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‘Government must take a leaf out of EU approach’ to decarbonisation’

Added: 11 Aug 2020

Government commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 will not be achieved without encouraging busines…

Utilities industry still more male dominated than most sectors says Ofwat chief

Added: 11 Aug 2020

Women working across the water industry still face substantial bars to advancement despite some pro…

North Sea offshore oil and gas

Lloyd’s report outlines two steps to green energy heaven

Added: 11 Aug 2020

The future of UK offshore energy lies in a two stage move to electrification followed by exploitati…

Gaining an edge: Pumping systems as a key component in chemical production

Added: 5 Aug 2020

The post-Covid industrial landscape will increase the need for incremental gains in the chemicals s…

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Cost of components and shipping are key concerns for manufacturers

Added: 4 Aug 2020

One in three manufacturers identify cite rising costs of raw materials and components among their t…

University to lead on 3D development among businesses

Added: 4 Aug 2020

The University of Strathclyde is to lead on two projects focused on upskilling the workforces of SM…

Digital cask filling solution could save millions on whisky

Added: 4 Aug 2020

Scotland’s £5.5 billion whisky industry could soon save millions in annual inventory costs, thanks …

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Engineering vacancies plummet by three quarters year on year

Added: 21 Jul 2020

Advertised vacancies in the UK engineering industry plummeted by nearly 75% in the second quarter o…

Smart robots switch from pipe inspection to tackle coronavirus hotspots

Added: 21 Jul 2020

Tests have begun using intelligent robots to prevent the spread of coronavirus in busy public space…

Supply chain highlights need for water firms to embrace innovation

Added: 21 Jul 2020

British Water’s annual survey of leading utility company performance reveals widespread frustration…

BPMA launches into virtual world

Added: 21 Jul 2020

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has held its first-ever virtual technical committ…

NEBOSH leads way with post-COVID remote assessments

Added: 15 Jul 2020

NEBOSH – The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health is staging its first ‘ope…

Yorkshire Water awards technical services contracts worth over £50 million

Added: 7 Jul 2020

Yorkshire Water has awarded technical services contracts with a combined value of £51.4 million.

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Furlough skews figures but historic low productivity remains an issue

Added: 7 Jul 2020

Office of National Statistics figures for the first three months of the year reveal a fall in UK pr…

Xylem/Scottish Water deal aims to cut Caledonian footprint

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Scottish Water subsidiary Scottish Water Horizons has signed a deal with technology company Xylem W…

How one industry leader is redressing engineering’s gender imbalance...

Added: 23 Jun 2020

As pressure builds on engineering and manufacturing companies to boost the number of females in the…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

Process Industry leaders line up to support Women in Engineering Day

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Chair of Make UK Dame Judith Hackitt has marked this year’s International Women in Engineering Day …

Bilfinger's Hinkley £350 million deal creates a matching 350 jobs

Added: 9 Jun 2020

Bilfinger UK has won two contracts worth £350 million for work at EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear pow…

Pandemic demand spurs Zidac’s £5million expansion and 80 new jobs 

Added: 9 Jun 2020

Manufacturer Zidac Laboratories is to invest £5 million on expanding its Portsmouth facilities, cre…

Oxford Flow secures £8.45 million to target utilities and industrial sectors

Added: 9 Jun 2020

Flow control equipment specialist Oxford Flow has secured £8.45 million to fuel the company’s expan…