Another site to check out is GridWatch -- for the power industry. The website (www.gridwatch. com) is divided into three main sections: power generation, power markets, and transmission and distribution.
By Cathryn Hodson
Another site to check out is GridWatch -- for the power industry. The website (www.gridwatch. com) is divided into three main sections: power generation, power markets, and transmission and distribution. Of particular interest to the Plant Engineering audience is the Plant Operations and Plant Maintenance segments of the power generation section. These segments are further broken down and linked to contact information and, in some cases, the participating company's own website. Under the Plant Operations segment are such categories as instrument calibration services, performance analysis software, operators, performance testing and analysis, personnel training, safety services, safety systems, software, and weather services.
This website also has a nice search function if you are looking for a more broad or specific subject (such as electrical or water).
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.