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Yorkshire Water awards technical services contracts worth more than £50 million

Added: 7 Jul 2020

Yorkshire Water has awarded technical services contracts with a combined value of £51.4 million.

Nestle apprenctice at work Jordan Phillips

Furlough skews figures but historic low productivity remains an issue

Added: 7 Jul 2020

Office of National Statistics figures for the first three months of the year reveal a fall in UK pr…

Water companies will reap benefits of sharing data with suppliers

Added: 24 Jun 2020

By providing data to equipment providers, water companies would support the design, build and opera…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

Process Industry leaders line up to support Women in Engineering Day

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Chair of Make UK Dame Judith Hackitt has marked this year’s International Women in Engineering Day …

Xylem/Scottish Water deal aims to cut Caledonian footprint

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Scottish Water subsidiary Scottish Water Horizons has signed a deal with technology company Xylem W…

How one industry leader is redressing engineering’s gender imbalance...

Added: 23 Jun 2020

As pressure builds on engineering and manufacturing companies to boost the number of females in the…

Automation increases beer production capacity

Added: 12 Jun 2020

A top brewery increased production capacity by 50 percent in a fortnight with Rockwell’s virtualise…

Robotics provides answer for scaling up production

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Artisan beer production often operate at small scale. Robotics offers the cost effective solution t…

Bilfinger's Hinkley £350 million deal creates a matching 350 jobs

Added: 9 Jun 2020

Bilfinger UK has won two contracts worth £350 million for work at EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear pow…

Engineering apprentices

Engineering and manufacturing ‘lag behind’ for post-COVID flexible working

Added: 9 Jun 2020

UK manufacturing and engineering firms were among the sectors least prepared to offer flexible work…

Protect to thrive: meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Increasingly sophisticated threats, limited internal experience and a lack of cybersecurity culture…

Factors to consider before postponing statutory inspections

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Many companies find themselves urgently needing to decide whether to postpone major maintenance int…

Why you need XY coordinated for accuracy

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Electronic Manufacturing Solutions’ Jonathan Plummer on the benefits of XY Data and its role in sav…

NMIS appoints Michelin’s Reid as new CEO

Added: 26 May 2020

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) has announced that former Michelin executive J…

Strict safety measures enable RPI to achieve ‘90% production’

Added: 21 May 2020

Specialist inspection systems develop RPI UK says its production capacity is back to 90% since reop…

Don’t let lockdown block recruitment of young talent says Make UK

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK called on engineering and manufacturing employers not to halt r…

Biopharma boost

UK pharmaceutical patents continue YoY rise

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Latest European Patent Office (EPO) data reveals the UK was responsible for 293 pharmaceutical sect…

VSD blowers ensure reduced maintenance programme

Added: 23 Apr 2020

Installing modern VSD rotary screw blowers, Scottish Water's Nigg wastewater treatment works now ac…

VFDs point the way forward for tackling animal feed crisis

Added: 22 Apr 2020

Growing demand for animal and fish food protein means more facilities will need controlled, ambient…

Virtual events ‘reduce carbon emissions by more than 99%’ claim

Added: 14 Apr 2020

The swathe of industrial and consumer trade shows cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic…