Archive for the ‘Industry’ Category

Prevent Valve Delamination in Conventional Power Plants

Posted in Final Control Element, Power on Friday, November 16th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Paolo Tomaini Conventional power plants are being disrupted by an increasing demand for renewable energy. The priority in providing energy to the grid associated with the intermittent intrinsic nature of the renewable energy output is creating a shift from base-load power down to cycling in traditional plants and causing failures. The demand for renewables […]

Outlook and Trends for Biotech Industry

Posted in Life Sciences on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018. No comments yet
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What is the 2019 outlook for research & development in the biotech industry? Pharmaceutical Processing magazine explores this question in an article, Outlook 2019: Tech, Data, and Biotech Boom. Emerson’s Bob Lenich joined other suppliers to this industry to share his thoughts on some of the issues, challenges and developments expected to occur in the […]

What Digital Transformation Could Mean for a Combined Cycle Plant

Posted in Power on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018. One comment so far
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Author: Douglas Morris The growth of renewables and distributed energy resources are challenging the traditional economic models of the utility industry. A growing school of thought in power generation is that embracing some form of digital transformation could very well provide an avenue for better economics. The problem is, though, that digital transformation has been […]

Proxy Digital Twin for Oil and Gas Subsurface and Surface Operations

Posted in Oil & Gas on Monday, November 12th, 2018. No comments yet
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The Society of Exploration Geophysicists recently held their annual meeting. Emerson’s Hassane Kassouf shared his thoughts on how digital twin technology can transform operational efficiency in oil & gas production in a daily news article at this meeting, Connecting Subsurface Intelligence with Surface Operations. Hassane opens the article citing this statistic on the digitalization trend:

Automating and Optimizing Copper Heap Leaching Processes

Posted in Flow, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Friday, November 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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Our world is dependent on all the copper wire distributing electricity and communications signals over great distances and throughout our homes and businesses. Mining and refining this copper into the purity required poses safety, efficiency and reliability challenges for global miners. I learned quite a bit about the mining process and its challenges from Emerson’s […]