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British Steel pleads for Government loan

Added: 15 May 2019

British Steel has urgently requested a Government loan of £75 million to combat the effects of Brex…

Bearings firm nearly doubles stockpile capacity over customers’ Brexit fears

Added: 30 Apr 2019

A leading UK bearing manufacturer and European exporter admits it has nearly doubled its storage ca…

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

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

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

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

RAE unveils Seven Wonders of the engineering world to spur recruits

Added: 2 Apr 2019

Clean Water, Gore-Tex fabric and 3D printed bone implants have been listed by a poll of young UK pr…

Pump Industry Awards crown 2019 winners

Added: 22 Mar 2019

Xylem’s Flyght concertor won the Process Engineering-sponsored Product of the Year category at the …

Non-Destructive Testing apprenticeships win national recognition

Added: 19 Mar 2019

Skills Training UK has been shortlisted for its pioneering work in the development of non-destructi…

Babcock launches £2.4 million composite test facility with Edinburgh university

Added: 19 Mar 2019

Babcock international is partnering the University of Edinburgh to launch a £2.4 million engineerin…

UK manufacturing celebrates engineering apprentices as NAO releases damning Levy report

Added: 6 Mar 2019

As manufacturing firms and trainers are marking National Apprenticeship Week by celebrating the UK'…

Let's make apprenticeships work for everyone

Added: 4 Mar 2019

It's National Apprenticeship Week from today until 8 March – EU Automation’s Jonathan Wilkins highl…

Heavy duty pumps enable eco-friendly solution for cement slurry

Added: 26 Feb 2019

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

Pump Industry Awards 2019 – pick your winner

Added: 20 Feb 2019

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

Company claims a UK first with lead-free galvanising

Added: 18 Feb 2019

Leading corrosion protection firm Wedge Group Galvanising is celebrating the end of its 10-year pro…

Voting opens 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…

Swansea to lead multimillion steel research initiative

Added: 12 Feb 2019

Wales is to host a £35 million new initiative between research bodies, universities and business 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…

Landmark BPMA agreement with Lancaster University

Added: 7 Feb 2019

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

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 “…

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 …