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Stantec celebrates revitalised office in downtown Moncton

Added: 18th January 2019 by Stantec

Global design firm brings together local team in the heart of the community

Stantec receives a top educational design award for Manor New Tech Middle School

Added: 18th January 2019 by Stantec

Project reflects growing trend toward educational settings inspired by contemporary, high-tech work spaces

Ethisphere Institute today named Ford in its list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Added: 17th January 2019 by Ford

Ford is also the first automaker to join the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition – a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their...

The year of the crab

Added: 17th January 2019 by CERN

Tests carried out in 2018 on two crab cavities in the SPS validated their technical principle and many operating parameters.

CERN publishes plans to build 100km particle accelerator under Switzerland

Added: 17th January 2019 by CERN

The €9bn Future Circular Collider (FCC) would be built south of the LHC and would have a circumference of 100km.

Roche reports very strong growth in the first nine months of 2018

Added: 16th January 2019 by Roche

Group sales increase 7% at constant exchange rates and in Swiss francs.

TGS and Schlumberger Announce New Multiclient Nodal Seismic Project in US Gulf of Mexico

Added: 16th January 2019 by Schlumberger

TGS and Schlumberger announced a new multiclient nodal seismic project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Schlumberger Introduces New Well Testing Technology

Added: 16th January 2019 by Schlumberger

Concert well testing performance real-time technology delivers actionable information for better decision making and safer operations.

Schlumberger Awarded Subsea Boosting Contract in the Norwegian North Sea by Equinor

Added: 16th January 2019 by Schlumberger

Project to deliver industry’s first all-electric actuated boosting system.

INEOS announces Antwerp as the location for its ground breaking 3 billion euro petrochemical investment

Added: 16th January 2019 by INEOS

The investment is a game changer for the chemical sectors and will bring huge benefits to the Belgium and wider European economies.

INEOS Pledges its full support to help create a circular economy.

Added: 16th January 2019 by INEOS

INEOS has thrown its considerable weight behind global efforts to create an economy in which plastics are reused over and over again.

Science & Technology Report 2017/18

Added: 15th January 2019 by British American Tobacco

Our industry-leading science and Next Generation Products have been showcased in our latest Science and Technology Report.

BAT launches 2018 Harm Reduction Focus Report

Added: 15th January 2019 by British American Tobacco

Report highlights British American Tobacco’s progress on its ambition to transform tobacco with a range of potentially reduced-risk products.

RB secures 15th year of FTSE4Good accreditation

Added: 15th January 2019 by RB

RB secures continued accreditation in the FTSE4Good Index, the world’s leading global responsible investment index measuring the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental,...

Preparing for Electromagnetic Spectrum superiority

Added: 14th January 2019 by Leonardo

[image id=7078 w=910 h=606 filters=quality(80)] With Cyber & Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) playing an ever-evolving critical role in military operations, those charged with directing this...

Shaping the future of Data Science at WiDS Stanford

Added: 8th January 2019 by TOTAL

This year, Total sponsored the conference as an ‘innovation leader’, and several senior Total executives attended, including Research and Development (R&D) Competence Manager...

Autodeskers Give Back During our Global Month of Giving

Added: 8th January 2019 by Autodesk

Autodesk helps its customers make a better world, and we support our employees in giving back to the organisations that are important to them.

Autodesk to Acquire BuildingConnected, a Leading Construction Bid-Management Platform

Added: 8th January 2019 by Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BuildingConnected for $275 million net of cash acquired.

Sleep Is a Company’s Problem

Added: 8th January 2019 by Next Jump

Would you mind if your employees showed up drunk to work every day? It’s such an absurd question it’s almost laughable. Of course you would! However, that’s exactly what we are...

Culture 10X Breakfast: A Forum For Sharing Experiments

Added: 8th January 2019 by Next Jump

During these breakfasts, we facilitate an inspiring space for individuals and organisations (across all sectors, including Government, Intelligence, Corporate and Consulting to Non-Profits,...

Why HR matters more than ever in the age of artificial intelligence

Added: 8th January 2019 by IBM

Digital transformation is happening faster than ever. The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will redefine jobs, enhance employee productivity and accelerate workforce development

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...

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.

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.

Edwards Launches New Air Cooled Dry Pump Range Ideal for Scientific Instruments

Added: 6th December 2018 by Edwards

The nXLi provides a small footprint with quiet operation, making it a convenient and high performing yet compact vacuum pump.

Edwards Vacuum Receives Lam Research’s 2017 Supplier Excellence Award

Added: 6th December 2018 by Edwards

The awards, presented annually, acknowledge outstanding performance, strategic services, and critical collaboration.

Edwards Vacuum Breaks Ground on New High-Technology Innovation Center in Hillsboro

Added: 6th December 2018 by Edwards

Edwards Vacuum, a leading manufacturer of vacuum and abatement solutions, following completion of the purchase of an eight-acre site located on NE Century Boulevard in Hillsboro, Ore., has begun...

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...