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News
20/02/2019

Siemens establishes binding cybersecurity requirements for suppliers

New Siemens suppliers must comply with minimum binding cybersecurity requirements.

These requirements, which are being introduced gradually, will apply primarily to suppliers of security-critical components such as software, processors and electronic components for certain types of control units. Existing suppliers who do not yet comply with the ...
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19/02/2019

Rodda invests in cream pump

A E Rodda and Son, which dates back to 1890, is the largest Cornish ...
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18/02/2019

Compressor efficiency guide

Industrial compressor and vacuum specialist Gardner Denver has released a ...
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14/02/2019

HSE launches ‘message’ drive

Members of the public are being encouraged to share messages and acts of ...
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13/02/2019

Collaboration brings savings

RAF Marham, home to the UK’s F-35 multi-role combat jets, is said to have ...
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12/02/2019

JCB puts safety in focus

JCB is heading an industry-wide initiative aimed at improving health and ...
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11/02/2019

BPMA signs MCA with uni

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has signed a Mutual ...
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Features
05/02/2019

The wonders of waste

United Utilities’ £200 million investment at its Davyhulme wastewater treatment works in greater Manchester has put the site right at the forefront when it comes to sewage treatment

Davyhulme wastewater treatment works (WwTW) in greater Manchester, serving a combined domestic and industrial load that is equivalent to 1.2 million people, is a ...
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05/02/2019

Comment: Monster of the deep

A ‘monster’ fatberg, longer than six double-decker buses, has been found in Devon. South West Water says it’s the largest mass of oil, grease and wet wipes discovered in its service history.
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05/02/2019

A matter of manganese

Filtering out the naturally-occurring mineral from potable water in the North East is a new 37.3Mld pressure filtration plant
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05/02/2019

Gas Train

The Industrial Gas Operations Accreditation Scheme, designed to provide an independent determination of competence for those working on large-scale gas installations, is two years old. How is it faring?
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The wonders of waste
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Comment: Monster of the deep
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