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Onshore industry slams Labour manifesto pledge to ban fracking

Added: 16 May 2017

UKOOG, the trade body for the onshore oil and gas industry, has slammed Labour’s pledge to ban frac…


Reduced profit margins hampering antibiotics production

Added: 15 May 2017

Antibiotics used to treat common infections are becoming more difficult to access because they are …

John McGagh

‘This is not a time for fear’, says new IChemE president John McGagh

Added: 10 May 2017

John McGagh, who is currently chief digital officer at Australian power company Snowy Hydro, has be…

Universities UK chief is new Royal Society of Biology president

Added: 10 May 2017

Universities UK head Julia Goodfellow has been appointed the new president of the Royal Society of …

Graphene breakthrough could massively cut nuclear energy costs

Added: 9 May 2017

Manchester University researchers are claiming a breakthrough that could reduce the CO2 emissions a…

National Apprenticeship Week

Engineers challenge Westminster with their own manifesto

Added: 8 May 2017

Greater use of engineering skills can solve a host of the UK’s most pressing social issues, includi…

Manufacturing Barometer

Report warns half of all Scots jobs to be automated by 2030

Added: 8 May 2017

Nearly one in two jobs in Scotland are at risk of automation by the end of the next decade, suggest…

Ineos Jim Ratcliffe

Ineos chiefs make billionaires list

Added: 8 May 2017

The three leading executives of chemicals giant Ineos are among nearly 140 UK billionaires listed i…


New ABPI chief Anson names organisation's priorities for sector

Added: 8 May 2017

Lisa Anson, the newly appointed president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry…

Applications open for IET student and apprentice bursary awards

Added: 3 May 2017

The Institution of Engineering and Technology is inviting applications for its bursary scheme to en…

Pressure mounts on Downing Street to outline nuclear future

Added: 3 May 2017

The UK nuclear industry warned today it is on “a cliff edge” with key projects including Hinkley Po…

fdf manifesto

FDF manifesto outlines five key policies next government should implement

Added: 3 May 2017

The Food and Drink Federation has launched its 2017 manifesto, which outlines five key policies it …

UK and France sign nuclear agreement

UK and France agree to strengthen nuclear skills development

Added: 26 Apr 2017

The National Skills Academy Nuclear (NSAN) and the Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nuc…

Honeywell expands chemicals footprint

European chemical sector records mixed fortunes in first quarter

Added: 25 Apr 2017

The European chemical sector has seen production output increase in certain subsectors, yet fall in…


Materials regulation could bring £4bn benefit to UK, says study

Added: 24 Apr 2017

Modernising composite materials regulations could bring more than £4 billion worth of benefit to th…

Hermes Award winner announced at Hannover Messe 2017

Added: 24 Apr 2017

This year’s Hermes Award at the annual Hannover Messe show has been won by German firm Schunk for i…


Energy efficiency ‘most important area’ for government to focus on, report finds

Added: 24 Apr 2017

Improving energy efficiency is the “single most important area” for the government to focus on if i…

Election mandate will provide greater certainty for Brexit, says EEF

Added: 18 Apr 2017

Prime minister Theresa May’s announcement of a snap general election for 8 June has received an ear…

Food manufacturer Moy Park fined £200k for engineer laceration

Added: 17 Apr 2017

Food manufacturer Moy Park has been fined £200,000 following an incident in which an engineer suffe…

Fracking shale gas

Fracking ‘not compatible’ with 'preference' for renewable energy, study finds

Added: 11 Apr 2017

Research conducted by Cardiff University suggests fracking is ‘not compatible’ with public preferen…