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A rare chance for building contractors Crest Nicholson and NHBC representatives to see the inner working of BBA Testing.

Added: 23rd May 2018 by BBA

A recent tour of the UKAS accredited BBA Testing facility undertaken by representatives of Crest Nicholson and the NHBC (National Housing Building Council) gave both organisations the opportunity...

Employee Appreciation Week 2018

Added: 23rd May 2018 by BBA

It was fun, games and hilarity as the BBA completed another Employee Appreciation week at their Watford campus.

Can Data Save the Planet?

Added: 22nd May 2018 by Kubrick Group

There’s no doubt that data is the core of technology advancement and one of the reasons businesses are so successful. But the question that many people are still baffled by is what exactly is...

The Tom Sellers Project

Added: 22nd May 2018 by Kubrick Group

Progressive, current, and visionary. Three words to easily describe the Louis Vuitton x Supreme collaboration. Three words to describe influencer and Michelin star restaurant owner Tom Sellers, who...

M&G Investments Sponsors Chelsea Flower Show for ninth consecutive year

Added: 16th May 2018 by M&G Prudential

2018 will mark the ninth year of our exclusive headline sponsorship of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and we are once again delighted to partner with the RHS.

Jacobs picked to build Ireland’s first metro

Added: 14th May 2018 by Jacobs

A consortium led by US engineer Jacobs and Spanish firm Idom has been chosen by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) to design and build Dublin Metro North, the first stage of the country’s...

Network Rail launches digital strategy to transform railway travel

Added: 14th May 2018 by Network Rail

The government and Network Rail have launched the Digital Railway strategy, a plan to transform Britain’s railways by rolling out new technology.

What a day at work! Young engineers hitch ride on Royal Navy helicopter

Added: 9th May 2018 by Leonardo

A group of Leonardo’s young engineers, has had the rare opportunity to enjoy a flight in a Royal Navy AW159 Wildcat, in recognition of their outstanding work on their training programme...

RB Enhances Consumer Health Position

Added: 2nd May 2018 by RB

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

Year of Engineering

Added: 27th April 2018 by Science & Technology Facilities Council

2018 is the Year of Engineering, and organisations around the UK are working together to highlight this extraordinary field.

Eyes and ears for Silent Service moves a big step forward

Added: 27th April 2018 by Royal Navy

The decade-long gap in providing long-range ‘eyes and ears’ for the Silent Service is a step closer being plugged as work starts on the home of new maritime patrol aircraft.

New survey ship HMS Magpie on sea trials

Added: 27th April 2018 by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy’s newest vessel HMS Magpie has been in action already undergoing rough weather sea trials in the Irish Sea less than a month after being launched.

Royal Navy launches flagship initiative in Year of Engineering

Added: 27th April 2018 by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has launched a national competition, aimed at all 11-18 year olds in full time education by asking them to come up with an innovative design for a ship capable of rescuing up to...

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2018 ready for take-off

Added: 27th April 2018 by Royal Navy

Fleet Air Arm preparations for this year's Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton International Air Day on Saturday 7 July 2018 are underway.

Sultan Marine Engineering Museum curator receives MBE

Added: 27th April 2018 by Royal Navy

A volunteer from Gosport who was recognised in the New Year’s Honours List, received another unexpected surprise recently as he was presented his medal by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

New stealth fighters prepare for UK debut by practising tanking

Added: 27th April 2018 by Royal Navy

Thousands of feet above the Eastern Seaboard of the USA four British jets of tomorrow take on fuel from an RAF tanker – preparation for their impending arrival in the UK.

To infinity and beyond: Centrica installs energy saving tech at Goonhilly Earth Station

Added: 26th April 2018 by Centrica

Centrica’s Local Energy Market (LEM) has completed the installation of energy monitoring equipment at one of Cornwall’s most iconic sites, the Goonhilly Earth Station.

From Cyber Security to Cyber Customer Experience

Added: 26th April 2018 by Tata Consultancy Services

With increasing number of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), the threat from artificial intelligence (AI)-related cyber attacks is on the rise.

The Customer Experience Imperative: Three Digital Approaches to Beating Retail Behemoths

Added: 26th April 2018 by Tata Consultancy Services

It’s been predicted that customer experience (CX) will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator by the year 2020. And I believe this. We’re experiencing this already.

Building a sustainable future

Added: 25th April 2018 by Kier Group

No-one imagines reviewing tree root protection plans or land remediation strategies as part of a construction job, but this is indeed part of my varied job as an environmental adviser at Kier.

Kier wins £200m Homes England project

Added: 25th April 2018 by Kier Group

Kier Living has been chosen to deliver a £200m 750-home development in the East Midlands.

Your CV Is Your First Impression, Write it Wisely

Added: 16th April 2018 by IBM

It is common knowledge that the process of applying for jobs can be frustrating and discouraging. However, many people tend to make it make it even worse by spending their time focusing on...

10 Things “Never To Do” in an Interview

Added: 16th April 2018 by IBM

10) Never interrupt. Even though you may have a great point, if you interrupt you have invaded their dialog, and you just sent a message that what they have to say to you is not...

Procuring a great career in construction

Added: 4th April 2018 by Kier Group

In my opinion, now is the perfect time to join construction, whether you are a man or a woman.

BriteCloud - protecting the UK aircraft as the Royal Air Force enter their 2nd century

Added: 4th April 2018 by Leonardo

In the same week as the Royal Air Force launched its RAF100 centenary celebrations, Chief of Air Staff, ACM Sir Steve Hillier announced that Leonardo's BriteCloud countermeasure had been given the...

Two companies, one cultural fit: about our journey with INEOS

Added: 29th March 2018 by delaware

This is the story of how the partnership between INEOS and delaware started. And how it continues to this day.

delaware proud winner of Trends’ Gazelle Ambassador 2018 award for West-Flanders

Added: 29th March 2018 by delaware

delaware took home the trophy from a group of 200 eligible companies in the large enterprise category.

Graduates build successful careers at Sisk with breadth and depth of experience

Added: 28th March 2018 by John Sisk and Son

The breadth of the programme ensures that all aspects of the project lifespan are covered.

Doncasters and Rolls-Royce enter into Framework Agreement for future and existing business

Added: 23rd March 2018 by Doncasters

Doncasters Group and Rolls-Royce have agreed base terms and conditions in the form of a Framework Agreement, covering the range of Doncasters Group manufacturing sites.

Successful naming and launch ceremony for TSHD DC ORISANT by Royal IHC

Added: 20th March 2018 by Royal IHC

Royal IHC successfully named and launched the multi-purpose 5,450m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC ORISANT, for a joint venture between Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de...

Navy engineers support local science and technology fair

Added: 20th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Navy engineers from HMS Collingwood, HMS Diamond and the RN UTC Team recently attended the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) fair 2018 at CEMAST, Lee-On-Solent.

Navy engineers help youngsters to shape the future

Added: 20th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Royal Navy engineers from HM Naval Base Clyde will be visiting primary schools throughout Argyll and Bute to help launch a major Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) competition in...

New offshore patrol vessel named HMS Trent

Added: 20th March 2018 by Royal Navy

The third of the Royal Navy’s five new Offshore Patrol Vessels has been formally named HMS Trent at the Glasgow shipyard where she was built.

Royal Navy inspires future engineers at UKs largest science event

Added: 20th March 2018 by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is attending the 2018 Big Bang Fair at the NEC Birmingham today - the UK's largest and highest-profile Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Fair.  

UK joins World Leading X-Ray Laser Facility

Added: 19th March 2018 by Science & Technology Facilities Council

The UK has today become the latest member state of the European XFEL, the international research facility that is home to the world’s largest X-ray laser.

UK scientists help solve mystery of why comets emit X-rays

Added: 19th March 2018 by Science & Technology Facilities Council

The mystery of why comets travelling through Space give off X-ray emissions has been solved thanks to new research undertaken by a team that included science staff from STFC’s Central Laser...

Story takes Gold in prestigious Health & Safety award

Added: 16th March 2018 by Story Contracting

Story Contracting have achieved the ‘Gold’ award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Story projects shortlisted for UK Rail Industry Award

Added: 16th March 2018 by Story Contracting

Two of our recent projects have been shortlisted for the Outstanding Project of the Year Award (Medium) at the UK Rail Industry Awards (UKRIA).

Thunder inbound as more fast jets added to Air Day line up

Added: 12th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Making its Air Day debut, Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton is hugely excited to announce the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team 'Zeus' will participate in the flying display on Saturday 7 July.

Target Duncan Merlins try to protect destroyer during NATO sub exercise

Added: 12th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Sink the Duncan! That’s one of the tasks of international submarines during NATO’s biggest sub hunt of the year in the Mediterranean.

Milestone as first F-35B aircraft deploys to warship

Added: 12th March 2018 by Royal Navy

An F-35B has landed on the deck of the USS Wasp in a milestone year for the stealth fighter jet.

A day in the life - Neelam Kundi

Added: 7th March 2018 by Lendlease

What does it mean to be a Lendlease graduate? Our Day in the Life series finds out first-hand. This week, we caught up with Neelam Kundi

Driverless technology comes to Formula Student 2018 competition

Added: 6th March 2018

Artificial intelligence for driverless cars will form part of the annual Formula Student competition at Silverstone in July.

Change the world - become an engineer

Added: 6th March 2018 by Leonardo

Having taken an early interest in electronics and aeroplanes, Kris Harrison’s passion for engineering was fully ignited while doing her A-levels, when her physics teacher inspired her to...

Cadets join HMS Albion for NATO deployment

Added: 5th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Officer Cadets (OC) from Britannia Royal Naval College have been getting stuck in on board HMS Albion as the ship leads an international task group in the Mediterranean.

Siemens train factory plant planned in Goole

Added: 2nd March 2018 by Siemens

Plans for a £200m rail factory creating 700 jobs in East Yorkshire have been announced.

£260m deal signed to keep RAF giants flying

Added: 28th February 2018 by Ministry of Defence - Defence Equipment & Support

A £260 million agreement with the United States Government to support RAF C-17 heavy lift transport aircraft into the next decade has been signed by the MOD, Defence Minister Guto Bebb...

Tackling technology terms: what is an applications engineer anyway?

Added: 28th February 2018 by Dorset Software Services

Confused about what technology jobs are out there? Heard about programming roles but not much else?

Johnson Matthey and Cummins Expand Efforts in Electrification

Added: 19th February 2018 by Johnson Matthey

Cummins Acquires Johnson Matthey’s Automotive Battery Systems Business; Sign Agreement to Collaborate on eLNO High Energy Battery Materials.

Award-winning Plymouth MOD engineering talent

Added: 19th February 2018 by Royal Navy

Future engineers from Plymouth have scooped top awards at a ceremony attended by HRH Prince of Wales.