KBR to provide cloud-based monitoring services for Iowa Fertilizer

KBR, Inc. (Houston) announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide INSITE monitoring and advisory services for three years to Iowa Fertilizer Company’s plant at Wever, Iowa.  Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide INSITE services, part of KBR’s Digital Sustainability Suite, to proactively monitor plant operations utilizing deep domain expertise to […]

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Digital Safety Transformation

With work injuries on the increase, migrating to digital platforms to address worker safety has become a priority. Digital transformation simplifies the integration of new digital applications such as alarm lifecycle management, functional safety lifecycle management, shift team effectiveness and permit-to-work. As the chemical process industries (CPI) pursue digital transformations, there is an increased emphasis […]

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Cyber Threats Facing the Chemicals Industry

Chemical companies are high-value targets for cybercriminals, but strong foundational security controls can help prevent or limit the damage from an array of cyberattacks Companies in the chemical process industries (CPI) face an ever-evolving cybersecurity threat landscape. Malicious actors, be they nation states, business rivals or cybercriminals intent on blackmail, are deploying a range of […]

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MAN Energy Solutions and thyssenkrupp to work on autonomous operation of turbomachinery

MAN Energy Solutions SE (Augsburg, Germany) and the thyssenkrupp business unit Uhde (Dortmund, Germany) are looking to drive forward the development, testing and marketing of autonomous turbomachinery systems operation for the nitric acid production industry and have signed a cooperation agreement to this effect. The two major German companies will use artificial intelligence (AI) to […]

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PAT is IIoT Ready

Combining process analytical technology (PAT) and the cloud for next-level productivity Process analytical technology (PAT) enables manufacturing and processing companies to continuously enhance their

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New software for SCADA applications

This company is now offering two types of software for system monitoring and process control under the series name Genesis64, replacing the existing MC Works64 SCADA software. The new lineup will meet the

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Process Analytical Technology Advances

Developments in laser technology and significantly increased computing power are making process analyzers available for new applications and even for closed-loop control Process analytical technology (PAT) has

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Technology for Predictive Maintenance Debuts at Connected Plant Conference

ProAxion (www.proaxion.io) will highlight the latest in Internet of Things (IOT) technology for providing predictive maintenance tools for both large and small industrial facilities during the upcoming Connected Plant Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, February 19-21. On display at booth 107 will be ProAxion’s innovative TACTIX™ 24×7 predictive maintenance system. The TACTIX system is unique […]

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