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Furnace project completed by Edwards Engineering

Edwards Engineering has successfully completed a £4.5 million project with Superglass Insulation to install a new furnace building at the Stirling-based site – doubling its annual production capacity of glass wool.

The 18-month project, called New Horizon, saw Perth-based Edwards Engineering take on the challenge of installing the new 187-tonne ...
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05/12/2019 Award for Dustcontrol Dustcontrol UK has won the Sustainability and Corporate Social ... » Read More

04/12/2019 Drone trials successful IAG Cargo has successfully trialled autonomous drone technology within its ... » Read More

03/12/2019 Flood doors agreement Environmental and risk reduction specialist Adler and Allan has partnered ... » Read More
02/12/2019 Shieldhall modernised ECS Engineering Services has completed the modernisation of Shieldhall ... » Read More

29/11/2019 Atlas Copco celebrates Atlas Copco has marked a century of UK operations with a look at how ... » Read More

27/11/2019 AEMT Award winners named The winners of the 2019 AEMT (Association of Electrical and Mechanical ... » Read More

Steady on the tiller

The SOE’s new patron is Sir John Parker, a near 60-year veteran of industry. He sat down with OE to reflect on his career in shipbuilding and heavy industry and to state the importance of carrying on learning

Sir John Parker’s career began as a teenage apprentice draughtsman at the Belfast shipyard that had built the Titanic, Harland & Wolff, ...
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01/11/2019 Comment: Diversity is key The cover story this month comes from an interview with new SOE Patron Sir John Parker – a man that has held many roles for nearly 60 years. » Read More

01/11/2019 Building a better way A ‘golden thread’ of core information throughout the lifecycle of a building lies at the heart of a new building safety regime, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. A vital part of that thread will be the building safety manager » Read More

01/11/2019 Show business Energy efficiency and sustainability movers and shakers meet at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) – a free to attend annual event – from 27-28 November at ExCeL in London » Read More
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