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

Added: 29 Jan 2020

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

ECITB unveils nearly £100 million in industry training investment

Added: 29 Jan 2020

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has announced a £90 million investment…

Union backs Scotch producers’ demand for end to transatlantic whisky tariffs

Added: 29 Jan 2020

The GMB union has thrown its weight behind demands by the Scotch Whisky Association and its US coun…

Visa moves ‘must not block European talent pool’

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Government attempts to overhaul the visa system and ensure a flow of leading scientific talent from…

North West calls on Government to develop region as low carbon cluster

Added: 29 Jan 2020

North West industry leaders say £4 billion of investment and 33,000 jobs could be created if Govern…

Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 22 Jan 2020

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

Carbon capture and storage CCS

Schneider scores two repeat wins for sustainability once again

Added: 21 Jan 2020

Schneider Electric has once more made it on to two of the most prestigious ‘clean company’ lists in…

Sheffield claims 3D antibacterial breakthrough

Added: 21 Jan 2020

University of Sheffield scientists have claimed a scientific and manufacturing breakthrough with th…

Food and drink SMEs have chance of £20k worth of tech and innovation facilities

Added: 21 Jan 2020

Lincoln University’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) is offering small business the c…

Short courses for industries handling powders and particulate materials

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Handling issues including segregation, caking/lumping, particle damage and irregular discharge/flow…

UK tech sector makes history with world-beating investment performance

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Investments in the UK tech sector reached record-breaking levels for the third successive year, wit…

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Pumps industry says its Euro proposal could boost electricity savings 600%

Added: 14 Jan 2020

European pumps manufacturers are pressing the EU to adopt their proposals for a new directive they …

Make UK bids to smash the five apprenticeship myths

Added: 14 Jan 2020

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK will use its impending Aston Technology Hub event to debunk fiv…

Industrial wearables are getting smarter - in both senses

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Gone are the days of clunky steel-toe capped boots, oversized fluorescent jackets and poorly fittin…

Upgrading sewage works for rapid population growth

Added: 8 Jan 2020

Rapid population expansion doesn’t just put pressure on a town’s schools and housing stock. There a…

BVAA chief Findlay is new Severn Glocon CEO

Added: 7 Jan 2020

British Valve and Actuator Association chairman Colin Findlay is the new CEO of Severn Glocon, succ…

ARC's Allan wins BCAS gong for banging the drum for engineering

Added: 7 Jan 2020

Engineering evangelist Allan Crawford is the winner of the BCAS Rogers Knight Award for his years o…

Food

Make UK/Santander report blows hot and cold on UK food and drink

Added: 7 Jan 2020

The food and drink sector contributed 15.9% of UK manufacturing’s total Gross Value Added (GVA), ac…

Watson-Marlow expands international reach with Eastern Europe offices

Added: 7 Jan 2020

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), has launched direct sales and technical support in th…

Pumps ensure Severn Trent renewables strategy yields greater results

Added: 2 Jan 2020

Severn Trent was already a leader in harnessing renewable energy but had ambitious plans to do more…