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Understanding Arc Flash jargon can help you save lives

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Arc Flash is a daily risk for those working in the utilities sector. So it’s essential, says ProGAR…

Robot pulling power gives traditional brewer the edge on loading

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Sometimes, it’s the most traditional brands that are at the cutting edge of automation. Adnams was …

IT/OT convergence: greater accuracy, agile responses and happy stakeholders

Added: 18 Sep 2019

Novotek’s George Walker explains how, as with smartphones, modern industrial firms’ IT and OT opera…

Delivering a better SAP system without harming product line or the bottom line

Added: 22 Jul 2019

Installing a new SAP system at short notice to boost stock management was a tall order but CSB mana…

Michele Windsor on the overlooked element for effective industrial logistics

Added: 11 Sep 2019

While we know reliable power is essential for effective logistics, we tend to ignore the role of ba…

Shell’s AM centre wins Lloyd’s coveted ‘badge of excellence’

Added: 17 Jul 2019

Lloyd’s Register has awarded a prestigious best practice qualification to Shell’s groundbreaking 3D…

Tomlinson celebrates its 100th year with monthly ‘centuries’ for good causes

Added: 16 Jul 2019

Teesside pump distributor and manufacturer Tomlinson Hall marked its 100th year in business with a …

Sympathetic actuators provide an answer to Britain’s ageing pipework  

Added: 15 Jul 2019

AUMA Actuators’ Paul Hopkins explains how the Victorian’s visionary approach is causing headaches f…

Huddersfield shares in €4 million Euro-donation to train new 5G experts

Added: 9 Jul 2019

A generation of 5G network experts will be trained by the University of Huddersfield, which receive…

MP welcomes new food training facility as apprentice capacity doubles at site

Added: 10 Jul 2019

Redditch MP Rachel Maclean officially opened engineering training provider MGTS’s purpose-built fac…

Research reveals engineers’ creativity peaks long after others dip…

Added: 9 Jul 2019

New research claims to reveal that engineers reach peak creativity in the day long after other prof…

Wanner’s Hydra-Cell hard sell reaps massive growth dividends

Added: 11 Jul 2019

Wanner International says it has recorded an average annual organic growth rate of over 14% over th…

px Group appoints Ineos Upstream’s Holmes as chief executive 

Added: 9 Jul 2019

Infrastructure solutions leader px has appointed Ineos senior executive Geoff Holmes as its chief e…

Assytem's ASCO acquisition heralds French expansion

Added: 12 Jul 2019

Blackburn-based Assystem, now the world’s third largest nuclear engineering organisation has acquir…

Brexit uncertainty contributes to manufacturing’s sharp drop, says report

Added: 3 Jul 2019

UK manufacturing levels in May were at their lowest since February 2013 owing to mounting concern o…

Midlands firm achieves national prominence with manufacturing award

Added: 26 Jun 2019

Midlands family firm MNB Precision has won a second industry award in two months, scooping the Nati…

Siemens launches Industry 4.0 curriculum for universities 

Added: 26 Jun 2019

Siemens is stepping into university with the launch of a teaching programme designed to put industr…

Assystem signs energy transition agreement with Uzbekistan

Added: 25 Jun 2019

International engineering group Assystem has signed a deal with the Central Asian republic of Uzbek…

Water

Ofwat £126 million charge to Southern Water for sewage treatment failures

Added: 25 Jun 2019

Regulator Ofwat has imposed a massive £126 million penalty on Southern Water after serious failures…

After a century of campaigning, why do we have so few women engineers?

Added: 21 Jun 2019

Windscreen wipers, computer software, space station batteries and the circular saw can all be credi…