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March 7, 2008
ABB in Norway (www.abb.com) and Metso Automation (Helsinki; www.metsoautomation.com) have reached a mutual agreement regarding joint activities and have signed a memorandum of understanding for future collaboration in the oil and gas industry. The integration of Metso Automation’s flow-control technology with ABB’s automation systems will result in improved safety, reliability...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Metso-Automation-and-ABB-intensify-cooperation_3710.html
September 1, 2007
    Safety instrumented systems (SIS) are in the spotlight these days. More companies have come to recognize the importance of recently published consensus standards, and recent fatal accidents tied to the failure of instrumented safeguards have brought further attention. The result is that facilities all over the world are looking at their safety interlocks and concluding that what they really...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Tolerable-Risk_3363.html
December 1, 2006
    Portable and fixed detectors for toxic and flammable gases are offering more choice and better value for the money, say experts, thanks to technology developments and strong market competition. In Europe, competition triggered by consolidation in the last five years has propelled the market out of the doldrums of the last couple of decades, according to a recent report from market consultancy...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/More-For-Your-Money_3087.html
February 1, 2006
Last month, TÜV Anlagantechnik GmbH, Automation, Software and Information Technology (Cologne, Germany) granted protocol-type approval for the Fieldbus Foundation (FF; Austin, Tex.; edlinks.che.com/5826-541) safety-instrumented-systems (SIS) specifications. The specifications are in compliance with International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61508 standard requirements up to, and including, safety...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/safety_instrumentation/Chementator-FF-granted-TUV-approval-for-SIS-specifications_2894.html
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