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How VR training is making waves in the engineering sector

How VR training is making waves in the engineering sector
Ben Bennett, Managing Director of Virtual Reality (VR) developer Luminous Group, explains why this burgeoning technology can improve training outcomes in the engineering sector.
15th February 2019

Stars celebrated at manufacturing national award ceremony

Stars celebrated at manufacturing national award ceremony
Leading manufacturers and talented apprentices from across the UK were recognised as national manufacturing champions at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards held in London last week. The biggest winner on the night was Paxman, winning the Manufacturer of the Year award, a title awarded to the most outstanding company amongst all the category winners.
14th February 2019

Global project to get more women in engineering

Global project to get more women in engineering
A global movement getting more women into engineering will plan how to more than double the number of girls it reaches at a very special event to be held at the University of Sussex. The Robogals SINE (Seminars Inducting New Executive-committees) Conference 2019 will bring together chapters from Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) this week for a three day event celebrating the increasing participation of young women in STEM.
11th February 2019


Boulting greet Duke and Duchess at Wirral Youth Zone

Boulting greet Duke and Duchess at Wirral Youth Zone
Residents lined the streets of Birkenhead in January to catch a glimpse of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as they officially opened The Hive Youth Zone, a £6m Youth Zone which supports the area’s 38,900 8-19 year olds. As a patron and supporter of the new facility, engineering solutions provider, Boulting had the privilege of meeting Harry and Meghan during one of the couple’s first official engagements of 2019.
8th February 2019

The rise of green technology in construction

The rise of green technology in construction
Green building technology has become one of the hottest trends in construction. The benefits of a green technology application in construction are far-reaching and comprehensive, offering significant advantages when used in new facilities as well as existing structures. By Ujjwal Goel, Managing Director of Teraciel Engineering and Contracting (TEC)
6th February 2019

Agile warehouse solutions for a post-Brexit world

Agile warehouse solutions for a post-Brexit world
In the run up to leaving the EU, businesses have been facing great uncertainty over what the future might hold. In the event of ‘Deal’ or ‘No Deal’, many UK businesses are increasingly looking for facilities with agility and flexible storage space. ‘Build to suit’ storage solutions are key to companies being more efficient with available space and planning for the future. Businesses are also looking for the ability to be able to make structural alterations to accommodate forthcoming demands.
5th February 2019

Brexit may present opportunities for UK pressure equipment makers

Brexit may present opportunities for UK pressure equipment makers
Leaving the European Union could provide UK pressure equipment manufacturers with significant opportunities to develop new markets provided the Government establishes appropriate safety rules, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The UK has a long history of manufacturing pressure safety equipment which is essential to a wide range of industries, ranging from large-scale power plants to coffee machines in public cafes.
4th February 2019

Automation system developer acquired by Rockwell Automation

Automation system developer acquired by Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation has acquired Emulate3D, an engineering software developer whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems. By using accurate simulation models to improve systems planning and decision-making, followed by emulation trials that test the control system before installation, Emulate3D’s software enables customers to virtually test machine and system designs before incurring manufacturing and automation costs and committing to a final design.
4th February 2019

Inspiring school students to consider careers in STEM

Inspiring school students to consider careers in STEM
The Harlow-based manufacturer is committed to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing subjects to young people and recently welcomed local school students on-site for a day of activities. Historically known as the leading name in school storage in over 68 countries of the world (and the producer of the iconic Gratnells Tray) Gratnells Engineering has developed into a multi-sector manufacturer capable of providing high-volume laser cutting, powder coating and bespoke metal solutions to a wide range of customers.
1st February 2019

Engineering is second most popular undergraduate course for men

Engineering is second most popular undergraduate course for men
Figures from UCAS reveal that more than 353,960 people from across the UK were accepted to start an undergraduate course in 2018. However, life at university isn’t all rosy, as The Department of Education recently announced that students can expect to pay £11,000 for shorter and more intense courses. Once again, the debate surrounding the ‘best value’ degrees continues to resurface, as students consider their options before leaving university with large amounts of debt.
30th January 2019


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