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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…

Organisations combine to lead on composites design

Added: 15 Jan 2019

Two of the leading organisations behind the development of engineering innovation and high quality …

North East companies pump up training provision

Added: 8 Jan 2019

Pumps companies in the north east have joined forces to help improve facilities at one of the secto…

Top engineering figures honoured for their contribution

Added: 3 Jan 2019

Leading figures in the process engineering sector are among those who received New Year honours for…

Manufacturers find New Year cheer in midst of Brexit concerns

Added: 20 Dec 2018

British manufacturing performed unexpectedly well for the three months to December, reports the Con…

At its facility in Glasgow, Sartorius Stedim Biotech now offers a complete range of chemistry testing services.

Chemical engineering pay dips but gender gap closes among young

Added: 20 Dec 2018

Chemical engineering salaries dropped slightly over the last year in Britain but there are signs th…

Heavy duty pumps enable eco-friendly solution for cement slurry

Added: 14 Dec 2018

You need tough pumps to handle the abrasive cement slurry that European materials specialist Xella …

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Installing a new CMMS at Wavin’s UK site proved its worth with a boost to preventative maintenance.…

Wilo MD is new BPMA president

Added: 10 Dec 2018

Managing director of Wilo UK Richard Harden has been elected as the new president of the British Pu…

How an industrial setback produced a heat transfer solution

Added: 10 Dec 2018

An industrial accident caused serious damage to a plant but opened the way for a redesign of proces…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

EEF report warns of plunging manufacturing export balance

Added: 4 Dec 2018

British manufacturing’s export balance has halved in the last quarter of 2018, reports the latest E…

Students in the design phase of their degrees

Materials degree gets go-ahead

Added: 4 Dec 2018

The proposed new degree apprenticeship for materials science supported by an alliance of UK univers…

BSC helps launch safety drive for India’s 465 million workforce

Added: 4 Dec 2018

The British Safety Council has announced the creation of a forum of international leaders in health…

Valves industry chief calls for more focus on training existing workforce

Added: 29 Nov 2018

Valve and actuator businesses employ 9,000 people and the industry contributes £3bn to the UK econo…

Bedford knowhow secures a multimillion entry to a new global market

Added: 28 Nov 2018

When one of the world’s biggest fertiliser companies turned to Bedford Pumps for help, it opened up…

Combat work stress and boost productivity says EEF report

Added: 27 Nov 2018

The government has been urged by manufacturers to improve employee access to occupational health pr…

Engineering award winner chips in with solution built on food waste

Added: 26 Nov 2018

A 23 year-old company co-founder has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Launchpad Competition f…

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Trust me, I’m an engineer… (and 87% of the public does)

Added: 19 Nov 2018

When it comes to trustworthiness, you would be hard-pressed to beat an engineer, reckons a survey o…

Beth Thomas 23 Reactor Chemistry Engineer at EDF Energy

Chemistry: it’s a man’s world and that needs to change, reveals RSC findings

Added: 19 Nov 2018

The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched a campaign to combat bullying and prejudice after its n…