Controlling Interests Editors' Blog

@Metso supplies crushing plant and simulator to vocational college #pauto #mining #automation

The Taivalkoski unit of Oulu Vocational College (OSAO) has invested in a fully automated, track-mounted Metso Lokotrack crushing plant. The plant will be used in education, and it will be inaugurated in October 2013. OSAO is the first educational institution in Finland to provide a fully automated, mobile crushing plant...

@HIMA-Sella Introduces New Two Tier Failsafe SIS for Nuclear Plants #pauto #sis #safety #automation

Hima-Sella to develop a two-tier, fail-safe Instrument Protection System to include the EMPHASIS-approved Planar4 logic solver

@Invensys Partners with @Microsoft in @CityNext #pauto #automation

Invensys is working with Microsoft on CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses and citizens reimagine what is next for their cities.

@exida accepts nominations for 1st annual safety awards #pauto #sis #automation #process_safety

exida, the world’s foremost technical authority and certification agency, is pleased to announce its 1st Annual Safety Awards. The awards are meant to honor the most outstanding functional safety products certified by exida per IEC 61508 in the following categories

@PeggySmedley keynotes ISA MARKETING AND SALES SUMMIT #ISAMS #M2M @Connected_World

Join us at the 8th Annual ISA Marketing & Sales Summit on Thursday, September 12, 2013, for the conference keynote presentation by Peggy Smedley, Editorial Director of Connected World magazine.

I will be using this to teach...Measuring Marketing Second Edition #ISAMS #pauto #pr

Editor in Chief Walt Boyes will be teaching out of this book for a good part of the Master Class in Marketing Communications and Public Relations for the Automation Industry.

Joe Kaulfersch on "The Big Bang Theory" #engineer_humor #pauto #programming #manufacturing #automation

Funny Programmer Software Engineering Jokes

@Rockwell's HQ gets LEED Certification #pauto #sustainability #manufacturing #automation

Rockwell was talking sustainability in manufacturing before it was cool. It is refreshing to see that they are putting their money where their mouth is...and starting at home.

Craft Beer- A Tale of Appropriate Technology #urbanchestnut @SiemensII @Schlafley #pauto #craftbeer #manufacturing

Thanks to the kind offices of Siemens, I was able to celebrate International Craft Beer Week in August by visiting several of the larger craft brewers around Saint Louis. Anheuser-Busch-InBEV has been seriously hurt by the craft brewing industry, not least because of the fact that many leading craft brewers...

exida certifies moore industries isolator for functional safety #pauto #safety #sis @exida @miinet