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Engineering at last gets a foot in the primary school door

Added: 21 May 2019

A decade and a half long mission to introduce engineering to primary school classrooms has come to …

Manufacturing Barometer

Two thirds of SMEs feel corporates get better deal from the system and Brexit

Added: 20 May 2019

Two out of three small to medium enterprise (SME) respondents say they feel corporate firms are bet…

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

National Grid

Security and cost are biggest barriers to decentralised energy, says report

Added: 15 May 2019

Reducing energy consumption is a priority for most UK businesses but fears over security and disrup…

Remember to count industry among the climate worriers

Added: 13 May 2019

The appearances of the youthful environmentalist Greta Thunberg have drawn some predictably Old Buf…

Look East for pumps priorities

Added: 13 May 2019

Even before the axis of global power had shifted so far eastwards, we had grown accustomed to laggi…

Thorite aims for a Motion Control awards hat trick and double win

Added: 13 May 2019

Thorite is aiming for a hat trick of wins in the Distributor of the Year category for the 2019 Moti…

‘Smoke alarm for the sea’ could mark an oil and gas breakthrough

Added: 13 May 2019

A revolutionary new product developed by a leading university and industry experts could provide ef…

Japan’s lithium battery pioneer nominated for award by European Patent Office

Added: 8 May 2019

Lithium-ion battery inventor Dr Akira Yoshino has been nominated as a finalist for the European Inv…

Cranfield and Boeing provide female engineers with a flying start

Added: 8 May 2019

Leading female engineers turned out in force to support Cranfield University’s interactive event to…

‘Enough done’ for women engineers but female numbers barely top 12% in UK

Added: 30 Apr 2019

The number of UK engineering firms who think enough has been done to encourage women into the secto…

Bearings firm nearly doubles stockpile capacity over customers’ Brexit fears

Added: 30 Apr 2019

A leading UK bearing manufacturer and European exporter admits it has nearly doubled its storage ca…

Yorkshire Water’s record-breaking ‘ears’ seek to cut leaks by nearly half

Added: 30 Apr 2019

Yorkshire Water is aiming to cut leaks by 40% in just six years, thanks to a record breaking invest…

BVAA builds links with trade envoy to boost export insights

Added: 30 Apr 2019

British Valve and Actuator Association (BVAA) CEO Rob Bartlett said the organisation is strengtheni…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 24 Apr 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Nominations open for IET Achievement Awards 2019

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Nominations have opened for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) annual Achievemen…

Buhler’s revolutionary food safety camera earns Queen’s Award

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Buhler UK has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the innovation category for its work on the use…

Make UK urges government to focus on upskilling for AI era

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Manufacturers’ association Make UK has called for more help to be made available for firms wishing …

Hydro says business on course after cyber-attack

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro says its extrusion arm has nearly returned to no…

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…