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Investing in pumps modernisation is essential for survival

Added: 8 May 2018

It’s a bald reminder to anyone who assesses a product’s overall cost purely on the basis of its pri…

EEF: Government must address failed productivity strategy

Added: 4 May 2018

Government strategy aimed at boosting UK productivity has failed and needs to set clear goals that …

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Scots food and drink trio demand call for shared labelling approach across UK

Added: 2 May 2018

Three leading Scottish food sector associations have united to demand a shared regulatory approach …

EEF: Number 10 must reform apprentice levy

Added: 30 Apr 2018

Manufacturers’ association the EEF has delivered one of the strongest attacks yet on the government…

EEF plea for cyber security as nearly 50% of UK manufacturers report attacks

Added: 23 Apr 2018

UK manufacturing is the most targeted sector for cyber attacks after government and finance, report…

Norwell seeks training EDGE with upstream e-learning

Added: 23 Apr 2018

Oil industry company Norwell Engineering has launched a 50 module e-learning course to counter what…

Turning whisky into (waste)water

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Glemorangie distillery is famous as the home of one of the great Scottish whiskies. Now, with help …

Plastic recycling

Enzyme breakthrough could revolutionise plastic recycling

Added: 17 Apr 2018

Scientists experimenting with an enzyme that helps bacteria digest plastic have engineered a faster…

Don't act on impulses, use good sensors

Added: 11 Apr 2018

The world has moved on and so has the technology at our disposal. Why then, asks Ken Roberts, do so…

Valves need to guarantee workplace safety without leaking money

Added: 30 May 2018

Pressure Relief Valves perform an essential role in ensuring safety in the workplace but leakage is…

Following the right electrical safety procedures can save lives

Added: 11 Apr 2018

Nothing can be taken granted when it comes to electrical safety, writes Michelle Knott, not least w…

UKCS operators could save on more than ‘£240 million cost and deferred revenue’

Added: 9 Apr 2018

UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) oil and gas operators are overlooking innovations that could be worth i…

It's time for oil and gas to embrace the cost benefits of non-intrusive inspection

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Oil and gas operators are missing a prime opportunity to save on downtime inspection costs yet stil…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

Sugar tax acknowledged as spur to innovation

Added: 6 Apr 2018

The long-awaited ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks has been heralded by one business analyst as a spur to …

Lifetime award for AESSEAL founder

Added: 6 Apr 2018

Founder and managing director of AESSEAL, Chris Rea has won the British Pump Manufacturers Associat…

Waste water treatment plant

EnviroChemie purchases Clearfleau

Added: 4 Apr 2018

German water brand EnviroChemie has taken control leading UK effluent treatment firm Clearfleau.

UKOOG says shale announcement will help secure domestic gas supply

Added: 3 Apr 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) chief executive Ken Cronin has hailed completion of the country’s fi…

Tata backing helps revolutionary pumps device break US market

Added: 3 Apr 2018

A Scottish firm which pioneered an intelligent device for preventing wastewater pipe blockages has …

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Gas engineer awards aim to address recruitment dilemma

Added: 3 Apr 2018

Leading engineering body the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) has launched a raft o…