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News
29/01/2015

Mentor launches first IOSH forklift safety qualification

Mentor Training has launched the first- IOSH-accredited (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) safety management course aimed at those responsible for overseeing forklift operations.

"In recent years, we have seen the HSE [Health and Safety Executive] highlight management's responsibilities and we've seen a rise in the numbers of ...
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28/01/2015

Archimedes update at Bangor

As part of a £3 million investment, Northern Ireland Water is upgrading ...
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28/01/2015

Norgren changes name

All of IMI’s fluid power businesses – including Norgren – have been ...
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28/01/2015

E+H training videos

Process transmitters specialist Endress and Hauser has launched more than ...
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28/01/2015

BFA Conference 2015

WM and Cranfield School of Management are offering you the exclusive ...
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27/01/2015

Batteries to improve power

Redundant batteries from electric vehicles are at the heart of a project ...
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27/01/2015

Worker's hand injury

A Rutland company which manufactures children's bedroom furniture has been ...
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Features
23/01/2015

Value adding

Managers turning to the belief that maintenance may be non-core need to consider the implications of that notion before they outsource key engineering functions.

There are contrasting schools of thought around UK manufacturing that have implications for plant and equipment maintenance. At one extreme, there are those who believe organisations ...
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23/01/2015

Energy compression

When it comes to systems delivering energy for industrial processes, compressors are among the least efficient. Modern designs, energy recovery and informed maintenance all help, but EU regulations will force change.
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23/01/2015

Occupational health department

Setting up an occupational health department in your company or using an outside service for preventive healthcare can result in a healthy profit as well as a healthy workforce, says Ian Vallely
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09/12/2014

Breath of fresh fluid

What bothers engineers concerned with pneumatics can be very different to those working solely with hydraulics.
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