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Bender has recently completed a new film series under the heading “easily explained” – this time three short clips deal with high resistance grounded (HRG) systems.

 

 

 

EFCscholarship2019 400Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and its members are proud to support the next generation of leaders who will power a changing Canadian Electrical industry.The EFC Scholarship program provides post-secondary students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Electrical industry, with funding to support their academics.

 

 

 

This week at the SANS ICS Security Summit (https://www.sans.org/event/ics-security-summit-2019) ISA's Director of Strategic Initiatives, Marty Edwards was honored by his peers in the ICS security community with the SANS ICS Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

 

 

Emerson announced recently it had received the industry's first ISASecure® System Security Assurance (SSA™) Level 1 certification for cybersecurity.

 

 

 

Over the last few years, cloud computing has become widespread with an increasing varietyof solutions from various providers. The problem: Different specifications and incompatible interfaces increase the effort and make the connection across cloud boundaries very complex. Therefore, HARTING is involved in an initiative for a uniform istandard for cloud-wide communication. The results will be presented at the HANNOVER MESSE 2019.

 

 

 

Johnson Controls is one of four industrial manufacturing companies to be recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. This is the 12th time they have been honored by Ethisphere since the list first began in 2007.

 

 

 

Cap-Op Energy and Spartan Controls are pleased to announce that their sustainability program has helped nine major oil and gas producers achieve significant emission reductions resulting in carbon credits.

 

 

 

Textiles have long since become more than just T-shirts and jeans. With approximately 1,400 companies and sales of 35 billion euros, the textile and clothing industry is Germany’s second largest consumer goods sector. In the field of technical textiles, Germany even leads the global market, according to the Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry.

 

 

 

Rittal Hanover 400At Hannover Messe 2019, Rittal will be presenting the benefits generated by new and enhanced system products, digital processes and an appropriate infrastructure. One of the highlights is the unveiling of a new generation of compact and small enclosures.

 

 

 

WinEng Hydro 400In honour of International Women's Day, Hydro One announced the recipients of the company's 2019 Women in Engineering Awards and its continued investment in supporting women in engineering.

 

 

 

Peers & Profiles

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 Littelfuse to Host Webinar on Arc-Flash Protection

PBSI Littelfuse logo seminar 400Littelfuse, Inc., a global manufacturer of technologies in circuit protection and power control, invites plant engineers, facility managers, and maintenance professionals to join our special arc-flash webinar on how to cost-effectively protect against catastrophic arc-flash events. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Central Standard Time. It will also be available on demand.

Attendees will learn:
• Methods available to help identify the risk of arc flash within your system
• How to choose the right arc-flash mitigation solutions to extend the life of your equipment
• Ways to increase working safely beyond the essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit
• A real-life example of how a few thousand-dollar investment helped a customer avoid an $800,000 catastrophic arc-flash event

The webinar is free, and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions in a live Q&A session after the presentation. To sign up, visit the arc-flash webinar registration page.

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 Like many cyclical industries, mining is reviving, driven by steady global economic growth and an increasing demand for materials to support new technologies like electric vehicles, renewable energy and mobile devices. Despite the optimism, the industry still faces major operational challenges including process efficiencies, cost control, worker health and safety, and skills gaps. To address these challenges, Rockwell Automation introduced The Connected Mine, leveraging the latest enabling and digital technologies.

Utilizing advanced analytics, The Connected Mine helps mining companies collect and aggregate data to gain end-to-end visibility into their operations and make informed business decisions to improve mining operations.

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Synchro, Rittal and Proax churn out a unique, complete cabling project in record ...
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SmartBuilding FM 400

By Caryl Anne Crowne

Digital smart technology is changing almost every aspect of how we live, and the buildings we live in are no exception. Increasingly, instead of humans deciding how a building is heated, lit, etc., smart technology is gathering data, analyzing it and reacting accordingly while whoever is inside the building goes about their normal activities. Smart technology in buildings not only makes life more convenient for their inhabitants, it is more efficient and therefore saves on energy bills and reduces the negative impact of the environment.

Smart technology will make life easier for visitors to public facilities. For example, someone attending a meeting at a given building can have their identification badge read automatically and then get a text message informing them what room their meeting is in and how to get there. Once in the room, the temperature will already be adjusted to a comfortable level. Read More

Coming Soon: The new EPLAN Pro Panel, Version 2.8, Virtual control cabinet engineering – fully matured

The new EPLAN Pro Panel, Version 2.8 is making its first big appearance at the SPS IPC Drives. The software for virtual 3D control cabinet engineering is characterised by its expanded flexibility, surprising users with a brand new 4K-capable user interface. It’s also causing decision-makers to sit up and take notice: during live, joint presentations in Nuremberg, EPLAN and Rittal will be introducing a whole series of innovations in the context of control cabinet engineering.

These include complementary software solutions for engineering and preplanning operations, innovative system technology for housings, power distribution and climate-control systems, automation technologies, and digital assistance systems for integrated automation of manufacturing processes. EPLAN and Rittal are thereby positioning themselves as solutions providers offering integrated solutions for optimising processes in control cabinet engineering: combined machine/hardware and software solutions, product-accompanying data and comprehensive on-site process integration services for customers.

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Product News

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Phoenix Contact’s premium QUINT POWER line now includes a single-device solution that meets ...
With Phoenix Contact’s new FINEPITCH board-to-board connectors, PCB designers can customize ...
ADVANCED Motion Controls has announced the FlexPro family, their new premium digital ...
TE Connectivity (TE) has unveiled BUCHANAN WireMate ITB (Inverted Thru-Board). These ...
The new X20SO6530 digital output module provides six safety relays on a unit with the X20's ...
With digitalization at its heart, ABB Ability MineOptimize connects all ...
The new release of ABB’s Distributed Control System (DCS) 800xA 6.1 brings significant ...
Koolbridge Solar announced that its renewable energy product, the SMART LOAD CENTER (SLC), has been ...
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