Siemens' Version 7.2 of its Simatic WinCC SCADA software accomodates a system framework of up to 18 redundant servers and uses process historian and information server options for Web-based analysis and reporting.
A growing program in Chicago that builds interest in science and technology among African American and Latino seeks to duplicate the success of a mature pre-college math and science curriculum in Detroit. One engineer’s vision...
Renewable energy projects that were installed or completed this year were some of the largest projects of 2010. Development continued at a good pace, with record-breaking projects announced almost as often as once per week.
The U.S. construction sector has been hit harder than perhaps any other by the economy, suffer the near-collapse of residential and commercial building since 2007. Builders seem to fear a coming shortage of skilled labor more so...
Warehouse and distribution center managers constantly face the challenge to efficiently utilize space – and therefore reduce costs – while selecting material handling solutions that are specific to their applications and needs
Top concerns for businesses are directly related to reliability risks, which can be every bit as devastating to a corporation's financial health as an unexpected rise in borrowing costs or the failure of a new product launch.
Now more than ever, plant owners are looking for ways to maintain their facilities with tighter budgets and higher uptime demands. Consequently, managers must pursue strategies that ensure plant uptime and reliability.