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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…

Engineering apprentices

Engineering and manufacturing ‘lag behind’ for post-COVID flexible working

Added: 9 Jun 2020

UK manufacturing and engineering firms were among the sectors least prepared to offer flexible work…

Factors to consider before postponing statutory inspections

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Many companies find themselves urgently needing to decide whether to postpone major maintenance int…

Protect to thrive: meeting the growing cybersecurity threat

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Increasingly sophisticated threats, limited internal experience and a lack of cybersecurity culture…

Bühler honours memory of 'father of optical sorting' Fraenkel

Added: 27 May 2020

Global processing leader Bühler Group paid an official tribute this week to pioneering engineer, th…

Strict safety measures enable RPI to achieve ‘90% production’

Added: 21 May 2020

Specialist inspection systems develop RPI UK says its production capacity is back to 90% since reop…

Honeywell to produce 70 mill UK face masks in 18 months

Added: 21 May 2020

Honeywell has launched a new production line in the UK to produce 70 million face masks to support …

Imaginative approach turns wastewater challenge into an opportunity

Added: 8 Jun 2020

Landia enabled a redesigned WWTP to make a virtue out of a crisis – powered by anaerobic treatment …

Robots provide pick and pack solution

Added: 29 May 2020

CKF Systems utilised ABB high speed robots to help a customer pick and pack snack product...

Lighting for hazardous environments

Added: 22 Jul 2020

Ken Eddleston of Chalmit discusses the factors companies working in hazardous environments must con…

Lockdown adds to the energy sector’s challenges

Added: 13 May 2020

As if climate change, the energy trilemma and Brexit’s aftermath weren’t sufficient concerns, the s…

Manufacturing welcome for furlough scheme extension

Added: 12 May 2020

Make UK chief executive, Stephen Phipson has applauded the Government’s extension and changes to th…

Biopharma boost

UK pharmaceutical patents continue YoY rise

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Latest European Patent Office (EPO) data reveals the UK was responsible for 293 pharmaceutical sect…

Don’t let lockdown block recruitment of young talent says Make UK

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK called on engineering and manufacturing employers not to halt r…

Dyer & Butler celebrates another year of RoSPA safety successes

Added: 27 Apr 2020

Engineering services specialist Dyer & Butler has received five prestigious RoSPA awards this year …