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Hot topic: combating emissions is good business

Added: 17 Oct 2017

The VW scandal raised the level of public awareness on air pollution, highlighting the importance o…

Emerson’s Paradigm takeover will boost position in exploration software

Added: 17 Oct 2017

Emerson has positioned itself as the largest independent provider of exploration and production sof…

Amec Foster Wheeler takeover provides North Sea entry for WorleyParsons

Added: 11 Oct 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler’s North Sea oil and gas maintenance business arm is to be sold to WorleyParsons…

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British Safety Council honours 72 companies for excellence

Added: 11 Oct 2017

Some of the biggest names in the global process industries are among a host of firms honoured for t…

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GMB accuses Sellafield of going back on undertakings and says strike back on

Added: 10 Oct 2017

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear facility have announced plans to strike this month over an ongoi…

Plant equipment: how will new NOx emission rules impact upon boiler design?

Added: 4 Oct 2017

Michelle Knott asks how future regulations, due to clamp down on NOx emissions, will affect the fut…

UKOOG: ‘Scottish Government fracking ban harms economy and environment’

Added: 3 Oct 2017

The chief executive of trade body UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) has condemned the Scottish Governm…

IET unveils apprenticeship and Forces awards shortlist

Added: 2 Oct 2017

An army sergeant whose innovative airplane runway achieved cost savings of 80% and an apprentice wh…

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Half of British public would support coal plants with CCS, survey finds

Added: 25 Sep 2017

Half of the British public would support the construction of new coal and gas-fired power plants if…

French environmental testing group buys PARC laboratory

Added: 20 Sep 2017

UK environmental testing laboratory PARC Ltd (Product Assessment and Reliability Centre) has been b…

Stamps honour legendary safety engineer John C Taylor’s inventions

Added: 19 Sep 2017

The inventor of the kettle switch used a billion times a day worldwide has been honoured with a ser…

Labrador secures £1m investment for smart energy device

Added: 19 Sep 2017

Smart energy company Labrador has announced it has raised in excess of £1 million from more than 30…

Sheffield Uni AMRC deal creates manufacturing centre in Oman

Added: 19 Sep 2017

The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has launched a project with Om…

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Sellafield GMB members set strike date for 27 September

Added: 12 Sep 2017

Sellafield nuclear site's 3,000 GMB union members have announced their 24 hour strike action will b…

Decontamination equipment: the importance of staff training

Added: 18 Sep 2017

You can’t handle hazardous materials without the right tools but managers need to ensure the people…

‘Milestone’ certification of first AM-produced part for oil and gas sector

Added: 6 Sep 2017

Lloyd’s Register has certified the first part to be produced through additive manufacturing for the…

Viewpoint: more science teachers spells STEM success

Added: 5 Sep 2017

To fill the STEM shortfall in UK industry, you don’t start with university – you begin with schools…

Under the microscope: AD & bio success will depend on refocusing

Added: 5 Sep 2017

Growing demand for energy, feedstock and alternatives to fossil fuels has increased interest in AD …

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GMB members vote for Sellafield strike action

Added: 4 Sep 2017

More than three quarters of GMB members employed at the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria have vot…

EEF picks top defence and trade civil servant to succeed Scuoler

Added: 4 Sep 2017

Manufacturers’ association the EEF has appointed a top civil servant at the Department for Internat…