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How to keep asset knowledge while going from local to remote control centers

By Pierre Schäring on 20/04/21 09:27

Recent developments in technology, with safe high-speed communication lines combined with numerous digitalization solutions for automation and control, has opened up for new opportunities on how to design and set up the control function. The main objectives being increased personal safety (as fewer people will be working in hazardous areas) and cost savings, remote centralized control centers are now often preferred for new assets and upgrade projects.

Topics: Control Room Efficiency Sharing human knowledge
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How can we use digitalization to increase plant performance?

By Bjarne André Asheim on 05/05/20 09:07

Most production loss and safety-related issues start with a small incident that escalates. How can we smartly use the data to mitigate small incidents and avoid disturbances? The goal is to operate as close to the theoretically possible limit, while at the same time being able to handle incidents.

Topics: Digitalization Control Room Efficiency
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The impact of human error on process safety and performance

By Ian Hamilton and Claus Myllerup on 01/04/20 09:09

Industrial accidents occur in most sectors where humans are exposed to heights, speed, or heavy powerful machinery. While each accident is tragic, the consequences are often limited to the casualties and their relatives.

Topics: Situational awareness Control Room Efficiency