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GMI Construction Group donates more than £9,000 to Martin House Children’s Hospice

GMI Construction Group has donated more than £9,000 to Martin House Children’s Hospice – taking its total contribution to more than £75,000 since 2012. It...

Solar Panel Experts Create Free Guide on How To Offset the Carbon Cost of...

12 Days of Sustainability guide has been compiled by leading solar panel installer and retailer to provide tips for a more Environmentally friendly festive season

Scott Bros prototype ‘recycled’ brick attracts interest from national housebuilder

Scott Bros has announced that it has made a breakthrough in its quest to create a unique brick engineered from recycled waste clay. The firm’s...

Yorkshire’s first large frame 3D printing machine made possible by six figure investment

First large frame 3D machine has the potential to change how businesses manufacture and prototype products for good. It’s the first machine in Yorkshire which can build up to 800mm as a single piece.

High-tech construction industry manufacturer opens Bradford site

Commercial property consultant Eddisons’ Bradford agency team has completed a deal to let a 32,000 sq ft industrial unit at the city’s Dudley Hill Business Park on Rook Lane to high-tech construction firm Fast-Track Housing.

Chemical Engineering student is recipient of Ashok Kumar Fellowship

University of Sheffield chemical engineering postgraduate student Amber Keegan has been awarded this year’s Ashok Kumar Fellowship and as part of the scheme, will...

Siddall & Hilton Products provides new fencing for Huddersfield children’s hospice

Brighouse-based steel mesh manufacturer Siddall & Hilton Products has provided perimeter fencing for children’s hospice Forget Me Not in Huddersfield as well as making a £2,000 donation towards the cost of installation

Mechan reduces rail depot’s impact on environment

Sheffield-based Mechan is helping to reduce carbon emissions at a Scottish rail depot after introducing an electric shunter.

Heald shortlisted at the Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2022

Heald Ltd, the Yorkshire based manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation systems that protect some of the world’s most high profile buildings from vehicle attacks,...

ClearSky MD Strikes Licensing Deal to Help Parkinson’s Diagnosis in China

ClearSky Medical Diagnostics, a University of York spinout company, has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Accurature Diagnostics to assist the diagnosis and measurements of Parkinson's in China.

Wilton Universal Group partners with Stephenson Harwood, HKA and Teesside University for the UK’s...

Wilton Universal Group chief executive Bill Scott OBE is part of a collaboration with Stephenson Harwood LLP, HKA and Teesside University to launch the...

Manufacturing careers initiative has positive impact on local pupils

New figures in from Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2021 show that in four years, the initiative has cumulatively brought more than 15,000 manufacturing experiences to...

Significant contract award highlights supply chain opportunities showcased at Offshore Wind North East

Opportunities for the UK supply chain to support the energy transition through the offshore wind sector were highlighted at a major national conference held...

Mechan’s latest custom project heads to capital

Sheffield-based Mechan is extending its longstanding relationship with London Underground, by supplying a bespoke bogie press to its Stratford Market depot.
Fresh winter air can deliver up to 80% cost savings on air-cooling systems

Fresh winter air can deliver up to 80% cost savings on free cooling systems

Yorkshire based Newsome to offer rental option on free coolers to help local businesses save money on manufacturing processes With energy costs rising and increasing...

UK energy industry grapples with ageing workforce and the shift to renewables

An ageing workforce represents the greatest challenge to the energy industry in the UK according to new research from leading global energy recruitment specialists Oil and Gas Jobsearch and Brunel.

Zonegreen adds freight to rail safety credentials

Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has completed its first installation for the rail freight sector, equipping a new multi-million-pound logistics park in Northamptonshire.

Wrights’ move to support food redistribution initiative

A local manufacturer is donating a selection of its premium foods to North West charities through its partnership with FareShare Greater Manchester. Wrights Food Group,...

Northwest school is now paying is no fuel bills this winter – thanks to...

As the government seeks to reduce emissions from schools, North Wales-based, Niche Renewables, has just completed its first project at a Chorley school saving it £10,000 a year. It’s the first of its kind in the whole country.

Willerby sets ‘gold standard’ to take Manufacturer of the Year crown

Holiday homes market leader Willerby has been named Manufacturer of the Year in a prestigious awards ceremony.

Andrew Taylor of Specialist Glass Products crowned Exemplar in The Manufacturer Top 100 2021

Managing director of Huddersfield-based structural glass manufacturer, Specialist Glass Products, Andrew Taylor, has not only been acknowledged in The Manufacturer Top 100 2021 but...

Sales Soar at UK’s largest solar panel company

Cop26, together with gas and electricity price hikes, have seen the UK’s largest retailer and installer of solar panels have its busiest year ever as it closes out a decade in business.

Founder of Cinders Barbecues is Ready to Hang Up His Boots

One of the UK outdoor catering market’s most influential business figures is ready to ride his classic motorbike off into the sunset, with his 72nd birthday in November 2021 being the push he needs to focus more on gear changes than grills.

Industrial Scheme Given Planning Green Light at Anlaby Retail Park in Hull

Forty thousand square feet of high quality industrial space has secured full planning consent at Anlaby Retail Park in Hull.

Africa expansion beckons for engineering company Statiflo

Engineering company Statiflo is spreading its wings across Africa with a new partnership that will expand its market presence into 18 more countries.

High profile investor unveils half-a-million-pound technology investment

NTG Precision Engineers has completed the latest stage of a planned £3.5m investment programme with the acquisition of specialist technology to support the production...

Ecogee’s Baltic View Project Makes Major National Trade Awards Shortlist

One of Liverpool’s first construction sites to resume once Covid restrictions eased, Baltic View, has been short listed for a national award. The impressive residential...

Leading Power Generation Specialists Pleavin Power Record Busiest Quarter To Date In Business’ Four-Year...

One of the UK’s leading power generation services Pleavin Power, which is based in the heart of Bromborough, has recorded its busiest quarter to...

Smith Brothers to provide EPC services as part of £78m net zero flexible power...

Specialist high voltage engineering and contracting firm Smith Brothers, has been appointed to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) expertise to a portfolio of...

The Materials Processing Institute becomes Living Wage employer

The Materials Processing Institute has received accreditation as a Living Wage employer. Its commitment will see that everyone working at its Teesside-based research and innovation...

Tees White Gill Thrusters secures major export contract for oceanographic research vessels

Tees White Gill (TWG), part of Tees Components, has secured a major new project to supply its thruster technology to a pair of oceanographic...

Promotion for experienced utility specialist as Fulcrum expands Smart Metering team

Fulcrum, the leading independent net-zero focused multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, is strengthening the expertise within its smart metering team with the promotion of...

Pioneering Far-UVC technology that kills 99.98% of pathogens including COVID, to be trialled in...

A forward-looking Yorkshire-based business that was launched in spring 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been awarded a £271,000 grant by Innovate...

Contract research firm set to double in size following £700k investment

Gentronix – the UK-based contract research organisation (CRO) that is a leader in the field of genetic toxicology – has raised £700,000 in a funding round led by existing investor Mercia to support its continued growth.

UK Employers Warned That Thousands More Workers Will Plunge into Poverty Without the Real...

B Corp schoolwear supplier, One+All, gives a stark warning during Living Wage Week 2021

133-year-old signage firm completes transformative projects in Leeds

A 133-year-old signage business headquartered in Leeds is celebrating a number of major project completions in the city, including The Headline residential scheme on Wellington Street.

I Want Plants to Scientifically Quantify the Effectiveness of Living Green Walls in Improving...

Leading horticultural and biophilic company I Want Plants has been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) from Innovate UK. The six-figure grant, to be matched...

Meryl Medical Honoured with International Accolade

Meryl Medical, the hi-tech, pioneering, textile manufacturer that produces environmentally sustainable fabrics, has been awarded ‘Best PPE Accessory’ by a global textiles industry body.

GMI Construction Group to begin work on £30m Hillthorn Business Park development

GMI Construction Group is starting work on a £30m contract to construct 362,600 sq. ft of commercial units as part of the first phase...

NECIT Services recruits Inspekta Gadget to tackle global problem of CV fraud within inspection...

NECIT Services has created its own verification platform in response to rising incidents of CV fraud within the inspection services industry. Inspired by the 1980’s...

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