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Measuring Ground Deformation caused by the Recent Californian Earthquakes

Added: 7th August 2019 by CGG

The recent Californian earthquakes made headlines around the world. The InSAR team at NPA Satellite Mapping, part of CGG’s Geoscience division have been able to determine the amount of permanent...

Donations show appreciation

Added: 25th July 2019 by Toyota

The Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust raised £194,000.00 throughout 2018 for local charities and good causes in the company’s local communities.

Homecoming: BTCC Corolla visits Burnaston ahead of Donington Park

Added: 24th July 2019 by Toyota

Members of Toyota Manufacturing UK turned out in big numbers to welcome the Team Toyota GB BTCC Corolla as it made a home trip ahead of the Donington Park round of the British Touring Car...

'Emotional' Ingram dazzles at Donington with breakthrough victory for new Corolla

Added: 23rd July 2019 by Toyota

Team Toyota GB with Ginsters welcomed some 4,500 members and families from Toyota Manufacturing UK to Donington Park last weekend (27/28 April), and Tom Ingram sent every one of them home with a...

Empower your people to be truly data driven

Added: 22nd July 2019 by Jarmany

A data driven culture can be the catalyst for a step change in results.

Braided channels to the west of Shetland

Added: 8th July 2019 by CGG

CGG has recently reprocessed the MCNV Judd Basin 3D survey which covers an area of 3540km² to the west of Shetland, with the latest bandwidth extension and demultiple technology.

CGG Awarded Multi-Year Processing Contract by ADNOC for World’s Largest OBN Seismic Project

Added: 4th July 2019 by CGG

Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded a landmark processing contract by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

Why create a prototype?

Added: 2nd July 2019 by Softwire

Are you looking at technology to keep your business ahead of the competition? You aren’t alone. Businesses are investing in digital transformation to help them develop in their sector and stay...

Tech Future

Added: 2nd July 2019 by Softwire

When thinking about the future of technology, I’m always reminded of this quote by the fantastic Douglas Adams...

Technology focus: Full Waveform Inversion (FWI)

Added: 26th June 2019 by CGG

Full Waveform Inversion (FWI) is an inversion algorithm based on the wave equation, which is designed to iteratively update an initial starting earth model until the difference between synthetic...

Using Satellites for Tunnel Monitoring in London

Added: 26th June 2019 by CGG

Underground tunnelling has the potential to affect the stability of buildings and infrastructure.

CGG Announces Collaboration with Microsoft to Deliver Cloud Based Geoscience Data and Technologies

Added: 7th June 2019 by CGG

CGG is pleased to announce collaboration with Microsoft to deliver its geoscience products, data and services on Microsoft Azure and accelerate exploration and development workflows for its oil and...

Hunting micro-continents offshore East Africa and in the West Indian Ocean

Added: 7th June 2019 by CGG

As industry interest in hydrocarbon exploration offshore East Africa increases, attention is turning to frontier areas in the region such as the West Indian Ocean.

RAF take on arctic challenge

Added: 4th June 2019 by Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force aircraft and personnel are training on an exercise in Sweden alongside eight other nations to work together in building collective security.

CGG Sercel Brings its Technical Expertise to Structural Health and Earth Monitoring Markets

Added: 24th May 2019 by CGG

At the very forefront of sensor technology CGG Sercel has created two new brands, Sercel Structural Monitoring and Sercel Earth Monitoring, to bring the benefits of its advanced sensor technology...

CGG GeoSoftware Supports Geoscience Training with Renewal of HampsonRussell Software Donation to Portugal’s IST University

Added: 23rd May 2019 by CGG

GeoSoftware University Partnership Program GeoSoftware, part of CGG’s Geoscience Division, has renewed the donation of its HampsonRussell seismic reservoir characterization software to...

New Ultramodern CGG Facility Boasts Secure and Cost-Effective Storage of Reservoir Fluids and Gas Samples

Added: 23rd May 2019 by CGG

Transforming data management from a support function to a value generator for our clients Smart Data Solutions, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has opened a new state-of-the-art reservoir...

CGG and TGS Announce Greater Castberg Survey in Barents Sea

Added: 23rd May 2019 by CGG

A Unique Solution for the Barents Sea CGG intends to acquire a 5,000 km² multi-client 3D survey with TGS in the Barents Sea in the summer of 2019. This survey will be acquired and processed...

CGG Sercel's QuietSea Marine Mammal Monitoring System gets UK Authorisation

Added: 22nd May 2019 by CGG

CGG Sercel has announced the successful deployment of its QuietSea Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) system to the UK, following approval by the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial...

CGG’s NPA Satellite Mapping Launches MineScope

Added: 21st May 2019 by CGG

NPA Satellite Mapping, part of CGG’s Geoscience Division, has launched MineScope, a suite of satellite-derived services that enable mining companies and third-party consultants to make...

Online Retailer Power Equipment Direct Recognises Growing Partnership with Cummins Sales and Service

Added: 20th May 2019 by Cummins

Cummins Sales and Service has been awarded 2018 Vendor of the Year by Power Equipment Direct (PED).

Two small changes to create a diverse graduate scheme

Added: 20th May 2019 by Fujitsu

In September 2018, we published a 1.5% decrease in our second gender pay gap – from 17.9% in 2017 to 16.4% in 2018. While our gender pay gap is significantly better than the tech sector...

INEOS completes the acquisition of Cristal’s North American Titanium Dioxide Business from Tronox for $700 million.

Added: 15th May 2019 by INEOS

INEOS Enterprises has today completed the acquisition of the North American business of National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited (Cristal) from Tronox Limited for $700 million.

Team INEOS Launches Ahead of Tour De Yorkshire

Added: 15th May 2019 by INEOS

This is the first time that Sir Dave Brailsford, Team INEOS team principal and Sir Jim Ratcliffe, founder, and chairman of INEOS, have spoken publicly about the change of owner.

Eliud Kipchoge to challenge two-hour marathon time this Autumn

Added: 15th May 2019 by INEOS

Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner, will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in the INEOS 1.59 Challenge, a special marathon being run between late September and early...

A reality check for organisational training – unlocking the power of VR/AR

Added: 9th May 2019 by PwC

Transformation is a fact of daily life for business and organisations, not just a buzzword. It's triggered by sudden crises, new competition, technological change, global opportunities, or simply...

Disruption: Buckle up for the ride

Added: 9th May 2019 by PwC

In PwC’s disruption team, we are seeing weak signals of four radically different scenarios for the future.

Durex and (RED)® join forces and ask the world to have sex and save lives

Added: 8th May 2019 by RB

Zara Larsson is encouraging people to ‘Have Sex and Save Lives’ ahead of World AIDS Day, as Durex partners with (RED) to support its mission to end AIDS.

Human aspects of cyber security - driving positive behavioural change

Added: 8th May 2019 by Leonardo

Business services and capabilities are socio-technical in nature – that is they include people and not just Information Technology. Cyber-attacks are also socio-technical; attackers will look...

Q&A with Alumni Associate and FinCrime specialist, Valerija

Added: 7th May 2019 by MThree Consulting

As a student, I was nervous of taking the step into the world of work. It was like a secret ocean full of things that I had never seen.

The RAF has won the prestigious “Apprentice Employer of the Year” award at the Annual Apprenticeship Conference and was selected from 350 other entries.

Added: 7th May 2019 by Royal Air Force

The country’s best apprenticeship providers, employers and champions have been honoured at the Annual Apprenticeship Awards 2019.

The many meanings of ‘frozen’

Added: 7th May 2019 by BOC

Ask someone how they want their food frozen and you may get a blank look. “Err, cold please. Very cold?”, is a likely reply. Because being frozen is just, well, being frozen,...

No mobile when mobile – how BOC helped inspire Crimestoppers’ latest safety campaign

Added: 7th May 2019 by BOC

BOC’s In Vehicle Distraction Policy ‘no mobile while mobile’ has helped inspire Crimestoppers’ latest safety campaign; Out of sight, peace of mind’.

International Women in Engineering Day 2018: How BOC is raising the bar for female engineers.

Added: 7th May 2019 by BOC

Meet our Head of Engineering Samantha Fay and find out what BOC is doing to raise the bar for women in engineering.

RAF Is A 'times Top 50' Employer For Women

Added: 7th May 2019 by Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force has been confirmed as a Times Top 50 Best Employer for Women in the 2019 listing.

RAF Fighters Begin Estonian Air Policing Mission

Added: 7th May 2019 by Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force fighter aircraft have begun a four-month NATO Air Policing mission in the Baltic region after replacing their German colleagues.

Balfour Beatty paves the way for future engineers at its Manchester Engineering Campus Development

Added: 3rd May 2019 by Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty’s Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD) today features in a Construction News Project Report. The in-depth article highlights the significant benefits the project...

Balfour Beatty set to transform historic Union Terrace Gardens in Aberdeen

Added: 3rd May 2019 by Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty has secured a £25.7 million contract to renovate the historic Union Terrace Gardens in Aberdeen on behalf of Aberdeen City Council.

We are at the heart of the climate change challenge

Added: 2nd May 2019 by Peter Brett Associates

We at PBA, now part of Stantec, are delighted to see the UK Climate Change Committee’s (CCC) Net Zero Report and welcome its recommendations to help the UK cut emissions to nearly zero by 2050.

Bryden Wood wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Added: 1st May 2019 by Bryden Wood

Bryden Wood has won a Queen’s Award for innovation that bridges the gap between construction and manufacturing.

Emerson and Colorado State University Collaborate on New Brewing Innovation Centre

Added: 1st May 2019 by Emerson

Emerson announced a collaboration with Colorado State University (CSU) to build the Emerson Brewing Innovation Centre, where students will get hands-on experience using the latest automation...

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

Added: 1st May 2019 by Emerson

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

Supporting Your Mental Health at Work

Added: 30th April 2019 by Hymans Robertson

Mental health is such an important part of our overall wellbeing. I’m super interested in all things wellbeing and I’m a keen member of the Hymans Wellbeing Group.

Being a Buddy

Added: 30th April 2019 by Hymans Robertson

When new graduates start with us they usually sit next to their “buddy” for the first 6 months or so. The buddy is typically someone who’s worked for a year or two years in the firm.

Careers Interview - Data & Risk Modelling

Added: 30th April 2019 by Hymans Robertson

I joined Hymans in Summer 2017, a couple of years after graduating with a BSc in Maths and Statistics. I didn’t have a great deal of knowledge about the Insights & Analytics (then RMC)...

Students and industry collaborate to identify novel tactics in controlling unmanned air vehicles

Added: 29th April 2019 by BAE Systems

The teams from Cranfield University, The University of Manchester and University of Strathclyde were challenged to develop the most effective solution to take control over unmanned air vehicles...

BRE gathers policy-shapers and senior building experts in Manchester to debate “How can Britain’s Built Environment Tackle Social Exclusion?”

Added: 29th April 2019 by BRE Group

BRE gathers policy-shapers and senior building experts in Manchester to debate “How can Britain’s Built Environment Tackle Social Exclusion?”

Celebrating Earth Day

Added: 26th April 2019 by Caterpillar

On this Earth Day and every day at Caterpillar, sustainability is our commitment to building a better world. It is part of who we are and what we do. We recognise progress involves a balance of...

Let’s Do The Work! It’s Time To Invest In Infrastructure

Added: 26th April 2019 by Caterpillar

As the world’s leading manufacturer of construction equipment, Caterpillar supports infrastructure investments globally. We, along with our partners, depend on modern transportation...

RWE files acquisition of renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy with European Commission

Added: 25th April 2019 by RWE

In filing the renewables acquisition with the European Commission in Brussels, RWE has passed a major milestone in the transaction between RWE and E.ON. The filing is the first step of a diverse...