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‘Makers’ Manifesto’ demands less squabbling, more vision from parties

Added: 13 Nov 2019

Manufacturers are calling on Britain’s political parties to focus on delivering their vision for th…

Automation’s coming but we don’t need new skills, say 1 in 3 UK workers

Added: 13 Nov 2019

More than one in three UK workers surveyed don’t feel they need to learn new skills, even though ne…

More than 0.6 million manufacturing jobs gone since crash says GMB union

Added: 13 Nov 2019

A total of 620,000 manufacturing jobs in the UK have disappeared since the 2008 financial crash, th…

City and industry welcome for proposed British Steel deal

Added: 13 Nov 2019

News of negotiations between British Steel and the Chinese Jingye Steel company has been greeted wi…

Ofwat pressure fosters innovative water monitoring

Added: 6 Nov 2019

Better asset management at no extra cost is the mantra from Ofwat. That’s helping to drive efficien…

Sustainable water pioneer wins WES Burt accolade

Added: 5 Nov 2019

Mandy Lester has won the 21st winner of the Women’s Engineering Society’s prestigious Karen Burt Aw…

UKOOG opts for guarded response to Government’s fracking declaration

Added: 5 Nov 2019

The organisation representing the UK onshore oil and gas industry has given a guarded response to t…

Wind technology to gain multi-million pound training centre

Added: 5 Nov 2019

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a new multi-million pound national Floati…

Oil & gas leaders commit to industry-wide competence measurement

Added: 5 Nov 2019

Leading oil and gas engineering companies have helped embed a Government-sponsored system of compet…

UK engineering firms 'could be missing out on £10 billion R&D funding annually'

Added: 30 Oct 2019

New research claims that UK engineering companies are potentially missing out on more than £10 bill…

Prince Albert provides £80k for ex-soldier’s pioneering materials PhD work

Added: 30 Oct 2019

PhD student Shaun Smart has been awarded £80,000 to fund his research into a vital area of material…

AFRC and Siemens seal deal to make Scottish factories smarter

Added: 23 Oct 2019

Strathclyde university’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has officially agreed a collaborat…

Farm’s biomethane ‘first’ brings 24/7 sustainable energy to c10k homes

Added: 30 Oct 2019

Manufacturers of a biomethane plant completed from start to finish in six months says it will provi…

Make UK conferences spell out impending Brexit implications

Added: 23 Oct 2019

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK staged two conferences in three days to provide emergency guida…

Severn Glocon valve technology aims for maritime safety advance

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Extreme technical demands associated with a critical safety system on an offshore platforms are bei…

Facility launch 'a gamechanger for oil and gas measurement'

Added: 22 Oct 2019

TÜV SÜD’s National Engineering Laboratory has announced the launch of its £16 million Advanced Mult…

Virtual Engineering Centre enables £20million Sellafield savings

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Liverpool University’s Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC), has developed a training tool for Britain’…

Full steam ahead as Spirax Sarco marks 30 years of driving accreditation

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Steam solutions provider Spirax Sarco is celebrating three decades of providing City & Guilds cours…

AEMT announces 2019 finalists shortlist

Added: 22 Oct 2019

A total of 25 finalists have been chosen for the six categories in the annual Association of Electr…

Flexible working emerges as new priority for manufacturing employees

Added: 9 Oct 2019

Automation and agile production methods are contributing to a growing demand among manufacturing st…