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Sheffield Uni AMRC deal creates manufacturing centre in Oman

Added: 19 Sep 2017

The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has launched a project with Om…

Show Preview: Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2017

Added: 19 Sep 2017

Northern Manufacturing & Electronics, the North’s industrial technology and electronics show, retur…

Decontamination equipment: the importance of staff training

Added: 18 Sep 2017

You can’t handle hazardous materials without the right tools but managers need to ensure the people…

Autodesk webinar focuses on new product development

Autodesk, Inc. | Added: 11 Sep 2017

Software specialist Autodesk is holding a free webinar on 2 November at 11am entitled ‘Improving ne…

Viewpoint: more science teachers spells STEM success

Added: 5 Sep 2017

To fill the STEM shortfall in UK industry, you don’t start with university – you begin with schools…

Premier Oil North Sea platform

OPITO commissions major survey on North Sea labour market

Added: 4 Sep 2017

Robert Gordon University’s Oil and Gas Institute will carry out a major analysis of the UK Continen…

Amec Foster Wheeler secures key nuclear waste contracts worth £4 million

Added: 23 Aug 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler has won two contracts worth £4 million from LLW Repository, the company respons…

Jacopa’s commitment to training is recognised with SME of the Year nomination

Jacopa Ltd | Added: 22 Aug 2017

Wastewater treatment specialist Jacopa has been rewarded for its “exceptional commitment to learnin…

Eurofins’ new £4 million laboratory brings testing under one roof

Added: 4 Aug 2017

Work has finished on Eurofins’ new high-tech laboratory site for testing water and pharmaceutical p…

Laboratory contamination

Reduced demand prompts closure of Staffordshire’s council-run laboratory

Added: 31 Jul 2017

One of the last local authority-run laboratories in England is to be closed with the loss of 16 pos…

North Sea offshore oil and gas

UK offshore oil and gas safety record improving says report

Added: 27 Jul 2017

The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has reported its lowest ever incidence of so-called ‘dangero…

CBI and EEF reports reveal upturn in UK manufacturing performance

Added: 25 Jul 2017

Reports from the CBI and EEF published this week suggest that manufacturing output in the UK is imp…

icheme skills graduates

Work experience ‘more reliable’ than socio-economic background in chemical engineering, report finds

Added: 17 Jul 2017

Work experience is ‘more reliable’ than socio-economic background when predicting employment potent…

OPITO confirms McDonald as chief executive officer

Added: 13 Jul 2017

OPITO, the international workforce, safety and standards organisation for oil and gas, has appointe…

‘Act now to boost UK food and drink’s global competitiveness’

Added: 10 Jul 2017

Government must act fast to ensure that the food and drink sector in Britain maintains its workforc…

Better leadership needed to avert Buncefield-style disasters, warns ABB

Added: 10 Jul 2017

Better leadership is needed in the process industries to avoid repetition of accidents on the scale…

EngineeringUK announces new chief executive

Added: 5 Jul 2017

EngineeringUK announced today that Mark Titterington has been appointed as its new chief executive.

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SPX Flow joint venture workshop to service Iraq’s ‘super giant’ oil fields

Added: 5 Jul 2017

SPX Flow has signed a joint venture agreement with the WTE Wajdi Group Group to service all rotatin…

News viewpoint: how the General Election result will affect the process sectors

Added: 4 Jul 2017

The hung parliament that has emerged diminishes the likelihood of a hard Brexit, but brings other p…

Lucideon to host materials drying process webinar

Added: 4 Jul 2017

International, independent materials technology company Lucideon is hosting a webinar entitled ‘Opt…