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The UK’s impending departure from the European Union on January 31 creates at least one certainty.  Following the Tories’ resounding victory in the December parliamentary elections, any further talk of a second referendum is empty rhetoric... Read more

Unfortunately, the UK has the lowest percentage of female engineer professionals across Europe, with countries such as Cyprus showing close to three times as many women in similar roles. Throughout this article we will focus on women’s... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

A new electricity cable tunnel in south London is under construction with the aim of renewing and improving power infrastructure to ensure the continuation of a safe and secure supply to the UK capital... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Last year, the global maritime coal trade grew by 0.7%, buoyed by increased output in China and Indonesia, according to Germany's VDKI coal import lobby. Continued rising demand for steel and energy has pushed coal use from 4.5 billion tonnes in... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

The UK has a bold target to become a zero-emissions nation by 2050. If it can be achieved, this would make the UK the cleanest country in the world in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. 31 years certainly seems like a long time to achieve this... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

UK engineering and design company Plextek has partnered with Norwegian drone specialist Griff Aviation for the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with a load capacity of up to 250 kg for use in the construction sector... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Work has commenced on a £40-million (€46.7-million) major coastal defence project in the town of Great Yarmouth in the east of England in a bid to protect the town against the increasing threat floods caused by climate change... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Ground has been broken on what will be a vast logistics operations centre in Solihull, UK, which will supply Jaguar Land Rover group with automotive parts... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

A new survey published by the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) has said that the UK economy “limped through the final quarter of 2019” and that manufacturers had been left "listless"... Read more

Kenoteq, a spin-off company from Scotland's Heriot-Watt University has launched a building brick that is made from 90% recycled construction and demolition waste... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Lesjöfors AB has announced it is to acquire Metrol Springs Ltd, a major manufacturer of tooling and special purpose gas springs as well as gas struts in its native UK and other global markets... Read more

A world-first in pipeline technology that is set to revolutionise performance and safety will feature at a robotics conference in the UK later this month... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Balfour Beatty has announced that it has been awarded a £90-million (€106-million) contract to deliver the British onshore civil works for the Viking Link Interconnector Project on behalf of joint venture delivery partners, National Grid and... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

The UK's factory output has fallen at the fastest pace in a decade during the three months leading up to last week's general election, underlining the economic challenges facing the Boris Johnson government, which returned to power with an 80-seat... Read more

The Liverpool skyline is littered with some unique and innovative buildings, highlighting the eccentricity and skills of British architecture. While Liverpool architects can still turn to Jobrapido and similar sites to search for architecture jobs... Read more

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is the elephant in the room. A quick scan of recent news articles pulls up a plethora of missed targets, new legislation, illegal exportation and high technology. A heady mix of information, indeed... Read more

Transport currently accounts for almost a third (30%) of the world’s total energy use and around a quarter of the global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. With climate change high on the news agenda and more consumers than ever making... Read more

The European Steel Association, EUROFER, has said that it plans to raise concerns with the European Commission over the proposed rescue of British Steel by the Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye that the deal may go against the bloc's... Read more

Productivity experts Sharing in Growth (SiG) have selected Independent Forgings & Alloys (IFA), a rapidly growing Sheffield forging firm, to join their award-winning business transformation programme... Read more

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Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye weighing up rescuing British Steel potentially ending months of uncertainty about the fate of the UK's second largest steelmaker... Read more

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