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New role expands engineering capabilities

New role expands engineering capabilities
A drive to develop new workstreams and expand the Civil & Structural Engineering team at BakerHicks, has led to the appointment of Nick Wood to the newly-created role of associate director for Civil Engineering. Wood, a Chartered Civil Engineer with more than 25 years’ experience in site development infrastructure projects, has joined BakerHicks specifically to lend his civils’ experience to their Civil & Structural team, supporting the company’s growth plans.
22nd August 2019

Farnell boosts industrial automation portfolio

Farnell boosts industrial automation portfolio
Farnell reckons that designers, systems integrators, panel builders and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) engineers now have a single source for all of their industrial automation products following the distributor’s addition of 12,000 new Schneider Electric products to its portfolio.
20th August 2019

Industry calls for more funding for wider skills training

Industry calls for more funding for wider skills training
Britain’s manufacturers are calling for an urgent rethink to Government’s Apprenticeship Levy to make access to funding more flexible so that industry can develop the essential skills of the future. The call comes on the back of a report by Make UK, An Unlevy playing field for manufacturers, which reveals that 95% of manufacturers want to see the Apprenticeship Levy changed and just 5% happy with the current system. This figure has not changed from a year ago, showing that manufacturers’ frustrations remain strong.
16th August 2019


Why are women leaving technology jobs?

Why are women leaving technology jobs?
Did you know that 25 years ago 37% of computer science degrees were held by women, but figures have shown that in 2018 that figure has dropped to just 19%? For women who do break into the tech sector, the retention rate is not very promising, with the quit rate more than twice as high for women as it is for men. Why is that, and what exactly is attributing to these decisions to completely leave technology?
14th August 2019

Rebuilding business for long term success

Rebuilding business for long term success
A disastrous fire at P Patterns in Brierley Hill turned out to be the catalyst for a new and stronger company with some help from DMG MORI. P Patterns produces medium to large patterns for the foundry industry in iron, copper beryllium and model board.  The patterns are used for high volume parts, mainly in the rail, automotive and earthmoving industries for applications such as suspension parts and wheels which are ultimately delivered to major OEMs including Caterpillar and Scania.
12th August 2019

Noria corporation announces partnership with Maintec

Noria corporation announces partnership with Maintec
US-based Noria Corporation has announced its partnership with Maintec, the UK’s only annual event dedicated to the maintenance and reliability industry. Noria Corporation was founded in 1997 with the single focus of helping the industry improve machine reliability through best practice lubrication and oil analysis. 
12th August 2019

Conrad streamlines procurement process for MRO firms

Conrad streamlines procurement process for MRO firms
Conrad Electronic has offered B2B customers in the areas of maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) the opportunity to source products and services electronically, saving time and money, increasing efficiency, transparency and productivity for some time. Customers include government departments, research and development, education, as well as makers.
8th August 2019

Emergency weekend hospital repair saves operations

Emergency weekend hospital repair saves operations
Hospitals, especially those with designated major trauma centres, depend on their emergency theatres to deliver life-saving treatment. So, when an air handling unit (AHU) needed an overnight repair, Sulzer engineers were reportedly able to complete the project and ensure no operations were cancelled.
8th August 2019

The salient answers on umati

The salient answers on umati
With application-tailored implementation of the umati interface for the machine tool sector, since 2017 clear contents and technical key data for translation into hands-on reality have been drawn up. What this means specifically, and what visitors can expect to see at the EMO Hannover, are explained by three experts.  
7th August 2019

Mitsubishi Electric invests in Akribis Systems

Mitsubishi Electric invests in Akribis Systems
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has taken an equity stake in Akribis Systems, a Singapore based manufacturer of linear servo motors and linear stages,to strengthen its industrial automation solutions for the global market. Mitsubishi Electric, by integrating its servo systems and other industrial automation products with Akribis' product lineup, aims to meet increasing needs for high specification, high precision manufacturing.
7th August 2019


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Girls in Tech | Catalyst | 2019
4th September 2019
United Kingdom The Brewery, London
EMO Hannover 2019
16th September 2019
Germany Hannover
New Scientist Live 2019
10th October 2019
United Kingdom ExCeL, London
Engineering Design Show 2019
16th October 2019
United Kingdom Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Maintec 2019
30th October 2019
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham