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Wood’s growth in renewables continues with two major U.S. solar contracts

Added: 1 month ago by Wood

Wood, the global engineering and consulting company, has secured two solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts from an American power and energy company worth over $200 million.

RWE supports Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Added: 1 month ago by RWE

Black Labrador puppy Hugo is being sponsored by RWE through its Charity of the Year for 2020, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, to be trained as a ‘hearing dog’.

My experience as a technical student at CERN during the COVID-19 pandemic: meet Håvard from Norway!

Added: 1 month ago by CERN

When CERN entered the safe mode phase in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone had to work from home with no exceptions. I had just finished developing all of my functionality for my...

What next for 3D computer modelling?

Added: 1 month ago by Capita Novus

3D computer modelling has a long history starting with some of the earliest CAD applications which helped transform many aspects of design across disciplines as diverse as architecture through to...

6 soft skills every tech professional needs

Added: 1 month ago by Capita Novus

There’s more to working in IT than simply understanding it, you need to be able to communicate the hows and whys of technical expertise, too. In a sector where working collaboratively is becoming...

3 tips to help you prepare for your first IT role

Added: 1 month ago by Capita Novus

Often the fear of the unknown can be the most stressful part of starting in a new position, so doing a little bit of research and networking can take a lot of pressure off your shoulders.

What to expect from an application process for an internship or graduate job

Added: 1 month ago

Do you want to know what to expect from an application process for an internship or graduate job? Ellie Sleightholm, University student at Leeds, talks about application forms and online tests....

Wood supporting UK industrial decarbonisation with Humber Zero

Added: 1 month ago by Wood

Wood, the global engineering and consultancy company, is delivering the concept selection and early design for the UK’s Humber Zero project which aims to create a zero-carbon industrial cluster, in...

Wood to modernise U.S. Naval fuel systems worldwide

Added: 1 month ago by Wood

The United States Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a framework contract to Wood to maintain, restore, and modernise their Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants (POL) installations...

Diageo Learning for Life celebrates 1000 graduates in UK

Added: 12th June 2020 by Diageo

Members of the Scottish Parliament have raised a toast to the Diageo Learning for Life programme as it celebrated giving 1,000 young unemployed people in the UK life-changing training and job...

COVID-19 – an accelerant or inhibitor for a changing DC landscape?

Added: 12th June 2020 by Hymans Robertson

The future of DC delivery is a familiar dialogue for us all - the march of single employer trusts to the fully outsourced Master Trust model is already a fairly well trodden path and we’ve seen...

Farrans to support Anglian water in securing future water resources for East of England

Added: 11th June 2020 by Farrans Construction

Farrans is one of four construction companies to join Anglian Water as it forms a new Strategic Pipeline Alliance following a competitive procurement process.

Edinburgh trams to Newhaven project set to recommence

Added: 11th June 2020 by Farrans Construction

Construction site preparation works for the Edinburgh’s Trams to Newhaven project will start on Monday 1st June in line with the Scottish Government’s Phase 1 pre-start site preparation.

Protecting the workforce: Essential guidance to ensure a safe environment for warehouse workers and maintain productivity

Added: 11th June 2020 by delaware

In the current world we live in, not only are retailers and food distributors determined to maintain operations amid the crisis, but they also provide a vital service to millions of homebound people.

Navigating the Impact of COVID-19: How your Finance Function can Respond

Added: 11th June 2020 by delaware

COVID-19 has affected every business function within organisations across all industries. In some cases, the changes wrought by this pandemic have been positive for top line growth, such as for...

Rapid concrete solution for UK’s second largest field hospital

Added: 11th June 2020 by Hanson

We have worked with contractor Mike Amodeo Ltd to develop a rapid concrete solution for the installation of essential oxygen tanks at Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

Major improvement works completed on time and budget

Added: 11th June 2020 by Hanson

Hanson Contracting adapted its working practices in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing measures to ensure major improvement works at the B3073 Blackwater West Junction in Dorset were...

From snorkelling mask to emergency respiratory solution

Added: 11th June 2020 by Airbus

The Decathlon Easybreath full-face mask is among the most popular snorkelling accessories, enabling users to breathe comfortably underwater without invasive tubes.

5 Women Who Changed the World of Technology

Added: 10th June 2020 by FDM Group

Here are some of our favourite unsung heroes of the technology world whose great work has contributed to the development of our much-loved modern technology, including home computers, Wifi and...

Employee Networks at FDM

Added: 10th June 2020 by FDM Group

If you have never been part of, or worked with an organisation with employee networks, they are groups that focus on providing employees with support and opportunities to enhance career development.

What is a Technology Consultant?

Added: 10th June 2020 by FDM Group

Technology Consultants play a vital role in the way businesses transform their use of technology. A Tech Consultant has the opportunity to get involved in a range of exciting projects to help...

150 years supporting the UK

Added: 10th June 2020 by KPMG

That's 150 years of our firm supporting businesses to grow, supporting our people to achieve and supporting our communities to thrive.

Interview with Joel, Alumni & Software Engineer at Amadeus

Added: 10th June 2020 by mthree

Joel graduated with a first-class Chemistry degree from Durham. Since then, he’s completed the Software Development Training at mthree before joining Amadeus as a Software Engineer.

Shortlist Success at the Women in Rail Awards

Added: 10th June 2020 by Colas Rail

Colas Rail UK are in contention to win two awards at the upcoming Women in Rail Awards, with our Graduate Programme and recent Graduate, Roxana Lupascu in the frame after being shortlisted.

Interview with Judith, Alumni and Secured Financing Analyst

Added: 10th June 2020 by mthree

Following her Master’s degree in Investment Banking, Judith joined mthree to pursue her goal of working in financial markets.

Midland Metro Alliance Works Resume Following COVID-19 Guidelines

Added: 10th June 2020 by Colas Rail

Colas Rail UK’s Urban Division is a key partner in The Midland Metro Alliance, where works continue to make good progress on the second phase of the Birmingham Westside Metro extension to Edgbaston...

Emerson recognised by readers of Woman Engineer Magazine as a top employer for women engineers

Added: 9th June 2020 by Emerson

Emerson is honoured to be recognised by readers of Woman Engineer Magazine as a top employer for women engineers....…

Leaving the World in a Better Place

Added: 9th June 2020 by Emerson

At Emerson, we have a responsibility to support the critical infrastructure industries we serve in both the fight against COVID-19 and as they continue providing the essentials people need to live...

CSG expands free online support package to help all independent retailers

Added: 8th June 2020 by Costcutter

Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has expanded its free online support package to help all independent retailers support their local communities.

Costcutter Supermarkets Group reports one of its best ever years

Added: 8th June 2020 by Costcutter

Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has reported one of its strongest set of financial results to date.

2 million students in France are turning to digital education with CGI’s OpenENT

Added: 8th June 2020 by CGI

Following the closure of schools in France due to COVID-19, the number of connections to CGI’s OpenENT secure education collaboration platform increased five-fold in three weeks.

5G at the time of COVID-19: the real challenges and opportunities

Added: 8th June 2020 by CGI

Before COVID-19, 5G was a priority not only for most mobile network operators but also for government and industry. Now, the pandemic will inevitably impact 5G deployment plans and present new...

Powerful new report supports Automated Construction as future of industry

Added: 4th June 2020 by Bryden Wood

The report looks at how ‘Industrialised Construction’ offers the most effective global solutions for the entire construction industry.

Bryden Wood Project for GSK wins ISPE ‘Facility of the Year Award’ for Social Impact

Added: 4th June 2020 by Bryden Wood

Our project with GSK to deliver a brand new life-saving facility in record time has won a 'Facility of the Year Award' for Social Impact.

Churchwood Gardens shortlisted for Housing Design Awards

Added: 4th June 2020 by Bryden Wood

Bryden Wood's Churchwood Gardens in south east London has been shortlisted for this year's Housing Design Awards.  

How Autodesk Is Helping Communities, Customers, and Employees Impacted by COVID-19

Added: 4th June 2020 by Autodesk

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting communities, families, and people around the world, this is a difficult time for all of us. Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected, directly...

‘It’s a privilege to be working on these critical NHS projects'

Added: 4th June 2020 by Sir Robert McAlpine

The speed at which our construction teams are mobilising and then pulling together to deliver Covid-19 surge hospitals presents many challenges, not least in making sure everyone stays safe.

Reduced lockdown traffic helps A19 team accelerate Tees viaduct works

Added: 4th June 2020 by Sir Robert McAlpine

After 45 years being pummelled by hundreds of thousands of vehicles every week, the expansion joints between the composite concrete deck slabs on the 2km-long A19 Tees viaduct have reached the end...

Helping Leeds build for the future

Added: 4th June 2020 by Sir Robert McAlpine

Leeds is a city in transformation, with extensive redevelopment and a diverse economy making it a Northern Powerhouse hotspot.

JM staff use 3D printing to help NHS

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Johnson Matthey

JM has happily made its equipment and materials available to help the COVID-19 cause.

Johnson Matthey donates space to make ventilators

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey in Royston has donated space at one its sites in order to help DHL to assemble ventilators on behalf of Ventilator Challenge UK.

Supporting health care workers in China.

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Procter & Gamble

Health care workers in China have been at the forefront of fighting the COVID-19 virus, forging new directions for others around the globe to follow.

P&G innovation contributes hand sanitiser to battle Covid-19.

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Procter & Gamble

Hand sanitiser is essential in the fight against COVID-19. P&G is leveraging people, talents and resources to serve the growing need around the world.

A force for good in communities. Now more than ever as we all respond to Covid-19.

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Procter & Gamble

Since the first cases of COVID-19 across the UK, Ireland and the Nordics, we’ve all faced unprecedented times. As a business, as brands, and as individuals.  

Smart bed rolls selfish sleepers back into place

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Ford

Our "Lane-Keeping Bed" applies car tech know-how to ensuring that even the most selfish bed mate stays firmly "in their lane" through the night.  

Ford to design, build and race a brand new car with help from the gamers who will drive it

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Ford

Ever wanted to design a racing car? Ford is offering gamers the opportunity to have a hand in creating the ultimate track machine.

Not just another day at the office

Added: 3rd June 2020 by Ford

The Ford Fund has just announced a COVID-19 Donation Match programme, providing employees with the opportunity to make a bigger difference when they donate to non-profit charities in the UK.

UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency to get latest radar technology from Leonardo

Added: 2nd June 2020 by Leonardo

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) will upgrade to Leonardo’s latest Osprey radar to support missions such as search and rescue, border protection, fishery and pollution patrols.

Introducing CareBox: modular healthcare expansion for COVID-19

Added: 28th May 2020 by Arup

Across the world, increasing bed capacity to deal with the surge in COVID-19 patients is a central challenge.

Technology focus: Multi-layer tomography for seismic velocity model building

Added: 28th May 2020 by CGG

Many regions of the world exhibit complex layered geology with significant seismic wave velocity and anisotropy contrasts that present a major challenge for standard grid based tomography methods.