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Next step to fusion energy

26/10/2021

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has opened a new fusion energy research facility in Rotherham where a machine that will test prototype components for future fusion power plants will be built. Justin Burns went ...

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AMPI: Machinery initiative backed

22/09/2021

The UK Research and Innovations’ (UKRI) Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) has awarded £22.6m for development of the Advanced Machinery & Productivity Institute (AMPI). The AMPI will work to develop work leading machinery ...

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Supply side: VIA Machine Tools

20/09/2021

New CNC machining centres and CNC lathes fitted with the latest technology have been launched by Yorkshire firm VIA Machine Tools Ltd

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The Machinery Interview - Alan Mucklow - Yamazaki Mazak

20/08/2021

Yamazaki Mazak continues to invest in its Worcester-based European Manufacturing Plant and is at the forefront of the UK machine tools industry. Alan Mucklow, managing director UK & national distributor sales, discusses ...

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Entry to Industry 4.0

13/08/2021

The majority of machine shops operate mixed machine tool fleets and many are in need of low-cost easy to use vendor-neutral machine monitoring technology to assess productivity. Sheffield-based FourJaw Manufacturing ...

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The Machinery Interview - Paul Allen - HV Wooding

21/07/2021

Market-driven manufacturer: ​Subcontract metal component manufacturer HV Wooding employs more than 85 at three sites in Hythe, Kent. Sales director Paul Allen, a qualified engineer, talks to Machinery about new capital ...

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A carbon-free energy future on the horizon

13/07/2021

The UK is playing a leading role in the development of nuclear fusion energy and new technological advancements have been made. The potential energy source is seen as the answer to a carbon-free sustainable future

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Supply side: Show of strength

18/06/2021

Traditionally, Studer holds a press conference as part of an annual worldwide sales event, but this year the company held it online, where it gave an update about how business has been and revealed it plans to make some ...

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Raft of new AM machines launched to the market

15/06/2021

The additive manufacturing/3D printing market is vibrant and new machines have arrived in the marketplace, to tap into the growing opportunities. Justin Burns takes a look at the different new AM machines that have been ...

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Nothing lightweight about lightweighting

21/05/2021

I​n their quest to create greener and more economical components, manufacturers across many sectors are increasingly moving to lightweighting due to the benefits it brings, but this shift is also presenting some puzzles ...

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Supply side: Dugard well placed for a strong year

17/05/2021

​Dugard Machine Tools has been at the forefront of the machine tools industry since it was established in 1939 and like most firms in the marketplace it has had a challenging 12 months, but sales have been growing ...

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Driving high-tech manufacturing in Cornwall

23/04/2021

​A wealth of new high-tech manufacturing opportunities exist in Cornwall over the next few years and Feritech Global is on a mission to drive the county and the region across all sectors, when it moves into a new £3m ...

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Supply side: Grob Open House

19/04/2021

German machine manufacturer Grob held an online Open House in March, where it launched its new 4-axis universal machining centres and hosted a series of webinars.

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DMG Mori: End-to-end solutions provider

10/03/2021

​DMG Mori’s Open House in Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany, is a major event for the company, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was held digitally this year, where the machine tool manufacturer revealed three new world ...

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Decarbonising UK energy

08/03/2021

​An innovative decarbonising energy project that will help increase the amount of renewable energy transmitted on the UK electricity system and prevent power blackouts, is taking shape and on target to be operational ...