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Boosting productivity? Then look to your fluid system

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Maximising your fluid system efficiency is a must if you want to boost productivity  and reduce cos…

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: 5 Feb 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…

Electrification is spreading and that will increase the focus on power quality

Added: 12 Feb 2020

Electrical engineers can expect substantial challenges in the years ahead, warns REO UK’s Steve Hug…

It's in industry's interest to avoid a deluge of dirty data

Added: 4 Mar 2020

In 2018, China’s data centres alone produced nearly 100 million tonnes of CO2 –the footprint of 21 …

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…

Oil & gas leaders commit to industry-wide competence measurement

Added: 5 Nov 2019

Leading oil and gas engineering companies have helped embed a Government-sponsored system of compet…

UK engineering firms 'could be missing out on £10 billion R&D funding annually'

Added: 30 Oct 2019

New research claims that UK engineering companies are potentially missing out on more than £10 bill…