Plant & Works Engineering
Record number of online learners

Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has announced record figures using its online teaching resources, as hundreds of apprentices prepare for the weeks ahead of remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Manchester is 3D printing safety equipment for front-line NHS workers

Professor calls for engineers to help solve NHS and healthcare issues amid pandemic

COVID-19 advice for manufacturers

IMechE’s response to Government’s call for increased ventilators

BSI releases suite of best practice standards to help UK businesses

British manufacturers coming together in face of crisis to produce ventilators

IChemE offers expert support to government in response to the coronavirus

Call for ideas and expertise to help tackle novel coronavirus

Engineering sector sees salary growth

Oxford scientists develop rapid testing technology for COVID-19

Free training courses to help you stay safe working from home during Coronavirus

Manufacturing exports slump to lowest level in three years

NEW DATES - Plant & Asset Management Exhibition and co-located shows rescheduled

DFA Media, organiser of Plant & Asset Management Exhibition and co-located shows, has been actively monitoring and following advice regarding the Coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) over the past weeks. It has been decided that the events will be postponed and rescheduled for 25th-27th January 2021, which will take place alongside MACH Exhibition. The co-location of events include:

British Safety Council announces winners of the International Safety Awards

CILT Awards for Excellence 2020 open for entries

Industry calls for reform of archaic business rates in ten point plan for economic reform

UK manufacturers value data more highly than tangible assets

How Made Smarter is empowering women in manufacturing

UK economy cannot operate without vital logistics workers, says FTA

Digitalisation and Engineering Forums at Plant & Asset Management Exhibition launched

Engineering gender pay gap in the UK less than feared

NCC leads project to introduce non-metallics in delivering sustainable fusion energy

Industry urges Chancellor to provide triple boost turbo charge to investment and levelling up

Government's immigrant workers plan sparks concern

HSE to carry out inspections following safety alert

Chemical engineering excellence recognised through IChemE medals

WECA invests £5m to kick-start revolution in digital engineering

R&D tax relief: A guide for engineering companies

Manufacturing industry bucks UK job growth trend as jobs and applications plummet

Make UK comment on HS2 announcement

ARC wins 2019 Rogers Knight Award

Make UK announces national manufacturing awards

UK SME manufacturers continue to grow and build resilience

igus invests in automation to reduce lead times

Apprenticeships forging the way ahead

Cross-Party Steel MPs call on Government to back key infrastructure projects

2020 must be year of automation for UK manufacturing to reclaim lost ground

New partnership announced to reduce workplace accidents and increase sustainable growth for British manufacturers

Memorandum of Understanding signed

Textile-based composites could weave future of aerospace engineering

Commitment to sustainability recognised in two leading rankings

Manufacturing sector most likely to invest in sales growth in 2020

Leading chemical engineers to feature in documentary

RAF Museum Spitfire receives Engineering Heritage Award

Europe-Wide Survey highlights both progress and barriers to Smart Factory deployment

How IIoT technology can help H&S

Serious workplace injuries cost US manufacturers more than $7 billion each year, according to Liberty Mutual’s 2019 Workplace Safety Index. Overexertion, falls, collisions with equipment, getting caught in equipment and repetitive motion injuries are the most common reasons that workers in this sector miss 5 or more days of work. Sam Cece, founder, president, & CEO of Swift Sensors, reports.

Industry investing in workforce health and wellbeing

Mythbusting apprenticeships

Queen’s University and Rakuten Mobile to set up Edge Computing hub in Belfast