Maintworld RSS Feed https://www.maintworld.com en-GB Tue, 31 Jan 2023 19:08:00 +0200 Tue, 31 Jan 2023 19:08:00 +0200eZ Publish http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification The research report predicts industrial asset management market to reach $14.4 billion by 2029 Tue, 31 Jan 2023 19:08:00 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6390 https://www.maintworld.com/News/The-research-report-predicts-industrial-asset-management-market-to-reach-14.4-billion-by-2029 The growth of this market is attributed to the benefits of cloud-based industrial asset management solutions and the rising need for the real-time monitoring of industrial assets.

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VTT presented international audience with prototype of electric motor, part of which is 3D printed Tue, 31 Jan 2023 19:00:28 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6387 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/VTT-presented-international-audience-with-prototype-of-electric-motor-part-of-which-is-3D-printed VTT's prototype attracted considerable attention at the international Formnext and World PM fairs. The method based on additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, challenges the traditional way of building electric motors.

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Why do wind turbines break down more often? Tue, 31 Jan 2023 18:56:41 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6385 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Why-do-wind-turbines-break-down-more-often Turbine failures are on the uptick across the world, sometimes with blades falling off or even full turbine collapses.

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An industry on standstill: maritime progress at risk over fears of digitalisation, Wärtsilä report warns Tue, 31 Jan 2023 18:52:12 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6383 https://www.maintworld.com/News/An-industry-on-standstill-maritime-progress-at-risk-over-fears-of-digitalisation-Wartsila-report-warns 70% of industry professionals have a very clear understanding of why digitalisation is needed and its benefits. But over two thirds (68%) believe that the ability to digitalise existing infrastructure and retrofit vessels is challenging

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Energy Efficiency is The Best Way for Industry to Cut Costs and Reduce Emissions Right Now Thu, 29 Dec 2022 15:36:22 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6372 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Energy-Efficiency-is-The-Best-Way-for-Industry-to-Cut-Costs-and-Reduce-Emissions-Right-Now Independent report highlights 10 actions to help industrial users improve their energy efficiency right now. Improving energy efficiency will reduce energy bills and emissions substantially in the short- to mid-term, without compromising productivity. Industry is the world’s largest consumer of electricity, natural gas and coal, and accounts for 42 percent of electricity demand

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The Tough Times Continue for Automotive Suppliers – 2022/2023 Production Volumes Remain Below Pre-pandemic Levels Thu, 29 Dec 2022 15:29:39 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6370 https://www.maintworld.com/News/The-Tough-Times-Continue-for-Automotive-Suppliers-2022-2023-Production-Volumes-Remain-Below-Pre-pandemic-Levels Automotive suppliers must continue to expect challenging times ahead – despite the industry already being under enormous pressure to transform. 

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A Step Closer to Large-scale Polystyrene Circularity Thanks to Sulzer Chemtech’s Alliance with Vtt Thu, 29 Dec 2022 15:20:06 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6366 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/A-Step-Closer-to-Large-scale-Polystyrene-Circularity-Thanks-to-Sulzer-Chemtech-s-Alliance-with-Vtt Sulzer Chemtech is strengthening its technology offering for chemical polymer recycling by joining forces with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. The exclusive collaboration will support the commercialization of comprehensive polystyrene (PS) recycling solutions at the core of circular economy strategies.

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Caterpillar Successfully Demonstrates First Battery Electric Large Mining Truck and Invests in Sustainable Proving Ground Thu, 29 Dec 2022 15:09:41 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6365 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/Caterpillar-Successfully-Demonstrates-First-Battery-Electric-Large-Mining-Truck-and-Invests-in-Sustainable-Proving-Ground Caterpillar Inc. announced on December a successful demonstration of its first battery electric 793 large mining truck and a significant investment to transform its Arizona-based proving ground into a sustainable testing and validation hub of the future.

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Global Lubricants Market to Reach $187.9 Billion by 2027 from $164.8 Billion in 2022 Thu, 29 Dec 2022 15:04:57 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6364 https://www.maintworld.com/News/Global-Lubricants-Market-to-Reach-187.9-Billion-by-2027-from-164.8-Billion-in-2022 The global lubricants market size is projected to reach USD 187.9 billion by 2027 from USD 164.8 billion in 2022, at a CAGR of 2.7%. 

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The Top 10 Oil Companies in the World: 2022 Thu, 29 Dec 2022 14:59:33 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6363 https://www.maintworld.com/News/The-Top-10-Oil-Companies-in-the-World-2022 The oil and gas industry has undergone a turbulent few years as oil prices cratered in the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic, only to skyrocket this year following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The industry has also been undergoing a major transformation in recent years as the regulators and global leaders push to reduce industrial carbon emissions.

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Global Industrial Maintenance Services Market to Reach $85.8 Billion, Globally, by 2031 at 5.6%, CAGR: Allied Market Research Thu, 24 Nov 2022 22:13:30 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6361 https://www.maintworld.com/News/Global-Industrial-Maintenance-Services-Market-to-Reach-85.8-Billion-Globally-by-2031-at-5.6-CAGR-Allied-Market-Research Allied Market Research published a report, titled "Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021- 2031". According to the report, the global industrial maintenance services industry generated $49.0 billion in 2021, and is anticipated to generate $85.8 billion by 2031, witnessing a CAGR of 5.6% from 2022 to 2031.

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Developing Products Virtually is Already a Reality Thu, 24 Nov 2022 22:05:47 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6359 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/Developing-Products-Virtually-is-Already-a-Reality VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland  accelerates the development of sustainable soft materials by 50% through physics-based modeling and AI.

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Reducing Emissions from Source Points - Necessary than Ever Tue, 08 Nov 2022 20:22:36 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6343 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Reducing-Emissions-from-Source-Points-Necessary-than-Ever The occurrence of unwanted emissions is a headache for the process industry because of the loss of raw materials, safety risks and environmental damage.

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What Will the Future of Work Be Like? Tue, 08 Nov 2022 17:35:47 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6322 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/What-Will-the-Future-of-Work-Be-Like AI and robotics will change almost every profession, the historian, philosopher and best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari told the Nordic Business Forum audience in Helsinki.

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Reliable condition monitoring secures transition to carbon-neutral energy at Oulun Energia's biopower plant Tue, 08 Nov 2022 17:14:46 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6308 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Reliable-condition-monitoring-secures-transition-to-carbon-neutral-energy-at-Oulun-Energia-s-biopower-plant Oulun Energia’s Laanila power plant relies on Valmet’s condition monitoring, which is an integral element of the DNA distributed control system.

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Finnish Maintenance Society Promaint Aims to Raise the Image of Maintenance Tue, 08 Nov 2022 14:18:44 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6303 https://www.maintworld.com/EFNMS/Finnish-Maintenance-Society-Promaint-Aims-to-Raise-the-Image-of-Maintenance The Finnish Maintenance Society, Promaint works hard to bring  maintenance into the minds of people and the society. 

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Avoid the Dangers of Failing Steam Traps Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:49:16 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6300 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Avoid-the-Dangers-of-Failing-Steam-Traps Failing steam traps and valves can mean serious trouble for your machines and equipment. 

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Air quality - a breathtaking challenge Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:26:46 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6298 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Air-quality-a-breathtaking-challenge Air quality is in sharp focus for a range of industries. Monitoring air pollutant emissions is essential for many reasons. 

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Steps to Create a Reliable Manufacturing Culture Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:18:12 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6297 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Steps-to-Create-a-Reliable-Manufacturing-Culture What is reliability and how to measure it?  First you have to agree on what reliability is, the benefits of improving it, and how it will be measured.

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An elevator that transports to virtual reality Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:16:47 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6296 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/An-elevator-that-transports-to-virtual-reality Kone has been training maintenance field workers in VR environments since 2017. Now the company is transferring the product development of elevators and escalators to virtual environments. 

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Interaction at the center of everything Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:09:16 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6294 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/Interaction-at-the-center-of-everything New technology-mediated cooperation is still based on human interaction. 

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Energy Cyber Security in the Nordics Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:11:29 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6295 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Energy-Cyber-Security-in-the-Nordics The Nordic countries provide a unique environment for research.

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Electrification and Automation of Mobile Machines Call for Maintenance Development Tue, 08 Nov 2022 12:55:51 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6293 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/Electrification-and-Automation-of-Mobile-Machines-Call-for-Maintenance-Development Machine suppliers are looking for ways to replace fossil fuel power sources. In the future, mobile machines will be electrified and highly automated. 

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Nuclear power plant maintenance benefits from participatory development of work and safety Tue, 08 Nov 2022 12:49:56 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6291 https://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Nuclear-power-plant-maintenance-benefits-from-participatory-development-of-work-and-safety How can work in nuclear power plants be developed so that human activity is a stronger part of safety work? The solution can be found in modeling and inclusive work development.

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Converting Solar Energy to Electricity on Demand Thu, 27 Oct 2022 21:21:17 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6252 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/Converting-Solar-Energy-to-Electricity-on-Demand The researchers behind an energy system that makes it possible to capture solar energy, store it for up to eighteen years and release it when and where it is needed have now taken the system a step further. 

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Electronic System Design Industry Hits Record Revenue of Nearly $3.8 Billion in Q2 2022, Esd Alliance Reports Thu, 27 Oct 2022 21:01:51 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6251 https://www.maintworld.com/News/Electronic-System-Design-Industry-Hits-Record-Revenue-of-Nearly-3.8-Billion-in-Q2-2022-Esd-Alliance-Reports Electronic System Design (ESD) industry revenue increased 17.5% from $3,191.4 million in Q2 2021 to $3,748.7 million in Q2 2022, the ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community, announced in its latest Electronic Design Market Data (EDMD) report. The four-quarter moving average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four, rose 15.3%.   

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What is sustainability data in the manufacturing industry? Thu, 27 Oct 2022 18:35:59 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6250 https://www.maintworld.com/News/What-is-sustainability-data-in-the-manufacturing-industry A lot of data is needed in determining, measuring, verifying and communicating operations in line with sustainable development. Combining sustainability and data utilization may still be challenging in the manufacturing industry.

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Why CNC Tools Are So Important For CNC Machines Thu, 27 Oct 2022 18:30:32 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6247 https://www.maintworld.com/News/Why-CNC-Tools-Are-So-Important-For-CNC-Machines If you use CNC machines as part of your day-to-day business activities, you may be wondering if there are ways to cut corners on your business budget by purchasing generic or outmoded tools.

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EIT RawMaterials funded project to develop a Blockchain based Circular system for Assessing Rare Earth Sustainability Thu, 29 Sep 2022 10:35:54 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6243 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/EIT-RawMaterials-funded-project-to-develop-a-Blockchain-based-Circular-system-for-Assessing-Rare-Earth-Sustainability A new three year EIT RawMaterials funded scheme to provide a sustainability-tracking tool that is expected to set new global standards has launched. Known as CSyARES (Circular System for Assessing Rare Earth Sustainability), the scheme will help companies improve the transparency and sustainability of their supply chains when it comes to critical materials, i.e., focussing on rare earths and magnets, and provide proof that all handling of raw materials is not linked to poor environmental, social, and governance standards. 

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Wärtsilä and Maersk collaborate in developing unique ‘pipe in pipe’ solution to prevent scrubber discharge pipe corrosion Thu, 29 Sep 2022 10:27:10 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/6241 https://www.maintworld.com/R-D/Wartsila-and-Maersk-collaborate-in-developing-unique-pipe-in-pipe-solution-to-prevent-scrubber-discharge-pipe-corrosion The technology group Wärtsilä and Danish ship operator A.P. Moller - Maersk have provided a means for preventing corrosion in scrubber discharge pipes. The permanent in-pipe solution is designed to solve corrosion problems associated with open-loop scrubber washwater discharge.

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