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News
16/08/2018

CV-Library: Engineering salaries hit a high, but some feel underpaid

Average salaries for engineering roles hit a three-month high in July, as pay increased by 1.8% year-on-year, according to CV-Library.

The job board explored data taken from its own site over the past seven months and found that salaries had grown consistently since April 2018. However, despite the positive salary growth for engineering roles, ...
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16/08/2018

Intelligent robot diagnostics

Downtime in industrial robots could soon be a thing of the past thanks to ...
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15/08/2018

Bringing music to engineering

Global engineering company Renishaw has teamed up with the Bristol Music ...
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15/08/2018

SKF lubrication remote monitor

SKF has introduced its LRM2 lubrication remote monitor, which is ...
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14/08/2018

An offshore tour from home

Offshore platform Cygnus is now accessible via Google Streetview, giving ...
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14/08/2018

Processor cuts energy use

Salmon producer Marine Harvest VAP (UK) Ltd has achieved annual energy ...
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14/08/2018

BB onshore substation build

UK-founded infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty, has been awarded a ...
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Features
02/07/2018

The challenges of maintaining the leading edge

Daniel Petherbridge, technical service engineer at Belzona Polymerics, looks at the challenges of repairing and protecting wind turbine blades’ leading edges

Wind energy is no longer just a novel way to generate electricity for a local area. The rapidly increasing size, efficiency and number of wind turbines is fast making wind a lucrative method ...
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02/07/2018

Gas turbine reliability

Plant Engineer looks at the options for overhaul, repair and reliability improvement for the popular 501F gas turbine
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02/07/2018

Effective lubrication strategy

It is predicted that the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) would eventually lead to the end of unplanned downtime in factories. While we’ve not yet reached this point, plant managers can improve their maintenance systems by ...
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02/07/2018

End game for maintenance

Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics are pushing maintenance into a digital future, as Mark Venables explains
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