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PM heralds opening of UK’s first FE college-based biomass training site

Added: 8 May 2018

Prime minister Theresa May performed the official opening for the first further education college-b…

EDF Hinkley Point C nuclear power

NIA endorses ETI report’s low cost nuclear claim

Added: 30 Apr 2018

The Nuclear Industry Association has welcomed the Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) report into…

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…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

Waste water treatment plant

EnviroChemie purchases Clearfleau

Added: 4 Apr 2018

German water brand EnviroChemie has taken control leading UK effluent treatment firm Clearfleau.

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…

How Watson-Marlow boosted recycling plant uptime by 25%

Added: 28 Mar 2018

Montello SpA, a specilaist in sorting, recovery and recycling of post-consumer plastic packaging, a…

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…

UKOOG's Cronin criticises ‘flawed’ Manchester shale claims

Added: 16 Jan 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas chief executive Ken Cronin has taken issue with a University of Manchester r…

Torness nuclear power station

Nuclear and renewable provide most of Scottish electricity supply

Added: 2 Jan 2018

Almost 90% of Scotland’s electricity was produced in the last 12 months by a combination of nuclear…

glove box

Cavendish Nuclear wins £95m clean up contract with Sellafield

Added: 19 Dec 2017

Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a contract worth £95 million to support clean up at Sellafield n…

SHALE

Fracking wastewater treatment could cost £1million per well in UK

Added: 18 Dec 2017

The treatment and disposal of fracking wastewater in the UK could cost between £100,000 and £1 mill…

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…