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£18.27 million investment boosts Midlands’ advanced ceramics ambitions

Added: 26 Jul 2021

Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group has secured £18.27 million in government funding provided throug…

Public pressure ‘helping improve UK environmental performance’

Added: 26 Jul 2021

The rise of citizen science is placing increasing pressure on water companies to improve their envi…

Industry calls for end to isolation for fully vaccinated as production begins to stop

Added: 25 Jul 2021

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for the August 16 date to mark an end to self-isolation for tho…

FANUC produces 750,000th robot

Added: 25 Jul 2021

FANUC Corporation has produced its 750,000th industrial robot, claiming it as an industry record.

Heriot-Watt vows £0.6 million laser beam award will transform UK industrial capabilities

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Researchers at the National Robotarium based at Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University have secured a £…

WMFTG marks Bredel anniversary with €4 million investment

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG)has marked the 60th anniversary of its Bredel brand wit…

Southern Manufacturing

UK manufacturers lead the way for business optimism

Added: 13 Jul 2021

A survey of 1,500 American and British IT decision makers reveals that the UK manufacturing sector …

Four share Royal Society of Chemistry’s Emerging Technologies prize money

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Four tech innovators from four categories shared the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Emerging Technolo…

Food and drinks industry must heed best practice on water use, says report

Added: 28 Jun 2021

Poorly managed water systems and processes are risking the food and drinks industry’s reputation an…

adi Group jobs boost helps drive sustainability agenda

Added: 27 Jun 2021

Birmingham-based engineering firm adi Group has added 50 staff and announced a series of senior app…

Lorien eyes three decades as world leader in health and safety

Added: 25 Jun 2021

Global engineering design and project management firm Lorien Engineering Solutionshas received a Go…

British Water and the Water Industry Forum members ponder merger plan

Added: 25 Jun 2021

Two leading UK water sector organisations are recommending to their members that they join forces.

Royal Society of Chemistry win for industry-boosting hydrogen peroxide production breakthrough

Added: 15 Jun 2021

A new method to allow utility and other industrial companies to deliver hydrogen peroxide on site a…

Water

Utilities’ business investment fall is nearly twice the average for UK industries say analysts

Added: 15 Jun 2021

Latest ONS data shows business investment in UK utilities sector fell by almost a quarter last year…

Springpod provides launchpad for Siemens’ move to online placements

Added: 15 Jun 2021

Siemens will launch a new round of its virtual skills scheme to interest young people in engineerin…

Make UK/BDO survey's manufacturing growth forecast doubles to outpace economy overall

Added: 15 Jun 2021

British manufacturing’s growth prospects have significantly improved, according to a major survey p…

UK manufacturing fails to keep pace with millennial director trend

Added: 1 Jun 2021

The UK manufacturing sector is lagging behindthe rest of industry in the race to attract younger di…

Brewing consultancy toasts R&D success in creating 100k savings

Added: 31 May 2021

Brewing supplies and consultancy business Murphy & Son saved almost £100,000 over the past three ye…

New president for Europe’s pump industry trade association

Added: 31 May 2021

Italy’s Vanni Vignoli has been elected as the 30th president of European pump industry association …

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Warning that tax super-deduction could fuel ‘wasteful’ asset purchases

Added: 31 May 2021

The Chancellor’s much-lauded ‘super-deduction’ tax incentive could encourage companies to waste mon…