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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…

Thorite aims for a Motion Control awards hat trick and double win

Added: 13 May 2019

Thorite is aiming for a hat trick of wins in the Distributor of the Year category for the 2019 Moti…

‘Smoke alarm for the sea’ could mark an oil and gas breakthrough

Added: 13 May 2019

A revolutionary new product developed by a leading university and industry experts could provide ef…

Japan’s lithium battery pioneer nominated for award by European Patent Office

Added: 8 May 2019

Lithium-ion battery inventor Dr Akira Yoshino has been nominated as a finalist for the European Inv…

SKF celebrates centenary of the SRB, the invention that kept industry rolling

Added: 8 May 2019

Luton-based SKF UK is joining its Swedish parent company in celebrating the centenary of the invent…

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Make UK survey warns workplace absence higher in UK chemicals sector and among manual workers

Added: 8 May 2019

Sick leave increased fastest among chemical industry manual workers in the last year, revealed a su…

Cranfield and Boeing provide female engineers with a flying start

Added: 8 May 2019

Leading female engineers turned out in force to support Cranfield University’s interactive event to…

‘Enough done’ for women engineers but female numbers barely top 12% in UK

Added: 30 Apr 2019

The number of UK engineering firms who think enough has been done to encourage women into the secto…

Bearings firm nearly doubles stockpile capacity over customers’ Brexit fears

Added: 30 Apr 2019

A leading UK bearing manufacturer and European exporter admits it has nearly doubled its storage ca…

Yorkshire Water’s record-breaking ‘ears’ seek to cut leaks by nearly half

Added: 30 Apr 2019

Yorkshire Water is aiming to cut leaks by 40% in just six years, thanks to a record breaking invest…

BVAA builds links with trade envoy to boost export insights

Added: 30 Apr 2019

British Valve and Actuator Association (BVAA) CEO Rob Bartlett said the organisation is strengtheni…

Nominations open for IET Achievement Awards 2019

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Nominations have opened for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) annual Achievemen…

Buhler’s revolutionary food safety camera earns Queen’s Award

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Buhler UK has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the innovation category for its work on the use…

Make UK urges government to focus on upskilling for AI era

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Manufacturers’ association Make UK has called for more help to be made available for firms wishing …

Hydro says business on course after cyber-attack

Added: 23 Apr 2019

Aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro says its extrusion arm has nearly returned to no…

Bibby scientific give school children an experimental experience at british science week

Increase incentives to retain STEM teachers urges IMechE

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Financial incentives and better career development are essential to stem the loss of STEM subject t…

Hexagon lends an arm to boost AFRC’s measurement capacity

Added: 17 Apr 2019

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) is being provided with stat…

European manufacturers join lobby against no-deal Brexit  

Added: 16 Apr 2019

European-wide industrial employers organisation Ceemet has swung its weight behind Make UK’s effort…

Survey claims to show utility company staff are bigger time wasters

Added: 16 Apr 2019

Energy and utility company workers spend almost half an average working day procrastinating and was…