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After a century of campaigning, why do we have so few women engineers?

Added: 21 Jun 2019

Windscreen wipers, computer software, space station batteries and the circular saw can all be credi…

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 18 Jun 2019

You can’t ignore the impact of IIoT in the process sectors but you might miss one low key yet signi…

Bacteria used in bioplastics production

Bumper share of new research money goes to process industry projects

Added: 18 Jun 2019

Institution of Mechanical Engineers head of engineering Dr Jenifer Baxter has applauded the announc…

Wood wins multi-million dollar deal at UK’s first nuclear new build in 20 years

Added: 18 Jun 2019

Wood has won a multi-million dollar-equivalent contract to provide engineering and technical servic…

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 17 Jun 2019

Bürkert’s Greg Wainhouse examines how the wastewater and brewing sectors employ process optimisatio…

The importance of proper planning for height safety

Added: 12 Jun 2019

Designing a height safety system is essential from the start of any project, insists HCL Safety‘s S…

Make UK reports sustainability drive undented by Brexit uncertainty

Added: 10 Jun 2019

British manufacturers are making substantial progress with sustainability improvements, largely pro…

Blockchain will release the energy industry's potential

Added: 10 Jun 2019

The energy industry is understandably cautious about blockchain technology, but we should heed the …

Watson-Marlow unveils plans to extend reach in Iberian pumps market

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) is extending its reach into the Spanish and Portuguese…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 6 Jun 2019

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…

Make UK/BDO survey shows Brexit uncertainty 'further harming industry prospects'

Added: 5 Jun 2019

Stockpiling in preparation for Brexit has slowed and export orders continue to fall, the latest Mak…

IMechE welcomes call to boost foreign engineer numbers

Added: 4 Jun 2019

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has welcomed calls by a key advisory body for employers to …

EDF Hinkley Point C nuclear power wide

Assystem launches massive UK nuclear recruitment drive as SME hires dive

Added: 4 Jun 2019

Nuclear engineering company Assystem is hiring as many as 400 people for jobs in the UK.

DigiTool’s £1.2 million to cut the cost of damaged tools and dies

Added: 4 Jun 2019

The humble die may be an often-overlooked part of the industrial production process but the wear an…

Why PC Pumps offer automated solution to reduce workplace injuries

Added: 3 Jun 2019

The food & drink sector accounts for a high proportion of injuries in the process industry, says SE…

Why packaging mustn't become the weak link in your cold chain

Added: 3 Jun 2019

Cold chain technology is vital for efficient food production, says Advanta’s Miguel Campos. It’s ti…

How a smart switch solved a brewer’s overflow dilemma

Added: 29 May 2019

A good head on your beer isn’t helpful when foam confuses your production overflow system. A change…

Crystal, not balls: A grounded 4.0 guide hits the mark

Added: 29 May 2019

Proctor and Wilkins’ latest volume on the industrial present and future gains from its grounding in…

How to ensure your operation is digitally mature for the 4.0 world

Added: 28 May 2019

Clare Darlison of Idhammar Systems explains why manufacturers must take digital maturity seriously …

Sunderland engineers go to the heart of the ‘Sun’

Added: 27 May 2019

Nuclear engineering experts working for Assystem are designing the robotic equipment that will be r…