Plant Engineer Magazine Editorial

Market leading content

Every issue of Plant Engineer includes a mix of regular sections. It provides qualified plant and operations engineers and engineering managers with practical, up-to-date information in a professional and compelling format to support them in their daily activities and their decision-making. It talks their language.

Plant Engineer’s highly skilled pool of technical journalists includes qualified and experienced plant and operations engineers, with in-depth expertise and a passion for their subjects. The scope of content is set out in an annual editorial programme to ensure that all core topics are covered with high-value content throughout the year. But there’s more to each issue in print and online, with news, views, product and engineering updates.

Regular sections

Comment – the editor’s opinion of a particular development, current campaign or critical issue affecting plant and operations engineering professionals in the process, manufacturing, utilities, transportation, construction and commercial buildings sectors and the armed forces.

News and analysis – the stories behind the headlines – explaining their significance to plant engineers and managers.

Plant and equipment features – these one-, two- and three-page features, cover key engineering topics, innovations, legislation and standards, providing inside views and practical tips on subjects ranging from pumps to fans, motors, compressors, drives, generators, HVAC, energy-saving systems, control and automation, instrumentation, sensors, hydraulics, pneumatics, engines, bearings and much more.

Maintenance and asset management features – again, one-, two- and three-page features, focusing on equipment, systems and methods for maintenance engineers and engineering managers, including predictive maintenance technologies, condition monitoring strategies, CMMS (computerised maintenance management systems), fault finding, plant diagnostics and maintenance best practice.

Industry issues features – again, one-, two- and three-page features, covering management issues, such as training and professional development, energy efficiency and climate change, workplace regulations, sustainability, hazardous areas, and health and safety.

Cover stories – – typically three-page features on topical issues with broad appeal across Plant Engineer’s entire readership, such as government funding, plant innovations, energy management, emissions reduction and key technology, and plant and equipment innovations.

Regulation updates – impending and existing legislation, as well as cases likely to set precedent.

Case studies – helping our readers to learn from their peers’ engineering choices and experience.

Products & practices – what’s new for practicing engineers and engineering managers.