Maintworld.com http://www.maintworld.com en-GB Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:10:48 +0200 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:15:33 +0200eZ Publish http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Transforming Waste-Treatment Centers into Platforms for Open Innovation Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:10:48 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3504 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Transforming-Waste-Treatment-Centers-into-Platforms-for-Open-Innovation Finnish landfill areas are in many cases evolving to so-called eco-industrial centers. These areas act as hubs enabling business operations in circular economy, such as side stream and waste material processing and recovery. Co-operation between private and public-sector plays an important role as these parties benefit from each other in many ways. 

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PRUFTECHNIK Establishes New Calibration Laboratory for Vibration Sensors Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:55:52 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3502 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/PRUFTECHNIK-Establishes-New-Calibration-Laboratory-for-Vibration-Sensors Worlds meet in the new calibration laboratory of PRUFTECHNIK Condition Monitoring in Ismaning: Seven tons of concrete and 600 kilograms of granite form the foundation for the calibration of vibration sensors with an average weight of just 50 grams each. 

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DESMI upgrades to Future-Proofed Pump Testing Capability Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:49:34 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3500 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/DESMI-upgrades-to-Future-Proofed-Pump-Testing-Capability Increased range of certified testing and the promise of customer remote viewing are key features of Danish-based manufacturer DESMI’s latest high-tech test bed.

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OMNITREND® Center 2.3 – a New Breakthrough in Vibration Monitoring Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:33:34 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3498 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/OMNITREND-R-Center-2.3-a-New-Breakthrough-in-Vibration-Monitoring Together with the new high-speed data collector VIBSCANNER 2, German manufacturer PRUTECHNIK brings out a major new release of the OMNITREND Center software.

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Finland's Fortum to Recycle Scrap Metal from Inkoo Demolition Site on Export Markets Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:02:20 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3496 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Finland-s-Fortum-to-Recycle-Scrap-Metal-from-Inkoo-Demolition-Site-on-Export-Markets For the first time in its history, Finland's state-controlled utility Fortum will send scrap metal by ship to export markets. Scrap metal coming from the demolition of the Inkoo coal-fired power plant will end up in Turkey for use as a raw material for the metal industry. The scrap metal shipment is scheduled to depart from Inkoo for its destination on Wednesday, 14 February 2018.

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Fast-track delivery of Wärtsilä Power Plant will help Alleviate Power Shortage in Bangladesh Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:42:05 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3491 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Fast-track-delivery-of-Wartsila-Power-Plant-will-help-Alleviate-Power-Shortage-in-Bangladesh Finnish technology group Wärtsilä is helping to alleviate power shortages in Bangladesh. The latest contract is for a 100 MW power plant to serve the Gazipur Industrial Zone. The order has been placed by China-based Hubei Electric Power Survey & Design Institute, and was booked in January 2018.

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TOSIBOX Virtual Central Lock Selected as the Honorable Mention of the Software – Applications category Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:16:53 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3489 http://www.maintworld.com/News/TOSIBOX-Virtual-Central-Lock-Selected-as-the-Honorable-Mention-of-the-Software-Applications-category Tosibox Oy has received an Honorable Mention within the Control Engineering 2018 Engineers’ Choice Awards program for its TOSIBOX® Virtual Central Lock solution. The Finnish company has created solution for the management of large IoT networks, scaling easily from just a few connections up to hundreds or thousands.

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Eniram SkyLight 3.0 Introduced for Fleet Performance Monitoring Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:08:27 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3486 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Eniram-SkyLight-3.0-Introduced-for-Fleet-Performance-Monitoring Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has launched Eniram SkyLight 3.0 for fleet performance monitoring and is partnering with Concirrus to deliver sophisticated solutions for marine insurance underwriting based on accurate operational data.

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Odfjell Drilling digitizes drilling operations in the North Sea with IFS IoT Business Connector Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:50:25 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3484 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Odfjell-Drilling-digitizes-drilling-operations-in-the-North-Sea-with-IFS-IoT-Business-Connector IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Odfjell Drilling, an international drilling, well service and engineering company, has decided to implement IFS IoT Business Connector to make data captured by drilling rig assets accessible in its enterprise software suite IFS Applications™.

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Ovako launches its Digital Heat Treatment Guide Fri, 26 Jan 2018 22:05:30 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3480 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Ovako-launches-its-Digital-Heat-Treatment-Guide Sweden's Ovako has launched its Heat Treatment Guide, the first digital tool on the market to enable customers to calculate the mechanical properties of a selected steel after heat treatment. This will save the customer time and money by offering a digital alternative to physical testing.

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Whitepaper – 2018 Achieving Operational Excellence in Maintenance and Turnarounds Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:26:16 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3473 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Whitepaper-2018-Achieving-Operational-Excellence-in-Maintenance-and-Turnarounds Petrochemical Update are pleased to announce the release of our 2018 Achieving Operational Excellence in Maintenance and Turnarounds Whitepaper.

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Laser Alignment Transcends the “Sixth” Dimension Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:33:40 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3475 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Laser-Alignment-Transcends-the-Sixth-Dimension Measuring and aligning multiple machine trains is time consuming. Thanks to the latest ROTALIGN touch firmware update version 1.3, the duration is reduced by at least 50 percent due to both Multi-coupling measurement and Multi-coupling Live Move. The update also includes Multi-coupling Live Trend for the continuous monitoring of machine dynamics.

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Predictive Maintenance 4.0 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:19:16 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3471 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Predictive-Maintenance-4.0 The potential of predictive maintenance with big data is enormous: strongly improved uptime, extended life of assets, significant increase in safety for your people and the environment and of course a further reduction of the costs for maintenance. Interested to know what it means to apply big data to the maintenance of different types of assets and in management processes? Then register for a webinar on Thursday 8 March.

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Save Time and Money with Fast and Comprehensive Leak Reports Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:03:40 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3468 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Save-Time-and-Money-with-Fast-and-Comprehensive-Leak-Reports SDT has unveiled LEAKReporter, the latest edition to its family of energy saving products.

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A4400 VA4 Pro II – The Fastest 4-Channel Vibration Analyzer Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:29:34 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3466 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/A4400-VA4-Pro-II-The-Fastest-4-Channel-Vibration-Analyzer Do you want to measure 4 AC (vibrations) channels and 4 DC (process values) channels synchronously? Yes, with A4400 VA4 Pro II you can do that and you don't even need any input adapter!

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New Reliability Engineer- Are you confused about your role? Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:49:34 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3464 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/New-Reliability-Engineer-Are-you-confused-about-your-role During a recent reliability and maintenance conference, we met several reliability Engineers telling us they found their job different from what they expected it to be. 

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UPM recognised as a Water Efficiency Frontrunner in China Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:03:42 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3463 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/UPM-recognised-as-a-Water-Efficiency-Frontrunner-in-China Finnish forestry group UPM has been recognised as a Water Efficiency Frontrunner in Jiangsu Province and China at large. As a frontrunner, UPM will serve as a benchmark for the industry and lead the promotion of water efficiency in China. In total, 11 companies received the highest recognition nationwide. UPM is the first, and only, company to obtain the highest recognition in Jiangsu Province.

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Moving from Powered Roller Case Conveyors to Plastic Modular Chain Case Conveyors Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:01:25 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3454 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Moving-from-Powered-Roller-Case-Conveyors-to-Plastic-Modular-Chain-Case-Conveyors Uptime is critical within the high-speed food packaging and beverage industries. One key area is in case handling between case packers and palletizers. Upgrading from powered rollers to plastic modular conveying chains not only increases line uptime and efficiency, but also increases flexibility, quality and safety.

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Proventia Earns Accolades from Frost & Sullivan for its Technology Used in Emission Control Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:46:49 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3452 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Proventia-Earns-Accolades-from-Frost-Sullivan-for-its-Technology-Used-in-Emission-Control Based on its recent analysis of the retrofitting technologies in emission control industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Proventia Oy with the Best Practices 2017 European Technology Innovation Award for its innovative, efficient, and reliable retrofit technology for diesel vehicles.

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Digitizing Global Trade with Maersk and IBM - Blockchain Unleashed Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:30:20 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3458 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Digitizing-Global-Trade-with-Maersk-and-IBM-Blockchain-Unleashed A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology.

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Top 4 dangers of steam systems Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:06:20 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3456 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Top-4-dangers-of-steam-systems Steam systems rely on dozens of moving parts to operate properly. If even one piece of an asset malfunctions, it could spell disaster for a facility.

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The Men Who Work in Propellers Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:13:06 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3450 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/The-Men-Who-Work-in-Propellers Caverion's operations are not confined by the borders of Europe: the service company's employees travel for work around the world. One job undertaken far from home is the electrical maintenance of the Azipod rudder propellers of giant cruise ships, a task completed together with ABB's project organisation.

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EFAFLEX Further Strengthens its Presence in the East Midlands and North East Wed, 03 Jan 2018 13:42:40 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3445 http://www.maintworld.com/News/EFAFLEX-Further-Strengthens-its-Presence-in-the-East-Midlands-and-North-East Michael Taylor has recently been appointed Business Development Manager, East Midlands and North East for EFAFLEX UK Limited. EFAFLEX has a 40 - year heritage of manufacturing high- speed doors for industrial and commercial applications and entered the UK market 20 years ago. 

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Moving Towards Smart Cities Wed, 03 Jan 2018 10:05:21 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3443 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Moving-Towards-Smart-Cities In December hundreds of smart city experts gathered together in Helsinki, Finland, to talk about one of the hottest topics today: the impact of digitalization to the future of our cities. 

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Kalmar Signs Maintenance and Repair Contract with PSA Corporation Limited Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:19:16 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3441 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Kalmar-Signs-Maintenance-and-Repair-Contract-with-PSA-Corporation-Limited Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract for the maintenance and repair of mobile equipment from PSA Corporation Ltd for the next 3-year term. The contract supports the overall maintenance effort of a fleet of up to 700 prime movers and trailer sets at Pasir Panjang Terminal. The contract has been booked into Cargotec's 2017 fourth quarter order intake.

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International Tyre Manufacturer Places New Order on Enviros Recycled Carbon Black Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:13:14 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3439 http://www.maintworld.com/News/International-Tyre-Manufacturer-Places-New-Order-on-Enviros-Recycled-Carbon-Black A leading tyre manufacturer has placed a first order on Enviro's recycled carbon black, EnviroCB, for immediate delivery.

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Eltel in Denmark Awarded Contracts to Support City of Copenhagen in Reducing Energy Consumption Thu, 28 Dec 2017 21:09:26 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3437 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Eltel-in-Denmark-Awarded-Contracts-to-Support-City-of-Copenhagen-in-Reducing-Energy-Consumption Eltel’s Power business in Denmark has been awarded a fixed price assignment and a framework agreement with the City of Copenhagen to replace existing lights with energy efficient LED lighting. The total value of the contracts is approximately DKK 360 million. 

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WHO Evidence-based OSH Guideline on Nanomaterials Wed, 27 Dec 2017 19:43:22 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3435 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/WHO-Evidence-based-OSH-Guideline-on-Nanomaterials WHO published its first evidence-based OSH guideline in the beginning of December. This guideline deals with protecting workers from potential risks of nanomaterials. The guideline is underpinned by ten systematic reviews that are also available on the WHO site. FIOH and Cochrane Work substantially contributed to the development of the guideline.

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Manage Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) with OiRA tools Wed, 20 Dec 2017 22:36:23 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3431 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Manage-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-OSH-with-OiRA-tools The ‘Risk assessment with OiRA in 4 steps’ video produced within the framework of the Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) project has been released in English with subtitles. 

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A4400-VA4Pro Vibration analyzer - Single plane balancing Tue, 19 Dec 2017 13:46:16 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3426 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/A4400-VA4Pro-Vibration-analyzer-Single-plane-balancing How to perform single plane balancing job with the VA4 Pro vibration analyzer.

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