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Honeywell DynAMo Alarm and Operations Management software

06 November, 2015

Honeywell Process Solutions has introduced its DynAMo Alarm and Operations Management software to help process industries better manage operations and alarms.


Alarm management - a phased approach

06 November, 2014 by Tyron Vardy, Alarm Management Consultant, Honeywell Process Solutions

Poor alarm management can lead to serious consequences in process plants. The integrity and effectiveness of alarm management can be crucial in either assisting the operator by indicating abnormal situations quickly and simply, or otherwise by distracting, confusing or failing to notify the operator of abnormal situations.


Intelligent system to avoid 'alarm flood'

08 September, 2014

Researchers from Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have developed an intelligent system that predicts when alarms might be triggered in industrial plants.


Improving alarm management with ISA-18.2: Part 2

06 March, 2014

Poor alarm management is one of the leading causes of unplanned downtime and has been a major contributor to some of the worst industrial accidents on record. In Part 1 of this article we discussed the release of the ISA-18.2 standard, and in this part we look more at how it can be implemented.


Improving alarm management with ISA-18.2: Part 1

06 February, 2014

Poor alarm management is one of the leading causes of unplanned downtime and has been a major contributor to some of the worst industrial accidents on record. Changing the practices and procedures used in the plant has become easier and more important with the release of the ISA-18.2 standard, which provides a blueprint for creating a safer and more productive plant.


Honeywell DynAMo Alarm Suite software

10 December, 2013

Honeywell’s DynAMo Alarm Suite is advanced alarm management software that reduces the overall number of alarms while helping operators focus and respond to the most critical.


Honeywell reduces 'nuisance' alarms that can lead to billion-dollar losses in the process industries

05 December, 2013

New alarm suite helps industrial plant operators identify and address most important automation alarms.


To err is human: using technology to try to solve this problem is equally human

11 May, 2012

Humans are wonderful, complex beings. That our very name, homo sapiens, can be translated to wise man, is an indication of our intelligence. We have the ability and capacity to do so much and, along with our advanced language capability, we can reason, problem-solve, introspect and quickly adapt to current conditions around us. But we are not infallible.


Honeywell Remote Collaboration, Optimisation and Operations solution

30 August, 2011 by

Honeywell has announced the launch of its Remote Collaboration, Optimisation and Operations solution, designed to help customers share their expertise across remote facilities, improve safety in hazardous environments and optimise production and improve recovery.


Alarm management software

05 October, 2008

Matrikon has announced the release of Matrikon Alarm manager V4.2 featuring enforcement, bypass management and incident review capabilities.


Hydro Tasmania extends access to critical data

21 August, 2008

Hydro Tasmania plays a significant part in keeping Tasmania clean. As Australia’s leading renewable energy business, it contributes 50% of the country’s electricity from renewable energy sources. Hydro Tasmania generates approximately 10,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity annually through 28 power stations, numerous lakes and over 50 large dams.


Alarm management: realising the value

14 December, 2007

The alarm system is the primary tool for identifying abnormal operations and helping plant personnel take timely, appropriate action to move the process back to operational targets


Alarm management blunders: avoiding 12 costly mistakes

07 September, 2006 by Michael Marvan, P.Eng. (Alberta), Product Mgr, Matrikon, Inc.

Ineffective alarm systems pose a serious risk to safety, the environment and plant profitability. Too often, alarm system effectiveness is unknowingly undermined by poorly configured alarms


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