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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…

Yorkshire does its bit to save critically endangered eels

Added: 19 Jun 2019

Yorkshire Water is completing a £2 million project to save one of Britain’s fastest-declining fish …

Wood wins multi-million dollar deal at UK’s first nuclear new build in 20 years

Added: 18 Jun 2019

Wood has won a multi-million dollar-equivalent contract to provide engineering and technical servic…

Bacteria used in bioplastics production

Bumper share of new research money goes to process industry projects

Added: 18 Jun 2019

Institution of Mechanical Engineers head of engineering Dr Jenifer Baxter has applauded the announc…

Make UK reports sustainability drive undented by Brexit uncertainty

Added: 10 Jun 2019

British manufacturers are making substantial progress with sustainability improvements, largely pro…

China hub boost for UK diagnostic leader

Added: 10 Jun 2019

The world’s largest research centre for diagnostic engineering – the UK’s Centre for Efficiency and…

Tarmac gets to grip with UK’s rubber mountain

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Materials solutions company Tarmac has launched a new rubberised asphalt it says will recycle thous…