Workplace falls and dangerous machines have been named as the two most common reasons for companies being prosecuted over health and safety breaches in the North West.The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) successfully brought 65 cases to court in the region during the 12 months from April 2013, with 14 cases involving work at height and 12 involving ...
Modern electric motors and variable speed drives are receiving more attention from factory and plant managers, particularly as the rules mandate higher efficiency choices. Brian Tinham examines the issues
Maintenance outsourcing is steeped in myths around cost, convenience and levels of commitment. Max Gosney meets two innovative manufacturers to discover the home truths
Put your lean know-how to the test in our continuous improvement dilemma column
The strange disappearance of Flight MH370 has baffled the world. But we can turn to another air disaster for definitive answers on improving our own safety standards.
Mark Bown, senior advisor – operations excellence office, corporate manufacturing at Cummins, meets a man in a hot air balloon
Mike Price of The Manufacturing Institute (TMI) on recognising life's priorities
Oliver Wight, AIMMS and Districon are to host a joint Integrated Business Planning & Supply Chain Optimization webinar on May 20 2014.
Jungheinrich is launching two new internal combustion engine-powered counterbalance forklift trucks.
A range of food crates from Goplasticboxes.com that stack and nest is claimed to provide the advantages of traditional bale arm crates, but with the additional benefit of offering a prolonged life span.
Weatherford - Managing Product Data That Will Live Forever
Online interactive guide to the mounting of rolling bearings
Rolling Bearing and Condition Monitoring Training
NEW, expanded courses announced for MCP's technical training facility at Reading
Best Factory Awards 2014 entry deadline extended
Factory gate price rises remain low
Manufacturing recruitment strong in Northern Ireland
Food crates keep going for longer
Atlas Copco compressor helps packaging line go green
Automated solution for printing machines
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