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9 industry sector predictions every on-site machinist should know

Posted by Alan Hillier on Jan 16, 2018 1:31:32 PM


Mirage in-situ machining products are used for many different applications across a wide range of industry sector. That's why do our best to keep up to date with the latest industry trends and predictions. This not only helps us forecast demand for products, but also drives our product development, sales and marketing strategies.

So what does the future hold for the sectors that generate work for the on-site machinist? Take a look at some recent predictions we’ve found from various of sources below.

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Topics: Shipbuilding, Renewable news, Oil news, construction, Oil and Gas Industry, decommissioning equipment

7 construction and mining plant problems solved by in-situ machining products

Posted by Alan Hillier on Feb 21, 2017 11:45:19 AM


In previous articles we’ve covered many industry sectors, including power generation, petrochemicals, wind power, oil and gas. This time we focus on construction and mining and explain how on-site machines can be used to fix problems with heavy plant equipment.

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Topics: construction, Mining, line boring

How to ensure flange integrity in LNG plants

Posted by Alan Hillier on Dec 2, 2015 12:00:00 PM


The process of converting natural gas into liquid form enables more efficient transport and storage but is widely held as hazardous and expensive, especially with the need for expensive cryogenic tanks used to store the liquid at extremely low temperatures.  Due to the flammable nature of the gas involved, the commissioning of an LNG plant demands that stringent safety measures and precautions are adhered to.

 This article aims to provide an overview of som ekey considerations for minimising the failure of pipe flange joints.

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Topics: construction, flanges, lng pipe connections, clam shell cutters, flange facing

Industry in Focus: Construction in the UK

Posted by Esther Akers on Nov 13, 2013 10:00:00 AM

Why the UK construction sector is so important (portrait)

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Topics: construction

How can machines reduce their own operational downtime?

Posted by Esther Akers on Sep 11, 2013 11:18:00 AM

Rusty machinery

Whatever the type of business may be, any commercial activity that relies on heavy plant machinery or specialised equipment can be at the mercy of whether or not continued operational effectiveness can be maintained at the required level.

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Topics: construction



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