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on 'Asset Management'

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  • Pulling Together on Asset Management?

    Users Are Implementing New Preventive Maintenance, Condition-Based and Optimization Tools in More Settings. Here’s How They Make Asset Management Pay Off—If They Can Get Their Staffs to Use It.

    03/11/2008
  • A Dynamic Duo

    Digital Valve Controllers Linked to Asset Management Systems Offer a Double-Barreled Approach to Valve Maintenance.

    03/11/2008
  • Six Sigma Alarm Management Part 2

    Monsanto’s Soda Springs, Idaho, Phosphorus Plant Had Too Many Alarms, Until a Special Team Applied the Six Sigma DMAIC Tool to the Situation.

    03/11/2008
  • Six Sigma Alarm Management

    Six Sigma Methods Bring Order to Alarm Chaos at Monsanto’s Soda Springs, Id., Phosphorus Plant

    02/05/2008
  • ALON USA boosts process safety, efficiency

    This six-minute videocast shows how ALON USA’s Big Springs refinery is taking advantage of the latest Honeywell technologies—including wireless, integrated safety, efficiency and asset reliability.

    06/12/2007
  • Webcast: Safety systems – Experts talk

    If a safety system is "good enough" for the lab, does that mean it's good enough for your plant? This on-demand webcast lets you listen in on a group of leading process industry safety system experts as they divulge the hidden costs and side effects associated with safety systems embedded with control systems.

    06/07/2007
  • What's it gonna take to make what we do visible?

    KPIs, KPIs! If what we do as automation engineers is not visible to the financial management systems, it never happened! In this Automation Minute, CONTROL Editor in Chief Walt Boyes suggests picking projects that can show a step-change in performance and profitability, and not ones that can be overwhelmed or hidden by G&A allocations.

    06/05/2007
  • Beware straight-line projections

    Market analyst research reports often predict growth rates or adoption curves in a straight-line extrapolation of the recent past, but in the real world, things are seldom so predictable or comfortable.

    Keith Larson
    04/13/2007
  • More about cost estimating process analyzer projects

    Gary Nichols concludes his series on the proper design and project management of process analyzer systems, this time addressing estimate accuracy and cost by project stage and work breakdown structure.

    Gary D. Nichols
    04/13/2007
  • Getting employee training right

    In our April cover story, Senior Tech Editor Dan Hebert, PE, talks about the state of the art in training for the automation profession and how it is evolving to fit the needs of process control end users.

    Dan Hebert
    04/02/2007
  • The end of the affair

    RoHS-type initiatives in the EU adhere to regulations that say control vendors must design products for environmentally safe end-of-life disposal. But who is jumping on this train in North American, and when?

    Mike Spear
    03/06/2007
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