Thursday, 28 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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Sterile and steam filters from Beko

Compressed air system provider Beko Technologies has further developed its Clearpoint filter technology product line.


Modern approach to mixing

The new Silverson Flashmix takes a revolutionary approach to powder/liquid mixing.

Control room

Emissions analysis from Quantitech

A multiparameter Gasmet FTIR emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate that the plant is performing within the conditions of its environmental permit.

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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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Smart factory

By Louisa Hearn

Machines will have something to say in the process plant of the future, writes Louisa Hearn.

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Cereal solution

Cereal solution

Maintenance and energy bills benefit from new drives and motors on the ‘Weetos’ production line.

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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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