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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…

NEBOSH calls on world experts for H&S careers guide

Added: 9 Mar 2020

More than 20 of the leading health and safety practitioners working in the global process industrie…

VSDs to lose exemption from tough new Euro motor efficiency rules

Added: 3 Mar 2020

Variable speed drives will be included for the first time in stringent new rules for electric motor…

Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent and partner get £1 mill innovation grant to treat wastewater 

Added: 3 Mar 2020

Clean tech company CCm Technologies has been awarded approximately £1 million in government funding…

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Expert warns coronavirus impact will heighten need for Industry 4.0 solutions

Added: 3 Mar 2020

The economic disruption caused by global disasters such as the coronavirus outbreak would be tackle…

Nature offers key to producing sustainable chemicals

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Industrial products that currently depend for their creation on chemicals from hydrogen and fossil …

'Engineers fear skills shortages but ignore tax relief that would help'

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Over a third of UK engineers surveyed worry about skills shortages but more than a fifth of their c…