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Then And Now – 45 Years Of Internet Access

Have you ever wondered where your internet truly came from? MCS Test Equipment, suppliers of used and new electronic testing machines, has released an infographic

Nitrates Directive Plan 2015-2018 – Horizontal and Vertical Storage Tanks Keep Chemicals Safe

The UK farming Nitrates Directive plan for 2015-2018 was announced this week, as reported by Farming Life. Environment Minister Mark Durkan and Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill announced details of the Nitrates Directive Action Programme for the next four years, something that will come into effect from January 1st 2015.

National Instruments UK & Ireland Announces Winners of the 2014 Engineering Impact Awards

National Instruments UK & Ireland unveiled the winners of the 2014 Engineering Impact Awards at The Royal Academy of Engineering, London.

Staying ahead of the motor efficiency standards

From January 1st 2015 the latest efficiency regulations for electric motors come into force in Europe whereby any new installation using a motor between 7.5 kW and 375 kW must use either an IE3 rated motor or an IE2 motor installed with a variable frequency drive (VFD).

Analytics 3.0: Cisco Leaps in at the Edge

Cisco unveiled its analytics strategy with its Connected Analytics portfolio, pulling useful information from the data where it’s being gathered rather than from data warehouses or data lakes.

ABB to exhibit innovative robotic technology at CES show in Las Vegas

2014-12-23 - Highlights include two sizes of patented RoboScreen system, and smallest 6-axis robot, ideal for consumer electronics assembly

3D Printing for Safety Critical Industries

Lloyd’s Register Energy creates industry project to foster adoption of 3D printing in the safety critical and asset intensive industries.

NSK service: concise and precise information for non-experts

There are all sorts of ways to find out about bearings. The options range from browsing the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to delving into weightier readings as an engineering student.


Egemin Automation Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Kaminski as the new CEO, effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Kaminski has over 15 years of automation and material handling experience; his industry knowledge and hands-on leadership skills will be a great asset to the growing company.

CAP Reforms and Horizontal and Vertical Storage Tanks

The former Defra secretary, Caroline Spelman this week accused the man behind the latest EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, former Agricultural Commissioner, Dacia Ciolos, of disregarding the good environmental work done on the UK’s farms, according to Farmers Guardian.