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10/08/2018

Shell UK fined after technician struck by cylinder

Oil firm Shell UK Limited has been fined for health and safety breaches after a technician was struck by a cylinder and left injured on the Brent Delta offshore installation.
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09/08/2018

New widescreen HMIs from Mitsubishi are stylish and feature packed

Mitsubishi Electric has added two new widescreen versions of its popular GOT2000 HMIs to the range.
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08/08/2018

Ford hits CO2 manufacturing emissions reduction target early with conservation ...

Ford Motor Company has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions – eight years ahead of schedule.
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08/08/2018

Easier navigation with new Schaeffler UK website

Schaeffler has revamped and relaunched its UK website, offering engineers easier navigation, improved functionality and faster access to precision bearing products and related services.
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08/08/2018

Veolia boosts energy sustainability for one of Britain’s largest food ...

Veolia, the global resource management company, is boosting Cranswick Foods’ sustainability by delivering energy to their production lines using Combined Heat and Power, CHP, technology.
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07/08/2018

Budding rail engineers & technicians to benefit from equipment donation

Learners at Birmingham’s National College for High Speed Rail are set to benefit from access to even more industry-standard equipment, thanks to a generous donation of new engineering tools.
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07/08/2018

Green light for £3.5m EU-backed low carbon energy storage initiative

Funding from the European Union (EU) is to help launch a £3.5 million project in Wales to pilot new low-carbon technologies and energy-storage products.
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06/08/2018

Reinforced polymers for Jersey heat network

A new reinforced pre-insulated polymer pipe system that can operate at temperatures normally reserved for steel pipes has been utilised for the very first time in the UK on a St Helier heat network serving The Merton hotel in Jersey.
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03/08/2018

SUSI submarine robot enables successful visual inspection at Ascó Nuclear Power ...

Framatome, a designer and supplier of nuclear steam supply systems and nuclear equipment, has successfully performed a complete visual inspection of the tube bundle top structure of a steam generator in the Spanish nuclear power plant at ...
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03/08/2018

Urban Observatory monitors Newcastle with new generation of sensors

UK-based monitoring solutions provider, Air Monitors, is playing a key role in the UK’s first ‘Urban Observatory’, which has been designed to provide a digital view of how our cities work.
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02/08/2018

New CEO named at the Society of Operations Engineers

The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) has named Bruce McGill as its new chief executive officer.
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02/08/2018

Floor cleaning robot among winners of IERA Robot Award

A barn floor cleaning robot has been named among three winners at the 14th International IERA Award for Robotics and Automation.
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02/08/2018

United Plant releases new health & safety policy in ‘Zero Harm’ commitment

Independent engineering provider, United Plant Services, is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to embedding health and safety into its company culture, with the release of a newly revised policy and supporting safety initiatives.
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01/08/2018

ABB provides motors and drive for anti-personnel landmine clearance rig

ABB has supplied motors and a variable speed drive (VSD) for an anti-personnel landmine clearance rig.
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01/08/2018

HRH The Prince of Wales becomes Patron of Industrial Cadets

HRH The Prince of Wales has agreed to become Patron of Industrial Cadets, the national programme which accredits a wide range of experiences of industry for young people.
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31/07/2018

Fortress celebrates Queen’s Award hat-trick

Automation safety and interlock systems expert Fortress Interlocks has been awarded its third Queen’s Award for International Trade.
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31/07/2018

Firm develops forklift truck training course for local youngsters

A wine business in County Durham has developed an innovative apprenticeship course designed to train local 16-18-year olds with transferrable warehouse skills.
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30/07/2018

Atlas Copco launches ‘Full Machine Room Service Plan’ to maintain all types of ...

A ‘Full Machine Room (FMR) Service Plan’ has been introduced by Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique Service division, through which it offers to maintain all types and makes of rotating equipment used in a production environment.
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30/07/2018

ENGIE wins global integrated FM and production maintenance services frame ...

Global energy and services group ENGIE has been awarded a five-year global frame contract to deliver integrated facilities management, production maintenance and project services to Bombardier Transportation.
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27/07/2018

SM Components appointed exclusive distributor of McPhee Mixers in Ireland North ...

SM Components Ltd, a supplier of bespoke components and services to the transport, industrial, agricultural and marine industries in Ireland, has been appointed as the exclusive country-wide distributor and partner to McPhee Mixers, a UK ...
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27/07/2018

Festo ‘Quick Check Tool’ helps firms prepare for Industry 4.0 adoption

Industrial automation specialist Festo has developed an online tool to help companies assess their readiness for Industry 4.0 adoption.
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27/07/2018

Bilfinger UK to extend gas-storage facility

Runcorn-based engineering and services provider, Bilfinger UK, has secured a £5.3 million contract with energy company Storengy as part of a project to extend a gas-storage facility at Stublach, near Northwich, in Cheshire.
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26/07/2018

Industrial IoT to revolutionise how businesses function in the next few years

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is set to make a sizeable contribution to the global economy and revolutionise how businesses function in the next few years, according to a new global study by mobile satellite communications ...
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26/07/2018

Mine vehicle ‘electrified’ by Paus and Danfoss

Emission-free electromobility in the mining industry can reduce the risks often associated with inhalation of exhaust gases from diesel vehicles – a new trend that globally operating specialist for mining and tunneling vehicles, Emsbürener ...
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26/07/2018

Yorkshire apprentices will have leading role in railway future

National College for High Speed Rail graduates are set to play a leading role in designing, building and operating the future rail network of Britain, the Transport Secretary has said.
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