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News
20/11/2017

Engineers complete offshore survival training

Boulting Group certified to work offshore on wind farms

Seven employees from engineering solutions provider Boulting Group have successfully completed a GWO accredited offshore wind health and safety survival training course. Completion of the globally recognised training will allow Boulting Group to expand its operations within the offshore ...
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20/11/2017

WW1 tank centenary tribute

Excavator giant JCB helped TV personality Guy Martin to engineer a tribute ...
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20/11/2017

Six-axis robot

A project at the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) is looking at 3D ...
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17/11/2017

Torque transducers on test rig

Wireless rotary torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd are at the ...
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16/11/2017

Steam turbine actuator

INMOCO has added a range of advanced electromechanical actuators (EMAs) to ...
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15/11/2017

Modular cable feed system

In order to reduce the CO2, NOx, SOx and fine-particle emissions from the ...
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14/11/2017

Powerful extraction system

Industrial laser operators can now benefit from the most powerful fume ...
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Features
13/02/2017

Changing times

It’s time to think seriously about joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution before UK manufacturers get left behind by more progressive nations, warns Chris Beck

Every January, the picturesque Swiss ski resort of Davos hosts the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The world’s great and good (and questionable) attend the five-day ...
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13/02/2017

Keeping guard

When it comes to machine safety, failure to adhere to regulations can be an expensive business, but compliance need not be such an onerous task, as Mark Venables explains
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31/01/2017

Under pressure

Chris Beck learns how, when it comes to compressed air savings, even a small change can make a big difference
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18/10/2016

On the meter

In the ongoing drive for business to increase efficiency, understanding exactly what energy is being used where is at the heart of any solution, as Mark Venables discovers
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