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The safety challenges for rubber and plastic recycling processes

Added: 30 Sep 2021

As rubber and plastic waste continues to grow, The UK is actively seeking alternative uses for thes…

£18.27 million investment boosts Midlands’ advanced ceramics ambitions

Added: 26 Jul 2021

Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group has secured £18.27 million in government funding provided throug…

Heriot-Watt vows £0.6 million laser beam award will transform UK industrial capabilities

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Researchers at the National Robotarium based at Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University have secured a £…

WMFTG marks Bredel anniversary with €4 million investment

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG)has marked the 60th anniversary of its Bredel brand wit…

Biffa keeps an Eye on record recycling target

Added: 5 May 2021

Waste processing giant Biffa has set itself the target of quadrupling plastic recycling capacity at…

Tough pumps bear fruit for lime treatments

Added: 30 Apr 2021

Plants and refineries use lime to remove sulphur dioxide from flue gas output but this can damage d…

Manufacturing Barometer

Cast Metals Federation reports positive attitude to post-pandemic era

Added: 22 Mar 2021

The UK cast metals sector’s trade body has reported a growing mood of optimism among members for th…

How pumping is priming the lithium revolution

Added: 15 Feb 2021

China’s largest lithium battery materials manufacturer turned to Watson-Marlow for Bredel APEX pump…

Digital is the gamechanger for plastics recycling

Added: 5 Feb 2021

Recycling is well established on Government and industry agendas, but to make the most of the oppor…

Rescue plan resuscitates 150 year old firm

Added: 17 Nov 2020

An engineering boss who rescued his old employer from closure has saved the company’s order book by…

West Country manufacturer bucks trend with 50% year on year growth claim

Added: 7 Oct 2020

Components manufacturer Rockwood Composites is celebrating a 50% year on year growth despite the CO…

Collaborative research aims to boost aluminium recycling 

Added: 1 Sep 2020

An innovative method for aluminium recycling has been boosted by research demonstratiing the micros…

Process Industry rallies with Covid-19 action

Added: 8 Apr 2020

Companies throughout Britain and those which form part of the process industry supply chain have do…

Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent and partner get £1 mill innovation grant to treat wastewater 

Added: 3 Mar 2020

Clean tech company CCm Technologies has been awarded approximately £1 million in government funding…

Nature offers key to producing sustainable chemicals

Added: 25 Feb 2020

Industrial products that currently depend for their creation on chemicals from hydrogen and fossil …

Nuclear engineers

Engineering manages year on year salary growth despite Brexit jitters

Added: 14 Feb 2020

Salary levels across the engineering sector continued to grow last year, with 2.1 per cent average …

Poo to food breakthrough could boost farm to fork security

Added: 14 Feb 2020

Phosphate vital for agricultural fertiliser could be produced on an industrial scale from sewage sl…

Materials apprenticeship degree finally makes the grade

Added: 14 Feb 2020

The long-awaited new degree apprenticeship for trainees in materials science across the UK has rece…

Steel industry decarbonisation project secures £1.26 million

Added: 14 Feb 2020

The UK Research and Innovation-funded Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), has…

Voting set to open for finalists of Pump Industry Awards 2020

Added: 11 Feb 2020

Nearly 40 finalists in eight categories will go forward for the vote to decide the winners of the 2…