All Industry 4.0

Brand new age for STEM recruitment

Added: 22 Mar 2018

Words such as branding and marketing are, one suspects, anathema to the average engineer.

Mixed report for UK oil and gas ‘shows need for transformative change’

Added: 21 Mar 2018

Average unit operating costs in the UK continental shelf have halved since 2014, while the average …

Nuclear industry lauds ‘outstanding quality’ apprentices

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Urenco UK’s multi-award winning Benjamin Crane has scooped the heavily contested UK Nuclear Apprent…

Euro trio calls for Brexit chemical industry guarantees

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Two of the leading chemical industries bodies in Europe and a leading continental trade union have …

Small Modular Reactors: into the energy mix?

Added: 13 Mar 2018

A common denominator among UK nuclear projects at Hinkley Point, Wylfa, Sizewell and Moorside has b…

UK pharma and biotech patent applications soar

Added: 13 Mar 2018

UK applications for pharmaceutical and biotech patents recorded the second highest rise in percenta…

Engineering UK says 56k with core skills needed annually

Added: 5 Mar 2018

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has called for government to act on new research t…

SABIC and ABB seal global agreement

Added: 5 Mar 2018

SABIC, the Saudi chemicals giant, and technology leader ABB have signed a cooperation agreement to …


Gove prepares overhaul to farm manufacture subsidy

Added: 27 Feb 2018

The £3 billion subsidy for British farmers will be continued for several years after EU withdrawal …

Labour’s customs and Euratom stances receive industry welcome

Added: 26 Feb 2018

Labour has won plaudits from industry following party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s call for the UK to com…

Trade secretary warns EU against post-Brexit manufacturing tariff barriers

Added: 21 Feb 2018

The European Union will suffer if it chooses to create new tariff barriers with the United Kingdom,…

How Big Data can boost small firms

Added: 20 Feb 2018

SMEs often think they’ll get left behind in the era of Industry 4.0 but, argues Access Group’s Andy…


Boom in demand for engineering courses from international students

Added: 14 Feb 2018

More than one in five international students in the United States is studying engineering reveals r…

Nuclear atom

Deadline approaches for nuclear bursary scheme

Added: 13 Feb 2018

Applicants seeking to develop a career in the sector have until 9 March to apply for this year’s Nu…

Bilfinger streamlines UK businesses to target new markets

Added: 6 Feb 2018

Global engineering company Bilfinger has merged two of its core UK businesses, saying it would make…

Engineering salary rises outpace finance and accountancy

Added: 6 Feb 2018

Advertised salaries in engineering rose faster than other sectors during the last year and across a…

EEF demands urgent overhaul of apprenticeships

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Government apprenticeship policy is in need of a substantial overhaul says manufacturers’ organisat…

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

China assumes lead in science and tech research paper output

Added: 25 Jan 2018

China has overtaken the USA as the world’s leading producer of scientific and technological researc…

3D is revolutionising manufacturing for metal components

Added: 18 Jan 2018

The way we manufacture is changing. Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) is a quickly growing ar…

UK manufacturing fails to train for global Industry 4.0 race, says report

Added: 16 Jan 2018

British manufacturing is failing to ensure its engineers are fully trained for the advent of Indust…