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Chemical company fined for dangerous gas release

Multi-national chemical producer, Solvay Solutions UK, has been fined a total of £333,000 and ordered to pay costs of £110,000 after a dangerous gas was released into the atmosphere causing disruption to the M5 and thousands of homes nearby.

Warley Magistrates’ Court heard how an uncontrolled release of dangerous substances put both employees and members ...
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We're manufacturing and proud

Industry leaders gathered in Manchester last month to celebrate the people whose pride and professionalism helps British sites take on the world. WM reports on our Manufacturing Champions Awards

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The end of shift bell stands silent at a shipyard on the Clyde that’s determined to do away with the command and control management of the past. Max Gosney meets the progressive team leading BAE Systems Naval Ships to a profitable future

A cost-effective plug for the skills gap

An initiaitive involving lean and continuous improvement infrastructure training is being aggresively driven by the UK government. Adam Hayes, director of training provider JTJ Workplace Solutions, explains more

If you strike us down, Darth Osbourne...

It’s no surpise to see politicans piggy backing on the back of popular culture. But, top marks to the government for taking things up a notch. In the midst of Star Wars fever, Cameron et al have pulled off a perfect tribute to Lando ...

MAS suicide

The government has axed a Manufacturing Advisory Service that added nearly £5bn to the national coffers and effectively ended hopes of a coherent industrial strategy says David Bailey, of Aston Business School

Not all apprenticeships are equal

Heather Gallagher, Competence & Development Specialist at Atlas Copco UK & Ireland

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T Cards Online & Manual Display Systems promote more efficient maintenance

Simple and effective communication is a vital part of efficient plant and asset management where all parties have a clear understanding of their (and others) responsibilities and an understanding of ‘current status’.

T Cards online workflow system brings power of information to electrical services company

Managing the progress of jobs simply and efficiently is essential for any company or organisation whether they are manufacturing goods or providing services. doubles sales team in six months

The appointment of Tom Lee (pictured) as project sales manager marks a period of unprecedented growth for, as the company has doubled its sales team in the last six months.