Alkmaarse waste powerplant upgrade PCS7

Alkmaarse waste powerplant upgrade PCS7

"Increase (web)security, upgrade soft and hardware to the latest versions and improve engineering efficiency overall", that was, in a nutshell, what HVC commissioned CoNet to do. HVC is an energy and waste utility company of which 48 municipalities and 6 water...

DuPont – upgrades PCS 7 to v7.1SP3

DuPont – upgrades PCS 7 to v7.1SP3

Process software can become obsolete or newer software versions are released.  Usually, upgrading the process control system has many advantages; increased functionality and better integration with other process components. However, a risk also exists; a badly...

Scope: migrate 3 different systems to PCS 7

Scope: migrate 3 different systems to PCS 7

A clear assignment makes for an attractive project. Gebr. van der Lee / Tank Terminal Dordrecht were very clear indeed: "Migrate the existing ABB / Omron / Priva systems to Siemens PCS 7 and make sure that the terminal stays in service without any failures or...

Migration for two large nitrogen compressors of Lindegas

Migration for two large nitrogen compressors of Lindegas

Lindegas and CoNet teamed up to pull off the software migration for two large nitrogen compressors in the Lindegas-plant in IJmuiden. Everything was nicely done within the set time limit and budget, in conformity with the CSIA-protocol. “That is exactly how a project...

Cargill upgrades Aurora 1 to PCS 7

Cargill upgrades Aurora 1 to PCS 7

A factory maintenance stop is should be as short as possible, whilst still using the downtime to overhaul and update as much systems and functionality as possible. In a way, a stop is the best moment and ultimate opportunity to get a increasingly outdated process...