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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...

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.

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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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.

Navy engineers support local science and technology fair

Added: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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...

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

Added: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago

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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago 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: Over a year ago by Dorset Software Services

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

Award-winning Plymouth MOD engineering talent

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

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

First accelerated engineers pass out at HMS Raleigh

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The first 'accelerated' weapon and air engineers for the front-line Navy have been converted from civilians into sailors.  

Balfour Beatty joint venture awarded £1.4bn Los Angeles airport contract

Added: Over a year ago by Balfour Beatty

A consortium including FTSE 250 construction firm Balfour Beatty has been awarded a $1.95bn (£1.4bn) contract to build a train network at Los Angeles International Airport.

Tata 'to invest £75m in Port Talbot blast furnace repair'

Added: Over a year ago by Tata Steel

Tata Steel will invest £75m to repair a blast furnace at Port Talbot steelworks, industry sources have claimed.

Advanced facility planned for training next generation of aircraft maintenance engineers

Added: Over a year ago by AMRC

A pioneering training centre for the next generation of highly skilled aircraft maintenance engineers at Doncaster Sheffield Airport could see apprentices and their trainers digitally connected to...

Rail industry plans 7,000 new carriages by 2021

Added: Over a year ago

?There will be a glut of new train carriages coming to Britain’s railways by 2021, according to figures released by the Rail Delivery Group.

New £7.5m nuclear college offers fusion of work and education near Sellafield

Added: Over a year ago by Sellafield Ltd

A new £7.5m college will use cutting-edge technology including virtual reality and robotics to train the next generation of nuclear workers.

Top engineering students come together for innovative Siemens challenge

Added: Over a year ago by Siemens

Last weekend, over 70 students travelled to the University of Sheffield to take part in the 48 hour Sir William Siemens Challenge: MindSphere Live, the UK student engineering event of the year!

Teaching is a job where I can keep learning, use my degree, and make an impact

Added: Over a year ago by Institute of Physics

I graduated from a Physics with Astrophysics degree at The University of Manchester two years ago. Since then I completed a year-long internship before co-founding a design and education start-up...

BRE launches smart homes centre

Added: Over a year ago by BRE Group

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is launching the Centre for Smart Homes & Buildings (CSHB) to aid the UK housebuilding industry and promote the installation of smart technology in homes.

Setting my 'sites' on a thriving career in construction

Added: Over a year ago by Kier Group

People are always surprised when I tell them that I’m a construction site manager. ‘That’s not a job for a woman, surely?’ is usually the response I get.

First Naval Air Squadron embarks in the Royal Navy’s new Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

A Naval Air Squadron has today embarked in the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time - marking another first in the regeneration of the Royal Navy's carrier strike capability.