 2010: Feature Articles

  • An investment that pays
  • Precision control in the greenhouse
  • Optimised CIP processes
  • Automated fluid management system
  • ABI chooses Wonderware
  • Trends in packing machine design
  • Smart machines provide more power
  • Doing IT on the factory floor
  • Manufacturing integration, execution and intelligence: Part 4 - Why MES? What you need to know but are afraid to ask
  • Remote monitoring and diagnostic centres
  • OSIsoft's optimised paper production: Part 1 - An infrastructure for providing mill information becomes a model for improving pulp and paper manufacturing in today's economy
  • Endress+Hauser's level remains innovative
  • Steelworks application report


July 2010: Feature Articles

  • Intelligent motor control
  • Iritron's Khumani expansion project
  • Case study: Mogale Gold
  • British Gas metering project
  • Lonmin shows the way
  • Pressure measuring instruments
  • Going the short distance
  • Tuneable diode laser spectroscopy


June 2010: Feature Articles

  • MAPS - life cycle engineering
  • Scada technologies and challenges
  • Preparing for higher energy prices
  • Cutting the cost of power
  • What is 'IT in manufacturing' about? Part 6: Frequently asked questions
  • Rockwell's optimised process reporting
  • Commodity manufacturing processes


May 2010: Feature Articles

  • The science of applied accuracy
  • Quarry upgraded whilst fully operational
  • Redundant wireless for heavy industry automation
  • ArcelorMittal's end line inspection
  • What is 'IT in manufacturing' about? Part 5: Enterprise performance management
  • Level measurement with radar
  • Nuclear software standards
  • OSIsoft helps facilitate aluminium smelter upgrade


April 2010: Feature Articles

  • Why Wonderware MES wins awards
  • OSIsoft innovation puts an end to seepage
  • Tankvision - tank gauging re-imagined
  • Honeywell selected at Engen in Durban
  • Augmenting process automation solutions
  • BFR Digital introduces EtherWAN
  • What is 'IT in manufacturing' about? Part 4 - Manufacturing execution systems: the hub of IT in manufacturing
  • Safety systems: are your Ex loops legitimate? Part 2


March 2010: Feature Articles

  • Why partner with a distributor?
  • Hierarchical architectures
  • Redundant Ethernet
  • Hirschmann's Industrial HiVision software
  • Safety systems - Part 1
  • Data-loggers for pharmaceutical monitoring
  • What is 'IT in manufacturing' about? - Part 3: Business IT and shop floor IT
  • Return on imagination
  • Technical videos/multimedia hosted on South African web servers


February 2010: Feature Articles

  • PlantWeb - solid, quantifiable results
  • What is 'IT in manufacturing' about: Part 2: Managing disparate information assets
  • MES and EMI
  • Trends in robotics
  • Universal appeal of lighter weight robots


January 2010: Feature Articles

  • Improving on excellence
  • Locomotive breath
  • Tankvision - tank gauging re-imagined
  • More bang for your buck
  • Rethinking drive-train implementation
  • Nature's apprentice
  • What is 'IT in manufacturing' about? Part 1: Background and introduction