All Industry 4.0


A positive charge

Added: 27 Feb 2024

Although seen as a negative if essential investment, is it time to view cyber protection as a busin…

AMRICC opening cements Staffs role as UK materials science centre

Added: 26 Feb 2024

Staffordshire has sealed its centuries-old reputation as the UK’s ceramics capital with the officia…

BP chemicals plant facility

Chemicals and renewables’ lack of appeal leaves recruitment headache

Added: 26 Feb 2024

The renewables and chemicals sectors could be short of thousands of the skilled workers they need u…

Tomorrow’s big process ideas start in the lab…

Added: 29 Jan 2024

Many of the biggest technological advances in the process industries begin with R&D in the lab. Fin…

Sensor offers new hope to counter ‘forever chemicals’ contamination

Added: 24 Jan 2024

New methods to combat the prevalence of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) could provide a v…

Made Smarter 4.0 adoption is vital ingredient for manufacturing investment

Added: 24 Jan 2024

Industrial mentoring organisation Made Smarter reports that small to medium sized manufacturers (SM…

Catch up on the science that impacts the process factory floor…

Added: 19 Jan 2024

Lab Horizons, our new sister site and publication, is at the cutting edge of science and industry, …

Agreement seals work on advanced materials innovation centre

Added: 20 Dec 2023

Global giant Tata Steel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UK’s national centr…

Trust for engineers nearly on a par with healthworkers

Added: 20 Dec 2023

A massive 85% of people surveyed say they trust engineers to tell the truth, says the latest Ipsos …

Doomsday alert: engineers are here to stay

Added: 29 Nov 2023

New technology has been replacing manual labour for millennia but even AI’s not going to be sidelin…

Industry applauds Autumn Statement support but seeks coherent plan 

Added: 28 Nov 2023

Manufacturing and process industry chiefs have welcomed in principle the commitments made by Chance…

HSE issues stern warning against falsifying NDT records

Added: 15 Nov 2023

The Health & Safety Executive has issued a warning against attempting to falsify records for non-de…

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Element makes a bid for dominant role in European clean energy market

Added: 15 Nov 2023

Global testing, inspection, and certification services company Element Materials Technology signall…

Manufacturing Barometer

Manufacturing’s big guns urge pre-Election stand on industry future

Added: 15 Nov 2023

Leaders of the UK’s five most dominant manufacturing sectors are demanding UK political parties ple…

NMITE relaunches 30 bursary offer for engineering students in local region

Added: 15 Nov 2023

The New Model Institute for Technology & Engineering is offering up to 30 non-means tested cash bur…

King Charles Presents 2022 and 2023 Queen Elizabeth Prizes for Engineering

Added: 13 Oct 2023

King Charles III has presented the 2022 and 2023 Queen Elizabeth Prizes for Engineering (QEPrize) r…

Apprentices

Poll reveals shift in public attitudes towards manufacturing careers

Added: 13 Oct 2023

A recent UK poll suggests public perception of careers in manufacturing has become markedly more po…

AI Expert Katragadda Appointed 142nd President of IET

Added: 13 Oct 2023

Artificial Intelligence specialist Dr. Gopichand Katragadda has been appointed the 142nd President …

Two handed touchy-feely robot can pick a peck of pickled Pringles

Added: 10 Sep 2023

Scientists at the University of Bristol say their AI enhanced, bi-manual robot has achieved ‘near-h…

Latest PMI results produce a chorus of industry warnings

Added: 4 Sep 2023

Manufacturers have reacted with gloom to the latest CIPS UK manufacturing purchasing managers’ inde…