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Rhenus unveils new international logistics facility

Rhenus unveils new international logistics facility

The Rhenus Group has expanded its logistics services in the Asia-Pacific region, with a newly-built warehouse in Gurugram, India. The state-of-the-art 32,500 square meter facility is the latest addition to...

A wake-up call to manufacturers: how coronavirus is driving digital transformation and continuity planning

A wake-up call to manufacturers: how coronavirus is driving digital transformation and continuity planning

The current pandemic is forcing the manufacturing sector to re-evaluate traditional production processes. The combination of supply chain disruption, shortage of materials, dependence on globalised production, and a national workforce...

Early Stage Funding for Startups Falls by 41% globally in Q1, Risking Job Recovery.

Early Stage Funding for Startups Falls by 41% globally in Q1, Risking Job Recovery.

Early-stage startups have been hit the hardest in the first quarter of 2020, with early-stage funding rounds dropping by a massive 41% globally as compared to Q1 of 2019, according...

Engineers Learn from Home, Strengthen Skills for Current and Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Workplace

Engineers Learn from Home, Strengthen Skills for Current and Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Workplace

ASME brings flexible, affordable and applicable virtual training solutions to engineers everywhere Lifelong learning for engineers doesn’t stop, even under quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent survey of...

Earth Day Network announces shift to global digital mobilizations for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Earth Day Network announces shift to global digital mobilizations for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Amid the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the first Digital Earth Day,...

Alfa Laval to launch a cost reduction program to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Alfa Laval to launch a cost reduction program to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

The first quarter of 2020 has started in line with Alfa Laval’s expectations, with invoicing and order intake during January and February on about the same level as last year....

Advantech withdraws Participation to Embedded World 2020 Due to CoronaVirus Health and Safety Concerns

Advantech withdraws Participation to Embedded World 2020 Due to CoronaVirus Health and Safety Concerns

In response to the current outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID- 19), Advantech (stock code: 2395), global leader in IoT, wants to inform its customers, partners and employees that we have...

WAI Global to Showcase Starters and Alternators at ConExpo-Con/Agg Show 2020

WAI Global to Showcase Starters and Alternators at ConExpo-Con/Agg Show 2020

WAI Global, a premier global parts manufacturer for the heavy duty, agricultural, automotive, industrial, and power sports aftermarket, announces that it will showcase its starters and alternators at the ConExpo-Con/Agg...

Konecranes wins order for five more Flow Drive reach stackers in Australia

Konecranes wins order for five more Flow Drive reach stackers in Australia

Konecranes has expanded its Lift Trucks with Ecolifting reach in Australia, winning an order from Intermodal Group for five additional reach stackers equipped with Flow Drive and one empty container...

AIPUT achieves a key expansion to its Heathrow portfolio at Blackthorne Point

AIPUT achieves a key expansion to its Heathrow portfolio at Blackthorne Point

Black Arrow, the proposed new warehouse at Blackthorne Point reflects confidence in the long-term strength of demand for this established industrial location serving Heathrow Aberdeen Standard Investments’ AIPUT fund (Airport...

Metso plans to centralize its warehouse operations in Europe

Metso plans to centralize its warehouse operations in Europe

As part of its global distribution and logistics footprint development, Metso is initiating consultations to evaluate the potential centralization of its warehousing operations in Europe. “Our target is to enable world-class...

Metso screening media, lining, and conveyor accessories distribution strengthened with addition of L.S.W. Wear Parts Ltd.

Metso screening media, lining, and conveyor accessories distribution strengthened with addition of L.S.W. Wear Parts Ltd.

Metso’s North American aggregates distributor community is excited to welcome L.S.W. Wear Parts Ltd. of Eastern Canada. L.S.W. is a second-generation, family-owned and operated business incorporated in 1993. The company has...

Hands-on pump training

Hands-on pump training

Sulzer Academy shares expertise in operating and maintaining pumps Learning about the operation and maintenance of any important asset is the first step in optimizing its performance and reliability. This task...

Dimerco and Elanders enter joint venture for air and sea freight forwarding business

Dimerco and Elanders enter joint venture for air and sea freight forwarding business

Effective January 1st 2020, Dimerco Express Group will announce a joint venture with 25% investment in the newly founded German subsidiary of Swedish public company Elanders Group, ITG Air &...

Appointments in Metso’s Executive Team

Appointments in Metso’s Executive Team

Giuseppe Campanelli has been appointed President, Minerals Services business area and a member of Metso’s Executive Team from January 2, 2020 onwards. Previously he has been a member of the...

EnerMech Appoint Chris Brown As Chief Executive Officer

EnerMech Appoint Chris Brown As Chief Executive Officer

Global integrated mechanical and electrical services company EnerMech has announced the appointment of industry heavyweight Christian Brown as its new Chief Executive Officer.  A highly experienced, successful and well regarded business...

A new survey shows young people don’t want to live in big cities

A new survey shows young people don’t want to live in big cities

A new survey shows young people don’t want to live in big cities and view overpopulation as one of the biggest challenges for future cities Global trends and challenges, such as...

EIT turns up the volume on Creative & Cultural Industries

EIT turns up the volume on Creative & Cultural Industries

Plans to launch Europe’s new creative and cultural industries’ Knowledge and Innovation Community will be presented today in Budapest at INNOVEIT, the European Institute for Innovation and Technology’s (EIT) annual...

ÅF Pöyry to project plan arena in Uppsala

ÅF Pöyry to project plan arena in Uppsala

Earlier this year it was decided that a new ice arena will be built in Gränby, Uppsala, in the east of Sweden. On behalf of Sport- och rekreationsfastigheter AB, a...

Metso acquires the remaining shares of Chinese Shaorui Heavy Industries Ltd

Metso acquires the remaining shares of Chinese Shaorui Heavy Industries Ltd

To support its growth plans in China, Metso has exercised its call option to acquire the remaining 25% of shares of Shaorui Heavy Industries Ltd, a Chinese manufacturer of crushing...

LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGERS PREDICT PANIC BUYING AND STOCKPILING AHEAD OF BREXIT

LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGERS PREDICT PANIC BUYING AND STOCKPILING AHEAD OF BREXIT

Following weeks of chaos and controversy in Parliament, new research conducted on behalf of IMHX – the UK’s largest logistics event – has revealed that nearly two thirds (63 per...

Northern Industrial becomes Control Techniques Official Repair Partner

Northern Industrial becomes Control Techniques Official Repair Partner

Blackburn-based industrial automation spare parts and repair supplier Northern Industrial has been appointed Official Repair Partner for Control Techniques. Northern Industrial is the UK’s largest distributor of Control Techniques products, holding...

Rhenus Air & Ocean division takes off

Rhenus Air & Ocean division takes off

Rhenus Logistics is implementing a number of key initiatives intending to help meet changing customer demands within the Air & Ocean sector. A combination of new automated systems and technical...

Onward holdings places atlas park on the market

Onward holdings places atlas park on the market

Onward Holdings Ltd is offering businesses a base for a logistics hub in the heart of Yorkshire that is certain to attract significant interest due to the pressure on warehousing...

Emerson Global STEM Survey Shows Growing Interest in STEM Careers But Lack of Encouragement, Especially for Women

Emerson Global STEM Survey Shows Growing Interest in STEM Careers But Lack of Encouragement, Especially for Women

Fifth annual survey finds stereotyping about gender a key barrier for women entering STEM fields As the world faces a skilled workforce gap, the fifth annual STEM survey by Emerson (NYSE:...

Construction starts on Sulzer’s new Birmingham Service Center

Construction starts on Sulzer’s new Birmingham Service Center

After more than 100 years at the famous Camp Hill site, Sulzer has started the process to move its facilities and create a new center of excellence for its customers....

Nidec Industrial Solutions expands in the USA and celebrates ground breaking of $10 million new office and manufacturing building in Ohio

Nidec Industrial Solutions expands in the USA and celebrates ground breaking of $10 million new office and manufacturing building in Ohio

Nidec Industrial Solutions, the industrial platform of the Nidec Group, has celebrated the ground breaking of its new headquarters and manufacturing building in Brooklyn Heights, Ohio. Mayor Mike Procuk and...

Aesseal reports impressive sales boost

Aesseal reports impressive sales boost

AESSEAL®, has had yet another successful year, posting an 8% rise in organic sales, with currency adjusted profit up by 17.4% in 2018 and increasing turnover by an impressive £10...

Sparrows Group selected J. S Technical Services as sole agent in Thailand

Sparrows Group selected J. S Technical Services as sole agent in Thailand

Sparrows Group has selected Thai service and supply company J. S. Technical Services Co., Ltd. (JST) to act as their sole agent in the Kingdom. The agreement will create a partnership...

Companies lose millions by side-lining procurement teams, research shows

Companies lose millions by side-lining procurement teams, research shows

Businesses failing to use procurement specialists to ensure they get best value from Third-Party Logistics suppliers (3PLs) are potentially losing millions, according to the latest research from leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA. SCALA...

Nexen’s investment and expansion plans buck recent trends with commitment to the UK

Nexen’s investment and expansion plans buck recent trends with commitment to the UK

Lowestoft-based Nexen Lift Trucks – a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment – is delighted to announce an £8.5m investment in its UK-based headquarters and...

The construction machinery industry focuses on digital solutions

The construction machinery industry focuses on digital solutions

The comparatively high number of new products from this segment at the fair demonstrates: Digitalization is the main topic for bauma 2019. The construction machinery industry has set its sights...

Skills gap provides foreign-born engineers with route into Swedish labour market

Skills gap provides foreign-born engineers with route into Swedish labour market

Sweden needs more engineers: over recent years, ÅF has worked actively to recruit newly immigrated and foreign-born engineers through standard recruitment channels as well as via the company’s own investment,...

Terry Larkin appointed new MD for Pryme Group in North Tyneside

Terry Larkin appointed new MD for Pryme Group in North Tyneside

Pryme Group has announced the appointment of a highly respected industry figure to the post of managing director at its recently-opened Centre of Excellence in North Tyneside. Terry Larkin possesses more...

Bangers4Ben sale at BCA raises nearly £20k

Bangers4Ben sale at BCA raises nearly £20k

Tenth anniversary sale is great success The tenth annual Bangers4Ben sale at BCA Blackbushe on Friday, 26th October raised nearly £20,000 for Ben, an independent charity and dedicated partner to the...

The prestigious Tank Storage Asia exhibition and conference draws to a close

The prestigious Tank Storage Asia exhibition and conference draws to a close

Asia’s leading tank storage exhibition and conference concludes as the industry prepares for impending IMO 2020 regulation Tank Storage Asia, the exhibition and conference dedicated to the Asian tank terminal and...

Oxford Flow expands global reach with trio of senior hires

Oxford Flow expands global reach with trio of senior hires

Oxford Flow, the pressure control equipment specialist for the oil and gas, water and industrial process industries, is bolstering its team with three senior hires for the US and Europe,...

How are women treated in the construction industry?

How are women treated in the construction industry?

When it comes to building a career, everyone should have an equal chance to progress. However, there are some people who believe that this isn’t the case for female workers...

Funding Options For Apprenticeships

If you are looking to take part in an apprenticeship, you may be unsure as to how to go about this, and you may be unaware of what you are...

Boulting welcomes cohort of new apprentices

Boulting welcomes cohort of new apprentices

Engineering solutions provider, Boulting has appointed seven new apprentices across the business as it continues to bridge the skills gap in the industry. The multi-disciplined engineering solutions provider operates across a diverse...

Former Subsea UK chairman bequeaths large sum to National Marine Aquarium

Former Subsea UK chairman bequeaths large sum to National Marine Aquarium

Match-funding sought from industry to extend schools outreach programme The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth is to receive a substantial legacy from its late chairman. David Pridden, who sadly died...

‘Are you ISO 45001 ready?’ bureau veritas urges businesses to embrace change now to help spearhead workplace safety

‘Are you ISO 45001 ready?’ bureau veritas urges businesses to embrace change now to help spearhead workplace safety

With workplace safety presenting one the biggest challenges for modern industry, global certification firm Bureau Veritas is urging businesses to take up the mantel and ensure they are ‘ISO 45001...

THI and Continental in the Top 5 for Hermes Award 2018

THI and Continental in the Top 5 for Hermes Award 2018

Acknowledgment in the presence of the Federal Chancellor at the Hannover Messe on April 22 The Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) and the technology company Continental have made it to the TOP 5...

RGU researchers to present transparency study in Brussels

RGU researchers to present transparency study in Brussels

Researchers from Robert Gordon University (RGU) are heading to Brussels this week to present their findings on how new transparency legislation for extractive industries has been implemented across the EU. Professor...

HM The Queen recognises Greycon with award for International Trade

HM The Queen recognises Greycon with award for International Trade

Greycon has won the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category in recognition of the company’s sustained success in overseas expansion.  The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is...