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News
14/12/2018

Spidex wins Mainsaver CMMS support contract at Dounreay

Software products supplier Spidex Software has been awarded the contract for technical support of software management systems for maintenance and health & safety at Dounreay, Scotland.

Dounreay, once the UK’s centre of fast reactor research, is said to now be Scotland’s largest nuclear decommissioning project. Spidex managing director Jonathan ...
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13/12/2018

Sulzer signs deal with GE

In a move to increase services, parts and new equipment availability, ...
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12/12/2018

Schaeffler makes acquisition

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has concluded a ...
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11/12/2018

Multi-Fan Systems appointment

A Shropshire specialist in customised air movement, filtration and ...
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11/12/2018

Lithium-ion battery solution

Siemens is claiming a world first by supplying an energy storage solution ...
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10/12/2018

AEMT award winners named

The winners of the Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) ...
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09/12/2018

Coil boiler operator training

Babcock Wanson has launched a Boiler Operation Accreditation Scheme (BOAS) ...
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Features
05/12/2018

A cut above

The Brent oil and gas field operation is all but over after 40 years. Now the first of its 24,200 tonne ‘topsides’ platforms is in the process of being dismantled, with components recycled, reused and disposed of in a highly complex engineering operation

Mention oil, gas and the North Sea to most observers, and it is likely to evoke memories of a ...
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05/12/2018

Comment: Game on

Video games promote violence and fuel obesity among our young people. That is the message we often hear, but now new research from the University of Surrey claims girls who play video games are more likely to choose physical science, ...
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05/12/2018

Legal Update (December 2018)

This page is brought to you by national law firm Weightmans
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05/12/2018

Saving lives

In a unique collaboration, a mining equipment manufacturer worked with a charity to adapt its rock crusher technology for destroying elusive land mines in Zimbabwe
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