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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 …

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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 “…

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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 …

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…