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Testing times: Safety and Brexi-tricity

Added: 24 Apr 2019

While much of the process industry is concerned about Brexit, electrical safety experts are unruffl…

Hydro says business on course after cyber-attack

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro says its extrusion arm has nearly returned to no…

Make UK urges government to focus on upskilling for AI era

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Manufacturers’ association Make UK has called for more help to be made available for firms wishing …

Buhler’s revolutionary food safety camera earns Queen’s Award

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Buhler UK has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the innovation category for its work on the use…

Nominations open for IET Achievement Awards 2019

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Nominations have opened for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) annual Achievemen…

Hexagon lends an arm to boost AFRC’s measurement capacity

Added: 17 Apr 2019

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) is being provided with stat…

Bibby scientific give school children an experimental experience at british science week

Increase incentives to retain STEM teachers urges IMechE

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Financial incentives and better career development are essential to stem the loss of STEM subject t…

Survey claims to show utility company staff are bigger time wasters

Added: 16 Apr 2019

Energy and utility company workers spend almost half an average working day procrastinating and was…

European manufacturers join lobby against no-deal Brexit  

Added: 16 Apr 2019

European-wide industrial employers organisation Ceemet has swung its weight behind Make UK’s effort…

Dyson Awards and RAE leaders programme invite applications for 2019

Added: 8 Apr 2019

Inventor James Dyson announced the launch of the 2019 version of his annual global award scheme for…

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Bank says better finance would help generate £180 billion-plus for SME manufacturers

Added: 8 Apr 2019

Small to medium-sized manufacturing firms in the UK would boost revenue by an extra £183 billion if…

RAE unveils Seven Wonders of the engineering world to spur recruits

Added: 2 Apr 2019

Clean Water, Gore-Tex fabric and 3D printed bone implants have been listed by a poll of young UK pr…

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The six rules for successful reactive maintenance and emergency repair

Added: 1 Apr 2019

While much effort in the process industries is placed on predictive maintenance, reactive maintenan…

Renishaw co-founder hailed as one of Ireland’s great inventors

Added: 29 Mar 2019

Renishaw co-founder Sir David McMurtry might be associated with his company’s Gloucestershire home …

Korean boom industry turns to UK firm for pipeline guarantees

Added: 28 Mar 2019

Asia’s regasification sector is growing and this has increased interest in High Integrity Pressure …

Aramco's SABIC purchase signals Saudi intention to lead in petrochemicals

Added: 27 Mar 2019

Leading oil producer Aramco has purchased a 70% stake in its fellow Saudi enterprise, SABIC, the wo…

Oil and gas seeks more emphasis on energy efficiency from its pumps

Added: 27 Mar 2019

The recent history of the oil and gas sector has been one of ups and downs. It has always expected …

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

Retiring engineers more than double the number of new recruits, reveals data

Added: 25 Mar 2019

Large numbers of engineering workers close to retirement, coupled with a growth in the number of jo…

Pump Industry Awards crown 2019 winners

Added: 22 Mar 2019

Xylem’s Flyght concertor won the Process Engineering-sponsored Product of the Year category at the …

Not all the answers lie in the Cloud, they could be on the Edge

Added: 17 Apr 2019

As connected devices continue to churn out massive amounts of data for analysis, edge computing is …