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Voting to open soon 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…

Pump Industry Awards 2019 - pick your winner

Added: 14 Feb 2019

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

Parliamentary water group chair calls for end to five-year focus

Added: 12 Feb 2019

The chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Water Group has criticised the focus on five-year plans, s…

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…

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…

Drax Power Plant

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…

Landmark BPMA agreement with Lancaster University

Added: 7 Feb 2019

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

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…

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 …

Conservation-focused project gives maximum effectiveness for minimum visibility

Added: 30 Jan 2019

Processing waste is hard enough when there is no mains sewerage available but what about when the p…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 28 Jan 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

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…

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 …

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 21 Jan 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…

Wylfa Newydd

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…

Pumps to sustain a business and the environment

Added: 16 Jan 2019

On a remote farm, sustainability is a business as well as an environmental choice and it has to wor…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 15 Jan 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Brexit, cyber and skills – the stuff of UK manufacturers’ nightmares

Added: 15 Jan 2019

Cyber threats and Brexit concerns top the list of industrial risks cited by UK process firms in the…

Wet wipe symbol is new weapon in water chiefs’ battle to stem the fatberg tide

Added: 14 Jan 2019

Water industry leaders have launched a new ‘Fine to Flush’ accreditation standard for wet wipes in …