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Production of 500 daily litres of bioethanol from food waste

Bioethanol plant to stay closed unless change in market

Added: 7 Dec 2017

Britain’s biggest bioethanol producer, Vivergo, said it would ‘closely monitor the market’ before c…

Xylem chief takes over as BPMA head

Added: 4 Dec 2017

Xylem Water Solutions managing director Duncan Lewis has officially taken over as the president of …

Case study: when PC correctness came to a sewage treatment works’ rescue

Added: 21 Nov 2017

When Thames Water found its existing piston pumps struggled to help the company meet its goal of re…

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 …

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…

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…

Robotic arm

‘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…

Spirax Sarco solves metal refiner's carbon efficiency challenge

Added: 31 Oct 2017

The precious metal refining industry notoriously consumes significant amounts of heat and chemicals…

Industry 4.0: the antidote to supply chain disruption

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry 4.0 and smart use of data is not disrupting the supply chain, says LLamasoft’s Michael Wal…

Jo Tipa

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 …

Three firms fined over £1.5m as worker suffers life-changing injuries

Added: 17 Oct 2017

Three companies have been fined in excess of £1.5 million after a worker suffered life-changing inj…

Chemicals giant Bayer sells seeds business to BASF for €5.9bn

Added: 13 Oct 2017

German chemicals manufacturer Bayer has sold a number of its crop seeds business units to BASF for …

UKOOG: ‘Scottish Government fracking ban harms economy and environment’

Added: 3 Oct 2017

The chief executive of trade body UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) has condemned the Scottish Governm…

SHALE

Filter removes almost all bacteria from contaminated water, research suggests

Added: 28 Sep 2017

A filter developed by researchers at Swansea University is designed to remove more than 90% of hydr…

air

Machine learning mobile microscope measures air quality

Added: 10 Sep 2017

Researchers at UCLA have developed what they say is a cost-effective mobile microscope designed to …

EEF picks top defence and trade civil servant to succeed Scuoler

Added: 4 Sep 2017

Manufacturers’ association the EEF has appointed a top civil servant at the Department for Internat…