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Oliver Valves wins record £10 million Middle East order

Added: 3 Mar 2020

Leading manufacturer Oliver Valves has marked its 40 years in business by winning an order in exces…

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Expert warns coronavirus impact will heighten need for Industry 4.0 solutions

Added: 3 Mar 2020

The economic disruption caused by global disasters such as the coronavirus outbreak would be tackle…

Nature offers key to producing sustainable chemicals

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Industrial products that currently depend for their creation on chemicals from hydrogen and fossil …

Bilfinger awarded multi-million Hinkley Point C contract

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Hinkley Point C owner EDF has awarded Bilfinger a £58 million contract from for the execution desig…

YSI Life Sciences will be at IBioIC’s 2nd Annual Conference

Scotland’s life sciences sector on track to exceed £8 billion target by 2025

Added: 25 Feb 2020

New figures published today by the Scottish Government show company employment in Scotland’s life s…

'Engineers fear skills shortages but ignore tax relief that would help'

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Over a third of UK engineers surveyed worry about skills shortages but more than a fifth of their c…

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Engineering manages year on year salary growth despite Brexit jitters

Added: 14 Feb 2020

Salary levels across the engineering sector continued to grow last year, with 2.1 per cent average …

Poo to food breakthrough could boost farm to fork security

Added: 14 Feb 2020

Phosphate vital for agricultural fertiliser could be produced on an industrial scale from sewage sl…

Materials apprenticeship degree finally makes the grade

Added: 14 Feb 2020

The long-awaited new degree apprenticeship for trainees in materials science across the UK has rece…

Steel industry decarbonisation project secures £1.26 million

Added: 14 Feb 2020

The UK Research and Innovation-funded Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), has…

Voting set to open for finalists of Pump Industry Awards 2020

Added: 11 Feb 2020

Nearly 40 finalists in eight categories will go forward for the vote to decide the winners of the 2…

Government announcement on free ports

Added: 11 Feb 2020

The Government has announced a consultation process for the creation of as many as 10 free ports in…

The use of optical gas imaging cameras has already become a standard practice in many oil and gas co

Wood finalises sale terms for industrial services business

Added: 11 Feb 2020

John Wood Group is selling its industrial services business to technical services provider, Kaefer,…

Assystem wins contract for final phase 1 design of ITER project

Added: 11 Feb 2020

Assystem, has won the contract for the final design of phase 1 as well as prototype testing for the…

Women recruits ‘put at risk by PPE clothing designed for men’

Added: 4 Feb 2020

Personal protection equipment (PPE) is failing to adapt to the needs of the growing number of women…

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University innovators harness bat power for new pipeline leak solution

Added: 3 Feb 2020

While Bruce Wayne did it in fiction, university engineers and their partners have harnessed the nat…

Bessemer bids to improve the innovation investment process

Added: 3 Feb 2020

Government must recognise that innovative ‘hard tech’ companies face greater investment difficultie…

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UK slashes oil imports by a fifth in five years

Added: 3 Feb 2020

Britain succeeded in reducing its dependence upon foreign oil by 21% between 2013 and 2018.

Visa moves ‘must not block European talent pool’

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Government attempts to overhaul the visa system and ensure a flow of leading scientific talent from…

North West calls on Government to develop region as low carbon cluster

Added: 29 Jan 2020

North West industry leaders say £4 billion of investment and 33,000 jobs could be created if Govern…