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EEF changes name to Make UK then delivers a Brexit broadside

Added: 20 Feb 2019

Manufacturers’ association the EEF announced a historic change of name – rebranding itself Make UK …

If you want to get ahead, be a chemical engineer…

Added: 15 Feb 2019

Chemical engineering provides a significant boost to social mobility, according to a survey of youn…

Pump Industry Awards 2019 – pick your winner

Added: 20 Feb 2019

With a total of 37 finalists included in the shortlist of Pump Industry Awards entries for the seve…

Voting opens as PIA awards finalists revealed

Added: 14 Feb 2019

Nearly 40 nominees have been shortlisted for this year’s Pump Industry Awards, with the largest num…

Do the maths: Fresh angles on the correct approach to explosion safety

Added: 13 Feb 2019

Fuel, oxygen and spark provide the means for fire in the workplace but attending to the basics – an…

British Safety Council awards 500-plus global winners

Added: 11 Feb 2019

More than 500 organisations worldwide have been honoured in the British Safety Council’s Internatio…

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Minister hails Drax carbon capture breakthrough

Added: 11 Feb 2019

Energy minister Claire Perry said the new Drax Power station’s pilot bioenergy carbon capture and s…

Revolutionary’s influence on UK manufacturing unbroken 140 years on

Added: 11 Feb 2019

The company which helped revolutionise manufacturing with the invention of the bush-roller chain th…

Landmark BPMA agreement with Lancaster University

Added: 7 Feb 2019

British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) representatives have signed a co-operation agreement …

Chester to offer UK’s first IChemE-accredited degree apprenticeship

Added: 1 Feb 2019

The University of Chester’s Faculty of Science and Engineering and major employers in the region ha…

Manufacturing confidence dip blamed on Brexit stockpiling

Added: 1 Feb 2019

Pre-Brexit stockpiling has been blamed for a rapid fall in export prospects and a contraction in Br…

Report warns of ‘scant progress’ in UK engineering education after five years

Added: 31 Jan 2019

The author of the first Government-commissioned review into engineering education has warned that “…

New chair launches fatberg fighters conference

Added: 31 Jan 2019

New chair of fatberg fighters’ organisation, the Grease Contractors Association, Lila Thompson has …

Process industry lies at the heart of a leading UK attraction

Added: 1 Feb 2019

Pumps don’t only have to perform in plants and factories. Process sector work can be taking place i…

Pump choice enables a tougher approach to waste processing

Added: 11 Feb 2019

When recycling rules got more demanding, one waste management firm decided on a tougher approach to…

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Engineering is No 2 preference for male undergraduates says report

Added: 28 Jan 2019

Engineering is the second most popular undergraduate course among men in the UK in this academic ye…

Tremors could be three times stronger before fracking halts, suggests study

Added: 23 Jan 2019

British Geological Society researchers have suggested that limits on seismic exploration on frackin…

Chemicals processing

Lords demand more from Whitehall on future of UK chemicals sector

Added: 22 Jan 2019

Peers have told the Government to provide further detail on its plans for safeguarding the UK chemi…

New generators installed at enhanced National Grid’s Grain LNG site

Added: 22 Jan 2019

The National Grid’s Grain LNG terminal in Rochester has completed the installation of two 7000kg/h …

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Wylfa decision 'will damage UK nuclear manufacturing supply chain'

Added: 17 Jan 2019

Process leaders have reacted with dismay to Hitachi’s announcement that it will halt construction o…