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Anglian trounces Google, Apple and Ikea as best firm to work for

Added: 5 Dec 2018

It's official: the best large firm to work for in Britain in 2019 is a process industry company.

EEF report warns of plunging manufacturing export balance

Added: 4 Dec 2018

British manufacturing’s export balance has halved in the last quarter of 2018, reports the latest E…

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Materials degree gets go-ahead

Added: 4 Dec 2018

The proposed new degree apprenticeship for materials science supported by an alliance of UK univers…

BSC helps launch safety drive for India’s 465 million workforce

Added: 4 Dec 2018

The British Safety Council has announced the creation of a forum of international leaders in health…

Saudi calibration centre creates opportunity for Endress+Hauser

Added: 27 Nov 2018

Endress+Hauser has opened a calibration and training centre in Saudi Arabia’s industrial heartland …

North East manufacturing project releases £0.8 million for SMEs

Added: 27 Nov 2018

More than £800,000 worth of collaborative projects fund money is on offer to manufacturing firms in…

Combat work stress and boost productivity says EEF report

Added: 27 Nov 2018

The government has been urged by manufacturers to improve employee access to occupational health pr…

Engineering award winner chips in with solution built on food waste

Added: 26 Nov 2018

A 23 year-old company co-founder has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Launchpad Competition f…


Trust me, I’m an engineer… (and 87% of the public does)

Added: 19 Nov 2018

When it comes to trustworthiness, you would be hard-pressed to beat an engineer, reckons a survey o…

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Chemistry: it’s a man’s world and that needs to change, reveals RSC findings

Added: 19 Nov 2018

The Royal Society of Chemistry has launched a campaign to combat bullying and prejudice after its n…

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Ineos chief eyes further North Sea growth

Added: 19 Nov 2018

Ineos chief Jim Ratcliffe looks set to extend his firm’s role in North Sea offshore oil and gas, fo…

Correct weight handling with carbon-tipped tweezers

Measurement science goes back to nature for landmark change

Added: 14 Nov 2018

As expected, more than 60 leading scientists attending the General Conference on Weights and Measur…

Doncasters tackles UK skills shortage with double digit graduate hires

Added: 13 Nov 2018

Metallurgical engineering company Doncasters has struck graduate gold with a rich seam of 10 entran…

Anglian to spend £40 million on leak detection deal

Added: 13 Nov 2018

Utility company Anglian Water has awarded one of the first contracts for the next asset management …

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EEF launches guide for manufacturing and schools engagement

Added: 13 Nov 2018

The EEF has launched a guide designed to help manufacturers and schools to engage with one another,…

Chemical engineering research pilot

UK chemicals regulation ‘on cliff edge’ say Lords

Added: 7 Nov 2018

The chairman of the House of Lords group monitoring UK chemicals regulation has warned that Britain…

DuPont safety equipment

Industry and academia pair up for health and safety qualifications offer

Added: 6 Nov 2018

Manufacturers' organisation the EEF has teamed with Portsmouth university to launch two new persona…

National Apprenticeship Week

Massive increase in number of youngsters who view apprenticeships as career enhancer

Added: 6 Nov 2018

The number of young people who view apprenticeships as ‘career building’ has increased dramatically…

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Indigo Pipelines sale to complete by February 2019

Added: 6 Nov 2018

The UK’s third largest independent gas transportation network, Indigo Pipelines, is being sold by i…

Latest community awards bring energy giant’s grants to nearly £1 million

Added: 31 Oct 2018

Nearly 20 community groups will share £0.2 million in grants from energy giant Ørsted’s East Coast …