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Energy bosses expect more cyber-attacks but slow to act, warns report

Added: 20 May 2022

More than four-fifths of global professionals working in the power, renewables and oil and gas sect…

Stark Make UK/Infor supply chain survey suggests globalisation has peaked

Added: 17 May 2022

Two years of disruption to global supply chains has transformed the nature of UK manufacturing, sug…

QUB tops UK university food science list with UEA

Added: 17 May 2022

Queen’s University Belfast’s Institute for Global Food Security and School of Biological Sciences h…

Water and energy sector lead on resilience in uncertain times

Added: 17 May 2022

A new index of UK industrial sectors’ resilience to economic disruption has cited the water industr…

UK companies attract nearly one fifth of Europe’s total investment in cleantech

Added: 17 May 2022

The UK has established itself as a leading nation in so-called ‘cleantech’ in a record year for the…

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Optimising equipment to extract the best AD performance

Added: 8 May 2022

Anaerobic digestion plant performance depends on reliability and getting the most out of the feedst…

Safety and efficiency: collaborators, not competitors

Added: 10 May 2022

Protecting staff should be a priority for all businesses, but how can it be done so that productivi…

Talking factory sense in every language

Added: 6 May 2022

Language barriers provide obstacles to safety and efficiency in the industrial workplace but techno…

NCC team claims first after recycling continuous carbon fibres from pressure tanks

Added: 4 May 2022

Engineers at the National Composites Centre in Bristol are hailing a “significant milestone in the …

Aggreko completes £4.5 million green expansion

Added: 4 May 2022

Temporary power company Aggreko has completed the £4.5 million sustainably-resourced low-carbon exp…

Mechanical trapped key safety interlocks offer a way round human error in production

Added: 27 Apr 2022

Mechanical trapped key safety interlocks have a vital role in reducing scope for human error and av…

Brewery saved from closure by its commitment to creating opportunity

Added: 20 Apr 2022

A Bristol brewery company forced to close by the pandemic has been saved by the group it helped wit…

‘Three in four manufacturers held back by disconnected data’

Added: 4 Apr 2022

An independent survey of 1,030 UK-based industrial firms reveals a total of 74% of respondents empl…

Multimillion pound UAE sustainability awards open for 2023

Added: 24 Mar 2022

The £2.2 million Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE's global award for recognising organisations a…

Chancellor warned pre-Statement: don’t alter R&D credit scheme

Added: 23 Mar 2022

As Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement is being delivered, UK industry is braced for the effe…

Work starts on UK’s largest aluminium packaging site

Added: 22 Mar 2022

Global packaging leader, the US Ball Corporation, has begun work on what will be the largest alumin…

Red light for red diesel warning

Added: 22 Mar 2022

Industrial users of red diesel are being warned to ensure any surplus fuel they hold in storage tan…

Shortages will impact supply chains ‘for years’ 

Added: 8 Mar 2022

Global supply chain resilience has plunged over the last year, with the Ukraine conflict set to mak…

Maersk completes final stage of its new £0.75 million safety training hub

Added: 8 Mar 2022

Maersk Training has now completed the final phase of its £750,000 refurbishment of its Aberdeen tra…

Post-pandemic manufacturers eye private equity opportunities

Added: 8 Mar 2022

Manufacturers are increasingly turning to private equity investment in order to boost their post-pa…