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It's hard to avoid the headlines of doom and depression at the moment, with the constant background noise of double dip recession and every sector seemingly in huge trouble. But is this a picture that's actually reflected out there in the real world? It would seem not. Here on Industrial Technology, (more...)
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Published: - 18th August 2012
You would hope that the answer to the question above would be an unequivocal 'no'. You would anticipate that, with all the talk of rebalancing the economy, with the potential crisis of a double dip recession, and with all the problems hoisted upon us by the banking industry, that government would be (more...)
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Published: - 14th July 2012
It's been pointed out to me - more an observation than a criticism, I like to think - that I tend to spend quite a lot of time banging on about UK manufacturing. So for a complete change this month, I think it's worth asking whatever happened to the vol au vent, once the king of the buffet table but (more...)
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Published: - 14th June 2012
The present Mrs Simms is very much a fan of the Twilight saga, having read all the books and dragged me to all the movies. Now I enjoy a tale a werewolves and vampires as much as the next man, but the Twilight series is all a bit 'teenage angst' for my tastes. Still, with babysitters rarer than (more...)
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Published: - 1st May 2012
A report coming out of the Centre for Economics and Business Research suggests that scrapping bank holidays would add £19bn to Britain's annual economic output, because of the extra contribution that the service sector would make over those additional eight working days. The news station (more...)
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Published: - 14th April 2012
The government has revived the competition to develop carbon capture and storage (CSS) technology, promising £1bn of funds in a push to drive a solution forwards. The government's stated goal is to develop a world leading CSS industry, which could one day provide 100,000 or more UK jobs. (more...)
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Published: - 1st April 2012
For many years Britain has punched above its weight as a manufacturing economy, so it probably didn't come as any great surprise when Brazil overtook us as the world's sixth largest manufacturer earlier this month, disappointing though it may have been. But as the rebalancing of the UK's economy (more...)
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Published: - 10th March 2012
How many eco-sceptics does it take to change a light bulb? The answer, of course, is none - it's too early to say if the light bulb needs changing. Alright, it's an old joke, but it does remind us that even in these more enlightened times, in the wise words of Kermit the frog, it's not easy being (more...)
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Published: - 18th February 2012
There's an advert running on TV at the moment that strikes me as a little off the mark. If my own perceptions are in any way aligned with those of even a small portion of the general public, then this particular advert is spectacularly failing to do the job is was presumably intended to do. It (more...)
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Published: - 10th January 2012
Here's a question for you: what do formica, the microwave oven, Play-Doh, the Slinky, Viagra and hair restorer have in common? The answer is that they all came about as a result of trying to develop something entirely different.Formica, I recently learned, invented in 1912, was originally conceived (more...)
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Published: - 8th December 2011
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