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STEM grads more likely to be out of work says CIPD report

Added: 17 Nov 2017

Young people who study STEM subjects have the highest rate of graduate unemployment immediately aft…

Engineering firm sentenced over legionella risk at powder coating plant

Added: 17 Nov 2017

De-Met Colourcoat has been sentenced after failing to adequately control the risk of legionella bac…

Earthquake hero and outstanding apprentice win top IET awards

Added: 16 Nov 2017

The IET has awarded its Armed Forces Technician of the Year prize to a soldier who returned to his …

Environmental prize for water facility

Added: 15 Nov 2017

Marks & Spencer’s Plan A Award for Environmental Leadership has gone to a water treatment facility …

UK and EU chemical bodies demand sector guarantees against no-deal withdrawal

Added: 14 Nov 2017

British and Europe-wide chemical industry associations have issued a joint statement calling on the…

Scuoler to chair key UK export body

Added: 13 Nov 2017

Retiring chief executive of manufacturers’ organisation the EEF, Terry Scuoler is the new chair of …

Microorganisms adhere to surfaces, grow, and multiply to form a colony of cells

Life sciences in Scotland warns of increasing uncertainty for sector

Added: 10 Nov 2017

Life science companies in Scotland are facing increasing uncertainty because of lack of clarity abo…

Uni team aims to extract instant materials ‘recipes’ from research papers

Added: 7 Nov 2017

Researchers from three universities are working on a new artificial intelligence system that will d…

Global CIOs say IT education inadequate for workplace

Added: 7 Nov 2017

More than 90% of global bosses surveyed believe the education system fails to provide the necessary…

EEF issues pre-Budget challenge to Hammond

Added: 7 Nov 2017

EEF chief executive Terry Scuoler has called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to agree a fiscal package…

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BPMA pump training courses achieve CPD status

Added: 6 Nov 2017

The British Pump Manufacturers Association has won CPD accreditation for its two e-learning courses.

Triark shortlisted for new AEMT award

Added: 6 Nov 2017

Triark Pumps has been shortlisted for the new Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades Assoc…

Shell completes sale of North Sea assets to Chrysaor for $3.8bn

Added: 3 Nov 2017

Oil and gas major Shell has completed the $3.8 billion (£2.46bn) sale of various North Sea assets t…

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‘Human-robot collaboration needed to counter 0.6 million job threat’

Added: 1 Nov 2017

An estimated 0.6 million UK jobs will disappear in one industrial sector alone over the next 20 yea…

Big oil? Industry regulator clips oil and gas estimates

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry regulator the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has reduced the estimated amount of oil and gas …

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Anti-ageing ‘mathematically impossible’, researchers say

Added: 30 Oct 2017

It is “mathematically impossible” to stop ageing in multicellular organisms like humans, according …

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New nuclear skills academy chief to start in December as Llewellyn departs

Added: 27 Oct 2017

Jo Tipa, operations manager at the National Skills Academy Nuclear (NSAN), has been appointed as ma…

coal

Health impact of coal power up to 100 times greater than fracking, finds study

Added: 24 Oct 2017

The lifetime toxic chemical releases associated with coal-generated electricity are 10 to 100 times…

Business dissatisfaction with UK infrastructure reaches record levels

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Record numbers of UK companies are dissatisfied with the rate of improvement to the country’s infra…

BEIS secretary Clarke to headline EEF manufacturing conference

Added: 24 Oct 2017

Greg Clarke, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has been confirmed as …