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National Grid control centre

In demand

Added: 9 Jul 2015

With plant closures outstripping the supply of new electricity generating capacity, last month saw …

Dust explosion short course at the Wolfson Centre

New hazards: COMAH 2015

Added: 3 Jun 2015

The introduction of new COMAH regulations will see many smaller firms affected by the rules for the…

George Osborne at the Manufacturing Technology Centre

Muted march of the makers

Added: 1 Apr 2015

This government came into power promising that it would rebalance the economy towards manufacturing…

Shale drilling illustration

Fracking safe

Added: 26 Sep 2013

Many consider fracking to be a dangerous process, fearing it releases gasses that pollute the water…

Sellafield nuclear reactor plant

On the right track for safety

Added: 31 Jul 2013

Efforts to establish effective safety practices in the construction of process infrastructure seem …

Plant facility in Yorkshire

Expert eye on pump preference

Added: 31 May 2013

Mike Heap, director of Verder UK and Paul Smith, Verder sales representative, take a look the diffe…


PepsiCo not waiting for things to happen

Added: 14 May 2013

North West manufacturing plant builds up the skills of maintenance and production workers.


Chemicals industry optimistic despite debt crisis

Added: 28 May 2012

The global chemicals industry expects to see an improvement in business according to a study by Cer…