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News
18/09/2017

British manufacturing continues climb up global rankings

British manufacturing continued its climb up the global rankings as growth returned last year, according to facts and figures published by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and Santander.

Launching the 2017 manufacturing fact card, the new data shows that Britain is now the eighth largest industrial nation with an annual output now worth ...
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18/09/2017

Engineer's job expectations

New data from the independent job board, CV-Library, has found that three ...
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11/09/2017

Innovation grants

Independent research finds funding from bodies like Innovate UK ...
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11/09/2017

Industrial gas detectors

Quantitech has been appointed as the UK distributor for Monicon; a ...
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08/09/2017

Apprenticeship excellence

Veolia celebrates its apprentices’ success at House of Commons awards ...
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08/09/2017

Versatile incremental encoders

Sick has launched the DUS60 incremental encoder and DUV60 measuring wheel ...
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31/08/2017

Machine health monitoring

New handheld instrument and smartphone apps from SKF simplify machine ...
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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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