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AD equipment to be tested by avalanche of food waste from panic-buying

Added: 31 Mar 2020

AD and biogas operators should brace themselves for an avalanche of food waste that will test their…

HSE flags up need for ‘fit-testing’ facemasks

Added: 31 Mar 2020

The Health and Safety Executive has issued advice to essential industrial workers and companies war…

Spirax’s Mike joins British boilers’ top 20

Added: 31 Mar 2020

Steam systems expert and trainer at Spirax Sarco’s UK Steam Technology Centre (UKSTC) Mike Maslanka…

Warburg seals deal for Sundyne acquistion

Added: 31 Mar 2020

Global leader in the design and manufacture of API compliant pumps and compressors, Sundyne, has be…

Water companies will reap benefits of sharing data with suppliers

Added: 2 Apr 2020

By providing data to equipment providers, water companies would support the design, build and opera…

Compressor replacement keeps ethylene supply on tap

Added: 6 Apr 2020

No compressor, no ethylene: when the reliability of one piece of equipment determines a process can…

Company vows to tackle source of one in five major oil & gas accidents

Added: 24 Mar 2020

Creators of a new digital tool for the oil and gas industry say it could help reduce a major cost a…

Call for £7.5 bn investment to erase plastic waste and refuel economy

Added: 23 Mar 2020

Britain must invest billions to tackle the nearly five million tonnes of plastic waste it generates…

Engineering firms switch to ventilators to tackle health crisis

Added: 23 Mar 2020

UK engineering firms are answering the government’s appeal to produce thousands of desperately need…

Rotherham advanced solutions firm gains US foothold

Added: 23 Mar 2020

Plant reliability specialist AVT Reliability has opened its first subsidiary in the USA, following …

Downstream oil and gas have a vital role to play

Added: 18 Mar 2020

As supply and demand pressures increase in tandem with environmental concerns, the downstream oil a…

There's no short cuts to boosting female recruits in the manufacturing supply chain

Added: 18 Mar 2020

The lack of female recruits into the manufacturing supply chain is a brake on talent and needs urge…

Five steps to combat failing CHP engines

Added: 25 Mar 2020

Combined heat and power (CHP) engines that convert biogas into usable energy are vital equipment. B…

Make UK/BDO survey reveals exports slump to lowest level in three years

Added: 17 Mar 2020

Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to work with industry and take whatever steps…

Panic buying customer substitutions 'could impact supply chain safety'

Added: 17 Mar 2020

Customers who buy up substitute products such as paper towel in place of toilet paper could be crea…

EPO reveals ‘significant’ growth for UK patent applications in Europe

Added: 17 Mar 2020

The volume of patent applications filed by UK businesses in Europe has risen ‘significantly’ for th…

Sleaford recognised for commitment to food innovation

Added: 17 Mar 2020

Multiple packaged foods supplier Sleaford Quality Foods (SQF), is celebrating after after winning t…

Pressure grows for Budget boost to manufacturing

Added: 9 Mar 2020

As the Chancellor prepared the first Budget of Boris Johnson’s administration, manufacturing leader…

Coronavirus ‘will increase demand for storage’

Added: 9 Mar 2020

The coronavirus epidemic in the Far East will increase pressure among UK businesses to remedy suppl…

Nuclear atom

Just a quarter of young people know nuclear is low carbon source

Added: 9 Mar 2020

Barely one in four people aged 18-24 surveyed realise nuclear power is a low carbon source of elect…