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Deadline for NMITE engineer applicants’ chance of bursary aid

Added: 19 May 2021

Prospective engineers wanting to join this year’s New Model Institute for Technology and Engineerin…

Landia chopper pumps provide effluent solution twice over

Added: 5 May 2021

Landia’s expertise in treating effluent and waste provided answers for two food producers and their…

Technician Janet goes for gold with Invertek's two millionth VFD

Added: 5 May 2021

Variable frequency drives (VFD) manufacturer Invertek Drives has marked the production of its two m…

Queen’s award for engineering company that grew export sales five times in three years

Added: 5 May 2021

Engineering company Chelburn Precision has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade, after its…

Chemicals sector finds Brexit's sunlit uplands hard to REACH

Added: 28 Apr 2021

Brexit’s sunlit uplands are proving difficult to access and, for one sector at least, the blame for…

Why it pays to take your tools to the repair shop

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Updating or repairing an injection mould tool can be complex yet helps extend lifespan and quality …

Milk production factory

Procurement, the vital link in the supply chain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Procurement is often the weak link in the supply chain, warns Nick McGrane of K3 Syspro. It needn’t…

QMUL opens new life science innovation site

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has announced the opening of its new Queen Mary Enterprise l…

Schaeffler chosen for UN’s sustainability leaders list

Added: 20 Apr 2021

The United Nations has selected the Schaeffler Group as one of its 50 global sustainability & clima…

IMechE appoints Space Agency’s Bunn as new chief executive

Added: 20 Apr 2021

UK Space Agency international director Dr Alice Bunn has been appointed as the next chief executive…

Lockdown period sees record rises in component replacements

Added: 7 Apr 2021

Pandemic lockdown has produced an unprecedented demand for improvements to components and replaceme…

Make UK survey predicts 'superdeduction' investment boost for manufacturers

Added: 6 Apr 2021

The introduction of the 'superdeduction' tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investmen…

GlaxoSmithKline R&D

Pandemic fails to stop rise in UK manufacturing’s R&D spend

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Research & development spending in the UK manufacturing industry rose 4.4% rise last year despite t…

Siemens steps up industrial network training to plug skills gap

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Siemens has boosted its professional training offering in industrial networks to combat the skills …

It's IPs that ensures good ideas become good business

Added: 3 Apr 2021

Engineering startups seeking to seeking to turn innovative ideas into commercial reality need to ge…

Drop in UK businesses’ patent applications in Europe, reports EPO

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Patent applications filed by UK businesses in Europe fell slightly in 2020, according to data publi…

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…

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Coventry seeks to prove where there’s muck, there’s green fuel 

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Coventry University researchers are working alongside water utility Severn Trent and the Organics G…

Listen for emission and you reap the benefits

Added: 10 Mar 2021

Acoustic emission testing detects incipient defects in pressure equipment and reduces the risk of f…

A simple answer to engineering’s talent gap?

Added: 10 Mar 2021

This week marked International Women’s Day – as good a time as any to return to the ongoing issue o…