Process control systems

New DCS for AGL Macquarie to be provided by Siemens

11 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

A $63 million project has been approved to install a new distributed control system (DCS) at the Bayswater power station in the NSW Hunter Valley.

Red Lion Sixnet RAM series of cellular 3G/4G LTE RTUs with data logging

06 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Red Lion's Sixnet RAM series of cellular 3G/4G LTE RTUs now offer a data logging ability that includes support for SD card storage.

South African diamond mine to use ABB hoists

04 April, 2016 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The Venetia Mine, South Africa's largest producer of diamonds, has engaged ABB to provide four hoists in order to help extend the site's operational life into the 2040s.

Vic water utility upgrades SCADA network

01 April, 2016 | Supplied by: SCADA Australia Conference

Improving network operational and maintenance capabilities is a high priority for many of Australia's major utilities — be it for water or power and distribution systems.

Control Logic expands GE business to WA

25 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Control Logic has expanded its distribution network of GE Automation & Controls products and services to include Western Australia.

Emerson control system recertified to help users reduce cyber threats

24 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Because cyber threats facing its users are constantly evolving, Emerson Process Management is driven to meet APC annual recertification by updating its DeltaV DCS with system hardening and well-informed cybersecurity service offerings.

Pentair Keystone OS1700 bidirectional knife gate valve

18 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Pentair Valves & Controls

The Keystone OS1700, a bidirectional, zero-leakage ASME Class 150 rated knife gate valve, is designed to provide high performance at high pressures for applications in sectors from mining to pulp and paper.

Emerson to support Maersk Oil’s Culzean project

18 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson to provide automation and safety technology to help ensure safe and efficient operation of North Sea oilfield.

Pilz PASvisu visualisation software

01 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

PASvisu is web-based visualisation software designed to provide for simple configuration and optimum visualisation so that users can easily achieve a convenient, comprehensive overview of a plant, locally or via remote access.

One year on, world-first wave energy project in WA a great success

23 February, 2016 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Since February 2015, renewable wave energy has been supplying electricity to the Western Australian power grid in a world-first project utilising grid integration and process control technology from ABB.

Rotork IQ19 valve actuator

22 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Rotork Australia

The IQ19 valve actuator facilitates economical automation of valves and penstocks typically found in the water and effluent treatment industries.

Can OI solve the impact of generational workforce changes?

15 February, 2016 by Alison Koh, Software Marketing Manager, Schneider Electric | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Preparing for the mass introduction of millennials into the workforce, while managing the exit of baby boomers, is bringing about a fundamental shift in the way industry runs its operations.

Top float

08 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Australian oil and gas company Woodside's floating production, storage and offloading facility has benefited from Siemens technology. An upgrade will keep the systems in line with technology evolution as well as provide new features.

Cerlic BB2 24 VDC controller

01 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Control Components Pty Ltd

Cerlic has released a 24 VDC version of its centralised BB2 controller that is fully retrofittable to replace the line-powered version.

AUMA safety-certified valve actuators

12 November, 2015 | Supplied by: Barron GJM

TÜV certification achieved by AUMA confirms that the company's SQ .2 part-turn actuators, SA .2 multi-turn actuators and AC .2 actuator controls in SIL version comply with the highest safety requirements.

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