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There's no short cuts to boosting female recruits in the manufacturing supply chain

Added: 18 Mar 2020

The lack of female recruits into the manufacturing supply chain is a brake on talent and needs urge…

Sleaford recognised for commitment to food innovation

Added: 17 Mar 2020

Multiple packaged foods supplier Sleaford Quality Foods (SQF), is celebrating after after winning t…

EPO reveals ‘significant’ growth for UK patent applications in Europe

Added: 17 Mar 2020

The volume of patent applications filed by UK businesses in Europe has risen ‘significantly’ for th…

Nuclear atom

Just a quarter of young people know nuclear is low carbon source

Added: 9 Mar 2020

Barely one in four people aged 18-24 surveyed realise nuclear power is a low carbon source of elect…

Pressure grows for Budget boost to manufacturing

Added: 9 Mar 2020

As the Chancellor prepared the first Budget of Boris Johnson’s administration, manufacturing leader…

Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent and partner get £1 mill innovation grant to treat wastewater 

Added: 3 Mar 2020

Clean tech company CCm Technologies has been awarded approximately £1 million in government funding…

VSDs to lose exemption from tough new Euro motor efficiency rules

Added: 3 Mar 2020

Variable speed drives will be included for the first time in stringent new rules for electric motor…

Manufacturing sparks

Expert warns coronavirus impact will heighten need for Industry 4.0 solutions

Added: 3 Mar 2020

The economic disruption caused by global disasters such as the coronavirus outbreak would be tackle…

Nature offers key to producing sustainable chemicals

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Industrial products that currently depend for their creation on chemicals from hydrogen and fossil …

YSI Life Sciences will be at IBioIC’s 2nd Annual Conference

Scotland’s life sciences sector on track to exceed £8 billion target by 2025

Added: 25 Feb 2020

New figures published today by the Scottish Government show company employment in Scotland’s life s…

'Engineers fear skills shortages but ignore tax relief that would help'

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Over a third of UK engineers surveyed worry about skills shortages but more than a fifth of their c…

Bilfinger awarded multi-million Hinkley Point C contract

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Hinkley Point C owner EDF has awarded Bilfinger a £58 million contract from for the execution desig…

Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Siemens has helped ensure the entire manufacturing process at paint giant AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-…

Kerry food hub

A new era beckons for the food and drink sector

Added: 14 Feb 2020

A recent article in the press drew a comparison between the modern fast food sector and the clothin…

Nuclear engineers

Engineering manages year on year salary growth despite Brexit jitters

Added: 14 Feb 2020

Salary levels across the engineering sector continued to grow last year, with 2.1 per cent average …

Poo to food breakthrough could boost farm to fork security

Added: 14 Feb 2020

Phosphate vital for agricultural fertiliser could be produced on an industrial scale from sewage sl…

Materials apprenticeship degree finally makes the grade

Added: 14 Feb 2020

The long-awaited new degree apprenticeship for trainees in materials science across the UK has rece…

Steel industry decarbonisation project secures £1.26 million

Added: 14 Feb 2020

The UK Research and Innovation-funded Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), has…

Small process innovations can create great advances

Added: 14 Feb 2020

In this age of disruption, there’s a tendency to regard innovation in terms of monumental, eye-catc…

Electrification is spreading and that will increase the focus on power quality

Added: 12 Feb 2020

Electrical engineers can expect substantial challenges in the years ahead, warns REO UK’s Steve Hug…