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GMB in ‘last ditch’ talks to avoid Sellafield firefighters strike

Added: 27 Jun 2017

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear facility have threatened a series of strikes in July unless a di…

Engineering’s top 50 women for 2017

Added: 23 Jun 2017

Lucy Ackland, senior development engineer at global engineering company Renishaw, has been selected…

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Myth-busting film marks Women in Engineering Day

Added: 23 Jun 2017

SSE is marking International Women in Engineering Day with a film that aims to counter some of the …

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NAO Hinkley report criticises government nuclear strategy

Added: 23 Jun 2017

The National Audit Office has made damning criticism of the government’s strategy for the Hinkley P…

Cuadrilla shale site

UKOOG – Government must act to protect gas reserves

Added: 22 Jun 2017

The UK will become increasingly reliant upon imported gas if it does not embark on a strategy to bo…

Sellafield nuclear facility

Process leaders demand Brexit scrutiny and safeguards after Queen's Speech

Added: 21 Jun 2017

Early responses from process industry leaders to the Queen’s Speech outlining the Government’s appr…

Stan Higgins among those honoured at CIA awards ceremony

Added: 20 Jun 2017

Stan Higgins was among those honoured at an awards ceremony hosted by the Chemical Industries Assoc…

UK Power Networks CEO Scarsella to chair Energy & Skills Partnership

Added: 19 Jun 2017

UK Power Networks CEO Basil Scarsella has been appointed as the new chair of the Energy & Utilities…

Scuoler and Stannah brothers receive lift from honours list

Added: 19 Jun 2017

Stannah stairlift pioneers Brian and Alan Stannah and EEF chief executive Terry Scuoler were among …

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IET young engineers competition to inspire next generation

Added: 13 Jun 2017

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is hosting a competition designed to inspire th…

Carbonate reservoir pioneer Geiger wins Wegener Award

Added: 13 Jun 2017

Director of the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) and Foundation CMG chair at Heriot-Watt Un…

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British Water launches appeal for case study database

Added: 12 Jun 2017

British Water is appealing for industry professionals to share case studies and unsolved challenges…

FDF welcomes Gove Defra appointment

Added: 12 Jun 2017

Food and Drink Federation director general Ian Wright has welcomed the appointment of Michael Gove …

Election analysis: What’s the effect for Brexit and the process industries?

Added: 9 Jun 2017

The hung parliament that has resulted from the general election has increased uncertainty over the …

Manufacturing sector ‘haemorrhaging’ jobs as more than 600,000 go in a decade

Added: 6 Jun 2017

The UK manufacturing sector has “haemorrhaged” more than 600,000 jobs since 2006, which represents …

Longannet power station

Industry leaders call for UK to lead on energy transition after Trump pull out

Added: 2 Jun 2017

Industry bodies reacted with dismay to US president Donald Trump’s intention to withdraw his countr…

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Former Labour MP Iain Wright replaces Stan Higgins as NEPIC chief

Added: 1 Jun 2017

Former Labour MP Iain Wright has been named as the new chief executive officer of the North East Pr…

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UK food and drink exports grow to £4.9bn in Q1

Added: 31 May 2017

Global exports of UK food and drink products grew to £4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2017 – re…

More than £0.3 mill in R&D on offer to engineering innovators

Added: 30 May 2017

Seven engineering innovators will have the chance to share £350,000 of R&D support in a competition…

Oxford Uni spin-off secures valves deal with Middle East water company

Added: 30 May 2017

Oxford Flow has won its first Middle Eastern contract, with an agreement to supply valves technolog…