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Model-predictive control reduces main breaks 21% at EnWin Utilities

Innovative solution mitigates pressure spikes throughout water distribution system
Windsor, Ontario, is blessed with abundant water. The Windsor Utilities Commission (WUC) prides itself on being a good steward of it.
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Global plastic-film production benefits from consistent data approach

Supervisory-control case-example illustrates confluence of IT-based industrial automation, materials science and 21st century food industry
Packaging advances — including those based on recent materials science breakthroughs — lend serious support to these product-differentiation efforts.
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SCADA at the ARC Industry Forum

Of the more than 750 attendees at the recent ARC Industry Forum held in Orlando, Fla., 35 of them had the word “global” in their job title. The Forum attracts automation vendors drawn by attendee companies like BASF, Cargill, Chevron Energy, Corning and Exxon Mobil. The theme this year was the continuing and evolutionary impact of the Internet of things on the industrial world.
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Security through obscurity: an electricity grid hiding in plain sight

An exercise will soon be underway to see how ready the North American electricity industry is to respond to a “major security incident.” A physical attack on hard-to-replace components could result in a widespread, sustained electrical blackout, interrupting water, gasoline and food supplies, experts say.
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Emerson selected to modernize hydropower plants in Brazil

Emerson Process Management has been awarded contracts totaling nearly $9 million to modernize the controls of multiple hydropower plants and a dispatch center for AES Tietê in Brazil.
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Web 2.0 Enabled Remote Terminal Unit

CSE-Semaphore, a CSE Global company, has introduced a compact, remote terminal unit (RTU) that integrates cyber security protection and wireless communications with high-performance SCADA functionality.
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SCADA water station ‘honeypot’ attracts 39 attacks from 14 countries

SCADA hit the front pages about two years ago when it came out that the Stuxnet virus had attacked Iranian centrifuges for processing nuclear materials.
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SCADA market for oil & gas propelled by Asia’s sprinting economy

Following the global recession of 2008-2009, the Asia market for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) has rebounded strongly, growing at a near double-digit rate. Asia’s fast-growing economy is further boosting the market for SCADA oil and gas systems.
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SCADA Real-time Management and Visualization Software

Yokogawa Electric Corp.’s FAST/TOOLS® SCADA web-based real-time management and visualization software suite delivers a comprehensive solution that brings together the company’s process management infrastructure, expertise and ecosystem support for
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