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Society invites members to comment on the UK Government’s 10-point green industrial revolution plan

Will the plan positively impact your engineering sector?

Society position paper: Ending carbon dioxide originated by equipment operation entering the atmosphere

Members encouraged to read and respond to the paper.

Huntingdon regional group visits multi-sector plant equipment manufacturer Stainless Metalcraft Ltd

The group from Huntingdon were given a guided tour of the factory and told how the company now operates in several diverse markets worldwide.

Society of Operations Engineers elections 2020

Elections are held each year for the Trustee Board and its three Professional Sector Councils. The Society depends on the valuable input provided by our volunteers and is looking for individuals with recent industry experience who can shape the future direction of the Society.

Scottish Ayrshire Centre visits Diageo facility in Shieldhall

The final site visit of the year took a group from the Scottish Ayrshire region to Diageo's bottling and distribution facility at Shieldhall, near Glasgow.

Drilling finished at geothermal plant in Cornwall

The deepest geothermal energy well in the UK has completed drilling operations at its site in Redruth, Cornwall.

An overview of non-moving conveyors

Typical conveyors used in industrial settings include belt systems and over-head systems. But what about static conveyor systems? OE looks at some non-moving conveyor innovations already on the market

Bucket wheel reclaimers - maintenance and support

Bucket wheel reclaimers/excavators are among the largest machines ever built, shifting vast amounts of stored solid material – and all at remarkable speed. Operations Engineer gets up close to these Leviathans to find out more

Robotics and automation give cost-cutting potential for offshore wind maintenance

R&D organisation Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult last year began a project with offshore wind turbine manufacturer GE to develop remote maintenance systems through robotics and automation.

SOE’s 21st AGM

Mick Sweetmore was sworn in as new SOE President, and members and regional centres were recognised for their excellence at the Society’s AGM in July.

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