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Assytem's ASCO acquisition heralds French expansion

Added: 12 Jul 2019

Blackburn-based Assystem, now the world’s third largest nuclear engineering organisation has acquir…

Wanner’s Hydra-Cell hard sell reaps massive growth dividends

Added: 11 Jul 2019

Wanner International says it has recorded an average annual organic growth rate of over 14% over th…

EU directive's £17 million threat 'has put cyber security on the process agenda'

Added: 10 Jul 2019

The threat of massive multi-million pound fines for failing to safeguard against cyber security ris…

State of the art burners enable brickworks to build on efficiency

Added: 10 Jul 2019

A traditional manufacturer found a cutting-edge solution when its furnaces needed to adapt to diffe…

MP welcomes new food training facility as apprentice capacity doubles at site

Added: 10 Jul 2019

Redditch MP Rachel Maclean officially opened engineering training provider MGTS’s purpose-built fac…

Huddersfield shares in €4 million Euro-donation to train new 5G experts

Added: 9 Jul 2019

A generation of 5G network experts will be trained by the University of Huddersfield, which receive…

CFMS appoints former Innovate chief Gray as chairman

Added: 3 Jul 2019

Digital engineering specialist the Centre for Modelling and Simulation (CFMS) has appointed the for…

Midlands firm achieves national prominence with manufacturing award

Added: 26 Jun 2019

Midlands family firm MNB Precision has won a second industry award in two months, scooping the Nati…

Water

Ofwat £126 million charge to Southern Water for sewage treatment failures

Added: 25 Jun 2019

Regulator Ofwat has imposed a massive £126 million penalty on Southern Water after serious failures…

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…

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…

Chopper pumps provide robust solution for unscreened sludge

Added: 13 Jun 2019

The failures of unscreened sludge mixing is a reminder of the benefits that chopper pumps can provi…

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 …

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…

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…

Tata Steel Scunthorpe works

Insurance experts call for settlement of British Steel claim

Added: 23 May 2019

An ongoing dispute between British Steel and top insurers could help save the troubled company if i…