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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…

Laboratories need to be safe, whilst enabling researcher to achieve their potential

Lab-grown insect meat 'alternative to livestock sources'

Added: 13 Jun 2019

Researchers have outlined proposals for lab-grown insect meat as an alternative to harmful livestoc…

Make UK reports sustainability drive undented by Brexit uncertainty

Added: 10 Jun 2019

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

Tarmac gets to grip with UK’s rubber mountain

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Materials solutions company Tarmac has launched a new rubberised asphalt it says will recycle thous…

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…

China hub boost for UK diagnostic leader

Added: 10 Jun 2019

The world’s largest research centre for diagnostic engineering – the UK’s Centre for Efficiency and…

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…

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…

Manufacturer warns lack of bearing knowledge risks failures

Added: 24 May 2019

Distributor SMB Bearings has warned that too many operations are using hybrid rather than ceramic b…

Make UK urges successor to build on May's Brexit foundations

Added: 24 May 2019

Make UK CEO Stephen Phipson has reacted immediately to Theresa May’s resignation announcement by ur…

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…

Strathclyde research aims to save up to 100k tonnes of landfill waste annually

Added: 21 May 2019

New research from the University of Strathclyde has harnessed heat treatment methods to reduce wast…

North West pioneers lead launch of game-changing Made Smarter scheme

Added: 21 May 2019

Engineering firms have applauded the launch of a scheme designed to boost the north west of England…

Engineering at last gets a foot in the primary school door

Added: 21 May 2019

A decade and a half long mission to introduce engineering to primary school classrooms has come to …

Manufacturing Barometer

Two thirds of SMEs feel corporates get better deal from the system and Brexit

Added: 20 May 2019

Two out of three small to medium enterprise (SME) respondents say they feel corporate firms are bet…

National Grid

Security and cost are biggest barriers to decentralised energy, says report

Added: 15 May 2019

Reducing energy consumption is a priority for most UK businesses but fears over security and disrup…

Tata Steel Scunthorpe works

British Steel pleads for Government loan

Added: 15 May 2019

British Steel has urgently requested a Government loan of £75 million to combat the effects of Brex…