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Don't act on impulses, use good sensors

Added: 11 Apr 2018

The world has moved on and so has the technology at our disposal. Why then, asks Ken Roberts, do so…

Valves need to guarantee workplace safety without leaking money

Added: 30 May 2018

Pressure Relief Valves perform an essential role in ensuring safety in the workplace but leakage is…

Following the right electrical safety procedures can save lives

Added: 11 Apr 2018

Nothing can be taken granted when it comes to electrical safety, writes Michelle Knott, not least w…

UKCS operators could save on more than ‘£240 million cost and deferred revenue’

Added: 9 Apr 2018

UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) oil and gas operators are overlooking innovations that could be worth i…

It's time for oil and gas to embrace the cost benefits of non-intrusive inspection

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Oil and gas operators are missing a prime opportunity to save on downtime inspection costs yet stil…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

Sugar tax acknowledged as spur to innovation

Added: 6 Apr 2018

The long-awaited ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks has been heralded by one business analyst as a spur to …

Lifetime award for AESSEAL founder

Added: 6 Apr 2018

Founder and managing director of AESSEAL, Chris Rea has won the British Pump Manufacturers Associat…

Waste water treatment plant

EnviroChemie purchases Clearfleau

Added: 4 Apr 2018

German water brand EnviroChemie has taken control leading UK effluent treatment firm Clearfleau.

UKOOG says shale announcement will help secure domestic gas supply

Added: 3 Apr 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) chief executive Ken Cronin has hailed completion of the country’s fi…

Tata backing helps revolutionary pumps device break US market

Added: 3 Apr 2018

A Scottish firm which pioneered an intelligent device for preventing wastewater pipe blockages has …

Students

Gas engineer awards aim to address recruitment dilemma

Added: 3 Apr 2018

Leading engineering body the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) has launched a raft o…

Crops

New sustainable food MOOC pinpoints jobs of the future

Added: 3 Apr 2018

The first ever MOOC – massive open online course – on the use of sustainable food systems in the Me…

Netzsch tackles an ATEX pumps challenge for chemical manufacturer

Added: 29 Mar 2018

European commercial and industrial companies must comply with strict regulations regarding manufact…

Biogas solution saves on downtime and boosts environmental returns

Added: 29 Mar 2018

One of the largest French biogas plants, commissioned in 2017, is set to produce 2.2 million m³ of …

Plastic recycling

Gove boost for plastic and can recycling

Added: 28 Mar 2018

Environment secretary Michael Gove has unveiled plans for a reward and return scheme for single use…

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

Engineering body funding for Liverpool University research tops £3 million

Added: 27 Mar 2018

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded the University of Liverp…

Glenmuckloch open cast coal mine

Javid refusal for open cast mining bid prompts angry response

Added: 27 Mar 2018

Communities secretary Sajid Javid’s decision to overturn a ruling by the government planning inspec…

Food production

FDF welcomes Brexit deal on EU workers

Added: 27 Mar 2018

Food and Drink Federation director general Ian Wright has welcomed guarantees provided in the Brexi…

A guide to picking the right blower for wastewater aeration

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Aeration is a key process within wastewater treatment plants, forming the secondary treatment stage…