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2019

VEGA DTM: Sensor test concept based on FDT saves time and money

16-08-2019
VEGA

Regular testing of electrical systems is a rather unpopular task in many industrial companies, not least because regular proof tests often result in a costly process interruption with subsequent recalibration and reparameterization. That’s why many companies often react only when a malfunction occurs. But not only is proof testing required …

Limerick wastewater treatment plant in Ireland among first to be powered by solar energy

16-08-2019
Ireland, wastewater treatment, solar energy, sustainable

The Newcastle West wastewater treatment plant is now being powered by solar energy, making it one of the first in Ireland to use sustainable energy. Newcastle West was selected, along with Nenagh, Co Tipperary, as part of a pilot project to pioneer the scheme, the effect of which will be to reduce the plant’s carbon footprint. The pilot …

Danfoss demonstrates strong performance in a toughening market

16-08-2019
Danfoss, market growth

Danfoss continues to push high investments in innovation and has acquired technology within electrification. In the first half of 2019, Group sales grew by four per cent, but the second quarter was characterised by a market growth slowdown in several industries. In the first half of 2019, Group sales reached 3.2 billion euro, up 125 million euro …

Editor’s pickA New Look At The Industrial Internet Of Things As An Enabler For The Asian Water Industry

16-08-2019
Perceptive Engineering, David Lovett, Water, Asia, IOT, IIOT, Diagnostic, Cloud-based, Maintenance

By David Lovett, Managing Director of Perceptive Engineering IOT (& IIOT) Technologies have begun changing the world. The digital transformation of manufacturing, personal healthcare and smart cities is well underway; most multinational companies have a strategy to incorporate these highly connected tools to re-invigorate or completely …

New agreement to advance desalination supply system in Chile

14-08-2019
Chile

An agreement between UQ’s Sustainable Minerals Institute Centre of Excellence in Chile (SMI-ICE-Chile) and TRENDS Industrial paves the way for collaboration on an integrated multi-user desalination supply system in Chile’s Atacama region. Chile, and the Atacama Region in particular, is in a severe drought and continued industrial …

Aclarity surpasses $1m in pre-seed funding for electromechanical water purification product to address global water crises

14-08-2019
Aclarity, water treatment

Aclarity, a cleantech company addressing global water crises through innovative water purification, today announced it has closed its initial venture capital pre-seed round. Three Massachusetts-based firms now back Aclarity, including the Maroon Venture Partners Fund, Springfield Venture Fund (created by MassMutual), and the Alchemy Group. The new …