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EEF plea for cyber security as nearly 50% of UK manufacturers report attacks

Added: 23 Apr 2018

UK manufacturing is the most targeted sector for cyber attacks after government and finance, report…

Lavender marks retirement with handover to staff

Added: 23 Apr 2018

Lavender International chief Dave Lavender has stepped down after 40 years at the forefront of his …

Norwell seeks training EDGE with upstream e-learning

Added: 23 Apr 2018

Oil industry company Norwell Engineering has launched a 50 module e-learning course to counter what…

Plastic recycling

Enzyme breakthrough could revolutionise plastic recycling

Added: 17 Apr 2018

Scientists experimenting with an enzyme that helps bacteria digest plastic have engineered a faster…

Manufacturers say UK can exploit global process industry equipment demand

Added: 16 Apr 2018

The UK’s specialist mechanical equipment industry is well placed to exploit its sector’s continued …

Process leader Austin replaces retiring Valente as TUV SUD UK chief

Added: 16 Apr 2018

TUV SUD has appointed Brian Austin as its new CEO for the UK and Ireland, succeeding Michael Valent…

Quantum research on show

Bristol and Southampton universities join Turing Institute

Added: 16 Apr 2018

Southampton and Bristol have become the latest universities to join The Alan Turing Institute (ATI)…

Industry 'champion' wins Motion Control lifetime award

Added: 16 Apr 2018

The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) has presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Rodney St…

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…

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…

Storage specialist Plasticon UK put into administration

Added: 4 Apr 2018

Plasticon UK Limited, the Hull-based storage tanks and industrial piping manufacturer, has gone int…

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…

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…