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EVENT Hydrology, meteorology & water quality demo. - The OTT Hydromet stand (No. 19) at WWEM 2018 (21-22 Nov 2018 Telford GB) will be focused on the latest technologies for monitoring hydrology, meteorology and water quality. With an emphasis on continuous monitoring, OTT will unveil: a new optical nitrate sensor, the ECO-N; new ion-selective electrodes for the Hydrolab multiparameter sondes; and the HydroCycle-PO4 continuous phosphate monitor.

STANDARDS Complying with automotive industry standards. - E+E Elektronik has recently completed the certification according to IATF 16949:2016. It confirms that the company’s quality assurance system complies with the high requirements of the automotive industry.

PRODUCT Selecting heavy duty connectors. - The Harting Han® Configurator is a new interactive tool designed to speed the selection of heavy-duty industrial connectors by allowing engineers to quickly access all the necessary information and relevant data on the individual interface components prior to producing a design that can be viewed as a 3D model in real time.

EVENT Tech Day informing choices on Industry 4.0. - Manufacturers are being invited to explore the technologies that are making the industrial landscape more connected, efficient and secure at a SolutionsPT ‘Tech Day’ on October 2nd in Cork (IRL). The day will be divided into sessions to help delegates make informed choices about meeting the challenges of Industry 4.0, with hands-on practical workshops and demonstrations led by SolutionsPT systems architects

NEWS Photoionisation detector - Ion Science has signed a supply and revenue-sharing agreement with Blackline Safety Corp. to bring an affordable photoionisation detector (PID) to market.

EVENT Particulate sensors. - The Alphasense stand at the AQE 2018 exhibition (21-22 Nov 2018 Telford GB) will focus on the company’s latest particulate sensors, including new optical particle counters; the OPC-R1 and the OPC-N3.

PRODUCT Surface mounted indicators. - The latest LED surface mount indicators from IDEC have been introduced by Foremost Electronics.

NEWS Asset Purchase Completed. - Solar Light Company have now advised that the assets of Gooch and Housego (Orlando) have been acquired. The new entity will operate as Optronic Laboratories from its facility in Orlando, Florida, USA.

EVENT Gas and particulate monitoring instruments on show. - The Ashtead Technology stand (No.84) at AQE 2018 (21/22 Nov’18, Telford G.B.) will feature the latest and most popular products among the company’s fleet of gas and particulate monitoring instruments for sale or hire.

EVENT High demand for air monitoring equipment. - Visitors to AQE 2018 (21/22 Nov 2018 Telford GB) may be wondering how Air Monitors Ltd has managed to win so many contracts over the last year, but a trip to stands 51/52 will leave them in no doubt. The Air Monitors booth will be packed with the market’s leading air monitoring equipment, employing technologies that are in high demand.

PRODUCT Identify the first signs of machine failure. - Senseye, provider of predictive maintenance analytics, is rolling out new Trend Recognition algorithms capable of automatically identifying machine problems at an earlier stage than was previously possible.


During the period that the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are working through their exit from the European Union (EU) we will endevour to bring items of particular interest and/or relevence to the automation sector in the process.


EPE'18 ECCE Europe
20th European Conf on Power Electronics & Applications.
17/09/2018 to 21/09/2018
Riga (LT)

Batch Control Using the ANSI/ISA88 Standards
ISA Training
19/09/2018 to 21/09/2018
Eindhoven (NL)

Building Systems & Automations Indonesia 2018
International building controls, systems automation & facility management exhibition
19/09/2018 to 21/09/2018
Jakarta (RI)

Assessing the Cybersecurity of New or Existing IACS Systems (IC33)
Part of the ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Certificate Program
19/09/2018 to 21/09/2018
Cork (IRL

Using the ISA/IEC 62443 Standards to Secure Your Control Systems (IC32)
Part of the ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Certificate Program
24/09/2018 to 25/09/2018
Dublin (IRL)

Sensors & Instrumentation
Exhibition & Conference
25/09/2018 to 26/09/2018
Birmingham (GB)

Siemens TIA Innovation Tour

" Digitalisation Changes Everything! "
Dublin (IRL)

Assessing the Cybersecurity of New or Existing IACS Systems (IC33)
Part of the ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity Certificate Program
26/09/2018 to 28/09/2018
Dublin (IRL)

COSAC Information Security Conference 2018
30/09/2018 to 4/10/2018
Naas (Irl)

PRODUCT Top load turbine flow meter. - Badger Meter has just intruduced the Blancett® Top Load Turbine Flow Meter. Designed to withstand the demands of the most rigorous flow measurement applications, this meter was originally intended for the secondary oil recovery market but provides an ideal solution for liquid flow measurement on or off the oil field.

PRODUCT End-to-End SCADA Security. - Bedrock Automation is demonstrating commercially available end-to-end SCADA security built on the cyber secure root of trust embedded in their control system at this year’s Inductive Automation Ignition Community Conference (ICC) this week.

APPLICATION Defining the Principal Roles in Cybersecurity. - Overview Planning, operating, and maintaining an effective response to cybersecurity risks can be a daunting exercise for many asset owners. An Arc Advisory report authored by Eric Cosman examines.

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