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Reconditioning large rolling bearings can save downtime and money

Added: 24 Nov 2017

Large rolling bearings often play a critical role in keeping high value production plant operating …

Earthquake hero and outstanding apprentice win top IET awards

Added: 16 Nov 2017

The IET has awarded its Armed Forces Technician of the Year prize to a soldier who returned to his …

How automated lubrication can help reduce product recall

Added: 31 Oct 2017

An automated centralised lubrication system can help food manufacturers avoid machine failure while…

Register for Siemens’ free workplace digitalisation advice

Siemens | Added: 17 Oct 2017

Five minutes’ expert advice before taking decisions is useful – so how helpful would 45 minutes be?…

Chemicals giant Bayer sells seeds business to BASF for €5.9bn

Added: 13 Oct 2017

German chemicals manufacturer Bayer has sold a number of its crop seeds business units to BASF for …

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…

Consortium wins £1million to develop new family of antibiotics

Added: 5 Jul 2017

Innovate UK has awarded nearly £1million in funding to a consortium developing a platform for the p…

Yoghurt recall hits UK retailers

Added: 1 Aug 2016

Yeo Valley has recalled a number of chilled yoghurt products over fears that they may contain piece…

InfraCal 2

Spectro Scientific reappoints Quantitech

Quantitech | Added: 9 Feb 2016

Quantitech has been reappointed by Spectro Scientific as the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ir…

Flir Systems CO2 camera

Gas imaging camera spots CO2 leaks

Added: 3 Feb 2016

Flir Systems’ GF343 optical gas imaging camera is designed to detect and visualise carbon dioxide (…

Liz Fletcher, Beamex

Calibration: Field factors

Added: 22 Jan 2016

The case for calibrating equipment in either a workshop or the field is not always black and white,…

XRF analyser

X-ray fluorescence analysers for metals analysis

Ashtead Technology | Added: 19 Jan 2016

Ashtead Technology says X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is one of the most important technologies in its r…

Endress+Hauser RFID tags

RFID tags reduce maintenance costs

Added: 11 Jan 2016

Endress+Hauser has launched a range of RFID tags that are designed to ease the identification of me…

Water research, Sheffield University lab

UK water research gets £3.9m boost

Added: 20 Oct 2015

A new £3.9million research project has been established to help meet the UK’s future needs for a cl…

Amazon

Amazon UK to supply industry and labs

Added: 22 Sep 2015

Amazon today launched an online industrial and scientific supply store in the UK, which it says wil…

Pharmaceutical industry must focus on manufacturing

Skills support impacting SMEs

Added: 15 Sep 2015

Small and medium sized enterprises (SME) are building a competitive advantage through training and …

Naneos Particle detector

New detector tackles tiny particles

Added: 8 Sep 2015

Air Monitors has launched in the UK what it describes as the world’s smallest nanoparticle detector…

United Utilities reservoir

Ultraviolet rig zaps water utility bug

Added: 20 Aug 2015

United Utilities has deployed ultraviolet rigs to help kill off the final traces of a bug affecting…

Salmon processing

FSA funds food innovation

Added: 18 Aug 2015

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is handing out new funding for research into a range of topics f…

EDF Hinkley Point C site preparation

Nuclear supply scheme launched

Added: 30 Jun 2015

Leaders of the nuclear industry will gather in London today to launch an initiative to broaden the …