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HSE Chair, Judith Hackitt CBE to give keynote at WM Factory Health & Maintenance Conference 31/03/2014

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.

Profit through effective maintenance conference gets even stronger 28/05/2013

David Manning-Ohren of Eriks, Paul Sacker of Crimson Industrial Vision, ex-Nissan maintenance manager Dave Peart, Andy Bates of Artesis, and Trevor Holroyd and Cristiano Garau from Kittiwake Holroyd have all confirmed as expert panellists for the condition monitoring technology session at next month's WM Maintenance Conference.

WM maintenance conference promises outstanding value 22/05/2013

Global manufacturers, including Heineken, PepsiCo and Siemens, have agreed to share their experiences in turning maintenance from a cost centre to a profit generating activity at the upcoming WM Maintenance Conference.

Birds Eye feeds more responsibility to logistics partner 07/05/2013

Birds Eye has extended its logistics partnership with Norbert Dentressangle to include the storage and supply of packaging and ambient raw materials, along with on-site shunting operations into the manufacturer's award-winning manufacturing complex in Lowestoft.

Heineken, PepsiCo and Siemens to offer maintenance masterclass 01/05/2013

Maintenance experts at global manufacturing giants including Heineken, PepsiCo and Siemens will be revealing the secrets of banishing downtime at WM's Maintenence Conference this June.

Secrets of banishing downtime on hand at WM Maintenance Conference 09/04/2013

Works Management has launched a new conference aimed at putting your maintenance team at the heart of your lean and CI programmes.

Supply chain award boosts Hermitage 04/04/2013

Hitchin-based manufacturer Hermitage Sheet Metal has become one of the smallest engineering companies in the UK to secure a silver World Class Supply Chains for the 21st Century Award (SC21).

Manufacturers demand better roads and bigger airports 02/04/2013

Britain's manufacturers are calling for government to prioritise investment in roads, act faster on increasing airport capacity and take the politics out of transport infrastructure by setting up an independent commission.

Food manufacturer dishes out £1m deal for rice storage 27/03/2013

Westmill Foods has awarded Potter Logistics a £1m contract to handle raw materials for its rice milling and packaging facility in Selby, Yorkshire. The two-year deal includes handling, warehousing and transportation of bulk and bagged rice.

AWE improves risk control and boosts productivity with Infor EAM 21/03/2013

AWE, which manufactures and maintains the warheads for the UK's nuclear deterrent Trident submarine-launched, ballistic nuclear missile weapons systems, has upgraded its maintenance system to the latest release of Infor EAM.

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