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Thought for food: handling biomass in the pump industry

Added: 25 Oct 2017

The anaerobic digestion and biogas sector is growing and with it the market for pump products that …

BEIS secretary Clarke to headline EEF manufacturing conference

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Greg Clarke, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been confirmed as …

Welsh firm plays part in Chernobyl’s revival

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Pontypool company Flamgard Calidair is making a key contribution to the demolition of the radioacti…

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…