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Sellafield firefighters postpone strike action

Added: 20 Jul 2017

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear facility have suspended plans to strike for two days in July.

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GSK pulls out of Ulverston biopharma plans amid major manufacturing shake-up

Added: 19 Jul 2017

Pharmaceutical giant GSK has announced plans to overhaul its manufacturing network in the UK, but s…

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Pay dispute escalates as Sellafield firefighters call second day of strikes

Added: 18 Jul 2017

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear facility have confirmed they will strike for a second day due to…

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Work experience ‘more reliable’ than socio-economic background in chemical engineering, report finds

Added: 17 Jul 2017

Work experience is ‘more reliable’ than socio-economic background when predicting employment potent…

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Complexity of UK withdrawing from Euratom made clear by European Commission

Added: 16 Jul 2017

The complexity of the UK withdrawing from Euratom has been made clear by the latest European Commis…

OPITO confirms McDonald as chief executive officer

Added: 13 Jul 2017

OPITO, the international workforce, safety and standards organisation for oil and gas, has appointe…

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Government commits £100 million-plus for space science

Added: 13 Jul 2017

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced government funding of £99 million for a …

‘Act now to boost UK food and drink’s global competitiveness’

Added: 10 Jul 2017

Government must act fast to ensure that the food and drink sector in Britain maintains its workforc…

Better leadership needed to avert Buncefield-style disasters, warns ABB

Added: 10 Jul 2017

Better leadership is needed in the process industries to avoid repetition of accidents on the scale…

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Sellafield firefighters to strike over pay dispute

Added: 7 Jul 2017

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear facility will strike later this month after “last ditch” talks o…

EngineeringUK announces new chief executive

Added: 5 Jul 2017

EngineeringUK announced today that Mark Titterington has been appointed as its new chief executive.

Consortium wins £1million to develop new family of antibiotics

Added: 5 Jul 2017

Innovate UK has awarded nearly £1million in funding to a consortium developing a platform for the p…


SPX Flow joint venture workshop to service Iraq’s ‘super giant’ oil fields

Added: 5 Jul 2017

SPX Flow has signed a joint venture agreement with the WTE Wajdi Group Group to service all rotatin…


Warburtons slapped with £1.9m fine after man trapped in bread machine

Added: 4 Jul 2017

Baking company Warburtons has been handed a £1.9 million fine after a worker got his arm trapped ag…

Skills shortage ‘costs UK industry £2 billion a year’

Added: 3 Jul 2017

Britain’s burgeoning skills shortage is already costing the country £2 billion in recruitment costs…

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Hinkley costs estimate to rise by £1.5 billion says EDF

Added: 3 Jul 2017

Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant faces a substantial overrun on work and costs have risen by a f…

Steel firm hit with £1m fine after man injured in explosion

Added: 29 Jun 2017

Steel manufacturer Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering has been handed a £1 million fine after an ox…


Government commits to nuclear fusion research post-Brexit

Added: 29 Jun 2017

The UK government has committed to funding nuclear fusion research alongside the European Union unt…

GMB in ‘last ditch’ talks to avoid Sellafield firefighters strike

Added: 27 Jun 2017

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear facility have threatened a series of strikes in July unless a di…

Engineering’s top 50 women for 2017

Added: 23 Jun 2017

Lucy Ackland, senior development engineer at global engineering company Renishaw, has been selected…