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BPMA scores a century in membership drive

Added: 1 Dec 2020

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has celebrated a membership milestone after signi…

Vaccine hope boosts manufacturer optimism

Added: 30 Nov 2020

UK manufacturers are predicting a sharp recovery in their fortunes once COVID-19 vaccines roll out,…

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…

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…

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…

NEBOSH confirms Payne as new chief executive

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Global provider of health and safety qualifications and courses NEBOSH has announced Dr Chris Payne…

Apprentice leads project saving company £29k per month

Added: 27 Oct 2020

Apprentice Emma Sisman has helped save her employer £29,000 per month as the second highest skilled…

Biffa is latest recruit to Poseidon PET recycling initiative

Added: 20 Oct 2020

Leading waste management company Biffa has become the latest recruit to a new cross-industry initia…

Stratford student wins prestigious Arkwright scholarship

Added: 20 Oct 2020

Stratford-upon-Avon may be famous for Shakespeare and the arts but one female student has bolstered…

McMenon announces instrumentation manufacturing first with Saudi facility 

Added: 20 Oct 2020

McMenon Engineering Services has launched the first British manufacturing facility of flow and temp…

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Call for drone test sites to boost UK ports' efficiency

Added: 14 Oct 2020

Investment in drone testing could provide a substantial boost for UK ports' efficiency and process …

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…

Make UK tells Government it’s time to get organised for export drive

Added: 6 Oct 2020

British business needs a national advice platform and database to achieve the Government’s  target …

UK-India water deal hailed as boost to trade

Added: 6 Oct 2020

British Water chief executive Lila Thompson has hailed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) betw…

BPMA postpones Pump Industry Awards till next year

Added: 6 Oct 2020

The Pump Industry Awards has been postpoined for a second time following the Government’s recent ex…