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Milestone reached at record-breaking tower

Added: 8th January 2019 by Hanson

A key milestone has been reached in the contract to supply concrete to TwentyTwo, a £591 million, 278-metre tower which is set to be the tallest building in the City of London on completion...

Former Hanson quarry scoops international prize in biodiversity contest

Added: 8th January 2019 by Hanson

The scheme, which also won second prize and an award of £2,200 in the UK community section of the competition, was recognised as one of the top seven international performers out of 100...

The future is here….join HMK at Robotics and Automation 2018

Added: 8th January 2019 by HMK

Hailed as the UK’s only dedicated Robotics event, the exhibition offered visitors the opportunity to discover how the latest robotics, automation and future technologies can improve...

HMK to exhibit at Pioneering Industrial Robotics Conference

Added: 8th January 2019 by HMK

HMK Automation Group were there to showcase its extended range of Collaborative Robots or ‘Cobots’ with integrated vision.

OSIRIS-REX: Searching for answers

Added: 8th January 2019 by Leonardo

Scientists from Leonardo’s InfraRed Sensors Team in Southampton are playing an integral role in an international mission that seeks to discover more about the origins of the Universe.

Cummins Supported Wind Farm Begins Producing Low Carbon Energy

Added: 7th January 2019 by Cummins

Meadow Lake VI, the wind farm expansion in northwest Indiana that Cummins is supporting through an innovative financial agreement, began sending power to the grid this week.

Newly Accredited Cummins Power Seminar Delivers More to Engineers

Added: 7th January 2019 by Cummins

For over 20 years, Cummins Power Systems has delivered a powerful message with the ever-evolving Power Seminar. The seminar has educated hundreds of customers and Cummins employees alike while...

PAREXEL Recognised with Awards for Innovation and Expertise in Real-World Evidence

Added: 4th January 2019 by PAREXEL

Recognitions include first-ever Scrip Award for Best Use of Real-World Evidence and “Best in Show” Fierce Innovation Award for partnership with Datavant, as FDA issues framework...

PAREXEL and Datavant Partner to Deliver Advanced Data and Real-World Evidence Analytics

Added: 4th January 2019 by PAREXEL

They are partnering to enhance clinical study design and operations, as well as the generation of real-world evidence.

Craigavon’s New £35m Leisure Centre Takes Shape

Added: 4th January 2019 by Farrans Construction

Construction work on state-of-the-art leisure complex progressing well after steel frame installation.

Excellent Progress for Farrans at BAE Systems in Glasgow

Added: 4th January 2019 by Farrans Construction

In recent months, the BAE Systems site investment project has taken huge steps forward, reaching a number of key milestones.

Farrans and Griffiths secure place on major Highways England regional framework

Added: 4th January 2019 by Farrans Construction

A joint venture between Farrans and Griffiths has been named among the winners of a major new six-year Highways England regional framework.

Valentina Quintera - Grad Life

Added: 3rd January 2019 by Lendlease

This week, we caught up with: Valentina Quintero, Consulting Graduate.

Zeeshan Ali - Grad Life

Added: 21st December 2018 by Lendlease

This week, we caught up with: Zeeshan Ali, Construction Graduate.

INEOS to acquire the Ashland Composites Business for $ 1.1 billion

Added: 17th December 2018 by INEOS

The deal comprises 20 manufacturing sites in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Middle East employing 1300 people, generating sales of more than $1.1 bn.

50 years of Endress+Hauser in the UK

Added: 14th December 2018 by Endress+Hauser

Endress+Hauser celebrated its 50th anniversary in November 2018.

The Royal Wedding - Broadcast Operator plays her part!

Added: 13th December 2018 by BBC

Millions around the world watched it, tweeted about it, and snapchatted it. That, of course being the 2018 Royal Wedding. However, few were lucky enough actually to be inside the grounds, working...

What is it like being a woman in an engineering job

Added: 13th December 2018 by BBC

I have enjoyed working as a STEM ambassador for school pupils, as well as spending time at university with a great course cohort, as well as on placement. Overall, it’s been a great year.

Royal Navy Accept New Thales Mine Hunting Sonar After Successful Sea Trail

Added: 13th December 2018 by Royal Navy

Thales UK’s most advanced new mine countermeasures (MCM) sonar has been accepted for use by the Royal Navy after the successful completion of intensive sea trials.

HMS Dragon deals second blow to drug runners in under a fortnight with £1.6m Gulf narcotics haul

Added: 13th December 2018 by Royal Navy

HMS Dragon has dealt another blow to the funding of terrorism with her second major drugs bust in under a fortnight – this time seizing £1.6m of narcotics on the infamous ‘smack...

Defence Secretary announces £400m investment for nuclear-armed submarines

Added: 13th December 2018 by Royal Navy

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has today announced a £400 million funding boost for the Dreadnought programme, as he opened a new training academy and revealed the name of the second...

Horizon

Added: 13th December 2018 by Lendlease

This week, our Grad Life series caught up with Tom Hunt, about all things Horizon.

Custom Interconnect Ltd has been shortlisted in the Elektra Awards for 2018

Added: 10th December 2018 by Custom Interconnect

The nomination is for “Manufacturer of the Year” when CIL experienced 40% growth.

Custom Interconnect Ltd invests in MICRONIC MY300SX SMT Placement machine

Added: 10th December 2018 by Custom Interconnect

Due to continued exceptional growth, Custom Interconnect Ltd has invested in the latest MICRONIC MY300SX Pick & Place machine to expand capacity and its technical capability.

Custom Interconnect Ltd wins Manufacturer of the Year Award

Added: 10th December 2018 by Custom Interconnect

Custom Interconnect Ltd wins Manufacturer of the Year Award (Under £25M) at the Made in the South East Awards.

Using intelligence to plan for climate change outcomes

Added: 7th December 2018 by Landmark Information Group

This week, the Environment Agency has released its ‘Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation’ report, and at the same time the Met Office has released it Climate Projections (UKCP18)...

PropTech: Future-Proofing your Conveyancing Business

Added: 7th December 2018 by Landmark Information Group

Landmark was delighted to take part in Thames Water Property Searches’ latest CPD event, which focused on the topic of ‘Future Proofing Your Conveyancing Business’.

Energy Innovation Centre Welcomes Two New Industry Partners

Added: 7th December 2018 by Energy Innovation Centre

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) is delighted to announce two exciting new partnerships with water utility companies, Anglian Water and Yorkshire Water

Innovative Wooden Material to 'Change the Face of Construction' and Save 90,000+ Trees a Year

Added: 7th December 2018 by Energy Innovation Centre

The innovation follows a project originally kick-started by international innovation broker the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC).

Energy Networks Take to the Skies as Drones Project Gets Off the Ground

Added: 7th December 2018 by Energy Innovation Centre

The large-scale project is working across electricity and gas networks and is coordinated by international innovation scout the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC).

nmcn Secures Civil Engineering K7 Capital Works Framework With South West Water

Added: 6th December 2018 by nmcn

nmcn PLC have successfully secured the Civil Engineering K7 Capital Works Framework with South West Water (SWW).

nmcn Named in £100m Highways England Regional Delivery Partnership

Added: 6th December 2018 by nmcn

nmcn formerly known as NM Group have been awarded a place on Highways England’s Regional Delivery Partnership to deliver major projects worth up to £100m across the motorway and trunk...

New nmcn Identity Launched

Added: 6th December 2018 by nmcn

We are pleased to finally share with you our new nmcn identity, which gives us one name, one brand and one logo for the whole of our business.

Major Engineering Project Set to Transform Sewage Treatment in Jersey

Added: 6th December 2018 by nmcn

We have secured a £56m design and build project for Growth, Housing and Environment of the States of Jersey (SoJ), to develop a new sewage treatment works at Bellozanne in St Helier.

Autonomous Systems in Defence – Robert’s Rules for Robots

Added: 6th December 2018 by Abaco Systems

In the first part of this two part post, I noted how the autonomous systems that are central to the military’s future will depend extensively on AI, machine learning and deep learning via...

Come and join us

Added: 6th December 2018 by Abaco Systems

Abaco is a leader in the embedded computing business. We specialise in high performance, extremely rugged technologies that are mostly deployed by the military.

5 ways you might not expect to be cyber attacked, and how we mitigate them

Added: 6th December 2018 by Abaco Systems

It is no exaggeration to say that cyber warfare represents the single most significant threat to the military today.

GTC DC: GPGPU at the edge

Added: 5th December 2018 by Abaco Systems

GTC DC is the only GTC to have a strong focus on military and defence applications with the exhibition space full of rugged and defence technologies and, coupled with the great speaker sessions.

Setting clockspeed

Added: 5th December 2018 by Abaco Systems

A great illustration of clockspeed acceleration is found in the invention of manned flight – a dream of man from ancient times.

Transforming Airborne Search and Rescue Missions

Added: 4th December 2018 by Leonardo

For many of us, we now run our lives through our mobile phone – it organises our daily existence, monitors our health and fitness, manages our home heating system, orders shopping and tells...

SAS certified as one of the Top Employers United Kingdom 2018

Added: 4th December 2018 by SAS

SAS has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings within the UK.

SAS considered a best workplace in technology

Added: 4th December 2018 by SAS

Fuelled by the STEM-related skills gap and a rapidly growing technology industry, the demand for qualified technical candidates has intensified, making it increasingly difficult for companies to...

SAS ranks as one of the World’s Best Workplaces for its innovative and creative culture

Added: 4th December 2018 by SAS

Thanks to a culture of innovation, creativity and work/life balance, SAS has once again ranked among the top workplaces in the world from Great Place to Work®.

SAS recognised as a Best Workplace for Women

Added: 4th December 2018 by SAS

Analytics leader SAS continues to be recognised by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women in the US.

Additive Manufacturing Processes Gaining Ground

Added: 30th November 2018 by BMW Group

The use of 3D-printed parts in BMW Group production processes is increasing rapidly.

Aerospace redefined

Added: 30th November 2018 by Collins Aerospace

I’m convinced that Collins Aerospace is a very special organisation that will redefine the aerospace industry.

MoD Guide

Added: 29th November 2018 by Cobham

Cobham plc is the UK’s third largest aerospace and defence company and enjoys both an incredibly close working relationship with the Ministry of Defence and a shared, rich history.

Operational readiness training – the Cobham capability

Added: 29th November 2018 by Cobham

Paul Armstrong, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Cobham Aviation Services, outlines the company's air operational training capabilities and its electronic warfare systems expertise.

Cobham's space capability - supporting life in deep space from the 1950s to the future

Added: 29th November 2018 by Cobham

As the world's leading supplier of mission-critical control solutions, one of Cobham’s space divisions, Cobham Mission Systems, enables its customers to increase the safety and mission...

IFS: "a valuable opportunity to connect"

Added: 23rd November 2018 by Abaco Systems

Abaco spent three days last week in Washington DC as a Gold Sponsor of the invitation-only Intel Federal Summit.