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Cost of components and shipping are key concerns for manufacturers

Added: 4 Aug 2020

One in three manufacturers identify cite rising costs of raw materials and components among their t…

University to lead on 3D development among businesses

Added: 4 Aug 2020

The University of Strathclyde is to lead on two projects focused on upskilling the workforces of SM…

Digital cask filling solution could save millions on whisky

Added: 4 Aug 2020

Scotland’s £5.5 billion whisky industry could soon save millions in annual inventory costs, thanks …

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Engineering vacancies plummet by three quarters year on year

Added: 21 Jul 2020

Advertised vacancies in the UK engineering industry plummeted by nearly 75% in the second quarter o…

Smart robots switch from pipe inspection to tackle coronavirus hotspots

Added: 21 Jul 2020

Tests have begun using intelligent robots to prevent the spread of coronavirus in busy public space…

Supply chain highlights need for water firms to embrace innovation

Added: 21 Jul 2020

British Water’s annual survey of leading utility company performance reveals widespread frustration…

BPMA launches into virtual world

Added: 21 Jul 2020

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has held its first-ever virtual technical committ…

NEBOSH leads way with post-COVID remote assessments

Added: 15 Jul 2020

NEBOSH – The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health is staging its first ‘ope…

Yorkshire Water awards technical services contracts worth over £50 million

Added: 7 Jul 2020

Yorkshire Water has awarded technical services contracts with a combined value of £51.4 million.

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Furlough skews figures but historic low productivity remains an issue

Added: 7 Jul 2020

Office of National Statistics figures for the first three months of the year reveal a fall in UK pr…

Xylem/Scottish Water deal aims to cut Caledonian footprint

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Scottish Water subsidiary Scottish Water Horizons has signed a deal with technology company Xylem W…

How one industry leader is redressing engineering’s gender imbalance...

Added: 23 Jun 2020

As pressure builds on engineering and manufacturing companies to boost the number of females in the…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

Process Industry leaders line up to support Women in Engineering Day

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Chair of Make UK Dame Judith Hackitt has marked this year’s International Women in Engineering Day …

Bilfinger's Hinkley £350 million deal creates a matching 350 jobs

Added: 9 Jun 2020

Bilfinger UK has won two contracts worth £350 million for work at EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear pow…

Pandemic demand spurs Zidac’s £5million expansion and 80 new jobs 

Added: 9 Jun 2020

Manufacturer Zidac Laboratories is to invest £5 million on expanding its Portsmouth facilities, cre…

Oxford Flow secures £8.45 million to target utilities and industrial sectors

Added: 9 Jun 2020

Flow control equipment specialist Oxford Flow has secured £8.45 million to fuel the company’s expan…

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Engineering and manufacturing ‘lag behind’ for post-COVID flexible working

Added: 9 Jun 2020

UK manufacturing and engineering firms were among the sectors least prepared to offer flexible work…

Factors to consider before postponing statutory inspections

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Many companies find themselves urgently needing to decide whether to postpone major maintenance int…

Protect to thrive: meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Increasingly sophisticated threats, limited internal experience and a lack of cybersecurity culture…

Bühler honours memory of 'father of optical sorting' Fraenkel

Added: 27 May 2020

Global processing leader Bühler Group paid an official tribute this week to pioneering engineer, th…