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Carillion collapse hits engineering jobs and apprenticeships

Added: 15 Jan 2018

A total of nearly 20,000 jobs, including many in the engineering sector, will be affected by the ne…

Nuclear

NIA gives thumbs up to government's Euratom pledges

Added: 11 Jan 2018

The Nuclear Industry Association has welcomed the government’s statement on Euratom delivered by mi…

National Apprenticeship Week

One in five UK engineers to quit by 2026 warns report

Added: 11 Jan 2018

The number of engineers in the UK workforce has grown 9% in seven years but this will be offset by …

Research

Pfizer cuts neuroscience research into Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases

Added: 11 Jan 2018

Drug giant Pfizer’s announcement that it will withdraw from neuroscience research into products aim…

BPMA calls for protection for Britain’s £0.5 billion-worth of EU pump exports

Added: 9 Jan 2018

The British Pump Manufacturers Association has added its voice to industry leaders demanding barrie…

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UK to lose lead role in offshore wind energy to China

Added: 9 Jan 2018

The UK’s dominant role in offshore wind energy production will be overtaken by China within four ye…

Emerson wins top IIoT accolade

Added: 8 Jan 2018

Emerson has won Industrial IoT Company of the Year at the 2018 IoT Breakthrough Awards in recogniti…

GMB dismay over Colman’s planned Norwich closure

Added: 5 Jan 2018

Union leaders have responded with dismay to the news that Norwich’s Colman’s factory is to be close…

coal

Coking-resistant catalyst fuels shale gas conversion method

Added: 5 Jan 2018

Researchers at University College London (UCL) and Tufts University have developed an alloy catalys…

Aquabio's Dutch deal extends AD services

Added: 2 Jan 2018

Water recycling pioneer Aquabio has signed an agreement with Dutch firm Econvert Water and Energy B…

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Hidrostal opts for AxFlow for UK process industry distribution

Added: 2 Jan 2018

Hidrostal has signalled its plans for a renewed sales activity in the process and industrial sector…

Former NEPIC chief among NY Honours List recipients

Added: 2 Jan 2018

Former North East of England Process Industry Cluster CEO Dr Stan Higgins is among the leading figu…

UK faces process industry challenge and opportunity from Germany

Added: 2 Jan 2018

Germany could be competing for British engineering graduates, as the country faces an impending ski…

Torness nuclear power station

Nuclear and renewable provide most of Scottish electricity supply

Added: 2 Jan 2018

Almost 90% of Scotland’s electricity was produced in the last 12 months by a combination of nuclear…

HSE to target food manufacturing ill health with unannounced inspections

Added: 2 Jan 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will start making unannounced inspections of food manufacturi…

Ehrco marks 25th anniversary with an 18% turnover rise

Added: 20 Dec 2017

Hydraulic hose and fitting company Ehrco has rounded off its first quarter century by recording an …

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Industry rebuffs Edinburgh uni's pessimistic UK oil and gas report

Added: 20 Dec 2017

UK oil and gas industry leaders have reacted strongly to an academic report that claimed the UK’s k…

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Cavendish Nuclear wins £95m clean up contract with Sellafield

Added: 19 Dec 2017

Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a contract worth £95 million to support clean up at Sellafield n…

SHALE

Fracking wastewater treatment could cost £1million per well in UK

Added: 18 Dec 2017

The treatment and disposal of fracking wastewater in the UK could cost between £100,000 and £1 mill…

Xylem

Xylem acquires analytics firm Pure for $397m

Added: 15 Dec 2017

Water technology business Xylem has acquired diagnostic and analytics solutions firm Pure for $397 …