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IET highlights six steps to UK manufacturing success

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has called upon the government to take six steps to help UK manufacturing boost the economy.

The IET wants the new Government to focus on innovation, support for SMEs, public procurement, energy efficiency, data and the Internet of Things, and solving the skills shortage.The IET's Margaret Wood (pictured) ...
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Open Mike

David Cameron must keep the pace up on industrial strategy to ensure his proposed three million new apprentices have jobs to go to says Mike Turner, chairman of GKN. Max Gosney meets an ex-apprentice who rose to the very top.

An enduring solution to your IT headache

So it's time to upgrade, even perhaps to migrate, some or all of your main business systems? If you haven't done that for some time and recognise that the world of IT has changed just a little in the intervening years, you’ll be either ...

Time to get moving on energy saving

The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is coming and this mandatory energy assessment and energy saving identification scheme for large UK companies could impact on your business.

Management versus leadership

The debate on management versus leadership is getting a lot of attention right now. The terms are often wrongly mixed, but for me there's a clear distinction between the two.

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Terry Carmichael, lean and Six Sigma practitioner

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Mark Bown, senior advisor – operations excellence office, corporate manufacturing at Cummins, meets a man in a hot air balloon

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Linde Safety Pilot helps prevent FLT accidents

When it comes to operating fork lift trucks, human error is the most common cause of accidents at work. An electronic driver assistance system from Linde Material Handling(MH), the Linde Safety Pilot, is now on hand to offer support. Via an 8" LCD screen in the operator's workstation, the Linde Safety Pilot helps the operator to control the work equipment safely and helps to avoid dangerous situations, minimising the risk of an accident and improving occupational safety.

Oil2LPG – it's a win, win situation

Despite falling oil prices, switching from oil to liquid petroleum gas (LPG) could save you a fortune, and massively reduce your carbon footprint

Investing in the future of North East manufacturers

Supporting Manufacturing & Engineering North East will enable his company to help manufacturers in the region find the right funding solutions, says Neil Lloyd, head of sales development, business and commercial at Lombard