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Severn Trent engineer beats off hundreds to win Apprentice of the Year

Added: 19 Jan 2018

Trainee engineer Heeran Basi is celebrating after defeating hundreds of other entrants to win one o…

UKOOG's Cronin criticises ‘flawed’ Manchester shale claims

Added: 16 Jan 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas chief executive Ken Cronin has taken issue with a University of Manchester r…

How Big Data can boost small firms

Added: 20 Feb 2018

SMEs often think they’ll get left behind in the era of Industry 4.0 but, argues Access Group’s Andy…

Award-winning apprentice Oliver lifts the lid on £137k savings for bin firm

Added: 16 Jan 2018

University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre apprentice Oliver Marsh has scooped a major industry a…

UK manufacturing fails to train for global Industry 4.0 race, says report

Added: 16 Jan 2018

British manufacturing is failing to ensure its engineers are fully trained for the advent of Indust…

Liam Fox to headline at EEF conference with Brexit speech

Added: 15 Jan 2018

Liam Fox will be the keynote political speaker at the this year’s EEF National Manufacturing Confer…

Stay in control of dosing with PC pumps

Added: 26 Jan 2018

Dosing pumps are an important piece of equipment for manufacturers and processors across a whole ra…

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NIA gives thumbs up to government's Euratom pledges

Added: 11 Jan 2018

The Nuclear Industry Association has welcomed the government’s statement on Euratom delivered by mi…

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One in five UK engineers to quit by 2026 warns report

Added: 11 Jan 2018

The number of engineers in the UK workforce has grown 9% in seven years but this will be offset by …

Research

Pfizer cuts neuroscience research into Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases

Added: 11 Jan 2018

Drug giant Pfizer’s announcement that it will withdraw from neuroscience research into products aim…

Condition monitoring of calender rolling bearings reduces downtime

Added: 11 Jan 2018

With more than 30 manufacturing locations in over 20 countries worldwide, the Renolit Group is one …

AODD pumps can solve pump leakage from aggressive liquids

Added: 10 Jan 2018

Leaky pumps create unscheduled downtime but aggressive acids and slurries can cause them to leak mu…

BPMA calls for protection for Britain’s £0.5 billion-worth of EU pump exports

Added: 9 Jan 2018

The British Pump Manufacturers Association has added its voice to industry leaders demanding barrie…

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UK to lose lead role in offshore wind energy to China

Added: 9 Jan 2018

The UK’s dominant role in offshore wind energy production will be overtaken by China within four ye…

Emerson wins top IIoT accolade

Added: 8 Jan 2018

Emerson has won Industrial IoT Company of the Year at the 2018 IoT Breakthrough Awards in recogniti…

GMB dismay over Colman’s planned Norwich closure

Added: 5 Jan 2018

Union leaders have responded with dismay to the news that Norwich’s Colman’s factory is to be close…

Pump saves village sewage station from being priced out of existence

Added: 4 Jan 2018

The environmental horrors created by blockages accumulating in the sewage systems of major cities a…

The hidden costs of counterfeit bearings

Added: 4 Jan 2018

Globally, product counterfeiting is increasing. Not only in consumer goods but also in industrial, …

Increased digitisation is the only way for the food and drink industry

Added: 7 Feb 2018

Once seen as slow moving and traditional, the food and drink sector is in its most dynamic period f…

Former NEPIC chief among NY Honours List recipients

Added: 2 Jan 2018

Former North East of England Process Industry Cluster CEO Dr Stan Higgins is among the leading figu…