Midlands family firm MNB Precision has won a second industry award in two months, scooping the National Manufacturer of the Year prize in this year’s Insider made in the UK Awards.
Steam production is responsible for up to 60% of companies’ total energy consumption. Which means any inefficiency can cost a small fortune.
The appearances of the youthful environmentalist Greta Thunberg have drawn some predictably Old Bufferish grumbles from the more senior sections of the media.
Windscreen wipers, computer software, space station batteries and the circular saw can all be credited to female engineers – so why are there so few women in the profession in the UK?
Technologies that connect us to the Internet of Things already exist, but don’t expect everyone to buy into the phenomenon just yet, writes Robert Smith.