The world’s first test centre aimed at accelerating the development of materials and structures for tidal energy is to be built in Scotland thanks to a collaboration between Babcock International and the University of Edinburgh.
Tata Chemicals Europe has announced that it will operate a new energy from waste plant (EFW) at its Lostock manufacturing site in Northwich, Cheshire in a joint venture worth nearly half a billion pounds.
For good reason, using surplus products is becoming a popular concept with customers and in business. But, baking waste salmon skins and turning them into crisps? We met up with one entrepreneur who is on a mission to put the spotlight on sustainable seafood snacks.
The idea of robots stealing jobs is an increasing concern for the manufacturing sector and many others. Automation is here to stay and crucially support the future workforce, here is what you need to know.
Each year in Britain 2.5 billion coffee cups are used and thrown away, enough to stretch around the world roughly five and a half times. One female entrepreneur has created a coffee cup coating that negates the need for plastic.
A seamless circular economy is an enviable strategy for businesses. One manufacturer reaping the benefits of such a mindset is the world’s oldest cheddar maker, Barber’s, whose cheesemaking by-products are being made into infant formula products, used in energy creation and even turned into vodka.
Imagine boarding a flight which enables a journey from London to Sydney to take only four-and-a-half hours? One UK-based company is building an engine to power aircraft for hypersonic flight in the atmosphere.