plant maintenance

Preventing Damage in a Rotary Kiln

Preventing Damage in a Rotary Kiln

Rotary kilns are an essential component of many industrial process systems, which means that maintaining and protecting them is extremely important. A properly maintained rotary kiln will assist with process efficiency and will help to extend equipment life–which means steering clear of costly repairs. When… read more

What Is a Turnkey Service Provider?

What Is a Turnkey Service Provider?

The phrase “turnkey service provider” sounds great – it brings to mind a provider that’s already ready to work with you and has an understanding of your industry. The allure of partnering with a company that doesn’t need to be told what you do is… read more

The Perils of “Shoddy Maintenance” for Power Plants

The Perils of “Shoddy Maintenance” for Power Plants

Last fall, a legal battle was initiated when a unit of Marathon Petroleum Corp. sued BP subsidiaries over alleged “shoddy maintenance,” as reported by Industry Week. The charges? According to Marathon, BP failed to adequately maintain and repair a refinery in Texas City before selling… read more