Mike Spear

Mike Spear

Thanks for the memories...

Dec. 3, 2007
As the end of the year approaches it's always tempting to look back and review what’s happened over the past 12 months. For Mike Spear though, he's about to head off into the ...

Simulation Gets a New Dynamic

March 27, 2006
Efforts aim to boost the use of dynamic models by process and control engineers.

It's time to tank complacency

Feb. 17, 2006
Europe's largest-ever peacetime fire raises doubts over tank farm safety.

Wireless poses its own tangles

Jan. 11, 2006
With so many wireless devices now available, the question is: can they all work together?

Get a fix on ASD problems

Dec. 18, 2005
Adjustable speed drives sometimes may harm bearings and lubricants.

Smaller, smarter systems streamline sampling

Sept. 14, 2005
An emerging miniaturized, modular approach for sampling systems provides substantial savings in both capital and operating costs.

Tap into Tollers

July 25, 2005
Many chemical companies, prompted by factors such as a lack of in house expertise, equipment and permits for making certain materials, are moving production outside. Tollers, ...