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If you want to get ahead, be a chemical engineer…

Added: 15 Feb 2019

Chemical engineering provides a significant boost to social mobility, according to a survey of youn…

Voting to open soon as PIA awards finalists revealed

Added: 14 Feb 2019

Nearly 40 nominees have been shortlisted for this year’s Pump Industry Awards, with the largest num…

Pump Industry Awards 2019 - pick your winner

Added: 14 Feb 2019

With a total of 37 finalists included in the shortlist of Pump Industry Awards entries for the seve…

Ensuring your diesel-fuelled generators are compliant

Added: 13 Feb 2019

Emissions legislation doesn’t spell the end of the diesel-fuelled generator, says Jason Harryman of…

Parliamentary water group chair calls for end to five-year focus

Added: 12 Feb 2019

The chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Water Group has criticised the focus on five-year plans, s…

Swansea to lead multimillion steel research initiative

Added: 12 Feb 2019

Wales is to host a £35 million new initiative between research bodies, universities and business to…

Pump choice enables a tougher approach to waste processing

Added: 11 Feb 2019

When recycling rules got more demanding, one waste management firm decided on a tougher approach to…

Revolutionary’s influence on UK manufacturing unbroken 140 years on

Added: 11 Feb 2019

The company which helped revolutionise manufacturing with the invention of the bush-roller chain th…

British Safety Council awards 500-plus global winners

Added: 11 Feb 2019

More than 500 organisations worldwide have been honoured in the British Safety Council’s Internatio…

Drax Power Plant

Minister hails Drax carbon capture breakthrough

Added: 11 Feb 2019

Energy minister Claire Perry said the new Drax Power station’s pilot bioenergy carbon capture and s…

Landmark BPMA agreement with Lancaster University

Added: 7 Feb 2019

British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) representatives have signed a co-operation agreement …

Chester to offer UK’s first IChemE-accredited degree apprenticeship

Added: 1 Feb 2019

The University of Chester’s Faculty of Science and Engineering and major employers in the region ha…

Process industry lies at the heart of a leading UK attraction

Added: 1 Feb 2019

Pumps don’t only have to perform in plants and factories. Process sector work can be taking place i…

Report warns of ‘scant progress’ in UK engineering education after five years

Added: 31 Jan 2019

The author of the first Government-commissioned review into engineering education has warned that “…

Conservation-focused project gives maximum effectiveness for minimum visibility

Added: 30 Jan 2019

Processing waste is hard enough when there is no mains sewerage available but what about when the p…

IET re-engineers its brand with website relaunch

Added: 29 Jan 2019

Rebranding is a phrase more common to the world of marketing and PR but even august engineering bod…

Graduates

Engineering is No 2 preference for male undergraduates says report

Added: 28 Jan 2019

Engineering is the second most popular undergraduate course among men in the UK in this academic ye…

Wright appointment boosts distributor presence on BCAS board  

Added: 28 Jan 2019

Managing director of Thorite Stephen Wright has been elected to the board of trade association the …

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 28 Jan 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

Tremors could be three times stronger before fracking halts, suggests study

Added: 23 Jan 2019

British Geological Society researchers have suggested that limits on seismic exploration on frackin…