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Bilfinger streamlines UK businesses to target new markets

Added: 6 Feb 2018

Global engineering company Bilfinger has merged two of its core UK businesses, saying it would make…

Engineering salary rises outpace finance and accountancy

Added: 6 Feb 2018

Advertised salaries in engineering rose faster than other sectors during the last year and across a…

Waste water treatment plant

Cost of nationalising water industry would be £90 billion, warns think tank

Added: 5 Feb 2018

Plans to nationalise the UK water industry would result in a buyout that would leave the taxpayer w…

HEFCE money to enable Southampton to share UK photonics skills

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Southampton university has received £0.2 million from the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) …

EEF demands urgent overhaul of apprenticeships

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Government apprenticeship policy is in need of a substantial overhaul says manufacturers’ organisat…

Hidrostal helps transform a 'worst performing asset' into an efficient pumping station

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Braintree Marks Farm Terminal Pumping Station in Essex, was a frequent bugbear for Anglian Water’s …

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

China assumes lead in science and tech research paper output

Added: 25 Jan 2018

China has overtaken the USA as the world’s leading producer of scientific and technological researc…

Sheffield AMRC testing gets ex-builder’s revolutionary aid to market

Added: 24 Jan 2018

Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has enabled a retired builder to get his re…

How Watson-Marlow boosted recycling plant uptime by 25%

Added: 28 Mar 2018

Montello SpA, a specilaist in sorting, recovery and recycling of post-consumer plastic packaging, a…

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Apex technology provides a lift for JCB supply chain

Added: 22 Jan 2018

With operations running 24 hours a day, leading equipment manufacturer JCB frequently ran into sign…

3D is revolutionising manufacturing for metal components

Added: 17 Apr 2018

The way we manufacture is changing. Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) is a quickly growing ar…

Court win as water company cracks down on ‘fatberg’ culprits

Added: 18 Jan 2018

Tougher responses from water companies to businesses responsible for blocking sewers with fat, oil …

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…

Nuclear

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…