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Chemicals sector R&D is prepared for a new era

Added: 19 Aug 2020

Looking for a silver lining in the pandemic cloud isn’t easy, writes Brian Attwood, but the chemica…

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BPMA celebrates a membership milestone

Added: 19 Aug 2020

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) is celebrating record membership numbers with its…

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…

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…

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…

Efficient pumps pay their way in ROI

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A refinery achieved improved performance from its pumps with help from Sulzer to deliver a return o…

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…

Compressor replacement keeps ethylene supply on tap

Added: 6 Apr 2020

No compressor, no ethylene: when the reliability of one piece of equipment determines a process can…

Warburg seals deal for Sundyne acquistion

Added: 31 Mar 2020

Global leader in the design and manufacture of API compliant pumps and compressors, Sundyne, has be…

Oliver Valves wins record £10 million Middle East order

Added: 3 Mar 2020

Leading manufacturer Oliver Valves has marked its 40 years in business by winning an order in exces…

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 …

Scaling up efficiency and sustainability with AkzoNobel

Added: 18 Feb 2020

Siemens has helped ensure the entire manufacturing process at paint giant AkzoNobel’s state-of-the-…

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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 …

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…

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University innovators harness bat power for new pipeline leak solution

Added: 3 Feb 2020

While Bruce Wayne did it in fiction, university engineers and their partners have harnessed the nat…

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UK slashes oil imports by a fifth in five years

Added: 3 Feb 2020

Britain succeeded in reducing its dependence upon foreign oil by 21% between 2013 and 2018.

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Pumps industry says its Euro proposal could boost electricity savings 600%

Added: 14 Jan 2020

European pumps manufacturers are pressing the EU to adopt their proposals for a new directive they …

Watson-Marlow expands international reach with Eastern Europe offices

Added: 7 Jan 2020

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), has launched direct sales and technical support in th…

Control strategies are vital for rapid temperature changes

Added: 27 Nov 2019

Manufacturing processes that rely on rapid temperature change can easily result in bottlenecks in a…

UK chemical sector R&D spend hits a high for yet another year

Added: 25 Nov 2019

The UK chemicals sector has increased its annual spending on research and development by 3.4% - its…