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  • Happy Christmas from EC

    All the very best wishes for a happy Christmas from everyone at Engineering Capacity. 17 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Quality accreditation for ARRK

    ARRK Europe is ending the year on a high after achieving quality accreditations, including the aerospace standard AS 9100 at its Nuneaton Composite Centre (NTC). 17 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Contribution to aviation recognised

    The former vice president of Pratt & Witney, Robert Saia, has been awarded with a silver medal from The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) for bringing the PurePower Geared TurboFan (GTF) engine family to market. 17 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Michelangelo’s David given clean bill of health

    Leading safety solutions expert, Intertek, has used its advanced digital radiography technology to inspect the statue cast of Michelangelo’s statue of David at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. 16 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Motorsport highlights capabilities

    Representatives from the motorsport industry met recently showcase their capabilities and discuss work with the high performance engineering industry. 16 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • North Sea testing hub

    Exova has opened a new purpose-built facility in Aberdeen in response to increasing demand for mission-critical testing in the oil and gas sector. 16 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Woman engineers of the year

    Three outstanding women engineers have been recognised for their achievements in the industry by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). 15 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Multi-tasking investment

    A new large machining centre is helping MJ Engineering deliver a large aerospace order for complex Inconel cooling systems. 15 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Skills shortage continues as workforce ages

    As the skills shortage in the engineering sector continues, it seems an ageing workforce isn’t helping matters with 30% of surveyed engineers seeing this as the greatest challenge. 15 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • £3m wire products factory

    William Hughes, the specialist manufacturer of wire based products and springs, has opened its new offices and manufacturing facility in Stalbridge, Dorset. 15 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Sheffield Uni gets £4.9m overhaul

    The University of Sheffield is ready for engineers of the future after receiving £4.9m in government funding to buy world-class equipment for its new flagship building. 12 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • GTMA supporting reshoring

    GTMA believes the current trend of reshoring manufacturing back to the UK from low-cost emerging economies looks set to continue and grow in 2015. 12 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Business opportunity rolls in for Hone-All

    Bedfordshire based drilling and turning expert, Hone-All Precision, has acquired the roller manufacturing division of A.T Roberts Ltd to both expand its offering and diversify into new markets. 11 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Voith wins JLR contract

    Warwick based Voith Industrial Services has extended its contract with Jaguar Land Rover which involves managing a range of services at the JLR manufacturing plants in Solihull, Castle Bromwich and Halewood. 10 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • IET supports SMEs

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is calling on the government to raise awareness of its support schemes among SMEs, around 50% of which are said to be unaware of the help available. 09 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • PDM2015 returns to Telford

    The Plastics Design and Moulding Exhibition and Conference (PDM15) will return to the Telford International Centre on 16 and 17 June 2015. 09 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Barker Collins makes £1.5m facility investment

    Sheffield-based Barker Collins is planning its future with a £1.5m investment in its facility that it says will help it expand into new markets. 08 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Fire and safety cylinder testing

    Oteac says it has become the only approved test station in Aberdeen for fire and safety extinguishers/products after receiving accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). 06 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • The Luddite fallacy

    A particularly silly report by Deloitte and the University of Oxford has concluded that 35% of existing UK jobs are at a high risk of being replaced by automated or robotic systems in the next 20 years. 06 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Hot stuff

    I like a nice turn of phrase, so my eye was caught by a stirring statement in a press release from the CBI in which its Deputy Director General Katja Hall was quoted as saying: “The molten metals of manufacturing have long coursed through the veins of our economy.” 06 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • MTL Group increases cutting capacity

    MTL Group has expanded its cutting division to operate on a fully functional 24/7 basis in response to an influx of orders. 06 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Multi-material composites boost performance

    Sigma Composites has invested £50,000 in a braiding machine that will allow it to offer new components with enhanced performance. 06 Dec 2014 - Engineering Capacity