As many as 200,000 manufacturing jobs will return to the UK over the next decade, cutting the trade deficit by a third, as outsourcing becomes increasingly “unattractive”, according to new research. Advances in production technolog... Read More


The digital oscilloscope market has been forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.4% through to 2016, driven by the increasing demand for self-monitored and signal storage facilities and the increasing preference for high... Read More


Kier, the construction business that helped build the Channel Tunnel, has agreed a £221m tilt at infrastructure and maintenance company, May Gurney, trumping a bid from rival Costain. May Gurney, which helps to maintain Britain's hig... Read More


Rising demand for smartphones and tablets spurred ARM Holdings to report better-than-expected first-quarter sales, helping it outpeform its peers. The world’s largest microchip designer said pre-tax profits totalled £89.4m in ... Read More


LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - As the oil industry moves into ever deeper waters engineering firms Magma Global and Airborne are competing to develop piping that can take the heat and the corrosion of production in places such as Brazil and the Gulf... Read More


The Co2 sensors market has been forecast to rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.5% through to 2016, driven by the increasing demand for location-specific Co2 sensors, and the increasing institutional usage of Co2 sensors. The ma... Read More


The power transformers market has been forecast to reach a value of US$26 billion by 2018, primarily driven by increasing capital expenditure in power sector from government worldwide, increasing demand for electricity in the developing countries,... Read More


Demand within the carbon fibre sector will hit 153,700 tons in 2020, climbing from 52,500 tons in 2012 - a massive increase of 193% in just eight years. Carbon fibre is a new breed of high-strength material. In recent decades, carbon fibres ha... Read More


JCB, the engineering company that manufactures the famous yellow diggers, has reported record annual earnings, bolstered by demand for its farming machinery. The company, which is chaired by Conservative party donor Sir Anthony Bamford and fou... Read More


General Electric's $3.3 billion acquisition of Lufkin Industries marks the industrial conglomerate's latest effort to strengthen its holdings in petroleum amid a booming oil and natural gas market. The purchase gives GE a major stake i... Read More


MOSCOW, April 11 (Reuters) - Russian state energy major Rosneft said on Thursday it wants to start supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Asia from 2018, challenging rival Gazprom's plans to launch its own plant in the Pacific port of Vladiv... Read More


UK manufacturing output rose 0.8% in February as it rebounded from a snowy January, according to official figures. The increase was almost double economists' forecasts and comes after a 1.9% drop in the previous month. The Office for N... Read More


Samsung has said it expects to report strong results for the first three months of the year - usually a slow time for consumer electronics sales. The South Korean company estimated that its operating profit rose to 8.7trn won (£5.06bn) i... Read More


Royal Dutch Shell  is poised for a fresh attempt at Arctic oil exploration through a deal with Russia’s Gazprom Neft, the Kremlin revealed on Thursday night. The companies are preparing to sign an agreement that will cover join... Read More


 April 3 (Reuters) - Britain's Interserve Plc  said it had signed a deal with Scottish landowner Tiger Developments to build a mixed-use shopping mall in Edinburgh at an estimated cost of 160.5 million pounds ($242.8 million). In... Read More