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Prince Albert provides £80k for ex-soldier’s pioneering materials PhD work

Added: 30 Oct 2019

PhD student Shaun Smart has been awarded £80,000 to fund his research into a vital area of material…

AFRC and Siemens seal deal to make Scottish factories smarter

Added: 23 Oct 2019

Strathclyde university’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has officially agreed a collaborat…

Farm’s biomethane ‘first’ brings 24/7 sustainable energy to c10k homes

Added: 30 Oct 2019

Manufacturers of a biomethane plant completed from start to finish in six months says it will provi…

Make UK conferences spell out impending Brexit implications

Added: 23 Oct 2019

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK staged two conferences in three days to provide emergency guida…

Severn Glocon valve technology aims for maritime safety advance

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Extreme technical demands associated with a critical safety system on an offshore platforms are bei…

Facility launch 'a gamechanger for oil and gas measurement'

Added: 22 Oct 2019

TÜV SÜD’s National Engineering Laboratory has announced the launch of its £16 million Advanced Mult…

Virtual Engineering Centre enables £20million Sellafield savings

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Liverpool University’s Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC), has developed a training tool for Britain’…

Full steam ahead as Spirax Sarco marks 30 years of driving accreditation

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Steam solutions provider Spirax Sarco is celebrating three decades of providing City & Guilds cours…

AEMT announces 2019 finalists shortlist

Added: 22 Oct 2019

A total of 25 finalists have been chosen for the six categories in the annual Association of Electr…

Effective calibration ensures top quality instrumentation

Added: 18 Dec 2019

The long-standing relationship between materials expert Solvay and process automation leader Endres…

Flexible working emerges as new priority for manufacturing employees

Added: 9 Oct 2019

Automation and agile production methods are contributing to a growing demand among manufacturing st…

IMechE boost for engineers graduating from the University of Northampton

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has confirmed it is re-accrediting the University …

Authority rules against Ecolab and Holchem merger

Added: 9 Oct 2019

Ecolab’s merger with Holchem has been blocked by the Competition & Mergers Authority (CMA).

Engineers get to voice their thoughts on state of the nation

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The UK’s engineers are invited to share their views on the political, industrial and other challeng…

Turnover boost sends px surging in list of top performers

Added: 11 Oct 2019

Stockton based engineering and energy company px has leapt 119 places in the Sunday Times Grant Tho…

Relax… you’ve got through the deadliest workplace day of the year

Added: 9 Oct 2019

Superstitious souls might dread the approach of Friday the 13th but engineers who prefer to rely on…

Drax Power Plant

Drax go-ahead puts Government and Planning Inspectorate at odds

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The Government has announced that it has approved the installation of four new gas fired turbines f…

adi shapes future engineering careers with its fourth intake of pre-apprentices

Added: 8 Oct 2019

Birmingham-based engineering firm adi Group has welcomed a fourth intake to its pioneering pre-appr…

Electricity prices ‘threaten UK steel's ability to compete with Europe’

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The UK’s steel producers pay two third more than their German counterparts for electricity and 80% …

Deadline looms for top engineering women’s award nominations  

Added: 2 Oct 2019

With just days to go before the nominations close, the annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards a…