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New Snake-like Robot Improves Tank Cleaning Efficiency and Safety

The Straights Times, July 28, 2016

CYC International, a Singapore-based engineering and maintenance firm, has invented a snake-like cleaning robot to help reduce safety hazards faced by workers who manually clean oil tanks in refineries. In addition to mitigating health hazards, the robot has helped reduce the time and personnel required to completely clean an aboveground storage tank by as much as 70%. For its innovative idea, the firm won an award at the annual Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Awards this week.
 

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