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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…

Quality pumps extract the best from hazardous by-products

Added: 23 Aug 2019

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

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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…

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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 …

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Assystem launches massive UK nuclear recruitment drive as SME hires dive

Added: 4 Jun 2019

Nuclear engineering company Assystem is hiring as many as 400 people for jobs in the UK.

DigiTool’s £1.2 million to cut the cost of damaged tools and dies

Added: 4 Jun 2019

The humble die may be an often-overlooked part of the industrial production process but the wear an…

Tata Steel Scunthorpe works

Insurance experts call for settlement of British Steel claim

Added: 23 May 2019

An ongoing dispute between British Steel and top insurers could help save the troubled company if i…

Strathclyde research aims to save up to 100k tonnes of landfill waste annually

Added: 21 May 2019

New research from the University of Strathclyde has harnessed heat treatment methods to reduce wast…

Tata Steel Scunthorpe works

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…