Process control systems

The digital transformation of Australian industry

14 March, 2017 by Hugh Gullick* | Supplied by: Metso Australia Limited

In the world of process control, we are seeing tremendous advances in technology ranging from smart devices through to process control analysis tools that promise to optimise the efficiency of our industrial sites. But will digitisation really deliver what we expect? Or are we simply catering to the whims of process engineers who crave the latest and greatest technology, in the same way that we all 'just have to have' the latest smartphone?

Beijer Electronics X2 pro panels

08 February, 2017 | Supplied by: Global Automation Asia-Pacific

Beijer Electronics X2 pro panels include a wide range of high-performance industrial panels, from ultracompact 4″ to 15″ panels designed for demanding applications.

Emerson to help convert UK coal-fired plant to biomass

30 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

UK plant to produce low-carbon electricity, supporting Europe's goals to increase renewable energy sources, reduce pollutants.

SCADA Australia Summit: how will the IoT impact you in 2017?

20 January, 2017

Given the rapid rise of automation and technology, SCADA's role in operations and industry is set to increase, with the Industrial Internet of Things predicted to include over 100 billion devices.

Generating a power solution for Micronesia

09 December, 2016 | Supplied by: Robin Johnson Engineering Pty Ltd

Bespoke 'ready-to-go' power systems from Australia are set to stabilise the energy flow in Micronesia.

Kepware KEPServerEX V6

08 December, 2016 | Supplied by: Fetch Automation Pty Ltd

KEPServerEX V6 was designed to meet the connectivity challenges of the IIoT and Industry 4.0, making more information accessible to more clients while running enterprise-wide as an integrated connectivity layer or single standalone server.

Schneider Electric Water Network Optimisation Suite

23 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has introduced the Water Network Optimisation (WNO) Suite, a water and wastewater industry solution powered by Aquis 7.0 and built on the Wonderware System Platform.


26 October, 2016 | Supplied by: IDEC Australia Pty Ltd

The HG1G HMI takes advantage of the worldwide standard 4.3″ LCD screen size, which being so widely used in consumer gaming devices and other commercial products offers a larger and higher resolution display area at a lower cost.

InduSoft Web Studio v8.0 SP1

21 October, 2016 | Supplied by: OEM Technology Solutions

InduSoft has announced the release of Service Pack One of InduSoft Web Studio v8.0, improving existing HTML5 and custom widget capabilities, introducing an add-on conversion tool for FactoryTalk applications, and enhancements IoTView.

Water industry gets smart on big data

05 October, 2016

The water and wastewater industry is in transition to a digital revolution that has the potential to transform the industry from the use of data-driven technologies, with utility sector spending dwarfing the industrial market. This is according to a new report by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) that provides a detailed guide to the opportunities in this smart market.

Schneider Electric Wonderware Online

04 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has announced updates to Wonderware Online, its cloud platform based on Microsoft Azure.

Helping to rebuild Christchurch: quarry upgrades to meet the demand

29 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Metso Australia Limited

As well as causing widespread damage to buildings, roads and infrastructure, tragically the earthquake that struck Christchurch, New Zealand, on 22 February 2011 claimed 185 lives. The massive effort being deployed to restore the city's infrastructure has created a need for a huge amount of resources, challenging local building companies and construction material suppliers to step up their production.

Rotork CK valve actuators

01 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Rotork Australia

The modular construction of the CK valve actuator presents a wide range of options and features, enabling each actuator to precisely match its specific valve duty and function.

Rockwell Automation SequenceManager batch solution

31 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

In today's processing environment, modern batch systems must account for the growing need for flexible, scalable solutions, true distribution of control and responsive functionality.

ABB presents digital grid approach at leading power sector event in Paris

26 August, 2016 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Digital substations as key elements in future-oriented power grids to improve efficiency, safety and system visibility.

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