All Industry 4.0


Thickness profile measurement system provides Liberty from manual approach

Added: 18 Jul 2018

Liberty Speciality Steel produces high value, precision-engineered alloy and stainless steel produc…

Carbon capture and storage CCS

MPs lead call for greater hydrogen role in climate targets

Added: 11 Jul 2018

A cross party inquiry by MPs has concluded that the creation of a market for hydrogen will help ena…

Nuclear AMRC hails new sector deal

Added: 10 Jul 2018

Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) CEO Andrew Storer has welcomed the new nuclea…

Food and drink manufacturing

Brexit must maintain access to import and export markets, demands FDF’s Wright

Added: 4 Jul 2018

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief executive Ian Wright has repeated his warning to Government t…

Yorkshire’s Offshore RCS is wind farm double world record breaker

Added: 4 Jul 2018

The first-ever offshore Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) has been installed off the Yorkshire co…

solar cells

Push to meet EU coal-to-solar target sparks major acquisition

Added: 27 Jun 2018

Sun Investment Group (SIG) has acquired 15% of Poland’s solar energy market, in anticipation of the…

Wood fund to boost SME nuclear decommissioning innovation

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Wood plc has announced the creation of a new fund to invest in decommissioning technology developed…

Kate Baxter, Mars UK engineer

One in eight surveyed fancies being an engineer

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Engineering is now one of the most desirable jobs amongst professionals seeking a change of career,…

University launches £7.5 million Northern Ireland advanced manufacturing technology site

Added: 14 Jun 2018

Queen’s University Belfast has opened a new £7.5 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing te…

Spain’s Macsa group takes majority stake in Halo Lasers

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Spain’s only laser marking equipment manufacturer has acquired a majority stake in leading UK indus…

Manufacturing bosses hit by pay halts, bonus cuts and 44 days unpaid work

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Manufacturing sector managers have seen their pay rises halted, bonuses cut by more than a third an…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

UK ‘trumps’ US for engineering startups (thanks to London)

Added: 4 Jun 2018

New research suggests that the UK no longer lags behind the USA when it comes to business startups …

Servitisation is the key to industry's future

Added: 30 May 2018

Far from being just another trendy phrase, servitisation describes most accurately how industry is …

Innovate UK awards top rating to Huddersfield radiation detector project

Added: 30 May 2018

Innovate UK has awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership top rating to a collaboration that has pio…

Apprentices

Deadline approaches for new ECITB training places

Added: 29 May 2018

More than 150 young people will have the opportunity to participate in the next round of Introducti…

Weak pound boosts AESSEAL’s strong sales performance

Added: 23 May 2018

The weak performance of sterling on the international markets has contributed towards a major sales…

One in three manufacturers report EU worker losses

Added: 22 May 2018

Nearly one in three UK companies surveyed in a new report say they have suffered a slump in EU appl…

Industry 4.0 and motion control

Added: 22 May 2018

We know Industry 4.0 is changing the way we do things but how precisely will these changes affect m…

Temporary builds can help minimise Brexit trading risks

Added: 21 May 2018

As Werner Heisenberg observed back in 1927 with his Uncertainty Principle, it can be hard to totall…

How Landia enabled a first for Ireland's biogas pioneers

Added: 18 May 2018

Landia chief the late Hugh Vaughan left a lasting legacy when he helped a father and son team creat…