Engineering and Manufacturing

Beleagured diesel could use a break — or a breakthrough
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The air pollution issues associated with diesel have been well-publicised, but new technologies and approaches – and a focus on core markets — might be its saviour, says Bill Visnic
Start talking car-business “big-picture” with engineers and once you ...
Smart valve-train technology could breathe new life into internal combustion engine
The UK inventors of an innovative valve-train technology which dispenses with the traditional camshaft claim it could radically improve petrol engine performance. Jon Excell reports
Major leaps in mature technologies are relatively rare occurrences. And there are few more mature ...
Digitising chemistry leads to 3D-printed drug factories
Glasgow team encodes synthesis of drug molecules, resulting in portable on-demand apparatus
One of the barriers for the use of many drugs in remote locations is the difficulty of making them. The active ingredients for drugs are complex molecules, and ...
Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on ...