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BCAS Limited

Improving compressed air practices to cut energy wastage

17/05/2022

Following the launch of its 10% Taskforce compressed air energy reduction campaign, the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) is continuing to educate operators on the simple steps that can be actioned to lower electricity consumption. Vanda Jones outlines some of the ways that costs can be reduced by changing behaviours and implementing good housekeeping practices.


MTA - MACH SHOW

Confidence high as manufacturers prepare for prosperous future

17/05/2022

MACH 2022, the most significant gathering of manufacturers in the UK post-pandemic, lived up to its billing by proving to be a major stimulus to investment, writes James Selka


IPE Editor

Some go for the weather, I went for the leather

21/03/2022

THE WORLD of work, we are constantly being told, has changed forever. We are constantly being told, by people like me, that is, people who have been known to file copy dictated into a mobile phone and sent by email. People for whom working from home (or coffee shop, gym, public house, casino or from seat 14 A of easyJet flight U2 8627 from LGW to PMI) is a possibility because their only tools are a mobile phone and a notebook computer. It’s less practical when you’re at a lathe, foundry or injection moulding machine.


BCAS Limited

Tackling compressed air energy consumption with the new 10% Taskforce

16/03/2022

Rising energy costs continue to hit the headlines and industry is already feeling the impact of higher bills. Vanda Jones outlines the steps the Society is taking to help end users cut electricity consumption from their compressed air, with the launch of its 10% Taskforce campaign.


BSIF

Sustainability in PPE and technical workwear

27/01/2022

Sustainability is a concept we are only truly starting to understand in the context of PPE and workwear, writes Natalie Wilson


IPE Editor

How would you address our productivity gap? Let us know

18/02/2022

JAMES SNODGRASS


BSIF

When too much is a bad thing

26/11/2021

When it comes to protecting employees' hearing, too much protection can actually be as damaging as too little. You need to be able to hear a forklift approaching, says Ian Crellin


MTA - MACH SHOW

MACH poised to be the go-to event for 2022

26/11/2021

Government forecasts suggest UK growth of 6.0% while the incentive of 130% capital allowances are in place on qualifying plant and machinery investments. Add in the COP26 global summit, focussing attention on the importance of tackling climate change, and 2022 is set to be a momentous year.


IPE Editor

Embrace the crisatunity, business-as-usual is complacency

19/11/2021

Just-in-Time seemed so efficient, so obvious, so unquestionably right that it’s only when things went wrong we realised the value of holding inventory of key components.


Charlotte Stonestreet

Got a labour crisis? Look at automation

02/10/2021

THE UK has a labour shortage – and OK, for those of you currently going “but the whole world has a labour shortage”, I grant you, there are issues beyond the UK – but there is no doubt in my mind that the UK’s problems are being exacerbated, if not caused, by Brexit.


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