automation Archive

Automation key to tackling maritime skills crisis

Facing a shortfall of 147,000 qualified officers by 2025, speakers at SOMWME 2017 hail advancements in automation and connection as the answer to shipping’s skills shortage   SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A perfect storm of retiring baby-boomers and the ongoing global economic downturn, are causing the number of skilled seafarers in the global

Bank IT – banking and automation, the way forward – Aman Bubna

The news item, tucked in as it was in one innocuous corner of the newspaper, just a couple of days back, had gone largely unnoticed. Hemmed in between stories of corruption in high places and promises of El Dorado’s of every kind, it proclaimed how one of the major private sector banks had introduced on

Siemens modernizes automation of hot rolling mill at Handan

• New profile and flatness control improves product tolerances • Microstructure Target Cooling supports production of modern materials • Parallel installation of new automation and changeover solution avoids plant downtime Chinese Handan Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd. has placed an order with Siemens Metals Technologies to modernize the process automation system of the hot

Petra Rehmet is the new Press Officer for the KraussMaffei brand

  – New worldwide liaison for the Injection Molding, Automation and Reaction Process Machinery trade press (Munich, July 15, 2014) With immediate effect, Petra Rehmet has become the new Press Officer of the KraussMaffei brand. She will be responsible for worldwide communication in the areas of Injection Molding, Automation and Reaction Process Machinery. “We are

How Automation Hurts American Unemployment & Spending

Sale of ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks to Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation (WISCO) completed

The sale of ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks to Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation (WISCO)/China has been completed. Following approval by the responsible regulatory authorities, the closing took place today. The agreement to sell the company, which produces tailored steel blanks for the auto industry, was signed in September 2012. Sites and jobs have been secured under

Outotec to design and deliver concentrator to Russian Copper Company’s Tominsky project

Outotec has agreed with Russian Copper Company on the design and delivery of a new copper concentrator for the first stage of the Tominsky project in the Chelyabinsk region in Russia. The total value of the contracts exceed EUR 50 million, which will be booked in Outotec’s Q2 2013 order intake. Russian Copper Company is

Siemens now also modernizes basic automation in the hot strip mill at Aluminium Norf

Together with Aluminium Norf GmbH (Alunorf), located in Neuss, Germany, Siemens Metals Technologies will modernize the complete basic automation of hot strip mill no. 2. This involves converting the initial Simadyn-D-based equipment installed in 1994 to Simatic TDC without disrupting production. Siemens had previously received an order to modernize the main drives. The conversion work