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Helicopters for Naval Missions

Added: Over a year ago by Leonardo

For hundreds of years, but more recently with the development of the global economy, the sea has been a major strategic channel for the transport of raw materials, goods and the exploitation of...

Costain awarded FEED study contract for Tolmount gas onshore plant at Dimlington

Added: Over a year ago by Costain

Costain will conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for onshore plant to receive gas from a new sub-sea pipeline in Dimlington, on the East Yorkshire coast.

Castle to castle challenge 2017 for Ty Hafan Hospice

Added: Over a year ago by Costain

A team of cyclists from four Costain projects in South Wales set off on a 400mile cycle challenge to Edinburgh, to raise funds towards the Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice Memorial Gardens project...

New platform and tracks at London Bridge station

Added: Over a year ago by Costain

The London Bridge Station redevelopment project’s late August activity programme means the programme is on track for total completion by early 2018.

SSE: Making Inclusion and Diversity a Priority

Added: Over a year ago by SSE

Our focus across SSE is on developing an organisation where everyone feels included, regardless of their gender, race, religion or any other factor.

James Williamson - The Life and Times of a Graduate in SSE

Added: Over a year ago by SSE

In September last year I began on the SSE Engineering Graduate Scheme having completed my MEng in Mechanical Engineering at Robert Gordon University.

Grace Simms - Experiences of a New Graduate Engineer at SSE

Added: Over a year ago by SSE

At the start of September, I joined SSE on the Graduate Engineering Scheme, along with nine others.

SSE IT graduate Rachel tells us why the industry isn't just for boys

Added: Over a year ago by SSE

Rachel Powell, currently on the IT graduate at SSE, says the reality of a career in the sector is a million miles away from the male-dominated reputation it has...

My first week as an NQT

Added: Over a year ago by Teaching

Heading into school on Monday was both exciting and incredibly daunting.

Letter from the First Sea Lord to the Daily Telegraph

Added: Over a year ago

Open letter from Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, to the Daily Telegraph regarding their recent article entitled 'Weakened Navy' (15th September 2017).

Oxford URNU Summer deployment

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Oxford URNU’s Summer Deployment began by meeting HMS Smiter in Hamburg, from where the ship sailed in company with HMS Ranger, HMS Exploit and HMS Archer to Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s...

Royal Navy leads charge in humanitarian response

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

British sailors and soldiers dealing with the aftermath of Caribbean hurricanes have a wealth of training and decades of experience to draw upon.

1SL Speech for Defence and Security Equipment International Naval Technology Zone

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Admiral Sir Philip Jones, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, spoke at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Naval Technology Zone on 12 September 2017.

Jaguar Land Rover going electric from 2020

Added: Over a year ago by Jaguar Land Rover

From 2020, every new car built by Jaguar Land Rover will be at least partly electrified, the company has announced.

Defence Minister announces successful first firings of Sea Ceptor missiles

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The first firings of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system have been successfully conducted in a major milestone for the Royal Navy, Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announced today.

Royal Navy unveils radical future submarine concepts

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has unveiled a series of futuristic submarine concepts which mimic real marine lifeforms and radically change the way underwater warfare could look in 50 years.

HMS Queen Elizabeth makes debut in Portsmouth with first entry to her home port

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Britain's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time today.

Aircrew work with foreign fast jets to maintain war fighting skills

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy Sea King Force based at RNAS Culdrose has been working closely with the fast jets of our foreign friends to ensure that Aircrew are at the top of their war fighting game in between...

HMS Astute ready for operations

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Royal Navy hunter-killer submarine HMS Astute has returned to the Fleet after completing a major capability upgrade and sea training period.

HMS Westminster joins forces with the Met police to deal with disaster

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Sailors from HMS Westminster summon all their strength to move a smashed-up Daewoo Matiz out of the way in the aftermath of disaster striking the capital - answering the question: what could a...

Innovative collaborative robot sets new benchmark

Added: Over a year ago by HMK

The UK's first COBOT with integrated vision as standard.

Girl gifted 'bionic' hand from Huddersfield 3D printing club

Added: Over a year ago

A 10-year-old girl has been given a "bionic" prosthetic hand after a West Yorkshire university club offered to create one for free.

Mace appointed to Shard Place

Added: Over a year ago by Mace Group

Real Estate Management (UK) Limited and Sellar can confirm that Mace has been appointed as the construction manager on Shard Place. The residential development replaces Fielden House and will...

Open Farm Sunday; Another fantastic result for UK farmers

Added: Over a year ago by British Sugar

What a great weekend... people came out in their droves to support Open Farm Sunday, now an annual national event, when the general public are welcomed on to farms by our UK farmers.

Mace named as a top 25 UK company by The Sunday Times

Added: Over a year ago by Mace Group

For the fourth consecutive year, Mace has been named as one of the UK’s biggest private companies in the Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100, being ranked in the top 25 companies for the second...

Mace completes Vauxhall Sky Gardens

Added: Over a year ago by Mace Group

Mace has completed Vauxhall Sky Gardens for Frasers Property. Located at 155 Wandsworth Road in London, the project compromises a mix of commercial and residential space, including a single storey...

Application Advice from CGI

Added: Over a year ago by CGI

We assess each candidate consistently against our requirements and the core competencies. Our complete assessment process is simple and consists of an online application form; if you are...

QinetiQ signs a deal for battleships' autonomous future

Added: Over a year ago by QinetiQ

QinetiQ, a British defence technology company, has announced the contract for the fourth stage of the Maritime Autonomous Platform Exploitation (Maple) project. Several other firms, including BAE...

Female engineers of the future inspired by BWB women

Added: Over a year ago by BWB

Laura, Lauren, Charu and Heather at the screening of their videos in the IMAX theatre. Four inspiring women from BWB have taken part in an activity day to show eighty Birmingham schoolgirls...

BWB wins technology champion award

Added: Over a year ago by BWB

Dave Hollingsworth, Jon Frost, Iwan Lloyd-Smith and Josh Dickerson from Deetu. BWB’s focus on driving digital innovation has been recognised at a prestigious industry award ceremony in...

BWB primed for expansion after becoming part of the CAF group

Added: Over a year ago by BWB

BWB, one of the UK’s leading design engineering consultants, is set to embark on significant expansion in the UK and abroad after becoming part of the global transport engineering giant CAF...

Royal Air Force typhoons test nato ground based air defence capability

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon aircraft have been playing their part in a multinational exercise to test NATO’s capability to command and control ground based systems to defend the skies. RAF...

BWB, a best company!

Added: Over a year ago by BWB

Why BWB stands for one of the best workplaces in Britain We finally did it! After previously taking part in the Best Companies Survey - and twice achieving One to Watch status, then One Star...

Project update: work underway on University of Nottingham research lab

Added: Over a year ago by BWB

Work has begun on a £5.4 million research facility at the University of Nottingham which is set to be one of the most energy efficient buildings of its type in the UK.

BWB selected as building awards 2017 finalist

Added: Over a year ago by BWB

BWB are delighted to have been selected as finalist in the Engineering Consultant of the Year category at the prestigious Building Awards 2017.

Deutsche Bank welcomes new graduates 2017

Added: Over a year ago by Deutsche Bank

The new generation of bankers has arrived and they could not have wished for a better way to begin their careers: over three days in London, around 650 graduates got to experience what awaits them...

Time-lapse footage of a C-17 engine change in Sudan

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Air Force

A C-17 Operational Engine Change Team was formed temporarily and at extreme short notice from 99 Sqn and Ground Engineering Flight personnel to urgently recover an unserviceable aircraft located in...

First new Type 26 frigate is named as steel cutting begins on the Clyde

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The first new Type 26 frigate to be built for the Royal Navy will be named HMS Glasgow, it has been announced today.

Royal Navy sailors lend a hand to flooded village

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Sailors from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose rolled up their sleeves today to help villagers clean up Coverack following a devastating flash flood earlier this week. Bracing the wet weather on the...

HMS Albion welcomed back into the fleet by royal guest

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Ship's sponsor Princess Anne was welcomed on board the Plymouth-based warship today as the guest of honour for the ship’s rededication.

Balfour Beatty joint venture to be awarded HS2 contracts valued at c. £2.5 billion

Added: Over a year ago by Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty,the international infrastructure group, today announces its notification of intent to be awarded two contracts by High Speed 2 (HS2), worth a combined total of c. £2.5 billion.

WRc launch new ‘One Stop Shop’ for water meter testing

Added: Over a year ago by WRc

Independent water meter testing from 15mm to 150mm WRc has commissioned a new water meter test rig to enhance their established meter testing capabilities. The new rig provides additional capacity...

WRc puts staff development first, offering ‘Introduction to the Water Industry’ course for new starters

Added: Over a year ago by WRc

At WRc we pride ourselves on the staff development initiatives that are available. As we often employ recent graduates, our new starters may have little prior experience of the sectors WRc...

WRc carries out successful SmartBall and PipeDiver Surveys for Caledonia Water Alliance on behalf of Scottish Water

Added: Over a year ago by WRc

SmartBall (leak detection) and PipeDiver (pipe condition) surveys were carried out on a section of concrete water main. Although detailed processing of the pipe condition data is still ongoing,...

MoD Announces New £135m Contract For RAF Marham

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Air Force

The Ministry of Defence has announced a £135 million contract to support the new fast jets at RAF Marham.

RAF Henlow Could Become 'Blue Abyss' Space And Sea Centre

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Air Force

A new £120m facility for space and deep sea research could be developed at RAF Henlow which is earmarked to close in 2020.

MoD Announces £40m 'Cutting-Edge' Improvements To RAF Typhoons royal

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Air Force

RAF Typhoon fighter jets will get a fresh £40 million investment in technology to improve their defences, Sir Michael Fallon has announced.

HMS Montrose returns to sea

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The latest frigate to complete her a refit in Devonport sailed for the first time in almost 3 years on Friday (7th July).

'God of the Sea' ready to protect V-boats and Queen Elizabeth from 2020

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The decade-long gap in providing 'long-range ears' for the Silent Service will be plugged with the arrival of the first new maritime patrol aircraft from 2020.

Shaping the construction site of the future

Added: Over a year ago by Caterpillar

Wondering what the future hold in terms of technology? According to Bob De Lange, for Caterpillar and its products, the possibilities are endless.