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Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is the elephant in the room. A quick scan of recent news articles pulls up a plethora of missed targets, new legislation, illegal exportation and high technology. A heady mix of information, indeed... Read more

Transport currently accounts for almost a third (30%) of the world’s total energy use and around a quarter of the global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. With climate change high on the news agenda and more consumers than ever making... Read more

The European Steel Association, EUROFER, has said that it plans to raise concerns with the European Commission over the proposed rescue of British Steel by the Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye that the deal may go against the bloc's... Read more

Productivity experts Sharing in Growth (SiG) have selected Independent Forgings & Alloys (IFA), a rapidly growing Sheffield forging firm, to join their award-winning business transformation programme... Read more

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Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye weighing up rescuing British Steel potentially ending months of uncertainty about the fate of the UK's second largest steelmaker... Read more

Composite Integration, a Resin Transfer Moulding and Resin Infusion specialist, has been named Manufacturer of the Year 2019 at the Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG) Awards... Read more

A global player in the tyre, construction reinforcement and composites technologies markets, Kordsa, has teamed up with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). Reinforcer Kordsa, who has invested in composite... Read more

UK-based Clarke Energy, part of the Kohler Group, has announced that it is expanding its geographical reach and acquiring Romania's TEB Energy Business S.A. and its Greek subsidiary Genelco Power Systems Ltd... Read more

UK-based independent upstream oil and gas company Serica Energy has become the first operator in the North Sea to digitise safety following a deal to adopt the Restrata Platform - an innovative piece of tech that offers real-time monitoring of... Read more

Lubricants giant FUCHS, based in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, has announced that it will be completely CO2-neutral as early globally by January 1 2020 – from energy consumption in production to consumables in administration... Read more

Toyota wants to increase the production of components for hybrid cars at its plants in Wałbrzych and Jelcz-Laskowice in Lower Silesia, Poland with local media reporting the decision was motivated by continued uncertainty over Brexit... Read more

Dogger Bank Wind Farms, the world's largest offshore wind farm, has announced that Luxembourg-based maritime infrastructure specialist Jan De Nul is to join the North Sea project... Read more

Balfour Beatty, alongside its joint venture partners Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall has seen one of their two tunnelling boring machines (TBM) become the first to break through the ground to complete a section of tunnel for London’s new super... Read more

UK-based manufacturer of easily recyclable paper-based packaging, Frugalpac, has added another innovative option to its range of sustainable coffee cups, introducing the Frugal Cup Linerless... Read more

Air pollution is now the biggest environmental risk to public health in the UK. As unregulated medium sized combustion plants (MCPs) and generators, commonly used to heat hospitals, hotels and other large buildings, are a known source of... Read more

A Cambridge-based start-up claims to have developed a process that removes CO2 from the atmosphere and converts it into building materials. The company, Cambridge Carbon Capture, say that the process has been under development for years and these... Read more

AkzoNobel has become the first major manufacturer to launch recycled paint thanks to a pioneering partnership in the UK with Veolia... Read more

Flight times from London to Sydney could be slashed by 80% to just four hours if a hypersonic engine, currently under development in the UK, gets off the ground. The SABRE (Synergetic Air Breathing Rocket Engine) which has a top speed of 6,667... Read more

Rail companies Thalys and Eurostar could merge to form a single high-speed rail giant that runs across five countries under plans laid out today by Belgian and French state railway operators SNCB and SNCF... Read more

At this week's UK Space Conference, UK space company Spacebit signed a joint agreement with Pennsylvania-based space robotics firm Astrobotic to begin commercial and scientific lunar exploration with the first mission in 2021 on the... Read more

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