Saturday, 25 April 2015

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Faltering fightback

John McKenna, Editor

CPI Industrial Biotecnology

Bioplastics scale-up project starts

Researchers from industry and academia have begun a £3 million project to scale-up the production plastics made from biological ingredients.

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Skills initiative reaches milestone

The Science Industry Partnership (SIP) has surpassed 2,000 people being trained across the chemicals and life sciences sectors as it reaches its first anniversary this month.

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Amec FW wins nuclear decommissioning role

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a contract to provide decommissioning and waste management services for sites across the UK.

Exiling excellence

Engineering education centre launched

University College London (UCL) has today launched the UCL Centre for Engineering Education which is designed to improve the supply of engineers in the UK.

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Bulk materials course

Silo design best practice for bulk materials

The costs associated with commissioning overruns or troubleshooting poor plant performance are recognised by all parties involved in the procurement and operational aspects of process plants as being highly undesirable.

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CE marked catheter laser welder

Wellspring Engineering manufactures custom laser welding systems for use in medical device manufacture and offers laser welding solutions to its customers across a range of industries.


Measure humidity in extreme conditions

The Vaisala HUMICAP Humidity and Temperature Transmitter Series HMT330 is built for stable measurement in almost any environment.

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Faltering fightback

By John McKenna

Much was made by George Osborne in last week’s budget about an apparent renaissance in UK manufacturing.

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Robert Ferris

Big challenges for nanomaterials

Emerson Process Management’s Robert Ferris looks at the challenges faced by nanomaterials providers when ensuring product quality.

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Quality control: quality is King

By Robert Smith

From the laboratory to the production line, Robert Smith looks at the technologies that are helping the food and beverage industry control product quality.

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CVS Trevista System

Scrapping waste

Automated 3D surface inspection system helps manufacturer reduce the production of scrap components.

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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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