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The automation pyramid has had its day

Added: 13 Jan 2021

IT/OT convergence will lead to the collapse of the ‘automation pyramid’ predicts COPA-DATA’s Stefan…

Coronavirus is new but recessions are not: How engineering can learn lessons from the past

Added: 13 Jan 2021

Learning from previous recessions and seizing cost saving opportunities should be the priorities fo…

Corporate finance leader heads Ashtead Technology senior appointments

Added: 5 Jan 2021

Corporate finance expert Ingrid Stewart has been appointed the first chief financial officer (CFO) …

Water

Kemira completes first stage for massive expansion in UK water treatment chemicals production

Added: 5 Jan 2021

Global chemicals company Kemira has announced the first part of a two-stage capacity expansion in i…

Process industry highlights amidst COVID-focused honours list

Added: 31 Dec 2020

While much of the STEM focus for the Queen’s New Year Honours list has been on scientiists battling…

Students

‘Four in 10 parents believe kids will not consider engineering career’ 

Added: 14 Dec 2020

Almost 40% of parents polled in a survey of more than 1,300 parents say their children will not con…

Lorien MD Slater to retire after three decades at company

Added: 14 Dec 2020

Lorien Engineering Solutions group managing director Steve Slater is to retire after more than thre…

Trade bodies are the forgotten sector of the pandemic warns BVAA boss

Added: 14 Dec 2020

Trade associations have played a vital role in supporting industry throughout the Covid-19 lockdown…

UK utilities’ R&D spend plummets by more than 11%

Added: 30 Nov 2020

R&D spending in the UK utilities industry has fallen 11.1% year on year, reveals tax specialist Cat…

The most trusted profession – nurse, doctor… and then engineer 

Added: 30 Nov 2020

Engineers are Britain’s third most trusted profession, according to one of the most comprehensive a…

Learn all about ShireSystem 4.0 in Elecosoft’s new webinar

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Reduce repair and replacement costs with effective maintenance planning from Elecosoft.

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…

Yorkshire’s pioneering digital role recognised with award

Added: 17 Nov 2020

Yorkshire Water’s has been named as Digital Initiative of the Year at the British Construction Indu…

ABB wins monitor and control contract for world’s largest membrane bioreactor

Added: 17 Nov 2020

Singapore has granted ABB the $30 million contract that will ensure the security of its massive Tua…

BPMA successfully delivers postponed 2020 pump auditor training

Added: 17 Nov 2020

The British Pump Manufacturers Association has staged its first Certified Pump System Auditor (CPSA…

Altair Technology Conference 2020 focuses on applications of the Discrete Element Method

Added: 4 Nov 2020

Do you design equipment intended to handle rocks, soils, grains or ores? Or perhaps you are dealing…

Compressor replacement keeps ethylene supply on tap

Added: 4 Nov 2020

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

Don't fear digital change, you're making it already...

Added: 4 Nov 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the uptake of digital tools in the process industry, says …

UK manufacturers ‘ready for life outside EU’

Added: 2 Nov 2020

Britain’s largest manufacturers say they are prepared for life outside the European Union when the …

Yorkshire sewage tests offer COVID early detection hope

Added: 30 Oct 2020

Yorkshire Water is sampling sewage at 10 wastewater treatment works across the region as part of tw…