All Safety/HSE


Blockchain will release the energy industry's potential

Added: 17 Jul 2019

The energy industry is understandably cautious about blockchain technology, but we should heed the …

Assytem's ASCO acquisition heralds French expansion

Added: 12 Jul 2019

Blackburn-based Assystem, now the world’s third largest nuclear engineering organisation has acquir…

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…

MP welcomes new food training facility as apprentice capacity doubles at site

Added: 10 Jul 2019

Redditch MP Rachel Maclean officially opened engineering training provider MGTS’s purpose-built fac…

Research reveals engineers’ creativity peaks long after others dip…

Added: 9 Jul 2019

New research claims to reveal that engineers reach peak creativity in the day long after other prof…

Brexit uncertainty contributes to manufacturing’s sharp drop, says report

Added: 3 Jul 2019

UK manufacturing levels in May were at their lowest since February 2013 owing to mounting concern o…

CFMS appoints former Innovate chief Gray as chairman

Added: 3 Jul 2019

Digital engineering specialist the Centre for Modelling and Simulation (CFMS) has appointed the for…

Fish friendly pump stations help save a threatened species

Added: 26 Jun 2019

The European Eel is a species in rapid decline and pumps are part of the problem. Unless, that is, …

Water

Ofwat £126 million charge to Southern Water for sewage treatment failures

Added: 25 Jun 2019

Regulator Ofwat has imposed a massive £126 million penalty on Southern Water after serious failures…

Yorkshire does its bit to save critically endangered eels

Added: 19 Jun 2019

Yorkshire Water is completing a £2 million project to save one of Britain’s fastest-declining fish …

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 18 Jun 2019

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

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…

Wood wins multi-million dollar deal at UK’s first nuclear new build in 20 years

Added: 18 Jun 2019

Wood has won a multi-million dollar-equivalent contract to provide engineering and technical servic…

The importance of proper planning for height safety

Added: 12 Jun 2019

Designing a height safety system is essential from the start of any project, insists HCL Safety‘s S…

Gas detection is moving up a level thanks to wireless

Added: 12 Jun 2019

Thanks to advances in wireless gas detection technology, process engineering facilities are now bet…

Make UK reports sustainability drive undented by Brexit uncertainty

Added: 10 Jun 2019

British manufacturers are making substantial progress with sustainability improvements, largely pro…

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…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 6 Jun 2019

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…