Floating plastic waste can be recovered cost-effectively and valorised if the recovery can take place before the waste reaches the sea. A research project led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd examines how plastic waste ending up in rivers can be taken out and recycled profitably. Jakarta, Indonesia is the testing ground.
Emerson has announced that it is adding the MyAssets toolset to its MyEmerson personalised digital experience to help users execute their maintenance plan more effectively. As part of the digital tools portfolio launched last year to improve productivity and collaboration, MyAssets provides instant access to device documentation, replacements, spares, and walkdown reports to help plant personnel better maintain and manage the useful life of their Emerson devices.
In the construction industry, safety is always the main concern and so when the weather gets a bit cold or wet, workers need to be extra careful. During the winter, equipment can get damaged and the risks to the safety of workers on a construction site can be even higher. So, you need to make sure that you are preparing your construction site for the winter conditions before they even begin.
There are two main challenges facing protective coatings in high moisture conditions. One is the issue of durability in a moisture-laden or immersion environment that is naturally more corrosive than a dry environment. Another issue is the challenge of being able to properly cure a coating in the presence of moisture.
Recent years have witnessed an impressive growth of the artificial intelligence industry, with companies from different sectors utilizing AI technology to improve their efficiency, quality, and speed.
Data presented by Bankr indicates that the 5G technology global coverage will grow by 253.84 percent in the next five years. By 2025, about 53 percent of the global population at 4.14 billion will have access to technology.
COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly around the world. The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) urges businesses to protect workers and show their commitment to preventing the spread of this disease by following its guidance resources for the workplace
How maintenance is misunderstood. This area is often underestimated in a huge number of companies. Sure, the main point is to produce effectively and to reduce unnecessary costs, but is maintenance really part of the costs that are unnecessary?
If an inspection frequency that is too short, equipment will be over maintained, and resources are wasted. If it is too long, some failures are going to be missed.
For many years, we have seen the evolution of technology and the acceleration of digital hybrid technologies. What is industry 4.0 and how will it affect our factories in the short term?