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More than 0.6 million manufacturing jobs gone since crash says GMB union

Added: 13 Nov 2019

A total of 620,000 manufacturing jobs in the UK have disappeared since the 2008 financial crash, th…

Automation’s coming but we don’t need new skills, say 1 in 3 UK workers

Added: 13 Nov 2019

More than one in three UK workers surveyed don’t feel they need to learn new skills, even though ne…

‘Makers’ Manifesto’ demands less squabbling, more vision from parties

Added: 13 Nov 2019

Manufacturers are calling on Britain’s political parties to focus on delivering their vision for th…

Oil & gas leaders commit to industry-wide competence measurement

Added: 5 Nov 2019

Leading oil and gas engineering companies have helped embed a Government-sponsored system of compet…

Wind technology to gain multi-million pound training centre

Added: 5 Nov 2019

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a new multi-million pound national Floati…

Company reaps the real-time benefits of IT-OT convergence

Added: 31 Oct 2019

Companies understand the need for IT and OT convergence but can be thwarted by their fragmented inf…

UK engineering firms 'could be missing out on £10 billion R&D funding annually'

Added: 30 Oct 2019

New research claims that UK engineering companies are potentially missing out on more than £10 bill…

Make UK conferences spell out impending Brexit implications

Added: 23 Oct 2019

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK staged two conferences in three days to provide emergency guida…

AFRC and Siemens seal deal to make Scottish factories smarter

Added: 23 Oct 2019

Strathclyde university’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has officially agreed a collaborat…

AEMT announces 2019 finalists shortlist

Added: 22 Oct 2019

A total of 25 finalists have been chosen for the six categories in the annual Association of Electr…

Full steam ahead as Spirax Sarco marks 30 years of driving accreditation

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Steam solutions provider Spirax Sarco is celebrating three decades of providing City & Guilds cours…

Facility launch 'a gamechanger for oil and gas measurement'

Added: 22 Oct 2019

TÜV SÜD’s National Engineering Laboratory has announced the launch of its £16 million Advanced Mult…

Relax… you’ve got through the deadliest workplace day of the year

Added: 9 Oct 2019

Superstitious souls might dread the approach of Friday the 13th but engineers who prefer to rely on…

IMechE boost for engineers graduating from the University of Northampton

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has confirmed it is re-accrediting the University …

Flexible working emerges as new priority for manufacturing employees

Added: 9 Oct 2019

Automation and agile production methods are contributing to a growing demand among manufacturing st…

Drax Power Plant

Drax go-ahead puts Government and Planning Inspectorate at odds

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The Government has announced that it has approved the installation of four new gas fired turbines f…

Engineers get to voice their thoughts on state of the nation

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The UK’s engineers are invited to share their views on the political, industrial and other challeng…

adi shapes future engineering careers with its fourth intake of pre-apprentices

Added: 8 Oct 2019

Birmingham-based engineering firm adi Group has welcomed a fourth intake to its pioneering pre-appr…

Deadline looms for top engineering women’s award nominations  

Added: 2 Oct 2019

With just days to go before the nominations close, the annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards a…

Engineers who work remotely ‘earn nearly 50% more’ claim

Added: 2 Oct 2019

Remote working may not only become increasingly common for engineers but potentially more lucrative…