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Spartan Chris Pearce: from learning to leading

Added: 9th April 2019 by Sparta Global

While studying a degree in Business and Economics at the University of Greenwich, Chris Pearce was introduced to Sparta Global. Within a matter of months he went from learning new tech skills to...

Sparta global has a well-structured and strategic programme that can set you up for success

Added: 9th April 2019 by Sparta Global

At a Brunel university networking event in April 2018, Chioma “Chichi” Ezenwa came across Sparta Global. Following a recommendation from university colleagues, Chichi headed to the...

Saipem Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Index

Added: 8th April 2019 by Saipem

Saipem has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Index (DJSI), obtaining first place among companies operating in the “Energy Equipment Services”...

Saipem has been awarded new onshore and offshore drilling contracts worth approximately 255 million USD in total

Added: 8th April 2019 by Saipem

  In onshore drilling the new contracts have been obtained in Argentina, Ecuador and Peru.

New Onshore Contract for the Arctic LNG 2 GBS Design and Build Project Worth 2.2 Billion Euro

Added: 8th April 2019 by Saipem

The signing of this contract reinforces the presence of Saipem in Russia, a country in which the Company has an important track record in the realisation of both onshore and offshore infrastructures.

Teaching physics: I love teaching the KS3 light topic

Added: 8th April 2019 by Institute of Physics

“I wanted to move to working somewhere where I felt I was making a positive difference to people’s lives.”

How Humans Are Starting to “Curate” Intelligence in Partnership with AI

Added: 8th April 2019 by Autodesk

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a perception problem, as many people think of the technology primarily as a job killer.

Stantec completes acquisition of Wood & Grieve Engineers

Added: 5th April 2019 by Stantec

Global design firm Stantec is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Australian-based Wood & Grieve Engineers (WGE).

GOT Ink? NOW TV opens ultimate Game of Thrones tattoo studio to mark the start of the final season

Added: 4th April 2019 by Sky

To indelibly mark the final ever season of Game of Thrones, streaming service NOW TV is giving Game of Thrones superfans the chance to get inked at a one-of-a-kind tattoo studio.

Huawei - Times top 100 Graduate Recruitment Employers

Added: 3rd April 2019 by Huawei

After an amazing year here at Huawei we hit the Times top 100 Graduate Recruitment Employers. We have a fantastic Graduate recruitment program and are still taking applications.

£75m investment set to revolutionise Royal Navy operations

Added: 3rd April 2019 by Royal Navy

Robots and autonomous mine-hunters are set to revolutionise Royal Navy operations after the Defence Secretary announced a £75m injection into new technology.

The geeks changing lives

Added: 3rd April 2019 by Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce brings together ‘the most elite band of geeks this side of the galaxy’ to help change the lives of those with extreme disabilities.

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Added: 3rd April 2019 by Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its Trent XWB will power 20 Airbus A350 XWBs. Rolls-Royce...

Rolls-Royce UltraFan one step closer as Advanced Low Pressure System (ALPS) testing gets underway

Added: 3rd April 2019 by Rolls-Royce

Engineers at Rolls-Royce in Derby, UK, have successfully tested a key component of the UltraFan® engine design. UltraFan will redefine the world of jet engines, delivering significant weight,...

Rolls-Royce takes major step towards electrifying flight with successful hybrid aero propulsion tests

Added: 3rd April 2019 by Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising our ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid...

Leonardo's 'Falcon Shield' counter-drone system played a major role in the re-opening of Gatwick airport.

Added: 2nd April 2019 by Leonardo

With an estimated £50-70 million in losses to airlines, as well as significant personal claims facing insurance companies, the financial impact of Gatwick Airport’s 33-hour closure...

RAF Aircraft Has Delivered Vital Uk Aid Relief To Mozambique

Added: 28th March 2019 by Royal Air Force

The A400M Atlas aircraft and a crew of 10 RAF personnel have delivered vital equipment including water filters, solar lanterns, blankets and shelter kits from the Department for International...

Royal Navy saves 27 sailors from burning ship in 'horrendous' seas

Added: 20th March 2019 by Royal Navy

Officials say it was "extremely hairy getting the sailors safely on board" - and warn the outcome could have been very different.

Detecting counterfeit coconut water using Renishaw’s inVia™ Raman microscope

Added: 19th March 2019 by Renishaw

With only five countries in the world supplying the majority of coconut water to the West, this surge in popularity, and resulting imbalance between supply and demand, has led to criminal activity...

Renishaw inspires the future of multi-laser AM at AMUG conference

Added: 19th March 2019 by Renishaw

By running presentations, a training laboratory and a site tour, Renishaw is driving forward the adoption of multi-laser, productive AM.

Engineering innovation brings hope for a Parkinson's cure

Added: 19th March 2019 by Renishaw

Global engineering company Renishaw has built a device that has been used in a ground-breaking clinical trial.

5G and a better-connected world

Added: 18th March 2019 by Huawei

Building out the next generation of wireless networks is no small task and companies such as ARCC Communications help with installing the necessary equipment. The company is a regular contractor...

A view from inside the TDP

Added: 18th March 2019 by Nationwide Building Society

David joined Nationwide in September and is an Analyst in Infrastructure Development within Information Management Architecture Solutions.

Why I changed career and why I'd recommend it

Added: 18th March 2019 by Nationwide Building Society

Anneke is a Security Lead in the Technical Testing Team and made the switch from teaching into security through the Nationwide Technology Development Programme (TDP). Wanting to provide assistance...

Digital transformation in the public sector: how to get ahead

Added: 14th March 2019 by Sparta Global

In the UK there are at least 19 government digital transformation programmes currently underway - at a cost of almost £38 billion.

Our women in tech: Spartan Rituja Rao

Added: 14th March 2019 by Sparta Global

We sat down with Rituja Rao, a newly graduated Spartan consultant who has already turned her desire to work in technology into a promising career…

Quest for Better Energy Inspires Young Minds

Added: 13th March 2019 by TOTAL

Total has sponsored the awards – open to every primary school across England, Scotland and Wales – for the past 12 years. Each regional finalist won their school £1,000.

Mott MacDonald and Microsoft form strategic partnership to deliver smart infrastructure

Added: 13th March 2019 by Mott MacDonald

In the first partnership of its kind, Mott MacDonald and Microsoft are teaming up to create a cloud-based smart infrastructure platform to help asset owners, cities and governments deliver public...

“A Teacher Affects Eternity …”

Added: 11th March 2019 by ExxonMobil

Research shows that the most important factor in classroom success isn’t books or facilities or computers – though these certainly play a role. It’s teachers. That’s...

Shareholder Engagement On The Future Of Energy And Carbon

Added: 11th March 2019 by ExxonMobil

Earlier this year we published additional corporate disclosures on the risks climate change might pose to our company, including an analysis of what a 2-degree Celsius scenario might mean for our...

Network Rail launches public design exhibition and Design Panel

Added: 8th March 2019 by Network Rail

Network Rail has launched a public exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) showcasing the best footbridge designs that were submitted as entries to an international...

International Women’s Day: Bolton-born Amy leads revamp of her home station

Added: 8th March 2019 by Network Rail

A Bolton-born woman who is leading the revamp of her home station is being celebrated as part of International Women’s Day.

Geneva International Motor Show 2019

Added: 7th March 2019 by BMW Group

The BMW stand at the International Motor Show 2019 in Geneva focuses on the company’s continuing model offensive in the luxury segment and the ongoing expansion of its range of vehicles with...

Celebrating inclusion

Added: 6th March 2019 by Admiral

February is LGBT History month, an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history. The celebration aims to highlight role models and recognise the contributions of the LGBT...

British Steel secures new long-term supply contract with Translink

Added: 6th March 2019 by British Steel

British Steel is extending its partnership with Translink, Northern Ireland’s national rail operator, after the companies agreed a new long-term supply contract.

The Admiral graduates’ fundraising scheme for The Wallich

Added: 6th March 2019 by Admiral

Charity work is an integral part of the Admiral Graduate Programme and our intake was encouraged to raise money for The Wallich in particular, as Admiral has developed a strong partnership with...

Admiral named UK’s Best Company to Work For 2019

Added: 6th March 2019 by Admiral

Admiral was named the UK’s Best Big Company to Work For in the UK at the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For awards.

British Steel secures new Catalonia rail contract

Added: 6th March 2019 by British Steel

British Steel has secured a new contract to supply high quality rail for track renewals in Catalonia.

RB Enhances Consumer Health Position

Added: 6th March 2019 by RB

RB (Reckitt Benckiser) is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of the Mead Johnson Nutrition Company.

RB confirmed as an industry leader for sustainability

Added: 6th March 2019 by RB

RB has been commended as one of the top-scoring companies in its industry for its corporate sustainability achievements.

Refinitiv signs Women in Finance Charter to help build a more balanced and fair financial services

Added: 4th March 2019 by Refinitiv

Refinitiv signed the Women in Finance Charter, a commitment by HM Treasury and signatory firms to promote gender balance across the UK financial services industry

Refinitiv partners with Liquid Inc. to streamline electronic Know Your Customer (eKYC) process in Japan

Added: 4th March 2019 by Refinitiv

Technology and data partnership aims to get financial services providers on-boarding and transacting with customers more quickly and reliably.

Refinitiv offers financial professionals market data & analysis for upcoming Nigeria elections

Added: 4th March 2019 by Refinitiv

Refinitiv announced the launch of a dedicated Nigeria election information portal on its financial markets desktop Eikon.

Increasing competitive advantage through cyber resilience.

Added: 4th March 2019 by Leonardo

The capability for organisations to continue to deliver services or capabilities during and after a cyber incident, in a manner which is within the organisation’s risk appetite and in which...

INEOS to invest £1 Billion in UK

Added: 4th March 2019 by INEOS

INEOS is to invest £1 billion in the UK in multiple projects designed to ensure its British assets stay world class for a generation.

Johnson Matthey obtains license for the GEMX advanced battery material platform from CAMX Power

Added: 27th February 2019 by Johnson Matthey

JM has obtained a license under the intellectual property of CAMX relating to the GEMX™ platform of nickel based high energy high power cathode materials for use in lithium-ion batteries...

Johnson Matthey partners with Immunomedics to develop life-saving cancer treatment

Added: 27th February 2019 by Johnson Matthey

Johnson Matthey announced a strategic manufacturing partnership for the large-scale production of the drug-linker used in Immunomedics’ lead antibody-drug conjugate.

Acting to enhance the work-life balance and wellbeing of our people

Added: 27th February 2019 by Johnson Matthey

JM has introduced three new global arrangements to improve the work-life balance of all its employees around the world.

Revamped windmill installs modern home heating system

Added: 25th February 2019 by Polypipe

Polypipe Underfloor Heating has, for the first time, installed its industry leading Overlay™ system in to a converted windmill.

Polypipe Building Products feature in £8 million renovation project

Added: 25th February 2019 by Polypipe

Polypipe Building Products offer the perfect plumbing and heating solutions for one of Plymouths 'stand out' buildings