July/August 2018

NEWS FEATURES REVIEWS CASE STUDIES APPLICATION STORIES PRODUCTS Airbus provides risk assessment on impact of Brexit no deal/deal scenarios. Airbus outlines Brexit no-deal risk assessment The voice of industry since 1981 Airbus has outlined its risk assessment to its business arising from the UK exiting the European Union without a withdrawal agreement. It states that the UK exiting the EU next year without a deal – therefore leaving both the single market and customs union immediately and without any agreed transition – would lead to severe disruption and interruption of UK production. Airbus says that this scenario would force the company to reconsider its investments in the UK, and its long-term footprint in the country, severely… Continues on page 6 Plant & Works Engineering www.pwemag.co.uk July/August 2018 Issue no. 428 FURTHER NEWS COVERAGE (turn to page 6) Government offers conformity assessment assurance The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA), through its membership of the EURIS task force, has received reassurance from the Government that UK Notified Bodies can continue to provide conformity assessment for EU legislation after 29th March 2019 during the Brexit transition (implementation) period. Lord Howie of Troon obituary Long time Combustion Engineering Association (CEA) supporter, Lord Howie of Troon has died aged 94 . EEF Monthly News Comment labolG nisredaeL BlairtudnI s , srelio .