Rolls-Royce reaches future technology milestone as Government confirms further funding

Rolls-Royce has reached a new milestone in the development of its next generation of civil aerospace engines with its Advance3 demonstrator now running at...

Rolls-Royce reveals flying taxi

Rolls-Royce has revealed plans for a "flying taxi" at the Farnborough International Airshow. The concept electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle has the potential...

University to lead £1.9m project to improve human – machine interactions...

As manufacturing shifts towards smart factories, with interconnected production systems and automation, engineers at the University of Nottingham are leading a £1.9m project to...

Loughborough manufacturer signs agreement with careers specialist

Frontline Recruitment, the nationwide careers specialist, is celebrating after signing a new two-year exclusive supply agreement with Loughborough-based JC Metalworks. The move will see Frontline...

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2017/18, as well as the number of...

Bombardier partners with Hitachi Rail to submit 2.75m HS2 bid

Bombardier Transportation and Hitachi Rail Europe have agreed to submit a joint bid for the £2.75bn contract to supply a fleet of high speed...

Leicester leads the development of novel small-scale nuclear power systems

Leicester is a global leader in the development of space nuclear power systems for electrical power generation, spacecraft heating and thermal management in the form...

Manufacturing sector remains subdued at end of second quarter

The performance of the UK manufacturing sector remained relatively subdued in June, especially when compared to the marked pace of growth seen before the...

New Ibstock Brick plant doubles output at Leicestershire HQ

Secretary of State for Communities James Brokenshire has opened a new Ibstock Brick factory in Ibstock, which will allow the company to double output...

Rolls-Royce reaffirms commitment to Derby

Paul Harris, Director of Economic Development at Rolls-Royce addressed guests at Marketing Derby's 30th Derby Embassy and reaffirmed that, despite the multi-billion pound global firm’s recent...

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Mid-sized manufacturers top £50bn in overseas revenues

Mid-sized manufacturers generate more revenues from international operations than any other sector, with overseas turnover surpassing the £50bn mark this year, according to analysis...

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