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Why creativity must always be part of the engineering curriculum

Added: 12 Oct 2021

Pioneering scientists such as Ada Lovelace were creative polymaths. We should remember that when it…

Cloud brings clarity to process data storage

Added: 6 Oct 2021

Data analysis is bigger and better than ever but you need cloud-based platforms to optimise systems…

Why quality management makes for better processes post–Covid

Added: 4 Oct 2021

Quality and consistency have always been benchmarks of good business in manufacturing and engineeri…

The safety challenges for rubber and plastic recycling processes

Added: 30 Sep 2021

As rubber and plastic waste continues to grow, The UK is actively seeking alternative uses for thes…

Machine learning boosts leak control

Added: 27 Sep 2021

Water companies are becoming increasingly wise to the benefits of machine learning for their pipe l…

Steam to thermal switch produces perfect pint for brewer

Added: 25 Sep 2021

While their rivals said no, Rebellion Beer Company broke ranks with the help of Fulton’s experts to…

How much money and uptime is your factory losing to mispicks?

Added: 22 Sep 2021

Invar Integration's Nick Hughes advises close inspection of how much mispicks could be costing your…

In-house solution produces answer to gas supply inconsistencies

Added: 1 Sep 2021

The best equipment couldn’t perform its best when an essential gas supply fell short on delivery. S…

Voltage conditioner reduces cost from lengthy downtime at WTW

Added: 1 Sep 2021

Severn Trent turned to ABB for a solution when unexplained outages occurred at a key water treatmen…

STEM needs EQ as well as IQ

Added: 18 Aug 2021

Focus on STEM careers doesn’t always include much reference to the need for emotional intelligence.…

Banging the drum for AODD systems

Added: 18 Aug 2021

Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps can be hard to beat for sheer versatility, insists Almat…

Safe seals make for safe plant operations

Added: 3 Aug 2021

Mechanical seals are critical for safe operation in refineries and chemical plants. Ensuring their …

Pumping systems incorporate new technologies for new challenges

Added: 3 Aug 2021

With the energy industry in a state of flux, it’s not only the large corporations that gain from ap…

Track ’n’ trace: Measurement underpins commercial operations

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Evolving demands on industry require a more holistic approach to support a greater emphasis on trac…

2021: The year industry turns the corner on AI

Added: 13 Jul 2021

Capital intensive industries can benefit from accelerated digital strategies to improve efficiencie…

Valves seal the deal for award-winning pumps project

Added: 20 Jun 2021

Anglian Water’s award-winning project improves performance and control of sewage pumping stations, …

The four pumping ingredients for successful brewing

Added: 17 Jun 2021

While the challenges of brewing are legion, SEEPEX’s Peter McGarian provides a rundown of the four …

Lighting’s vital role in safe HMI

Added: 16 Jun 2021

Electro-sensitive protective equipment provides safe, barrier-free access in an era of human-machin…

Robot ready manufacturers can take on the skills gap

Added: 16 Jun 2021

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of technology in the manufacturing industry. Continued …

Quality straining deals with rigours of fast flowing water source

Added: 3 Jun 2021

When you depend upon a river for your water source and it’s one of the strongest and fastest flowin…