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The Government’s ‘Year of Engineering’ Campaign has recently been launched  and includes a number of activities which recognise the role of digital and robotics as a crucial part of the portfolio of skills for engineering.

Latest Features

PWE looks at how the arrival of smart sensing technology is set to transform the maintenance of low voltage (LV) motors.

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST), started its managed maintenance improvement project by using a paper-based maintenance system. PWE reports.

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from February 6-8th 2018 for its 20th anniversary event. PWE reports.

Combilift has unveiled a new all-wheel drive, electric, multi-directional counterbalance forklift truck, with a lift capacity of 4000 kg. The Combi-CBE 4t forklift was launched by managing director Martin McVicar at the recent GIS show at the Piacenza Expo centre in Italy.

Steve Matthews, QSHE manager UK & Ireland, Atlas Copco, looks at the potential hazards involved in compressed air use and asks how aware is industrial management of the preventative measures that can be taken, the scope of current pressure regulations and the legal obligations of compliance.

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Editor's Comment 

The recent Industrial Strategy White Paper was widely welcomed by leading industry organisations such as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), who said that the Government’s continued focus on industrial strategy is a crucial and very welcome step towards engineering an economy that works for all. Likewise EEF added that it was a good foundation for a new partnership with industry “where Government and business can ensure consistency in policy thinking and implementation to ensure the UK is a world leader in these new technologies”.

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