Manufacturing Technologies

Skanska joins world-leading UK tech centre

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has announced that it will hold an evidence session at the Manufacturing Technology Centre this week as part it's inquiry into the government’s industrial strategy.
The UK arm of global construction giant, Skanska, has joined the Manufacturing Technology Centre – one of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing ‘Catapult’ centres with a clear commitment to developing new technologies that will benefit the construction industry.

Achieving predictive maintenance (PdM)

Predictive Maintenance - image courtesy of APS
In manufacturing, transportation, energy, or any asset-intensive field, downtime and shrinking MTBF (mean time between failures) are the enemies, topped only by outright system failure. All three greatly increase overhead. And so does crisis maintenance.