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Mixed reaction to Chancellor’s spending review 25/11/2015

The apprenticeship levy was a blunt instrument and the government must work hard to ensure employers were not disadvantaged, according to Terry Scuoler, chief executive of EEF, responding to the Chancellor’s spending review statement.

Metal firm fined £160k after worker killed by a crane 25/11/2015

A company who specialise in metal and alloy products has been fined a total of £160,000 with costs of £72,321 after a worker was killed when he was struck by a load on a moving crane.

EEF tackles lack of gender equality 25/11/2015

A series of seminars designed to help firms tackle the gender pay gap and improve workplace gender equality is being run around the UK by manufacturers’ organisation, the EEF.

JLR pumps £450m into Wolverhampton engine plant 24/11/2015

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is investing £450 million to double the size of its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) near Wolverhampton to 200,000 sq m.

BAE Systems awarded £1.3bn submarine contract 24/11/2015

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems a contract for the delivery of the fifth Astute Class submarine, taking the total value for work on the vessel to £1.3 billion.

Comprehensive conference launched to aid UK manufacturing managers 23/11/2015

The publisher of Works Management magazine, Findlay Media, has launched an all-encompassing conference to aid manufacturing managers from all sectors across the UK.

Buck & Hickman launches industrial supplies catalogue 23/11/2015

Buck & Hickman, the leading distributor of tools, maintenance and health & safety products, has launched its industrial supplies catalogue for 2016.

MTC opens manufacturing training centre 23/11/2015

The MTC’s Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre on the campus of the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) at Ansty Park, Coventry, has been formally opened by Business Secretary Sajid Javid.

Manufacturing hubs win £20m investment 23/11/2015

Two £10 million manufacturing research hubs designed to address major, long-term challenges facing the UK’s manufacturing industries, and capture opportunities from emerging research have been announced by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson (pictured).

EEF photo award pictures to show at House of Commons 20/11/2015

Twenty-six professional, amateur and young photographers have just found out that their work will be going on display at the House of Commons in December this year.

Export orders struggle as manufacturing output stabilises – CBI 20/11/2015

Manufacturing orders stabilised slightly compared with last month, but exports are at their lowest for almost three years, according to the latest CBI monthly Industrial Trends Survey.

Ian Chisholm appointed managing director of SOE 19/11/2015

The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) has kicked off its next phase of development by promoting Ian Chisholm IEng FSOE FIRTE to the new post of managing director.

AME hosts historic ‘devolution’ deal for the West Midlands 18/11/2015

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering’s manufacturing hub in Coventry was the venue for the signing of a ‘devolution’ deal for the West Midlands.

Lift truck training accreditation launched 18/11/2015

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) has developed what it claims is the UK’s first comprehensive accreditation standard for the training for lift truck managers and supervisors.

Rugby veteran to host FLTA Awards 18/11/2015

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has announced that renowned rugby veteran and TV presenter Martin Bayfield will host the FLTA Annual Awards for Excellence in February 2016.

Call for action to help UK benefit from big data 17/11/2015

The UK has an enormous opportunity to reap major benefit as it evolves into a data-enabled economy, but must implement best practice now, especially in systems engineering, to maximise productivity and minimise security risks.

Engineering SMEs face major skills shortage warning 17/11/2015

Nearly a third of engineering SMEs (32%) feel their workforce does not have the skills the business needs, according to research from merchant bank Close Brothers.

Industry warns of damage if innovation and exports support is cut 16/11/2015

Britain risks entering the industrial slow-lane if support for innovation and hi-tech research is slashed in the forthcoming Spending Review, manufacturers have warned.

Interactive guides aid examination compliance 16/11/2015

A series of interactive online guides from Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS) have been published. They explain the importance of comprehensive Through Examination for counterbalance forklifts, telehandlers, rough terrain, man-up and reach trucks.

Worker killed by falling power press 16/11/2015

A Wrexham firm was fined a total of £180,000, and ordered to pay £23,300 in after a worker was killed when a machine weighing an estimated half a tonne fell on him.

EEF and government in joint drive to get more manufacturers exporting 13/11/2015

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and the government have joined forces in a drive to get more UK manufacturers exporting. The two have launched a free guide designed to make more manufacturers aware of the benefits and opportunities of exporting and the wealth of Government support available to help them.

Two awards launched to reward outstanding engineers 13/11/2015

Two annual engineering awards have launched their 2016 campaigns supported by the Engineering Council. Applications are now open for the 2016 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award and for the 2016 Hawley Award, with respective cash prizes of £1,000 and £5,000 for the winners.

MD appointed at MTC’S Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre 12/11/2015

Paul Rowlett has been appointed as managing director of Warwickshire’s new training facility; the MTC’s Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, at Ansty Park, near Rugby.

Drive your business with precious lessons at WM Manufacturing Conference 11/11/2015

There is just a week to go before the hard-won secrets of achieving operational excellence will be revealed at the WM Manufacturing Conference (WMMC) 2015 in Manchester on 17-18 November.

Value of motion control set to be rewarded at awards 11/11/2015

Excellence in the motion control sector is to be recognised at the Motion Control Industry Awards 2016 on 12 April 2016, at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham. The Gala Awards Dinner will bring together the entire motion control industry in a celebration of business and professional excellence.

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