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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 …

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…

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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…

Process industries’ relief as Government shelves CE replacement plans ‘indefinitely’

Added: 15 Aug 2023

Process industry firms and organisations have reacted with relief to the announcement that the UK w…

Chemical industry ‘must be seen as crucial to net zero or struggle to attract talent’

Added: 15 Aug 2023

Public belief that the chemicals industry is not key to achieving net zero is undermining its recru…