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Leicester scientists help drive technological revolution in developing electric vehicles

Researchers to address battery challenges to increase impact in improving air quality and decarbonisation. Two academics from the University of Leicester are part of a...

Manufacturing strengthens, but skilled labour shortages bite hard

Manufacturing growth accelerated over the last three months according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey. The survey of 369 manufacturers revealed that optimism...

Manufacturing growth accelerates, but labour shortages loom

Manufacturing growth accelerated over the last three months, though skilled labour shortages have bitten hard, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey. The...

ConSpare helps power up Hinkley Point C with ‘nuclear concrete’

In a partnership with highly regarded concrete specialists, ConSpare have helped advise and supply equipment needed to produce some of the finest nuclear-grade concrete...

Rolls-Royce wins $450m order for Trent engines to power Dreamliners

Rolls-Royce has won an order from aircraft leasing company AerCap for Trent 1000 engines to power ten Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, with an option...

Crooked scoops one of four golds at international event

Packaging used by the Crooked Beverage Co, distributed by Chesterfield-based Global Brands, has won the gold medal for Design & Packaging at the Drinks...

Electric Vehicle sector lures Indian firm to Midlands technology park

The surge in the electric vehicle sector has led to one of India’s leading metal-forming companies opening a new facility in the Midlands. Bharat Forge...

Loughborough University provides research on using nanotechnology safely in construction

New research from Loughborough University discusses how to use nanotechnology safely in construction and demolition. New building materials with impressive properties made possible by nanotechnologies...

Campaign launched today seeks to boost numbers entering engineering

A pioneering campaign to transform the way young people see engineering and boost numbers entering the profession is being launched today. Ministers from across government...

Workers at Stamford engineering company in ‘massive vote’ for strike action

The workers at Cummins Generator Technologies in Stamford have voted by an overwhelming 93 per cent for strike action over the failure of management...

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Improving working capital could free up €177bn for manufacturing firms

Valuable cash resources that could support growth and innovation are continuing to slip through the fingers of industrial manufacturing firms as poor working capital...

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