Concrete? Cement? Have you ever used both words to mean the same thing? We talk you through what the difference is, and how cement is manufactured.
You might expect the water you drink to just be pure h2O. But that is far from the truth. Read on to find out what else is in your water.
Cave-ins, explosions, and toxic air makes mining one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Can this be changed?
We all know alternative marine fuels are a benefit to the environment, but what impact will it have on the shipping industry?
Dead organisms, pressure, heat, and hundreds of thousands of years. Read on to discover the fundamentals of oil and where it comes from.
Howden compressors are at the heart of many refrigeration solutions that play a critical part in the food industry. Learn more about cold storage and the food supply chain.
Economically shipping is an essential and efficient means of goods transport, but environmentally the future of shipping raises some serious concerns. Find out more.
A dangerous mine atmosphere is one that is toxic or explosive and there are several damps that create this kind of atmosphere. Read on to find out more.
Ever wonder how an ice rink stays frozen? What’s under the surface you skate on? Read on to find out more about Ice Rinks and Refrigeration On A Big Scale.
Understanding the environmental impact a large-scale event can have is the first step in adopting sustainable thinking into the part you play.
Cooling Tower problems can be expensive, learn about the top three issues and how to solve them.
It is expected that by the end of 2019 Howden will be owned by KPS Capital Partners. Learn about the history of Howden and our ownership.
Everything you need to know about industrial fans from the experts. Learn the differences between axial, centrifugal, mixed and crossflow fans.
Willis Carrier and 5 other individuals between themselves discovered and developed air conditioning which now benefits so many people and industries across the world.
Although we no longer produce Buffalo Forge branded machines, our current generation of axial, centrifugal and mixed flow fans owe much to the Buffalo Forge brand. And of course, we still continue to service and support the Buffalo Forge machines that are still at play.
A day dedicated to the celebration of all things refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pumps. If you haven’t heard of it yet then don’t worry - we have all the information you need right here.
During a live webinar with Howden’s Global Leader of Data Driven Advantage (DDA), we answered some important questions about the introduction of Uptime, the launch of the Microsoft HoloLens 2 and where we see our digitization journey taking us in the next five years.
We outline the top five ways that our Total Mine Ventilation Solutions improves your mine safety.
When Howden Roots’ Paul Kearney and Erik Ellevog visited hydrovac and directional drilling company Elite HDD at their facility in Sherwood Park, they made a huge discovery.
For the past decade, Howden has proudly hosted a conference known as the Howden Air & Gas Users Group (HAGUG). Industry professionals from all over North America come to various cities in the region to learn from our Howden experts. With a subject matter geared towards the coal-fired power industry, attendees include Reliability & Performance Managers, Outage Planners, Plant System Owners and many more from power plants throughout the US and Canada.
To be the best or the "world's leading" (as we at Howden strive to be) requires more than just lean processes and conveyer belt type work, it requires passion, dedication, inspiration, desire and a host of other strong human emotions and traits underpinned by Love.
The third DDA vlog from Maria Wilson
The issue of not having a suitable single main blower for your ultra large sulphuric acid plants available is no longer an issue.
In recent years the sulphuric acid industry has seen certain trends that have caused them to adapt to the associated changes. The most predominant trends are the pressures to have improved energy efficiency and to keep production costs low, while battling the overall growing demand for sulphuric acid.
In today's vlog I am going to continue the story of Uptime, our digital innovation for the performance optimisation of rotating equipment. In our first vlog I talked about the digital twin that's at the heart of Uptime, and today I want to continue talkin
For our first Data Driven Advantage (DDA) vlog, I thought of talking to you about a unique element of innovation at the heart of Uptime, our digital solution for performance optimization: the Howden Digital Twin model.
Howden is laying the path of its digital transformation to further enhance our high performing, reliable products by leveraging world leading IoT technologies to deliver Uptime - Smart connectivity for Performance Optimisation on Demand
Total Mine Ventilation Solutions proves to be your one resource for all your mine ventilation needs.
Read on for a full description of the updates you will find in this version and find out how VentSim™ DESIGN V5 will allow you to take your designing to the next level and improve your ventilation designs and models like never before.
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our largest and newest member of the EGR family, the EGR22, has received Marine Approval certificates, issued by the American Bureau of Shipping, ABS.
First published on Linkedin, this article by Phil Blankenship explains mine fan application and operational basics matching the fan to the mine air system.
Where can I find out more about Howden’s VentSim CONNECT and VentSim CONTROL solutions?
Focussing on the history of the Roots brand in the United Kingdom, this article starts with WC Holmes in Huddersfield
Originally published on Linkedin, this article from Rob Bush explains the way in which Howden's Ventilation on Demand system helps miners to optimise.
In August of this year the Houston, Texas area was hit by Hurricane Harvey which caused one of the worst flooding events that the city has ever experienced.
This year at WEFTEC was a very exciting one for Howden. We always look forward to the world’s premier waste water event, and this year in Chicago we had an additional reason to be excited...
Part one of an article on the history of Howden, taken from 'A Hundred Years of Howden Engineering: A brief history 1854 - 1954'
Howden's range of industry-leading oil injected screw compressors includes the largest oil injected screw compressor in the industry – the WRViT580.
Buying OEM spare parts from us means you get the same part that originally came with your unit, or one that has been subsequently re-engineered to deliver even better performance.
Howden’s history with centrifugal technology within the wastewater treatment segment dates back to the 1930’s. Through the years there have been numerous advancements in wastewater treatment technology not only in aeration equipment, but also in controls.
Dougal Hogg, Deputy Chief Engineer - Heater Technology, was interviewed at Power-GEN Asia and spoke about UltraGen™ which is Howden's innovative solution for heaters.
Engineering and design is an important part of our daily business, and doing it correctly is what allows us to make a huge difference to yours.
As we all know, ventilation systems are vital to the health of miners. Not only do they provide essential fresh air to the miners but they also prevent the build-up of dangerous diesel equipment gases and matters.
Our experts have asked customers around the world to find out what the most frequent reasons are for unplanned fan stops. Now we know...
As many mining operations have already seen and benefitted from, Howden has an innovative suite of products engineered to manage and optimize ventilation in underground mines.
You may or may not have heard about our new VentSim CONTROL technology. Read about 3 particular benefits that bring a whole new way of working to the mining industry
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