All Chemicals


Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 19 Mar 2019

You can’t ignore the impact of IIoT in the process sectors but you might miss one low key yet signi…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 13 Mar 2019

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

Cuadrilla shale site

UKOOG raises its estimate for British shale yields

Added: 12 Mar 2019

UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) has claimed that the well production capacity from UK shale is more …

UK European patent applications leap for fifth year, thanks to pharma and pumps

Added: 12 Mar 2019

The number of European patent applications from UK firms and inventors has increased for the fifth …

BP chemicals plant facility

Lords' concern for Government lack of clarity over chemicals risk assessment

Added: 12 Mar 2019

Chair of the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee, Lord Teverson has said it is “…

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…

INEOS announces £1 billion investment in UK oil and petrochemicals

Added: 27 Feb 2019

INEOS has announced a slew of investments in the British process industries totalling more than £1 …

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…

UK chemical processing industries to converge at new expo ChemUK 2019

Added: 20 Feb 2019

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

If you want to get ahead, be a chemical engineer…

Added: 15 Feb 2019

Chemical engineering provides a significant boost to social mobility, according to a survey of youn…

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…

Landmark BPMA agreement with Lancaster University

Added: 7 Feb 2019

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

Chester to offer UK’s first IChemE-accredited degree apprenticeship

Added: 1 Feb 2019

The University of Chester’s Faculty of Science and Engineering and major employers in the region ha…

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 “…

Chemicals processing

Lords demand more from Whitehall on future of UK chemicals sector

Added: 22 Jan 2019

Peers have told the Government to provide further detail on its plans for safeguarding the UK chemi…

New generators installed at enhanced National Grid’s Grain LNG site

Added: 22 Jan 2019

The National Grid’s Grain LNG terminal in Rochester has completed the installation of two 7000kg/h …

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 21 Jan 2019

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

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…