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Combat work stress and boost productivity says EEF report

Added: 27 Nov 2018

The government has been urged by manufacturers to improve employee access to occupational health pr…

Engineering award winner chips in with solution built on food waste

Added: 26 Nov 2018

A 23 year-old company co-founder has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Launchpad Competition f…

Is the Industrial Internet of Things a reality?

Added: 20 Nov 2018

While IIoT is fast becoming a fact for some businesses, Robert Smith asks if the majority of engine…

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Trust me, I’m an engineer… (and 87% of the public does)

Added: 19 Nov 2018

When it comes to trustworthiness, you would be hard-pressed to beat an engineer, reckons a survey o…

Beth Thomas 23 Reactor Chemistry Engineer at EDF Energy

Chemistry: it’s a man’s world and that needs to change, reveals RSC findings

Added: 19 Nov 2018

The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched a campaign to combat bullying and prejudice after its n…

Doncasters tackles UK skills shortage with double digit graduate hires

Added: 13 Nov 2018

Metallurgical engineering company Doncasters has struck graduate gold with a rich seam of 10 entran…

Anglian to spend £40 million on leak detection deal

Added: 13 Nov 2018

Utility company Anglian Water has awarded one of the first contracts for the next asset management …

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EEF launches guide for manufacturing and schools engagement

Added: 13 Nov 2018

The EEF has launched a guide designed to help manufacturers and schools to engage with one another,…

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Measurement science goes back to nature for landmark change

Added: 14 Nov 2018

As expected, more than 60 leading scientists attending the General Conference on Weights and Measur…

A process sector that lies on the cyber frontline, daily

Added: 12 Nov 2018

Of all the various process industries, the energy and utilities sectors are the most at risk in tod…

Energy & Utilities: Renewables are a lifeline and cyber challenge

Added: 7 Nov 2018

Smarter, cleaner and more efficient energy could save millions and boost process productivity but i…

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Industry and academia pair up for health and safety qualifications offer

Added: 6 Nov 2018

Manufacturers' organisation the EEF has teamed with Portsmouth university to launch two new persona…

National Apprenticeship Week

Massive increase in number of youngsters who view apprenticeships as career enhancer

Added: 6 Nov 2018

The number of young people who view apprenticeships as ‘career building’ has increased dramatically…

Chemical engineering research pilot

UK chemicals regulation ‘on cliff edge’ say Lords

Added: 7 Nov 2018

The chairman of the House of Lords group monitoring UK chemicals regulation has warned that Britain…

Latest community awards bring energy giant’s grants to nearly £1 million

Added: 31 Oct 2018

Nearly 20 community groups will share £0.2 million in grants from energy giant Ørsted’s East Coast …

Philip Hammond

Hammond budget offers 4.0 and training boost

Added: 30 Oct 2018

Despite mixed responses elsewhere, Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s final pre-Brexit budget received a …

Show Preview: WWEM 2018 and AQE 2018 under one roof for the first time

Added: 29 Oct 2018

Two events will take place at Telford International Centre from 21-22 November, providing process e…

Manufacturers in North West ‘desperate’ for Brexit clarity

Added: 26 Oct 2018

Manufacturers in the North West of England are “desperate for clarity” as Brexit negotiations reach…

Autumn Budget: ‘UK manufacturers need support as Brexit approaches’

Added: 24 Oct 2018

Caroline Milton, manufacturing head at accountancy firm Menzies LLP, looks ahead to the Budget on M…

Using new energy technologies to transform business efficiency

Added: 21 Nov 2018

New technologies will allow businesses to better control energy use in order to reduce cost and dri…