The biennial co-located events; Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech Exhibitions – are once again set to return to Birmingham’s NEC (Halls 8, 9 and 10) from 10 -12 April 2018, alongside MACH 2018.
The proliferation of data center sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) are now emerging as mainstream data center trends. However, both of these trends took a long time to evolve. For many years, the cost of sensors, how to store the data, how to view the data, and how to determine who had access to the data were all barriers to acceptance.
Stephen Bray, delivery driver at CEF, has been crowned Driver of the Year at the 2018 What Van? Awards.
Driver of the Year, a new addition to the awards, recognises exceptional driving performance across light commercial vehicle fleets. Beating almost 10,000 other drivers, Stephen picked up the award after consistently achieving 100% on his driving performance – a statistic provided by Lightfoot, the in-van technology which promotes safe and environmentally-friendly driving.
For many years, grid operators relied only on tried and tested technologies – but a drive towards innovation in recent years is reaping rewards. Peter Jones explains how new technologies and new applications for existing technologies can help operators make the most of their assets and do more with less
In March 2016, UK malt producer Bairds Malt asked Gibbons Engineering Group to modernise an agitator system at its Witham plant. The project was so successful that Bairds soon commissioned Gibbons to repeat the trick at its facility in Pencaitland, Scotland
The project concerns an agitator system consisting of a trolley weighing approximately two tonnes mounted with 13 screws which moves along a germination tank containing bulk malted barley.