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News
26/05/2017

Workplace apathy is causing engineers to look for a new job

Many engineers admit that they feel bored at work on a daily basis

Boredom can affect even the most studious of workers, and worrying new statistics from UK job board, CV-Library, reveal that boredom afflicts almost half (47.2 per cent) of engineering workers, with a staggering 55.6 per cent admitting that they have looked for a new job as a ...
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26/05/2017

Nut and bolt self-loosening

Many applications require a dismountable, yet durable, screw joint but ...
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24/05/2017

UK vulnerable to cyber attack

The recent cyber-attack that hit UK hospitals and continued to creep ...
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24/05/2017

Self-contained robot cell

Loop Technology has developed an entry-level solution to industrial ...
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19/05/2017

Keeping the ball rolling

Chris Johnson, managing director of specialist bearing supplier SMB ...
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19/05/2017

System frequency inverter

The MVW3000 medium voltage variable speed drive, which features extremely ...
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19/05/2017

Connected worker software

Honeywell Sotera-Express replaces legacy applications with a new, ...
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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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