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UK chemical processing industries to converge at new expo ChemUK 2019

Added: 16 Jan 2019

Industry professionals from all sides of the UK’s chemicals sector are set to descend on the Yorksh…

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…

Pumps sector must enhance its automation awareness

Added: 14 Jan 2019

The recent success of Seepex’s award-winning Smart Dosing Pump at last year’s ACHEMA show is a remi…

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…

Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

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…

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…

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…

Students

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…

north sea

Ineos chief eyes further North Sea growth

Added: 19 Nov 2018

Ineos chief Jim Ratcliffe looks set to extend his firm’s role in North Sea offshore oil and gas, fo…