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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 …

Students

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…

Crops

New sustainable food MOOC pinpoints jobs of the future

Added: 3 Apr 2018

The first ever MOOC – massive open online course – on the use of sustainable food systems in the Me…

Netzsch tackles an ATEX pumps challenge for chemical manufacturer

Added: 29 Mar 2018

European commercial and industrial companies must comply with strict regulations regarding manufact…

Biogas solution saves on downtime and boosts environmental returns

Added: 29 Mar 2018

One of the largest French biogas plants, commissioned in 2017, is set to produce 2.2 million m³ of …

Plastic recycling

Gove boost for plastic and can recycling

Added: 28 Mar 2018

Environment secretary Michael Gove has unveiled plans for a reward and return scheme for single use…

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

Engineering body funding for Liverpool University research tops £3 million

Added: 27 Mar 2018

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded the University of Liverp…

Glenmuckloch open cast coal mine

Javid refusal for open cast mining bid prompts angry response

Added: 27 Mar 2018

Communities secretary Sajid Javid’s decision to overturn a ruling by the government planning inspec…

Food production

FDF welcomes Brexit deal on EU workers

Added: 27 Mar 2018

Food and Drink Federation director general Ian Wright has welcomed guarantees provided in the Brexi…

A guide to picking the right blower for wastewater aeration

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Aeration is a key process within wastewater treatment plants, forming the secondary treatment stage…

Brand new age for STEM recruitment

Added: 22 Mar 2018

Words such as branding and marketing are, one suspects, anathema to the average engineer.

Mixed report for UK oil and gas ‘shows need for transformative change’

Added: 21 Mar 2018

Average unit operating costs in the UK continental shelf have halved since 2014, while the average …

Nuclear industry lauds ‘outstanding quality’ apprentices

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Urenco UK’s multi-award winning Benjamin Crane has scooped the heavily contested UK Nuclear Apprent…

BSC International Safety Awards nominees announced

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Organisations from the process sectors are strongly represented in this year’s British Safety Counc…

Euro trio calls for Brexit chemical industry guarantees

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Two of the leading chemical industries bodies in Europe and a leading continental trade union have …

The emerging impact of batch analytics

Added: 15 May 2018

Many big chemical companies are investing in a strong specialty chemicals portfolio, notes Artur Be…

Sheffield AMRC gets safety compliance under the COSHH

Added: 9 May 2018

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) specialises in carrying out world class research …