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Federal-Mogul Powertrain develops world first diesel piston cooling technology

Added: 1 week ago by Federal-Mogul

EnviroKool allows pistons to run safely at crown temperatures in excess of 100°C higher than today’s limits A world first in piston cooling technology for diesel engines has been...

BAE wins £2.1bn deal to support Typhoon jets

Added: 1 week ago by BAE Systems

10 year agreement seeks to reinvest £500 million into new capabilities for multi-role fighter aircraft BAE Systems has won a £2.1 billion deal to provide support and maintenance...

Rolls-Royce acquires remaining stake in ITP

Added: 1 week ago by Rolls-Royce

ITP has partnered with Rolls-Royce on all Trent programmes Rolls-Royce is to acquire the outstanding 53% shareholding in Industria de Turbo Propulsores from SENER Grupo de Ingeniería...

700X NAS takes delivery of mini unmanned aerial system

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

700X Naval Air Squadron have taken delivery of their first Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) mini unmanned aerial systems (UAS). With the proliferation of these systems in the commercial market and...

Missile success is the icing on the cake for Daring’s 10th birthday

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

With a flash of fire and a thunderous roar, HMS Daring lit her 10th birthday candle in spectacular style with the test firing of a Sea Viper missile. The Type 45 destroyer has become the first...

Culdrose Hawks welcome new jets to the UK

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

Hawk Jets from RNAS Culdrose based 736 Naval Air Squadron flew alongside two F-35 B Lightning II aircraft as they sneaked a peek at HMS Queen Elizabeth over Rosyth Dockyard in Scotland. The...

Culdrose Hawks spread their wings across Europe

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose’s very own fast jet unit is getting ready to support exercises and tasks across Europe in the coming weeks. 736 Naval Air Squadron are equipped with 14...

A new generation of physics teachers

Added: 2 weeks ago by Institute of Physics

Ahead of the final application deadline for the Institute of Physics Teacher Training Scholarship on 1 August 2016, our Project Coordinator, Layo, offers advice about how to prepare for the...

Sellafield graduates take pride in Cumbria

Added: 2 weeks ago by Sellafield Ltd

A group of Sellafield Ltd graduates have been out in force across West Cumbria simultaneously completing FOUR community projects for local charities. The group of over 70 graduates took the...

F35B Lightning II visits new homes for the first time

Added: 2 weeks ago by Royal Navy

Friday 1st July 2016 marked an historic day for the UK as the future of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force combat air fleets, the F-35B Lightning II, flew over their prospective...

BAE bids for Challenger 2 life-extension work

Added: 2 weeks ago by BAE Systems

The £600m project aims to extend the battle tank’s life to 2035 BAE Systems is to lead a consortium with key players in the defence industry to bid for the life-extension...

Engineers invent ‘world’s first viable 3D black box’ for vehicles

Added: 2 weeks ago by Roke

Technology is able to create a 3D reconstruction of road traffic accidents A Hampshire-based electronics engineering consultancy claims to have made the ‘world’s first viable...

Humanitarian Engineering: Engineers Without Borders Challenge 2016

Added: 2 weeks ago by Cundall

The fifth annual Engineers Without Borders UK ‘EWB Challenge’ finals was held on Monday 20 th June 2016 which I attended at The Crystal, London - the world’s first building...

What’s gender got to do with it?

Added: 2 weeks ago by Cundall

The 23rd June, marks National Women in Engineering Day, a day which aims to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus on the amazing career opportunities available to females in...

Spirax Sarco are proud to support National Women In Engineering Day!

Added: 3 weeks ago by Spirax Sarco

Spirax Sarco supports National Women in Engineering Day because we recognise that diversity of gender, age, culture, experience and expertise serve to enhance our ability to operate...

Inside Britain's secret weapons research facility

Added: 3 weeks ago by Dstl

As Porton Down marks its 100th anniversary, what really goes on inside Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base? Porton Down - also known as the Defence Science and...

Merlin magic for Air Day commando assault

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Six of RNAS Yeovilton’s newly-arrived ‘Junglie’ Merlin troop transport helicopters will take centre stage during the Commando Assault - Air Day’s scintillating flying...

Merlin steps up during Kiel Week

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

A Merlin Mk 2 helicopter from 814 Naval Air Squadron – ‘The Flying Tigers’ – has spent a weekend on show to the German public at the annual Kiel Week, after a multinational...

What do Network & Infrastructure Engineers do?

Added: 1 month ago by Dorset Software Services

Network & Infrastructure Engineering is a technically demanding role covering multiple disciplines. Engineers are responsible for building and maintaining the fabric on which all other IT...

Jaguar Land Rover opens Brazilian manufacturing plant

Added: 1 month ago by Jaguar Land Rover

JLR's £240m manufacturing facility will be its first wholly-owned plant outside of the UK Jaguar Land Rover has opened its first wholly-owned manufacturing plant outside of the UK in...

Culdrose senior rating invents money saving widget

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The simple device – the chief petty officer dubs it the ‘Triggs Extraction Tool’ – is now being used around the globe by his fellow helicopter engineers, meaning Merlin...

New home for UKs F35B Lightning II strike fighters

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

A computer-generated image shows the future UK home for the F-35B strike fighters, which will fly from the nation’s new aircraft carriers. The Ministry of Defence announced contracts worth...

Royal Navy uses pilotless aircraft to navigate through ice

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Protector has launched tiny pilotless aircraft from her decks for the first time to assist with navigating through the Antarctic. A quadcopter and a...

Wildcat pride heralds new era for 815 NAS

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The first four of 12 new Wildcats has been delivered to 815 Naval Air Squadron as the Fleet Air Arm’s largest squadron begins the switch from Lynx after 35 years. Over the next 11 months...

Royal Navy named as top employer for women on times list

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has been named as a leader on workplace gender equality by being included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2016. The unranked alphabetical list is published in partnership...

Unmanned Warrior marches on

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has hosted more than 40 organisations responsible for the latest in unmanned maritime systems. The main planning conference for October’s Unmanned Warrior saw...

HMS Defender tackles drug traffickers off Oman

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender has seized over a tonne of hashish being trafficked across the Indian Ocean. HMS Defender, working on counter narcotics and counter terrorist operations...

Royal Navy squadron in new helicopter design breakthrough

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

A team from the Royal Navy’s ‘emergency service’ has saved the day – and potentially £20m – with a speedy fix for the Army. The Service Modifications team...

Scottish Naval Base Supports Grand Prix of the seas

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Scotland’s largest military establishment is pushing the boat out to support the Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea off Greenock on 18-19 June 2016. P2000 patrol boat HMS Archer, police and...

Costain strengthens decommissioning capability

Added: 1 month ago by Costain Group

Company appoints Eamonn McGennis as decommissioning lead based in Aberdeen Costain is strengthening its oil and gas decommissioning capability in response to the slump in oil prices, which...

Parsons Brinckerhoff and Network Rail partner for traffic management services

Added: 1 month ago by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Parsons Brinckerhoff will provide a range of strategic engineering and project management services to support the delivery of the European Rail Traffic Management Systems on the UK’s...

40 Years of making the vision viable

Added: 1 month ago by BuroHappold Engineering

Forty years ago, Sir Ted Happold had the vision to start “Buro Happold”, and since its formation in 1976 we’ve been on a great adventure and one we will continue for...

Activity returns to Portsmouth shipyard

Added: 1 month ago by BAE Systems

The centre will be the primary base to refit the navy’s fleet of Hunt-class mine counter-measures vessels Activity is once again being seen at Portsmouth’s shipyard, with the...

Manchester university wins approval for £350m engineering campus

Added: 1 month ago

Site will become home to the university’s four engineering schools and two research institutes The University of Manchester has received planning permission to create a £350...

Airbus to start building supersized jumbo

Added: 1 month ago by Airbus Group

The giant aircraft are used to transport plane components between Airbus production sites in Europe Airbus is to begin making five of its new airlifter giants known as the Beluga XL in...

WELL Standard

Added: 1 month ago by Cundall

By Amie Shuttleworth and Melanie Louie Where we live, in Hong Kong, China, with the growing middle class economy and urbanisation, comes increasing human and environmental impact. For...

Approaching lift standard changes – What you need to know

Added: 1 month ago by Cundall

By Graham Barker Almost 2 years ago, new European standards for the design, manufacture and testing of lifts were introduced. The standards apply to both passenger lifts and passenger goods...

8 Golden Video Interview Tips

Added: 1 month ago by FDM Group

Whether you are applying to FDM or any other graduate program, there is an extremely good chance that you will be asked to complete a video interview. What are those terrifying words I hear...

Why Extracurricular Activities are Important to Your Employability (And How to Show it Off to Employers)

Added: 1 month ago by FDM Group

Today’s employers are looking at more than just your degree. They are looking for how well rounded you are and they have identified that a lot of the skills you gain from university...

How to Stand Out at Assessment Days

Added: 1 month ago by FDM Group

Applying for a job in a Graduate Programme ? Here are some assessment day tips to help you stand out from the crowd! If you’re applying for a graduate scheme then you’ll...

National Women in Engineering Day 2016

Added: 1 month ago

National Women in Engineering Day (#NWED2016) is now an International awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus on the amazing career opportunities available to...

Spotlight on UK’s leadership in robotics innovation

Added: 1 month ago

The first ever UK Robotics Week is set to take place from 25 June to 1 July The first ever UK Robotics Week is set to take place from 25 June to 1 July, with the aim of highlighting...

World’s first dark matter detection system launched

Added: 1 month ago

Physicists have created a system that will enhance the ability to hunt for dark matter Physicists from the University of Bristol have created a detection system that will enhance the Large...

Oil and gas firms could unlock billions with new technologies

Added: 27th May 2016

Report calls for industry partnerships to develop and trial new techniques The oil and gas businesses could unlock £1 billion worth of revenues by developing innovative technologies...

SAM announces new Media Software Solutions division as part of the company’s ongoing expansion and focus on software, datacenter, and cloud deployed solutions

Added: 26th May 2016 by Snell Advanced Media

Snell Advanced Media today announced the creation of a new division combining several of the company’s product lines into a business unit focused on the provision of software based...

Mott MacDonald appoints new nuclear generation director

Added: 25th May 2016 by Mott MacDonald

Richard Waite has spent 18 years working across the design, licensing, procurement, construction and commissioning of the UK nuclear fleet Engineering consultancy Mott MacDonald has appointed...

Graduate engineers to compete to build best locomotive at this year’s Railway Challenge

Added: 25th May 2016

Eight teams of budding engineers are gearing up to compete in this year’s Railway Challenge, taking place on 2 and 3 July at the Stapleford Miniature Railway near Melton Mowbray,...

Cundall reaches final of the Enginuity Competition

Added: 24th May 2016 by Cundall

By Emily Hogg   For the first time ever, Cundall has made it into the finals of Enginuity , an internationally acclaimed competition designed to test management and leadership skills...

Tackling the skills shortage

Added: 19th May 2016 by Carillion

By David Picton, Chief Sustainability Officer, Carillion Construction is one of the largest employment sectors in the UK, accounting for 11 per cent of the entire UK workforce and...

Hire for attitude, train for skills

Added: 19th May 2016

By David Picton, Chief Sustainability Officer, Carillion Inevitably, there are as many Pathways to Employability as there are careers to choose from – tracks and bridleways in the...

Engineering is a great career option for women

Added: 19th May 2016 by Carillion

By Joan Murray, Director, Schal, Carillion When it comes to the survival of the UK within the global market economy, I agree wholeheartedly with James Dyson, who once said “engineers...

Carillion staff swap a day in the office for hospice garden clean-up

Added: 19th May 2016 by Carillion

Carillion staff based in Oxford swapped their laptops for gardening gloves as they helped spruce up the grounds at local hospice, Sobell House. As part of its commitment to local...

Queen's Speech 2016 introduces new legislation for autonomous cars

Added: 19th May 2016

The legislation will enable driverless cars, already trialled in the UK, to be insured under ordinary policies The  government has pledged to be at the forefront of technology for...

Jaguar Land Rover furthers virtual engineering goals

Added: 19th May 2016 by Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover aims to shift from physical to virtual engineering in its design process Jaguar Land Rover has announced its goal of reaching full vehicle verification exclusively...

Presence in virtual reality and how PowerVR GPUs can help

Added: 19th May 2016 by Imagination Technologies

When it was introduced at Google I/O 2014, the Cardboard headset was a great way to deliver a bite sized VR experience on iOS or Android mobile phones. At this year’s I/O conference,...

Loughborough University develops wireless technology for athletes

Added: 16th May 2016

Loughborough's wireless technology is capable of measuring impacts to the body of both athletes and vulnerable patients Loughborough University engineers are to develop unique wireless...

Jacobs - Open Evening

Added: 12th May 2016 by Jacobs

Jacobs is currently expanding its business within growing markets in Ireland. We have exciting projects ongoing within the Water & Wastewater, Highways, Transport Planning, Sustainable...

Unmanned Warrior marches on

Added: 11th May 2016 by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has hosted more than 40 organisations responsible for the latest in unmanned maritime systems. The main planning conference for October’s Unmanned Warrior saw...

IBM allow free access to quantum processor online

Added: 6th May 2016 by IBM

IBM has made a functioning quantum processor available to the public over the internet. Quantum computing is widely seen as an evolution of computer technology, which may allow for much...

UK wins satellite contract to 'weigh' Earth's forests

Added: 6th May 2016 by Airbus Group

British industry is to lead the construction of a satellite that will weigh the world's trees. The Biomass mission's novel space radar will make 3D maps of forests, improving our...

Durham university develops solar powered car

Added: 4th May 2016

The latest car from Durham University Electric motorsport (DUEM) can reach 60mph on solar power alone Durham University students will reveal a solar powered car which can reach speeds of...

GE Aviation begins ground tests of giant jet engine

Added: 4th May 2016 by GE UK

Testing begins on world's largest commercial jet engine, the GE9X GE Aviation has begun ground testing the world’s largest commercial jet engine, which will power the next-generation...

Technology advance promises to end track switch failures

Added: 4th May 2016

System uses concepts derived from aerospace and the nuclear industry to bypass the problem of derailment at failed switches Engineers at Loughborough University have entered into the next...

Warwick researchers use 3D scanning to help convict killers

Added: 4th May 2016

Forensic examination uses highly detailed industrial scanning and prototyping to support Police investigations A project between industrial researchers at Warwick University and the West...

5 reasons exporting is great at Cundall

Added: 3rd May 2016 by Cundall

By Jonnie Allen Working with people and on projects around the world is really exciting Today on my way into the office I read an email from a client in the U.S. then I spoke to a...

IPO report finds UK women inventors still thin on the ground

Added: 28th April 2016 by Intellectual Property Office

Report to mark World Intellectual Property Day highlights there is still much to do to reach gender equality in Stem industries Under 10% of inventors named on Great British patent...

Report calls for radical rethink of way engineering is communicated in UK education

Added: 28th April 2016

The Institution's latest report is seeking a major rethink of the role of schools and colleges in promoting engineering. The Institution's Big Ideas: The future of engineering in schools...

Brunel students experience wearable ageing simulation technology

Added: 28th April 2016

Brunel University has developed wearable technology which mimicks strokes and ageing Students from Brunel University’s Institute for Ageing Studies (BIAS) have experienced ageing...

Airbus signs £4bn deal with Indonesia’s national airline

Added: 28th April 2016 by Airbus Group

The deal is expected to bring up to £1 billion to the UK’s economy and create jobs at Airbus' UK sites Airbus will supply air travel operator Garuda Indonesia with its next...

CBI reports steady manufacturing activity

Added: 28th April 2016

Numbers employed in the sector grew at a slightly stronger pace this quarter, according to the survey Output in the manufacturing sector was stable over the past quarter, but orders fell,...

First US-built aircraft from Airbus delivered to JetBlue

Added: 28th April 2016 by Airbus Group

Nine other aircraft in the A320 range are currently in production at the facility in Mobile, Alabama Airbus has completed and delivered its first US-made aircraft produced at the Alabama...

35,000 new 'prime' homes to hit London but where next for the capital's market?

Added: 25th April 2016 by Arcadis

The amount of ‘prime’ residential property scheduled to be built in London over the next ten years is expected to hit over 35,000 with a total sales value of over £77 billion....

New York, London and Hong Kong see cost premiums of up to 60 percent compared with many European cities.

Added: 25th April 2016 by Arcadis

The costs associated with constructing the buildings of tomorrow, around the world are varied and unpredictable. Rapidly shifting commodity prices, political instability and fluctuating currencies...

telent's Plug and Play system has been developed to drastically reduce road closures and disruptions during signal installations

Added: 20th April 2016 by telent

The state of the art Plug and Play system has been developed in conjunction with Transport for London’s (TfL) innovation programme. It involves pre-built poles and heads, pre-wired and...

telent leads market with 14-year service contract with National Express Group

Added: 20th April 2016 by telent

Leading technology company, telent , has secured a 14-year contract with National Express Group to provide the market’s first ‘whole life’ service delivery contract to an...

Airbus joint venture to build first satellite factory

Added: 20th April 2016 by Airbus Group

Airbus Defence and Space is working with OneWeb on first factory able to "mass-produce" spacecraft A high volume satellite manufacturing facility near NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre,...

Electric car batteries to power trains

Added: 20th April 2016

Research will connect commuters' cars parked at stations to railway during rush hours Engineers are to develop technology that would see the batteries of electric cars parked at railway...

Siemens and Valeo team up for global leadership in powertrains for electric cars

Added: 20th April 2016 by Siemens

The venture will combine Valeo's high-voltage power electronics business with the e-car powertrain systems unit at Siemens German engineering company Siemens and French automotive supplier...

3D printed UAV guides Royal Navy ship through Antarctic

Added: 20th April 2016 by Royal Navy

The device was created using laser sintering technology and valued at around £7,000 A 3D printed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by the University of Southampton has...

The route to driverless cars

Added: 20th April 2016 by Bosch

Bosch hopes introducing automated car parking technology will help drive forward acceptance and legislation for driverless cars While we may not be seeing fully autonomous cars on the...