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Company reaps the real-time benefits of IT-OT convergence

Added: 31 Oct 2019

Companies understand the need for IT and OT convergence but can be thwarted by their fragmented inf…

Prince Albert provides £80k for ex-soldier’s pioneering materials PhD work

Added: 30 Oct 2019

PhD student Shaun Smart has been awarded £80,000 to fund his research into a vital area of material…

Make UK conferences spell out impending Brexit implications

Added: 23 Oct 2019

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK staged two conferences in three days to provide emergency guida…

Quality pumps extract the best from hazardous by-products

Added: 22 Oct 2019

In the aluminium refining process, scrap is melted in rotary or reverberating furnaces under a bath…

Electricity prices ‘threaten UK steel's ability to compete with Europe’

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The UK’s steel producers pay two third more than their German counterparts for electricity and 80% …

Fuchs aims for lubricants top spot with giant new automated site

Added: 2 Oct 2019

Fuchs Lubricants has begun work on a £5 million fully-automated raw materials warehouse with 4,000 …

ProGlove investment cites UK as Europe’s biggest growth market

Added: 24 Sep 2019

Industrial wearables giant ProGlove has identified the UK as the key growth market for its European…

Schaeffler supplies its largest-ever spherical plain bearing

Added: 10 Sep 2019

Schaeffler has produced the largest spherical plain bearing in the company’s history  – a monster w…

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First UK training course for fast-growing industrial drones market

Added: 19 Aug 2019

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has launched the UK’s first training c…

Understanding Arc Flash jargon can help you save lives

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Arc Flash is a daily risk for those working in the utilities sector. So it’s essential, says ProGAR…

Racing ace Button says time to get women engineers in the fast lane

Added: 23 Jul 2019

Formula 1 driver Jenson Button has used his public profile to support Santander UK’s inaugural STEM…

Shell’s AM centre wins Lloyd’s coveted ‘badge of excellence’

Added: 17 Jul 2019

Lloyd’s Register has awarded a prestigious best practice qualification to Shell’s groundbreaking 3D…

Wanner’s Hydra-Cell hard sell reaps massive growth dividends

Added: 11 Jul 2019

Wanner International says it has recorded an average annual organic growth rate of over 14% over th…

EU directive's £17 million threat 'has put cyber security on the process agenda'

Added: 10 Jul 2019

The threat of massive multi-million pound fines for failing to safeguard against cyber security ris…

State of the art burners enable brickworks to build on efficiency

Added: 10 Jul 2019

A traditional manufacturer found a cutting-edge solution when its furnaces needed to adapt to diffe…

Tata Steel Scunthorpe works

Network Rail eyes steel assets to keep trains on track

Added: 3 Jul 2019

Network Rail has indicated it may be among the bidders after suggesting it was interested in part o…

Siemens launches Industry 4.0 curriculum for universities 

Added: 26 Jun 2019

Siemens is stepping into university with the launch of a teaching programme designed to put industr…

Bacteria used in bioplastics production

Bumper share of new research money goes to process industry projects

Added: 18 Jun 2019

Institution of Mechanical Engineers head of engineering Dr Jenifer Baxter has applauded the announc…

Tarmac gets to grip with UK’s rubber mountain

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Materials solutions company Tarmac has launched a new rubberised asphalt it says will recycle thous…

IMechE welcomes call to boost foreign engineer numbers

Added: 4 Jun 2019

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has welcomed calls by a key advisory body for employers to …