eNews Vol. 16 No. 12
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Researchers at Concordia University acquire automated, three-station gas absorption system

Researchers designing and synthesizing new metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) at Concordia University in Montreal are benefiting from high throughput surface area and porosity characterization with a… Read More

Emerson names Martin Craighead to board of directors

Martin Craighead, former chairman, president, and CEO of Baker Hughes, has been elected to Emerson's board of directors, chairman and CEO David Farr announced. Read More

Program targets skilled trades women for Kitimat LNG project

LNG Canada and its prime contractor, JGC Fluor BC LNG JV, have announced the launch of Your Place, a B.C. province-wide workforce development program aimed at attracting, recruiting, training, supporting and employing women. Read More

Future trends explored at PEMA annual meeting

Dramatic changes are coming to workforces everywhere, the 2019 PEMA Annual Meeting was recently told. Making the claim in his keynote address to the Process Equipment Manufacturers Association was… Read More

Pilz Canada opens new Canadian headquarters

Pilz Automation Safety Canada officially opened its new Canadian headquarters earlier this month and welcomed industry partners, colleagues and channel partners. Susanne Kunschert, managing partner of Pilz GmbH & Co. KG, based in Ostfildern, Germany, represented the parent company... Read More

Process Products

Data recorder provides interactive DAQ without PC

The Somat-XR CX22B-R catman data recorder from Durham Instruments provides data acquisition without a PC. MX modules to PCCloud provide the gateway. Read More

Three phase encapsulated transformer for harsh environments

Hammond Power Solutions has announced an improved line of three-phase encapsulated transformers for industrial and harsh environments called HPS Titan N. The transformer is completely encapsulated in… Read More

Carbon monoxide meter also measures temperature

The Reed R9400 Carbon Monoxide Meter with Temperature has been introduced by ITM Instruments. The backlit LCD displays carbon monoxide levels from 0 to 1000 ppm and ambient temperature. Read More

Safety disconnection box with IP65 protection

Turck has introduced a TÜV-certified safety disconnection box with IP65 protection that is said to reliably disconnect load currents up to 9 A in the field. Read More

Configuration software speeds commissioning of field devices

Work with a wide variety of field devices can be considerably simplified with VEGA DTM and PACTware. The new version of DTM Collection, 10/2018, is said to enable more efficient work with point-to-point connections. Read More

Feature Articles

The challenge and solution: inventory management of NGLs in horizontal vessels

In the Dawson Creek area of British Columbia, a large natural gas resource play has been developed by the Cutbank Ridge Partnership (CRP), a joint venture between Encana Corporation and Cutbank Dawson Gas Resources Ltd, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation. Read More

SCADA's emerging role in digital transformation initiatives

Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems have been mainstays of process manufacturing for at least 30 years. These systems have been reliably monitoring, gathering, processing and presenting operational data for decades without a lot of fanfare. Read More

Load sensing by light fibre enables machine reliability

Enabling radical improvements to machine reliability, SKF demonstrated its new optical sensing technology as part of the Sweden Co-Lab earlier this year and more recently at the SKF Technical Press Day last month in Philadelphia. Read More
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