Archive


2014

December 2014: Feature Articles

  • Celebrating a century of global solutions and services
  • Ceramic flowmeters for the chemical industry
  • Intelligent building ­controls in the Park Hotel
  • Avoiding latency in a substation automation network
  • The emperor is not completely naked
  • Embedded virtualisation in process automation systems
  • Predictive condition monitoring at power plants


November 2014: Feature Articles

  • Reliable industrial networks for a smarter future
  • Trends in asset management and maintenance
  • Aluminium rolling mill relies on sliding gate valves
  • Siemens at WindEnergy 2014
  • Choosing the right pressure gauge for the task
  • Protection for the fieldbus where it is really needed
  • Reducing collisions on manned forklifts
  • Evolution of the MRO industry landscape
  • Valves at high sea
  • Beckhoff’s Scientific Automation for data acquisition
  • Virtualisation in the collaborative process automation system
  • Rajant Corporation’s kinetic mesh networking solution


October 2014: Feature Articles

  • The right pressure transmitter for every industry
  • Protection for the ­environment
  • PlantStruxure PES solution for Tshwane wastewater plant
  • Diaphragm seal systems for vacuum processes
  • PlantStruxure PES shines at Xperience Efficiency
  • Treating security like safety
  • A new era in process visualisation
  • Changes in HMI technology


September 2014: Feature Articles

  • L-Gage LE550 laser measurement sensors
  • Industrie 4.0
  • Koeberg’s plant status system
  • Siemens Sipart PS2 valve positioned as multitasker
  • Beckhoff’s Scientific Automation for energy monitoring


August 2014: Feature Articles

  • Pressure: VEGABAR Series 80 all round pressure instrumentation
  • Automation of the brewing process
  • Reduced set-up times thanks to automated actuators
  • Choosing the correct diaphragm seal for a pressure gauge or ­transmitter
  • Energy management lessons from Europe
  • Schubert & Salzer boost efficiency at BMW
  • Metso keeps the noise down
  • Concurrent dual-radio transmission for zero packet loss
  • Wonderware Winter Breakfast report back
  • Building the future of South Africa one robot at a time


July 2014: Feature Articles

  • Harnessing the power of connection
  • A powerful argument for infrared windows
  • S instead of SOS
  • Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things
  • The biggest big data


Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014: Feature Articles

  • Wireless closed loop control
  • Expert tips for planning an industrial wireless network
  • Honeywell’s OneWireless network
  • Improve reliability with essential asset monitoring
  • Wireless system for Shell petrochemical plant
  • Valero’s multi-faceted wireless project
  • Wireless monitoring solution at Optimum Coal
  • Kepware technology optimises energy efficiency


June 2014: Feature Articles

  • Maximum drive efficiency, minimum power consumption
  • Ethernet convergence of isolated fieldbus systems
  • The Automation Revolution according to Mike Caliel
  • Reliably determine actual fieldbus availability
  • The re-invented high-bay warehouse
  • ISA100.11a and WirelessHART: Convergence and co-existence
  • Instrumentation for Generation Y


May 2014: Feature Articles

  • Endress+Hauser brings it all together
  • Sartorius’ digital weighbridge load cell
  • WirelessHART – the easiest way to connect to a process control system
  • Building the industrial Internet of Things
  • ABB’s infrared absorption technology
  • Environmentally friendly fire suppression solutions


April 2014: Feature Articles

  • Modicon M580
  • Control system modernisation at Constance Water Works
  • Remote Operations Centres put it all together
  • Providing context for the emerging industrial Internet of Things
  • Enhanced rescue procedures in industrial applications


March 2014: Feature Articles

  • X-Change 2014: Wonderware and Foxboro start the industrial automation revolution.
  • ARP 0108: What you need to do
  • Smart combustion from Emerson
  • Building management solutions that fit
  • How to select a cellular RTU for water and wastewater applications
  • Pyrogen achieves SABS approval
  • Petrocity keeps Kenya moving ­forward
  • Virtual environment adds flexibility at Grootegeluk


February 2014: Feature Articles

  • Industry 4.0: Ingredients from Beckhoff
  • SNMP on network computers
  • Real-time analytics for industrial batch ­processes
  • Revolutionary changes to process information intelligence
  • Timely contextualised plant-level information to the mine
  • ARP 0108: What you need to know
  • Vega breaks new ground with vibrating level switch


January 2014: Feature Articles

  • The future of affordable water
  • Factory Widgets does it for ­productivity at ­ArcelorMittal
  • PlantPAx provides flexibility in mining solution
  • Temperature measurements remain critical for process control
  • Two industrial worlds have merged
  • Achieve next-generation ­connectivity
  • Power saving frequency inverters for pumps and fans