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Make UK launches cyber protection pilot for members

Added: 11 Mar 2019

Manufacturers’ association Make UK has signed a partnership with cyber security experts Vauban Grou…

UK manufacturing celebrates engineering apprentices as NAO releases damning Levy report

Added: 6 Mar 2019

As manufacturing firms and trainers are marking National Apprenticeship Week by celebrating the UK'…

Food

Lords to quiz minister and FSA on post-Brexit food safety

Added: 4 Mar 2019

Peers on the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment sub-committee will quiz a government minister…

Yorkshire Water puts its toe in the water for transparency

Added: 4 Mar 2019

Utility company Yorkshire Water has released details of its ethnic pay gap and vowed to publish mos…

Pumps company is export champion twice over 

Added: 4 Mar 2019

North East pumps manufacturer Tomlinson Hall has been named a Northern Powerhouse export champion f…

INEOS announces £1 billion investment in UK oil and petrochemicals

Added: 27 Feb 2019

INEOS has announced a slew of investments in the British process industries totalling more than £1 …

YSI Life Sciences will be at IBioIC’s 2nd Annual Conference

Scottish lifesciences secure record equity

Added: 26 Feb 2019

Scotland’s life sciences companies raised £85 million of equity investment during the last 12 month…

Northern Industrial’s hires herald further recruitment drive

Added: 26 Feb 2019

Industrial automation spare parts and repair supplier Northern Industrial announced the first leg o…

Funders seek Brexit opportunity from process industries

Added: 26 Feb 2019

A leading SME finance platform claims that UK energy companies are likely to benefit from a growth …

EEF changes name to Make UK then delivers a Brexit broadside

Added: 20 Feb 2019

Manufacturers’ association the EEF announced a historic change of name – rebranding itself Make UK …

Company claims a UK first with lead-free galvanising

Added: 18 Feb 2019

Leading corrosion protection firm Wedge Group Galvanising is celebrating the end of its 10-year pro…

Royal Academy of Engineering trustees nominate McDonald for first Scottish president

Added: 18 Feb 2019

University of Strathclyde principal and vice-chancellor professor Jim McDonald has been nominated f…

If you want to get ahead, be a chemical engineer…

Added: 15 Feb 2019

Chemical engineering provides a significant boost to social mobility, according to a survey of youn…

Voting opens as PIA awards finalists revealed

Added: 14 Feb 2019

Nearly 40 nominees have been shortlisted for this year’s Pump Industry Awards, with the largest num…

Parliamentary water group chair calls for end to five-year focus

Added: 12 Feb 2019

The chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Water Group has criticised the focus on five-year plans, s…

Swansea to lead multimillion steel research initiative

Added: 12 Feb 2019

Wales is to host a £35 million new initiative between research bodies, universities and business to…

Revolutionary’s influence on UK manufacturing unbroken 140 years on

Added: 11 Feb 2019

The company which helped revolutionise manufacturing with the invention of the bush-roller chain th…

Drax Power Plant

Minister hails Drax carbon capture breakthrough

Added: 11 Feb 2019

Energy minister Claire Perry said the new Drax Power station’s pilot bioenergy carbon capture and s…

British Safety Council awards 500-plus global winners

Added: 11 Feb 2019

More than 500 organisations worldwide have been honoured in the British Safety Council’s Internatio…

Landmark BPMA agreement with Lancaster University

Added: 7 Feb 2019

British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) representatives have signed a co-operation agreement …