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90 years of doing good – why companies with purpose last

Added: 1 day ago by Unilever

We're celebrating 90 years of 'doing well by doing good' – and looking forward at the change we still want to see.

What to expect from VMware in 2020

Added: 2 days ago by VMware

In 2020, experts predict VMware will continue to push forward -- but hope that in doing so the vendor won't neglect its legacy customers.

A 4X4 built on purpose - An uncompromising off-roader that works for the world

Added: 2 days ago by INEOS

INEOS’ new, no frills 4x4 will be built in Britain – and it will be named after the London pub where the idea was born. The long-awaited announcement followed months of soul searching for the best...

Emerson’s new education facilities help meet need for greater oil and gas expertise

Added: 1 week ago by Emerson

Emerson, a leading global provider of automation technology and engineering services, has opened new education facilities at its Solutions Centre in Aberdeen.

Emerson's New Easy-to-Deploy Vibration Sensor Simplifies Asset Monitoring

Added: 1 week ago by Emerson

New wireless vibration monitor uses embedded analytics to forecast when, how, and why assets may fail, freeing up resources while enhancing insight into operational performance

Royal Navy marks 20 years since LGBT ban lifted

Added: 1 week ago by Royal Navy

Sailors and Royal Marines around the UK have marked 20 years since the lifting of the ban on LGBT men and women serving in the armed forces.

Tempest drives forward as Leonardo unveils new radar sensing technology

Added: 1 week ago by Leonardo

Leonardo UK has demonstrated the performance of a new radar receiver/warner technology as part of its on-going development work for Tempest, the next generation combat air project which will...

Getting closer to deepwater reservoirs with pioneering OBN imaging.

Added: 1 week ago by CGG

Investment in deepwater exploration and development is on the rise. Although the subsalt geology in these deepwater areas can offer high rewards for explorers, they can bring higher development...

4 reasons you should consider a career in transport engineering

Added: 1 week ago by Atkins

We rely on good transport links to do everything from the daily commute to the weekly shop, and, whether or not we’re aware of it, we also depend on a team of expert transport engineers and...

Voices from our next generation: At the cutting edge of the environment

Added: 1 week ago by Atkins

Apply for a summer, or ‘Year in Industry’ placement at Atkins like I did during my degree. It gave me the chance to gain experience and make an impression at the business before thinking about...

What is Vodafone UK doing to combat climate change?

Added: 2 weeks ago by Vodafone

Vodafone UK accounts for more than a tenth of Vodafone Group’s global energy consumption, despite being just one of 24 markets the company operates in. This equates to an annual electricity bill in...

Vodafone to help teach 500,000 students across six countries

Added: 2 weeks ago by Vodafone

Merinas, a resident of the Kakuma refugee camp in North-western Kenya, is a 19-year-old with aspirations and ambitions just like any other. The Vodafone Foundation, which has already helped bring...

5G: Everything you need to know

Added: 2 weeks ago by Vodafone

Looking for answers on all things 5G? Here’s the ins, outs, and all the info you need...

Vodafone celebrates 35 years since the first UK mobile phone call

Added: 2 weeks ago by Vodafone

At just after midnight on 1 January 1985 in Parliament Square, London, Michael Harrison made the UK’s first mobile phone call over Vodafone’s cellular network.

Let's look back at an amazing 2019!

Added: 2 weeks ago by Leonardo

As we say goodbye to 2019 and hurtle straight into 2020, we take a look back at some of the best moments for Leonardo in the UK over the past 12 months and learn more about some amazing milestones...

Ground Deformation caused by the 2019 Albanian Earthquake

Added: 2 weeks ago by CGG

The 6.4 magnitude earthquake which struck Albania last November was the strongest to hit the area in 40 years and its deadliest in almost a century.

Explore the challenges of the Data world with us

Added: 1 month ago by Kubrick Group

Data Balance Series - series of podcasts aiming to raise awareness about diversity in the data industry. We tackle the stereotypes and talk about the challenges some people might face.

Is studying STEM the only way for women to enter the data industry?

Added: 1 month ago by Kubrick Group

There is a clear pathway for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates to become data professionals. Those who have studied STEM subjects at school or university currently...

New approaches to finding and recruiting diverse data talent

Added: 1 month ago by Kubrick Group

The team uncovered five key findings and created a tool which allows organisations to benchmark their workforce against UK diversity metrics. We will be posting the detailed findings from the study...

Are Self Driving Vehicles Worth Their Risk?

Added: 1 month ago by Kubrick Group

As technology develops around self-driving vehicles I find myself hearing more often people questioning whether they are a good idea. Comments range from “surely they cannot perform as well as a...

Why are Bots named after females?

Added: 1 month ago by Kubrick Group

With the evolution of AI and technology, a growing number of bots powered by AI are being introduced to the market. With the introduction of these bots, which act primarily as virtual assistants,...

telent is awarded contract to manage Transport for London communication assets

Added: 1 month ago by telent

London, UK, 17 December 2019: telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has been selected again by Transport for London (TfL) to manage a wide...

Studying Geology? It'll change the way you look at things

Added: 1 month ago by Spirit Energy

Exploration Geologist, Alex Stuart, is the third generation of his family to grow up in East Africa’s Rift Valley. Little wonder then that he developed a fascination with the way the earth was...

Balancing the equation, one role model at a time

Added: 1 month ago by Spirit Energy

Although women make up 60 per cent of those in higher education in Norway, only about 20 per cent opt to study engineering. Among them are chemical engineer, Gunn Gadeholt and Turid Moldskred, a...

Diversity and Inclusion should be part of the job description

Added: 1 month ago by Spirit Energy

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a major discussion point in the oil and gas industry, and a topic that’s particularly close to the heart of Mustafa Mohamed, our Incident Free Workplace (IFW)...

Envisioning an embedded Future

Added: 1 month ago by Sondrel

Sondrel exhibits at Embedded World 2019 and looks at how advanced Integrated Chips are shaping the future.

School Visit - Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Engineering

Added: 1 month ago by Sondrel

Local A'Level students visit Sondrel HQ in Theale, Reading to talk to female engineers about their careers.

ADS&T grads tell all!

Added: 1 month ago by Atkins

Daniel Robinson and Greg Bannatyne discuss their experiences on the graduate programme, having now completed their 3rd and final year of the graduate scheme.

How this graduate is challenging the world of transport

Added: 1 month ago by Atkins

At Atkins we’re transforming the world together as challengers: challenging the way we do things, challenging the clients’ thinking and challenging ourselves.

How I discovered my amazing future in civil engineering

Added: 1 month ago by Atkins

My name is Imogen and I’m about to start my second year at the University of Bristol studying Civil Engineering.

Our application process levels the playing field

Added: 1 month ago by Atkins

As a Disability Confident Committed employer, Atkins is very supportive when you apply for a role. 

Voices from our next generation: At the cutting edge of the environment

Added: 1 month ago by Atkins

Meet Anne, Assistant Environmental Scientist at Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group. 

Commissioning day for HMS Prince of Wales

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

HMS Prince of Wales has been commissioned into the Fleet today as the largest warship ever built for the nation.

Story deliver new platforms for Edinburgh Waverley

Added: 1 month ago by Story Contracting

Edinburgh Waverley’s newly-extended platforms 5 and 6 have now entered service. Story Contracting are proud to have delivered this work in Scotland’s second-busiest station on behalf of Network Rail.

New Sparling Bridge successfully installed

Added: 1 month ago by Story Contracting

The town of Newton Stewart in Dumfries and Galloway welcomed the arrival of the new Sparling combined cycle/footbridge last week.

Glasgow Queen Street works completed ahead of programme

Added: 1 month ago by Story Contracting

Story Contracting, on behalf of Balfour Beatty and Network Rail, has completed platform extension work at Glasgow Queen Street train station ahead of schedule.

Growing Story Scotland team plants new head office in Glasgow

Added: 1 month ago by Story Contracting

The newly renovated 2,150sqm office is purpose-designed to bring together the expanding rail, civils and plant teams in Story Scotland, as they continue to deliver major projects for Scotland’s...

New office, same amazing ForrestBrown culture

Added: 1 month ago by ForrestBrown

Having more than doubled in size since 2017, ForrestBrown outgrew our office in Whiteladies Road and moved to Temple Back, right in the heart of Bristol.

47 reasons we were recognised as the 47th best small companies to work for

Added: 1 month ago by ForrestBrown

ForrestBrown has been ranked number 47 in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For (2018).

What is a Games Based Assessment?

Added: 1 month ago by WSP

The world is now a place where digital is everything and questions can be answered instantly, in this environment it is important that we keep pace. That’s why we’ve introduced Games Based...

Rabo Foundation wins Inclusive Finance India Award

Added: 1 month ago by Rabobank

This is recognition for the foundation’s many years of work and dedication in India. Rabo Foundation was presented with the award for its efforts to support and economically strengthen smallholder...

Rabo Foundation celebrates 45 years of social impact

Added: 1 month ago by Rabobank

It’s been nearly half a century. To date, Rabo Foundation has invested 353 million euro into more than 3,400 projects and organisations around the globe. But the story is about much more than...

One giant leap for fuel cell technology

Added: 1 month ago by Johnson Matthey

As the world marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing, we look back at JM’s contribution to the Apollo space programme.

Johnson Matthey to open new battery application centre at Milton Park

Added: 1 month ago by Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey (JM), the global leader in sustainable technologies, is to open a new battery application centre at the business and science community of Milton Park in Oxfordshire.

Endress+Hauser develops hygiene and wastewater test system

Added: 1 month ago by Endress+Hauser

Together with the FHNW School of Life Sciences in Muttenz, Switzerland, and EnviroChemie, a plant engineering company, Endress+Hauser has developed and installed two test platforms in the...

Placement students workshops & networking days

Added: 1 month ago by RWE

Last week, we held our first incoming placements students workshop for our 2019/20 cohort who started at their respective locations during the summer.

Leonardo celebrates tenth anniversary of AW159 Wildcat's first flight

Added: 1 month ago by Leonardo

Ten years ago on 12 November, the AW159 Wildcat lifted off for the first time from Yeovil and took to the skies.

Soccer Aid 2019

Added: 1 month ago by ITV Technology

One of the opportunities I had this year was to volunteer and help out ITV and  Unicef to collect donations for Soccer Aid.

Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

Added: 1 month ago by ITV Technology

Our ambition is to make ITV Pride the best LGBT+ network in British media, supporting colleagues and programme makers and always striving to be at the heart of LGBT+ popular culture. We are proud...

RTS Cambridge Convention 2019

Added: 1 month ago by ITV Technology

The convention is a good opportunity for various individuals and companies to come together and discuss the relevant topics within TV and broadcasting at the moment, as well as any challenges and...