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August 1, 2014
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Uptime: Mainstream 2014 — Shared Visions for Reliability

The first-ever Mainstream North America conference was held in Austin, TX, in June. It was organized by the Eventful Group, well known for Mainstream conferences in Australia and New Zealand. They’ll present a Mainstream conference in South Africa later this year. The theme at the North American venue was “Asset Management.” Attracting nearly 300 speakers […]

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June 11, 2014
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Marius Basson Acquires Aladon Network from Bentley Systems

  Bentley Systems, Inc., and the Aladon Network have announced that Marius Basson, a long-time Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM2) practitioner and Aladon Network member, has acquired the Aladon business from Bentley. Bentley Systems will remain a member of the network and continue to be its priority technology partner. The Aladon Network, which became part of Bentley through the company’s […]

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May 26, 2014
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Wireless Machine Condition Sensor for Hazardous Duty

SKF ( has launched a new Wireless Machine Condition Sensor that leverages WirelessHART protocol to deliver dynamic vibration and temperature data for condition monitoring and diagnostics. The product has ATEX Zone 0 certification, which means it is appropriate for use in hazardous environments like those found in petrochemical and oil and gas operations, among others. The product combines both sensor and router node into one […]