All Industry 4.0


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 …

Shell’s AM centre wins Lloyd’s coveted ‘badge of excellence’

Added: 17 Jul 2019

Lloyd’s Register has awarded a prestigious best practice qualification to Shell’s groundbreaking 3D…

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…

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…

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…

Huddersfield shares in €4 million Euro-donation to train new 5G experts

Added: 9 Jul 2019

A generation of 5G network experts will be trained by the University of Huddersfield, which receive…

px Group appoints Ineos Upstream’s Holmes as chief executive 

Added: 9 Jul 2019

Infrastructure solutions leader px has appointed Ineos senior executive Geoff Holmes as its chief e…

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…

Tata Steel Scunthorpe works

Network Rail eyes steel assets to keep trains on track

Added: 3 Jul 2019

Network Rail has indicated it may be among the bidders after suggesting it was interested in part o…

Siemens launches Industry 4.0 curriculum for universities 

Added: 26 Jun 2019

Siemens is stepping into university with the launch of a teaching programme designed to put industr…

After a century of campaigning, why do we have so few women engineers?

Added: 21 Jun 2019

Windscreen wipers, computer software, space station batteries and the circular saw can all be credi…

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…

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…

Watson-Marlow unveils plans to extend reach in Iberian pumps market

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) is extending its reach into the Spanish and Portuguese…

Make UK/BDO survey shows Brexit uncertainty 'further harming industry prospects'

Added: 5 Jun 2019

Stockpiling in preparation for Brexit has slowed and export orders continue to fall, the latest Mak…

IMechE welcomes call to boost foreign engineer numbers

Added: 4 Jun 2019

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has welcomed calls by a key advisory body for employers to …