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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…

Chemical pumping proves its worth in the wider world

Added: 28 Apr 2021

As our March/April edition went to press, the Government was releasing early details of its legisla…

Planning gains

Added: 4 Feb 2021

History provides numerous instances of catastrophic events providing the catalyst for radical econo…

Clean machines

Added: 4 Feb 2021

The crucial role of pumping systems in influencing the world’s energy usage for better or worse is …

From talking to walking on water strategy

Added: 10 Dec 2020

The water industry may be vast but it is a mistake to represent it as some sort of industrial monol…

Pumps, the true transformers

Added: 10 Dec 2020

Sustainability, the new regulatory regime and lockdown, our feature on page 7 notes, are transformi…

Kerry food hub

A new era beckons for the food and drink sector

Added: 14 Feb 2020

A recent article in the press drew a comparison between the modern fast food sector and the clothin…

Small process innovations can create great advances

Added: 14 Feb 2020

In this age of disruption, there’s a tendency to regard innovation in terms of monumental, eye-catc…

'Interesting times' beckon for pharma and biotech

Added: 4 Sep 2019

The scale of pharmaceutical counterfeiting can be staggering to behold – whether in terms of the nu…

Patent sense for pumps and pharmaceuticals

Added: 4 Sep 2019

The area where pumps intersects with pharma and biotech is thriving and growing. Patent application…

Stasis or industry for the process sectors?

Added: 22 Jul 2019

A mighty, Brexit-sized freeze frame has sat around the process industries for the last three years.

Pumps maintenance needs to combine DIY with good advice

Added: 22 Jul 2019

Do it Yourself is a motto best applied with caution within the increasingly refined pumps systems a…

Remember to count industry among the climate worriers

Added: 13 May 2019

The appearances of the youthful environmentalist Greta Thunberg have drawn some predictably Old Buf…

Look East for pumps priorities

Added: 13 May 2019

Even before the axis of global power had shifted so far eastwards, we had grown accustomed to laggi…

Technical advance helps downstream negotiate the petrochemical switch

Added: 19 Mar 2019

“Global energy demand is growing… fuelled by a bigger middle class coming on the market with more c…

Digitalisation could transform oil and gas pumping

Added: 19 Mar 2019

The concept of reliability is both a watchword and in some ways a curse for the oil and gas sector.

Food sector will have a substantial diet of change to digest

Added: 14 Jan 2019

If every process firm in the UK food and drink sector qualified as a so-called ‘top quartile perfor…

Pumps sector must enhance its automation awareness

Added: 14 Jan 2019

The recent success of Seepex’s award-winning Smart Dosing Pump at last year’s ACHEMA show is a remi…

A process sector that lies on the cyber frontline, daily

Added: 12 Nov 2018

Of all the various process industries, the energy and utilities sectors are the most at risk in tod…

Pumps are a vital partner in ensuring efficient energy use

Added: 12 Nov 2018

Pumps as Turbines (PaT) are a symbol of the potential contribution that products from this industry…