According to statistics released last week from National Grid, Britain has now gone 114 continuous hours without burning coal to generate electricity, smashing the previous record of 90 hours. This is the longest period since the Industrial Revolution and is set to keep on rising.
When it comes to adopting energy saving innovations, perceptions of risk mean there is often a race to be second. In choosing new technologies – especially those that require higher capital expenditure initially, businesses prefer to invest in something that is already tested and successful.
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.
March has been a turbulent month for UK politics, despite this, British manufacturing has continued to innovate and negate any obstacles it has encountered. Here are The Manufacturer's top 20 most engaged features as Q1 2019 drew to a close.
Sanjeev Gupta has been engineering a quiet revolution in the UK and global metals sector, while simultaneously building an integrated presence in automotive and aerospace supply chains that will position his Liberty House as a key player in both.