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Industry ‘wasting millions on poor maintenance’ 22/08/2014

UK industry is wasting millions of pounds with equipment mark-downs, write-offs and lost revenue due to poor maintenance practices, according to industrial distributor ERIKS.

Enter WM's all new Manufacturing Champions Awards 21/08/2014

Reward your star site performers and help showcase the buzz of being in manufacturing to the nation by entering Works Management's all new Manufacturing Champions Awards.

HSE reports fall in numbers killed at work 03/07/2014

New figures released today indicate the number of workers killed in Britain last year has fallen to the lowest annual rate on record.

Oil contamination 'a major cause of machinery failure' warning 20/06/2014

Between 70 and 80% of all hydraulic failures which can lead to machinery breakdown can be traced back to contaminated oil, according to leading drives and controls manufacturer, Bosch Rexroth.

Arco launches PPE range with extra protection from second degree burns 19/06/2014

Arco has launched a flame-retardant PPE range that offers four times as much protection from second degree burns when worn as multiple layers.

Last chance to book WM’s Factory Health and Maintenance Conference 28/05/2014

It is your last chance to book for WM's Factory Health and Maintenance Conference on 5 June and pick up valuable tips on how to boost your bottom line.

Pick up valuable tips on boosting profits with effective maintenance 20/05/2014

The secrets of how to massively increase your profits will be revealed by global giants including Siemens, Advanced Technology Services and Milliken at WM's Factory Health and Maintenance Conference on 5 June.

Profit through effective maintenance 14/05/2014

Works Management is offering you the opportunity to boost your profits by learning from maintenance experts at global giants including Siemens, Advanced Technology Services and Milliken as they reveal the secrets of banishing downtime while enhancing safety at WM's Factory Health and Maintenance Conference on 5 June.

WM Factory Health & Maintenance Conference attracts top speakers 29/04/2014

A top line-up of highly respected speakers will help you stay on the right side of the law and identify and deploy maintenance best practice in your plant at the WM Factory Health & Maintenance Conference on 5 June at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon.

HSE Chair, Judith Hackitt CBE to give keynote at WM Factory Health & Maintenance Conference 25/04/2014

Taking place on 5 June at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, WM's Factory Health & Maintenance Conference 2014 will tackle the safe implementation of factory maintenance tasks head-on and help you stay on the right side of the law and identify and deploy maintenance best practice in your factory.

Worcester Bosch boosts energy efficiency with power tool change 05/12/2013

BFA winner Worcester Bosch Group has improved energy efficiency and reduced cost at its Worcester HQ by installing tools, maintenance and health and safety products from Buck & Hickman.

HSE publishes revised H&S guidance 19/11/2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new help for employers on how to protect the health, safety and welfare of their workers.

Logistics operators preparing for growth 01/11/2013

Despite the pressure of high fuel and other operating costs, more than half (51%) of UK third party logistics (3PL) companies expect to invest more in equipment, people and premises in 2014 than they did in 2013.

Di-Spark opts for Atlas Copco eco-efficient VSD+ compressor 22/10/2013

Precision engineering firm Di-Spark is reporting a 15% energy saving from trials of a vertical GA15VSD+ rotary screw compressor, powered by Atlas Copco's permanent magnet motor technology, which exceeds IE4 efficiency.

UK plc needs to jump on the Industry 4.0 concept, urges GAMBICA 18/10/2013

"Industry 4.0 is an opportunity for the UK to apply its many skills and technologies, and gradually become one of the first [European] states to eliminate low-cost labour as a pre-requisite of a successful manufacturing economy."

EEF launches HR consultancy for manufacturers 18/10/2013

The EEF has launched an HR consultancy service for manufacturers designed to help them adapt their business from survival mode to take advantage of the growing economic recovery.

Brammer celebrates UK manufacturing excellence 07/10/2013

Maintenance, repair and overhaul specialist, Brammer has marked the best of British manufacturing at its 2013 Manufacturing Forum and Awards in Manchester.

Brammer launches maintenance guide 18/09/2013

Industrial maintenance specialist Brammer has launched what it says is the "most comprehensive ever guide to industrial maintenance products".

Bosch Rexroth Glenrothes site cuts 30 per cent emissions 07/08/2013

Bosch Rexroth is reporting success with its carbon emission reduction plan, having made what it describes as a significant emissions reduction at its Glenrothes site, in Scotland.

Don't let TPM or RCS blind common sense, WM Maintenance Conference told 18/06/2013

Maintenance regimes are being blighted by an overreliance on acronyms and tick box exercises, the WM Maintenance Conference has heard.

Chemical plant secures £10m productivity boost 18/06/2013

SABIC's chemical plant on Teeside is reporting £10 million a year in productivity gains, thanks to an improvement programme that has transformed equipment effiency and workforce engagement.

Rockwell reveals summer dates for Automation University series 06/06/2013

Rockwell Automation has announced a series of summer dates for its Automation University EDGE series, which provides business improvement advice for senior engineers and manufacturing managers.

Rockwell publishes first Process Safebook 03/06/2013

'Process Safebook 1: Functional Safety in the Process Industry' is a new free publication from Rockwell Automation that explains the principles and standards around achieving safety in process applications.

British Sugar sees sweet savings with stores management 31/05/2013

British Sugar's plant in Wissington, Norfolk – Europe's largest sugar refinery – is reporting a ful 40% cost reduction on tools and production consumables since moving to Buck & Hickman's stock management service.

CFTS urges industry to sort forklift inspections 30/05/2013

As the HSE continues to clamps down on inspection and maintenance dodgers, industry is being warned to think twice before delaying inspections and maintenance of forklift trucks.

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