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News
24/05/2019

MAN plants cut CO2 emissions by over a quarter

Commercial vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus has reduced the CO2 emissions of its production sites by more than a quarter – emitting around 29% less CO2 in 2018 than in the base year of 2008.

Over the past years, MAN Truck & Bus has invested around €40 million in reducing the CO2 generated by its production network, cutting the emissions of ...
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23/05/2019

LEEA launches school programme

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has launched ‘Think ...
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22/05/2019

Boiler house transformation

National M&E consultancy Couch Perry Wilkes (CPW) has been appointed as ...
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21/05/2019

Smart CM for Muntons

Muntons, a UK producer of malted barley, has taken steps to protect vital ...
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20/05/2019

Cost savings for factory

Walsall-based Cashmores, a specialist coil processor in stainless steel ...
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17/05/2019

New ABB service facility

ABB Electrification’s business is extending its service capabilities for ...
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16/05/2019

Stratasys for Bombardier

3D printing technology specialist Stratasys has announced that ...
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Features
08/05/2019

Ploughing forward with safety

Industry bodies are pushing ‘best practice’ to improve health and safety on farms. So, what are the issues for off-road agricultural vehicles and machinery and what safety checks should operators carry out?

Farming is the UK’s most dangerous industry when it comes to sustaining injuries and fatalities. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures ...
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08/05/2019

Comment: Give and take

Over the years covering industry, I’ve written a lot about nature and the environment. Usually I channel my inner Attenborough, reiterating how we need to do more to protect our lands and oceans, help wildlife, and minimise air and ...
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08/05/2019

Correct lube = longevity

Industrial equipment can fail because of inadequate lubrication maintenance and incorrect lubrication. Getting it right, first time, every time, is therefore vital
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08/05/2019

Asking AI about lube

The complex chore of choosing the right lubrication is getting easier. With artificial intelligence (AI), a new generation of online, smart and mobile platforms could smooth the path to efficient lube procurement
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