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Huber trophy for two most promising graduates

Added: 4 Jul 2018

Temperature control pioneer Peter Huber, who died recently, has been commemorated at this year’s AC…

Rolls-Royce CTO Stein and logistics leader Kaye honoured

Added: 4 Jul 2018

Despite recent controversy over its restructure plans, Rolls-Royce had cause for celebration as its…

solar cells

Push to meet EU coal-to-solar target sparks major acquisition

Added: 27 Jun 2018

Sun Investment Group (SIG) has acquired 15% of Poland’s solar energy market, in anticipation of the…

Wood fund to boost SME nuclear decommissioning innovation

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Wood plc has announced the creation of a new fund to invest in decommissioning technology developed…

Kate Baxter, Mars UK engineer

One in eight surveyed fancies being an engineer

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Engineering is now one of the most desirable jobs amongst professionals seeking a change of career,…

BPMA urges government to act on CE mark issue

Added: 25 Jun 2018

British Pump Manufacturers Association head Steve Schofield has welcomed the recent top level meeti…

Longannet power station

UK coastal power station at serious risk from floods, says report

Added: 20 Jun 2018

Coastal power plants in the UK will be at increased risk of flooding from rising sea levels and fla…

Temperature control pioneer Peter Huber dies at 77

Added: 18 Jun 2018

Peter Huber, a pioneer in the development of temperature control technology and founder of the inte…

Three OGI cameras were employed to check plant integrity at the BP Chemicals Saltend site.

Chemicals manufacturers’ global sales buck Brexit downturn fears

Added: 14 Jun 2018

The UK’s top privately owned chemicals and coating manufacturers have bucked fears of a Brexit down…

University launches £7.5 million Northern Ireland advanced manufacturing technology site

Added: 14 Jun 2018

Queen’s University Belfast has opened a new £7.5 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing te…

Spain’s Macsa group takes majority stake in Halo Lasers

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Spain’s only laser marking equipment manufacturer has acquired a majority stake in leading UK indus…

Manufacturing bosses hit by pay halts, bonus cuts and 44 days unpaid work

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Manufacturing sector managers have seen their pay rises halted, bonuses cut by more than a third an…

STEM advocate Dara O’Briain reads child author's BBC award-winning sewer story

Added: 11 Jun 2018

Comedian and science advocate Dara O’Briain has presented a BBC 500 Words award to a primary school…

BOFA joins top 200 fastest growing UK exporters list

Added: 11 Jun 2018

Fume and dust extraction technology company BOFA International has been named among Britain’s top 2…

Government to look at state investment to ensure new electricity supply

Added: 5 Jun 2018

The Government has indicated that a major public investment is likely in the development of a new n…

New association to lead fatbergs crackdown

Added: 5 Jun 2018

A new association has been launched to lead the fightback against the UK’s ‘biggest’ sewage challen…

Monitor wins Frost & Sullivan 2018 new product award

Added: 4 Jun 2018

Membrane technology expert Modern Water has won global industry analysts Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 ne…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

UK ‘trumps’ US for engineering startups (thanks to London)

Added: 4 Jun 2018

New research suggests that the UK no longer lags behind the USA when it comes to business startups …

Innovate UK awards top rating to Huddersfield radiation detector project

Added: 30 May 2018

Innovate UK has awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership top rating to a collaboration that has pio…

Confidence in UKCS prospects best for five years

Added: 29 May 2018

Oil and gas exploration and production activity on the UK Continental Shelf of the North Sea reveal…