Digitalisation

The EU ceramics industry is a world leader in producing value added, uniquely designed, high quality ceramic products manufactured by flexible and innovative companies, the majority of which are SMEs. The ceramics industry represents an annual production value of around €30 billion, accounting for approximately 25% of the global production, and over 200,000 direct jobs throughout the EU.

 

The EU…

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Industry 4.0 Industrial Software

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM: sustainable industrial recovery plan

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM provides a set of recommendations for a sustainable industrial recovery plan

 

 

 

The aluminium industry has traditionally been considered strategic in Europe, however, 2019 data…

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CEMBUREAU’s roadmap towards #Cement2050 – a Carbon Neutrality Roadmap

The European Cement Association, CEMBUREAU, the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe and spokesperson for the cement industry before the EU institutions and other public…

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Digitalisation Industry 4.0 Data Infrastructure

Utility Asset Management—Digital Twin or Digital Octuplets

As I write this, my daughter is on the verge of giving birth to her first child. As far as we know, she is not having twins. But you never know. So the notion of digital twin came to my mind.

Some…

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Digitalisation Industry 4.0

Ushering in the decade of digital

2019 was quite a year for “digitalization” in the Utility sector. Almost every major gathering of Utility peers sported the digital theme in some way shape or form. Internal presentations and meeting…

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Digitalisation Data Infrastructure

Data centers aren't the energy hogs we thought

Although demand for data has increased rapidly, massive efficiency gains by data centers have kept their energy use roughly flat over the past decade, researchers report.

The researchers caution,…

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Industry 4.0 Data Infrastructure

Asset managing your data on the way to electrification

By taking an asset management approach to your data, you can generate value both in the short and the longer term. If you think of asset management in terms of real estate, it is the process of…

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Digitalisation Industry 4.0

3 Ways utilities will benefit from 5G

Despite the hype over 5G, it’s still years away from being fully deployed. But utilities should start now in planning how it will benefit their operations.

5G is the fifth generation of mobile…

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Industry digitalisation from an energy perspective

The digital revolution - 2 page factsheet by the Joint Research Center

 

The digital revolution

 

Digitalisation is the innovative use of information and communications technologies, in particular…

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Digitalisation Industry 4.0 Smart Meters

Internet of Things self-powered sensors and devices now possible with new material

A material with thermoelectric properties has been invented by researchers at the Institute of Solid State Physics, Vienna University of Technology. Combining thin layers of iron, vanadium, tungsten,…

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