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BigChange gives Europump’s commercial transport business a boost

Europump has turned to mobile and cloud technology to expand its fuel pump maintenance services within the commercial fleet sector.

Using mobile workforce management technology from Leeds-based BigChange, the company has developed what it believes is an industry first level of service in the design, supply, installation, service and maintenance ...
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16/07/2020 Mechanical Integrity course The Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association (EEMUA) has ... » Read More

15/07/2020 Level 6 Engineer Degree Robert Jackson (pictured), a sub-contracted supervisor at a ... » Read More

15/07/2020 Inspec Solutions growth Sheffield-based technology systems provider Inspec Solutions has reported ... » Read More
14/07/2020 EU energy project Northumbria University has been chosen to participate in a €4.8 million ... » Read More

14/07/2020 GHD to support framework The UK water division of GHD will work in partnership with engineering, ... » Read More

13/07/2020 Schaeffler online CM By installing SmartCheck condition monitoring devices on 58 critical ... » Read More

Lifting spirits

The UK Coronavirus crisis has seen distilleries, breweries and other plants pivot their operations to hand sanitiser production. How easy was it to do in such a short space of time?

Hand sanitiser was one of the first consumer products to disappear from supermarket and pharmacy shelves during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, for ...
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13/07/2020 Before & after There are a variety of health and safety regulations in the UK. In this article, Operations Engineer explores the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 » Read More

06/07/2020 Getting air Hemel Hempstead-based company Atlas Copco celebrated a century of UK operations in November. A few months on – and during the UK lockdown over Coronavirus – OE spoke to Alexander Pavlov, general manager at Atlas Copco Compressors UK & ... » Read More

06/07/2020 Work wearable Vehicle manufacturer Iveco has introduced a wearable ‘exoskeleton’ device from industrial automation specialist Comau. This is helping to reduce the fatigue on the upper limbs suffered by the operators engaged in activities inside the ... » Read More
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