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Trio deny charges relating to Bosley Mill tragedy

Added: 3 Dec 2019

A company director and two managers have denied charges in court relating to the deaths of four emp…

UK chemical sector R&D spend hits a high for yet another year

Added: 25 Nov 2019

The UK chemicals sector has increased its annual spending on research and development by 3.4% - its…

Application submitted for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A planning application has been submitted for the development of the National Manufacturing Institu…

Landia helps Stornoway scoop top environmental prize

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A Landia pasteuriser that processes waste salmon for an AD biogas plant on Stornoway has helped the…

WMFTG pumphead rises to the waste water challenge

Added: 13 Jan 2020

Watson-Marlow’s polymer dosing pumphead proved its worth when dealing with a brewery’s waste water …

Pumps ensure Severn Trent renewables strategy yields greater results

Added: 2 Jan 2020

Severn Trent was already a leader in harnessing renewable energy but had ambitious plans to do more…

Industrial wearables are getting smarter - in both senses

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Gone are the days of clunky steel-toe capped boots, oversized fluorescent jackets and poorly fittin…

Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 22 Jan 2020

Siemens has helped ensure the entire manufacturing process at paint giant AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-…

Edwin James Group reports £140 million turnover

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Edwin James Group has achieved an annual revenue of circa £140 million for the 12-month period endi…

Water

BPMA and European pumps industry urges EU to heed water directive advice

Added: 20 Nov 2019

More than 30 European trade associations are urging the EU to include their recommendations within …

Trust’s port plan provides new process industry ‘road’ for Yorkshire

Added: 20 Nov 2019

The Canal and River Trust has won planning permission for from Leeds City Council for its proposed …

Water sector group appoints corporate comms chief as new head

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Water UK has appointed a top utility industry corporate communications figure as its new chief exec…

‘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: 4 Dec 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…