All Industry 4.0


The hazardous limits to bringing your own device to the workplace

Added: 11 Dec 2019

Sophie Hand of EU Automation, assesses whether personal devices are equipped for hazardous environm…

Charles honours the GPS Four at Buckingham Palace

Added: 10 Dec 2019

Four individuals who played a key part in the creation of GPS have been awarded the 2019 Queen Eliz…

It’s make or break for UK automation warns FANUC UK chief

Added: 10 Dec 2019

The UK is the only G7 country that has an industrial robot density below the world average – a fact…

Edwards’ mega-installation is one of Scottish engineering’s largest

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Edwards Engineering has completed a £4.5 million installation of a new furnace building at the Supe…

Valves association announces first winner of new leadership trophy

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Rotork’s Dave Godfrey is the first ever winner of the British Valve and Actuator Association’s Futu…

Strathclyde AFRC helps transform manufacturing insurance for 4.0 era

Added: 4 Dec 2019

The University of Strathclyde Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has teamed up with a leading …

environment

UK businesses ‘ignoring the savings to be found by cutting energy waste’

Added: 3 Dec 2019

Nearly three times as many small to medium business in the UK fail to measure energy losses compare…

Application submitted for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A planning application has been submitted for the development of the National Manufacturing Institu…

Landia helps Stornoway scoop top environmental prize

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A Landia pasteuriser that processes waste salmon for an AD biogas plant on Stornoway has helped the…

UK chemical sector R&D spend hits a high for yet another year

Added: 25 Nov 2019

The UK chemicals sector has increased its annual spending on research and development by 3.4% - its…

Water

BPMA and European pumps industry urges EU to heed water directive advice

Added: 20 Nov 2019

More than 30 European trade associations are urging the EU to include their recommendations within …

Company reaps the real-time benefits of IT-OT convergence

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Companies understand the need for IT and OT convergence but can be thwarted by their fragmented inf…

Trust’s port plan provides new process industry ‘road’ for Yorkshire

Added: 20 Nov 2019

The Canal and River Trust has won planning permission for from Leeds City Council for its proposed …

Edwin James Group reports £140 million turnover

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Edwin James Group has achieved an annual revenue of circa £140 million for the 12-month period endi…

Water sector group appoints corporate comms chief as new head

Added: 20 Nov 2019

Water UK has appointed a top utility industry corporate communications figure as its new chief exec…

More than 0.6 million manufacturing jobs gone since crash says GMB union

Added: 13 Nov 2019

A total of 620,000 manufacturing jobs in the UK have disappeared since the 2008 financial crash, th…

Automation’s coming but we don’t need new skills, say 1 in 3 UK workers

Added: 13 Nov 2019

More than one in three UK workers surveyed don’t feel they need to learn new skills, even though ne…

‘Makers’ Manifesto’ demands less squabbling, more vision from parties

Added: 13 Nov 2019

Manufacturers are calling on Britain’s political parties to focus on delivering their vision for th…

Retrofit saves Wessex Water recycle site from population overload

Added: 5 Nov 2019

When a fast growing West Country town put a strain on the water recycling plant, it was an opportun…

Oil & gas leaders commit to industry-wide competence measurement

Added: 5 Nov 2019

Leading oil and gas engineering companies have helped embed a Government-sponsored system of compet…