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Lifetime award for AESSEAL founder

Added: 6 Apr 2018

Founder and managing director of AESSEAL, Chris Rea has won the British Pump Manufacturers Associat…

Storage specialist Plasticon UK put into administration

Added: 4 Apr 2018

Plasticon UK Limited, the Hull-based storage tanks and industrial piping manufacturer, has gone int…

Waste water treatment plant

EnviroChemie purchases Clearfleau

Added: 4 Apr 2018

German water brand EnviroChemie has taken control leading UK effluent treatment firm Clearfleau.

UKOOG says shale announcement will help secure domestic gas supply

Added: 3 Apr 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) chief executive Ken Cronin has hailed completion of the country’s fi…

Tata backing helps revolutionary pumps device break US market

Added: 3 Apr 2018

A Scottish firm which pioneered an intelligent device for preventing wastewater pipe blockages has …

Students

Gas engineer awards aim to address recruitment dilemma

Added: 3 Apr 2018

Leading engineering body the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) has launched a raft o…

Crops

New sustainable food MOOC pinpoints jobs of the future

Added: 3 Apr 2018

The first ever MOOC – massive open online course – on the use of sustainable food systems in the Me…

Plastic recycling

Gove boost for plastic and can recycling

Added: 28 Mar 2018

Environment secretary Michael Gove has unveiled plans for a reward and return scheme for single use…

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

Engineering body funding for Liverpool University research tops £3 million

Added: 27 Mar 2018

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded the University of Liverp…

Glenmuckloch open cast coal mine

Javid refusal for open cast mining bid prompts angry response

Added: 27 Mar 2018

Communities secretary Sajid Javid’s decision to overturn a ruling by the government planning inspec…

Food production

FDF welcomes Brexit deal on EU workers

Added: 27 Mar 2018

Food and Drink Federation director general Ian Wright has welcomed guarantees provided in the Brexi…

Mixed report for UK oil and gas ‘shows need for transformative change’

Added: 21 Mar 2018

Average unit operating costs in the UK continental shelf have halved since 2014, while the average …

Nuclear industry lauds ‘outstanding quality’ apprentices

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Urenco UK’s multi-award winning Benjamin Crane has scooped the heavily contested UK Nuclear Apprent…

BSC International Safety Awards nominees announced

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Organisations from the process sectors are strongly represented in this year’s British Safety Counc…

Euro trio calls for Brexit chemical industry guarantees

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Two of the leading chemical industries bodies in Europe and a leading continental trade union have …

Engineering Heritage Award for Dowty’s revolutionary wheel

Added: 13 Mar 2018

The Dowty internally sprung wheel, the undercarriage aircraft wheel designed and built by Sir Georg…

UK pharma and biotech patent applications soar

Added: 13 Mar 2018

UK applications for pharmaceutical and biotech patents recorded the second highest rise in percenta…

New site will boost FES manufacturing operation and staff

Added: 13 Mar 2018

Engineering firm FES has boosted its staff by 40% with the opening of a new manufacturing plant in …

Pump Company shortlisted for PIA prize

Added: 13 Mar 2018

Crawley-based firm The Pump Company is celebrating its shortlisting for Distributor of the Year at …

Engineering UK says 56k with core skills needed annually

Added: 5 Mar 2018

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has called for government to act on new research t…