Friday, 29 May 2015

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Continuity Britain?

John McKenna, Editor

Kids Schools Skills2

University launches STEM initiative

The New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) university has launched an initiative to inspire students to consider a career in engineering.

David Cameron 10 Downing Street

Manufacturers want EU referendum

UK manufacturers have called for a referendum on EU membership to take place by autumn 2016.

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Oil rig

Shale could 'learn' from offshore safety

Emerging industries could learn process safety lessons from more mature sectors such as offshore oil & gas, industry experts suggest.

SSE Ferrybridge coal power station

Ferrybridge power station to close

SSE has announced it will shut its Ferrybridge coal-fired power station in West Yorkshire next year, five years ahead of its timetabled closure.

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Wilo mixers

Mixers for modern wastewater treatment

Mixers have become an essential element of modern wastewater treatment.


WRAS approval for pumps range

T-T Pumps’ CDL/ CDLF range of electrically driven stainless steel vertical multi-stage pumps has gained WRAS approval.

Dispensing drives

Dispensing drives from Cole-Parmer

Designed for manufacturing processes, quick fluid transfer in the lab, and industrial applications, Masterflex I/P Digital Modular Dispensing Drives from Cole-Parmer are precision peristaltic pump drives with flow rates ranging from 0.0006 LPM up to 26 LPM.

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EU Flag

Continuity Britain?

By John McKenna

British industry may be relieved that the electorate voted for stability last week, but already the clouds of a European referendum are on the horizon.

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Rick Tym

Exposing the common mag drive misconceptions

Although global industries such as petrochemical and pharmaceutical are starting to adopt the technology, mag drives are still underutilised due to common misconceptions about the pump, writes Rick Tym.

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High value HIPPS

By John McKenna

British valves manufacturers specialise in high quality valves for demanding industrial applications. For the highest pressures and throughput levels, valves are increasingly being deployed in High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems (HIPPS).

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Service under the sea

Specialist valve trim solves chemical dosing failure for large oil operator.

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Beer video screen grab

Ubiquitous beer brewing system Video

Sabco has partnered with Unitronics to help beverage brewers of all kinds produce the perfect pint.

German ExxonMobil employees drink fracking fluid - web

ExxonMobil staff drink fracking fluid

Staff of ExxonMobil this week appeared on national television in Germany to attempt to show that fracking fluid is harmless.



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