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Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

BSC demands post-Brexit safety assurances following attorney general’s Commons admission

Added: 10 Dec 2018

The British Safety Council has renewed demands that the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union mus…

London domination of STEM jobs ‘could threaten regions’ ability to benefit from tech growth’

Added: 10 Dec 2018

Nine of the 10 fastest growing occupations in the UK during the period to 2024 will be tech jobs, s…

Ensuring your diesel-fuelled generators are compliant

Added: 10 Dec 2018

Emissions legislation doesn’t spell the end of the diesel-fuelled generator, says Jason Harryman of…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

EEF report warns of plunging manufacturing export balance

Added: 4 Dec 2018

British manufacturing’s export balance has halved in the last quarter of 2018, reports the latest E…

BSC helps launch safety drive for India’s 465 million workforce

Added: 4 Dec 2018

The British Safety Council has announced the creation of a forum of international leaders in health…

Heavy duty pumps enable eco-friendly solution for cement slurry

Added: 14 Dec 2018

You need tough pumps to handle the abrasive cement slurry that European materials specialist Xella …

Boosting staff awareness prompts process efficiencies

Added: 28 Nov 2018

People are the most important asset in a business, so when it came to promoting process efficiency,…

Saudi calibration centre creates opportunity for Endress+Hauser

Added: 27 Nov 2018

Endress+Hauser has opened a calibration and training centre in Saudi Arabia’s industrial heartland …

North East manufacturing project releases £0.8 million for SMEs

Added: 27 Nov 2018

More than £800,000 worth of collaborative projects fund money is on offer to manufacturing firms in…

Combat work stress and boost productivity says EEF report

Added: 27 Nov 2018

The government has been urged by manufacturers to improve employee access to occupational health pr…

Engineering award winner chips in with solution built on food waste

Added: 26 Nov 2018

A 23 year-old company co-founder has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Launchpad Competition f…

Is the Industrial Internet of Things a reality?

Added: 20 Nov 2018

While IIoT is fast becoming a fact for some businesses, Robert Smith asks if the majority of engine…

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Trust me, I’m an engineer… (and 87% of the public does)

Added: 19 Nov 2018

When it comes to trustworthiness, you would be hard-pressed to beat an engineer, reckons a survey o…

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Chemistry: it’s a man’s world and that needs to change, reveals RSC findings

Added: 19 Nov 2018

The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched a campaign to combat bullying and prejudice after its n…

Doncasters tackles UK skills shortage with double digit graduate hires

Added: 13 Nov 2018

Metallurgical engineering company Doncasters has struck graduate gold with a rich seam of 10 entran…

Anglian to spend £40 million on leak detection deal

Added: 13 Nov 2018

Utility company Anglian Water has awarded one of the first contracts for the next asset management …

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EEF launches guide for manufacturing and schools engagement

Added: 13 Nov 2018

The EEF has launched a guide designed to help manufacturers and schools to engage with one another,…

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Measurement science goes back to nature for landmark change

Added: 14 Nov 2018

As expected, more than 60 leading scientists attending the General Conference on Weights and Measur…