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WJA supports members carrying out Covid-19 essential services

The Water Jetting Association has issued an essential services notification form to assist its members in confirming that they have the right to travel during the Covid-19 emergency.  The form can be carried by personnel who work for Water Jetting Association (WJA) members to show police they are authorised to travel on behalf of designated essential services and businesses.

The WJA is the UK’s member organisation for the water jetting industry. Its members include high pressure and ultra high pressure water jetting contractors, equipment manufacturers, equipment hirers and service users.  Under emergency government regulations, only people working for essential services and businesses can travel freely during the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic while still observing required social distancing advice.

They include wastewater maintenance contractors, food retailers, storage and distribution facilities and vehicle repair companies.  Water jetting operatives involved in water utility sewer cleaning are also designed as key workers under the government’s Covid-19 emergency regulations.

Free facility signs to help stop COVID-19

Safety and identification specialist Brady Corporation offers signs for download to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Anyone can freely download the print-ready files from Brady websites.

Clear countermeasure communication

All signs offered are compliant or in line with the ISO 7010 international standard to maximise recognition anywhere in the world. Each sign includes a quickly recognisable icon for almost any COVID-19 safety measure, ranging from wash hands and keep distance to wearing the appropriate personal protection equipment.

Vert Technologies is offering offers companies free loans of compressors to help beat the downturn

Vert Technologies, the Edinburgh-based leading-edge compressor manufacturer, is offering free, short term loans of compressors to struggling Scottish businesses to help them cope with the downturn.

Rittal Giving Expert Advice on Temperature Management in the Food Industry, at Drives & Controls 2020

By Karl Lycett, Rittal’s Product Manager for Climate Control

Food processing is a sector that demands very high standards of efficiency to meet daily production throughput targets.  

Any unexpected breakdown of critical components which stops production lines can have a major impact, not just in terms of loss of output, but also unplanned maintenance.  One way to avoid this is to employ adequate climate control to help ensure electrical enclosures and their critical components are kept within a suitable operating environment.

CIRI to Host Online Symposium Highlighting Science-Based Best Practices for Coro-navirus Cleaning and Pandemic Response

To ensure the health and safety of its speakers and attendees, the March 31 Symposium will take place by webcast

The Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI), a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and dissemination of unbiased, peer-reviewed research for the professional cleaning and disaster restoration industries, will now host its upcoming Symposium exclusively via live stream. 

Asset Performance 4.0 rescheduled due to COVID-19

bemasIn the context of the international outbreak and spread of COVID-19, BEMAS is closely following developments, taking into account the advice and recommendations of the World Health Organisation and local authorities. The main priority of BEMAS is the welfare, health and safety of workers, visitors, speakers and exhibitors. 

Taking into account the uncertainty of the risk of the further spread of COVID-19 in the coming months, the Board of BEMAS has unanimously decided to reschedule the Asset Performance 4.0 conference and exhibition. The event will no longer take place in June in Antwerp, but will take place on 15, 16 and 17 September 2020. Due to the Antwerp conference hall being fully booked in autumn, we decided to move the venue to the International Conference Center in Ghent Belgium, approx. 50 km from Antwerp.

Ghent is home to a major university and is a breeding ground for technology start-ups. The 60 kilometres long cross-border North Sea Port is home to many industrial companies including ArcelorMittal, Cargill and Volvo Cars. The ICC is easily accessible by car and public transport and is easily accessible by train from the international airport Brussels Airport.

Strengthened by the results of our survey with a wide range of potential participants, we feel confident that this decision will have a positive impact on the number of participants. We will use the additional time to even better prepare all presentations and workshops in order to make sure participants will get the best possible learning experience at Asset Performance 4.0.


Rittal Unveils New AX and KX Enclosure Ranges

Millions of customers worldwide currently rely on Rittal’s market-leading AE compact and small enclosures.
Rittal, however, has raised the bar still further by launching its new AX and KX compact enclosure range, details of which will be on show at Drives & Controls 2020. The AX and KX enclosures are both embedded with digital processes, delivering simpler, faster assembly and component installation, greater flexibility and enhanced safety.

Oyster Farm Reaps the Benefits of Denso™ Tape

Woodstown Bay Shellfish (WBS) Ltd, based in the South East of Ireland, run one of Ireland’s largest oyster growing and exporting companies. The family-owned business uses several tractors on an inter-tidal area of Woodstown Beach where the oysters are farmed in the ‘A’ class waters of the Waterford Estuary. The oysters are harvested by the tractors and trailers and transported back to the WBS factory in Dunmore East Harbour for processing.

Find out about Rittal’s Data Centre Solutions at DCW 2020

Rittal will be showcasing its market-leading portfolio of TS IT racks, edge computing resources, modular systems, cooling units, internal power distribution systems, and lighting solutions at Data Centre World 2020.

Rittal’s Edge Solutions at DCW 2020

Rittal’s market-leading Edge Data Centre will once again be to the fore at Data Centre World 2020 (Stand D510), providing users with an insight into its standardised, pre-configured IT infrastructure.

Keep Your Cool & Avoid Expensive Business Disruption at DCW 2020 Karl Lycett – Rittal UK’s Product Manager for Climate Control

The phrase “up-time” is an oft-repeated phrase for IT professionals, reflecting the fact that a key measure of their success is service availability. Modern climate control systems support “up-time” but to understand why, you first need to consider the impact of poor climate control in order to decide which equipment to employ to take an installation to the next level.

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