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SPX Flow joint venture workshop to service Iraq’s ‘super giant’ oil fields

Added: 5 Jul 2017

SPX Flow has signed a joint venture agreement with the WTE Wajdi Group Group to service all rotatin…


Warburtons slapped with £1.9m fine after man trapped in bread machine

Added: 4 Jul 2017

Baking company Warburtons has been handed a £1.9 million fine after a worker got his arm trapped ag…

Skills shortage ‘costs UK industry £2 billion a year’

Added: 3 Jul 2017

Britain’s burgeoning skills shortage is already costing the country £2 billion in recruitment costs…

EDF Hinkley Point C nuclear power wide

Hinkley costs estimate to rise by £1.5 billion says EDF

Added: 3 Jul 2017

Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant faces a substantial overrun on work and costs have risen by a f…

Steel firm hit with £1m fine after man injured in explosion

Added: 29 Jun 2017

Steel manufacturer Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering has been handed a £1 million fine after an ox…


Government commits to nuclear fusion research post-Brexit

Added: 29 Jun 2017

The UK government has committed to funding nuclear fusion research alongside the European Union unt…

GMB in ‘last ditch’ talks to avoid Sellafield firefighters strike

Added: 27 Jun 2017

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear facility have threatened a series of strikes in July unless a di…

Engineering’s top 50 women for 2017

Added: 23 Jun 2017

Lucy Ackland, senior development engineer at global engineering company Renishaw, has been selected…

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Myth-busting film marks Women in Engineering Day

Added: 23 Jun 2017

SSE is marking International Women in Engineering Day with a film that aims to counter some of the …


NAO Hinkley report criticises government nuclear strategy

Added: 23 Jun 2017

The National Audit Office has made damning criticism of the government’s strategy for the Hinkley P…

Cuadrilla shale site

UKOOG – Government must act to protect gas reserves

Added: 22 Jun 2017

The UK will become increasingly reliant upon imported gas if it does not embark on a strategy to bo…

Sellafield nuclear facility

Process leaders demand Brexit scrutiny and safeguards after Queen's Speech

Added: 21 Jun 2017

Early responses from process industry leaders to the Queen’s Speech outlining the Government’s appr…

Stan Higgins among those honoured at CIA awards ceremony

Added: 20 Jun 2017

Stan Higgins was among those honoured at an awards ceremony hosted by the Chemical Industries Assoc…

UK Power Networks CEO Scarsella to chair Energy & Skills Partnership

Added: 19 Jun 2017

UK Power Networks CEO Basil Scarsella has been appointed as the new chair of the Energy & Utilities…

Scuoler and Stannah brothers receive lift from honours list

Added: 19 Jun 2017

Stannah stairlift pioneers Brian and Alan Stannah and EEF chief executive Terry Scuoler were among …


IET young engineers competition to inspire next generation

Added: 13 Jun 2017

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is hosting a competition designed to inspire th…

Carbonate reservoir pioneer Geiger wins Wegener Award

Added: 13 Jun 2017

Director of the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) and Foundation CMG chair at Heriot-Watt Un…

Waste water treatment plant

British Water launches appeal for case study database

Added: 12 Jun 2017

British Water is appealing for industry professionals to share case studies and unsolved challenges…

FDF welcomes Gove Defra appointment

Added: 12 Jun 2017

Food and Drink Federation director general Ian Wright has welcomed the appointment of Michael Gove …

Election analysis: What’s the effect for Brexit and the process industries?

Added: 9 Jun 2017

The hung parliament that has resulted from the general election has increased uncertainty over the …