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Maersk redesigns Aberdeen training centre for energy transition era

Added: 9 Mar 2021

Maersk Training UK has unveiled its £0.7 million-plus refurbishment for its Aberdeen safety and sur…

 Productivity lag parallels slow adoption of industrial robots says report

Added: 8 Mar 2021

The UK remains significantly behind many leading industrial economies in its adoption of industrial…

Further postponement but PIA vows event will go ahead in autumn

Added: 8 Mar 2021

The long-running saga of the Pump Industry Awards took a further turn as the top sector event has d…

A simple answer to engineering’s talent gap?

Added: 10 Mar 2021

This week marked International Women’s Day – as good a time as any to return to the ongoing issue o…

Sunak Budget wins positive response but with qualified support

Added: 3 Mar 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has made significant concessions in his Budget to assist British manufacturi…

Certification enhances Siemens’ cyber credentials

Added: 23 Feb 2021

Siemens UK has been awarded the coveted Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification required for orga…

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CIPD report shows encouraging rise in employer recruitment plans

Added: 23 Feb 2021

The number of employers saying they intend to boost jobs has risen for the second quarter, says the…

North West Made Smarter programme secures renewed government support

Added: 22 Feb 2021

The North West’s pilot to boost productivity and employment by providing SME manufacturers access t…

National Manufacturing Awards provide welcome boost

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Sheffield based employeee-owned company Gripple scored a hat trick of wins at the Make UK National …

If you invest in asset data extraction, you must make it work

Added: 10 Feb 2021

More efficient supervision of plant assets enables better collection of relevant data but what matt…

Engineering leads the way as National Apprenticeship Week highlights lockdown challenges

Added: 9 Feb 2021

School lockdowns and exam cancellations mean many students, and their parents, could be missing out…

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UCAS confirms sea change in take up of university engineering places

Added: 5 Feb 2021

Engineering has seen a massive rise in popularity among university students, a fact confirmed by th…

EAS chief Karsanbhai takes over as David Farr steps down from helm at Emerson

Added: 3 Feb 2021

CEO of Emerson David Farr is to step down this week after two decades at the head of the global tec…

Scientist gives new meaning to concept of robot dancing

Added: 3 Feb 2021

A quantum physicist seeking to break down the walls between art and science has put theory into pra…

Work completed on Birmingham University’s £46.5 million School of Engineering

Added: 3 Feb 2021

Birmingham university has taken possession of its newly built School of Engineering premises, which…

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Post-transition red tape stifling border trade warns Make UK

Added: 3 Feb 2021

The Government is being urged by Make UK to address urgently border delays and red tape after the o…

ECITB prepares to expand its global training reach

Added: 3 Feb 2021

UK Government-sponsored skills body the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) an…

Sulzer expertise helps bring water to Saudi's growing population

Added: 1 Mar 2021

Sulzer delivered nearly 300 pump packages for Saudi Arabia’s west coast satellite desalination proj…

Wearables bring agility to post-Covid logistics

Added: 7 Apr 2021

Logistics and supply chain managers may need to prepare for the next crisis on the horizon. Agility…

Listen for emission and you reap the benefits

Added: 10 Mar 2021

Acoustic emission testing detects incipient defects in pressure equipment and reduces the risk of f…