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Watson-Marlow unveils plans to extend reach in Iberian pumps market

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) is extending its reach into the Spanish and Portuguese…

Make UK/BDO survey shows Brexit uncertainty 'further harming industry prospects'

Added: 5 Jun 2019

Stockpiling in preparation for Brexit has slowed and export orders continue to fall, the latest Mak…

IMechE welcomes call to boost foreign engineer numbers

Added: 4 Jun 2019

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has welcomed calls by a key advisory body for employers to …

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Assystem launches massive UK nuclear recruitment drive as SME hires dive

Added: 4 Jun 2019

Nuclear engineering company Assystem is hiring as many as 400 people for jobs in the UK.

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 24 Jul 2019

Bürkert’s Greg Wainhouse examines how the wastewater and brewing sectors employ process optimisatio…

Chopper pumps provide robust solution for unscreened sludge

Added: 13 Jun 2019

The failures of unscreened sludge mixing is a reminder of the benefits that chopper pumps can provi…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 28 Aug 2019

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…

Why PC Pumps offer automated solution to reduce workplace injuries

Added: 3 Jun 2019

The food & drink sector accounts for a high proportion of injuries in the process industry, says SE…

Retrofit saves Wessex Water recycle site from population overload

Added: 5 Nov 2019

When a fast growing West Country town put a strain on the water recycling plant, it was an opportun…

Make UK urges successor to build on May's Brexit foundations

Added: 24 May 2019

Make UK CEO Stephen Phipson has reacted immediately to Theresa May’s resignation announcement by ur…

Strathclyde research aims to save up to 100k tonnes of landfill waste annually

Added: 21 May 2019

New research from the University of Strathclyde has harnessed heat treatment methods to reduce wast…

North West pioneers lead launch of game-changing Made Smarter scheme

Added: 21 May 2019

Engineering firms have applauded the launch of a scheme designed to boost the north west of England…

Engineering at last gets a foot in the primary school door

Added: 21 May 2019

A decade and a half long mission to introduce engineering to primary school classrooms has come to …

Manufacturing Barometer

Two thirds of SMEs feel corporates get better deal from the system and Brexit

Added: 20 May 2019

Two out of three small to medium enterprise (SME) respondents say they feel corporate firms are bet…

Blockchain will release the energy industry's potential

Added: 17 Jul 2019

The energy industry is understandably cautious about blockchain technology, but we should heed the …

How to ensure your operation is digitally mature for the 4.0 world

Added: 28 May 2019

Clare Darlison of Idhammar Systems explains why manufacturers must take digital maturity seriously …

National Grid

Security and cost are biggest barriers to decentralised energy, says report

Added: 15 May 2019

Reducing energy consumption is a priority for most UK businesses but fears over security and disrup…

‘Smoke alarm for the sea’ could mark an oil and gas breakthrough

Added: 13 May 2019

A revolutionary new product developed by a leading university and industry experts could provide ef…

Remember to count industry among the climate worriers

Added: 13 May 2019

The appearances of the youthful environmentalist Greta Thunberg have drawn some predictably Old Buf…

Look East for pumps priorities

Added: 13 May 2019

Even before the axis of global power had shifted so far eastwards, we had grown accustomed to laggi…