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on 'Safety Instrumented Systems'

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  • Just Because They Haven’t, Doesn’t Mean They Won’t

    At the SANS Conference in January, CIA Representative Tom Donahue Revealed that the Agency Had Documentary Evidence of Attacks on Utilities Outside the U.S. Of Course, If Systems Can Be Hacked Outside the U.S., the Same Systems Are Vulnerable Inside. And the Systems Are the Same.

    03/07/2008
  • Service Plant Soon?

    EAM is different from industry to industry. Just what is enterprise asset management?

    11/06/2007
  • What’s It Going to Take?

    The ASM Consortium, and the Center for Chemical Process Safety, ISA, the IEC and other organizations have been out beating the drum for increased operator training and improved alarm management and human-machine-interfaces.

    09/27/2007
  • Talk to the Corner Office

    Editor in chief Walt Boyes gives a ringing call to "Talk to the Corner Office" in a video speech about cybersecurity.

    08/16/2007
  • Enmeshed in the mesh for best practices

    Foxboro’s experts and end users showed in the “Move and Groove to the Mesh—Upgrade Planning and Best Practices” presentation, how the Mesh Network functions, how to plan for it, and how it was added to two major applications.

    07/16/2007
  • 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
  • Process safety on the plant floor

    Executive Editor Jim Montague tackles the topic of process safety and found that, although everybody may want to operate safely, few if any people want to talk openly and specifically about it.

    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
  • Foundation fieldbus in hazardous areas

    Implementing Foundation fieldbus can seem like a daunting task, and when coupled with hazardous-area considerations, may approach information overload; however, it doesn't have to be an explosive concept.

    C. Bruce Bradley
    05/11/2007
  • Can we Talk?

    There is some major-league wriggling going on as participants try to avoid simply discussing whether many U.S. oil and gas producers and their supporting industries are doing their best on process safety.

    Jim Montague
    05/10/2007
  • Uncertain safety

    Users seeking appropriate process safety systems aren’t getting enough help from unspecific standards and ideal-world certifications. Here’s how to gain useful safety capabilities in a buyer-beware world.

    Jim Montague
    05/01/2007
  • The evolution of plant automation

    Understanding the purpose of control and safety systems helps users ensure each is appropriately optimized. The duties of the SIS are to protect the people, environment and assets against unsafe conditions.

    02/01/2007
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