Historic city company keeps at the cutting edge with its biggest-ever...

One of Derby's oldest companies is weathering the political storm clouds by preparing for its biggest-ever investment in new equipment. Steel stockholder Eggleston Steel, which...

Manufacturing activity continues to weaken

Manufacturing output growth in the quarter to March was at its weakest since May 2018, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey. The...

Burnaston workers breathe sigh of relief after Toyota announce new model...

Toyota’s Derbyshire plant are to start producing a new model in the UK next year, giving the Burnaston workers a much needed moral boost. The...

Rolls-Royce takes major step towards electrifying flight with successful hybrid aero...

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising their ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground...

Three in five UK manufacturers say Brexit has impacted investment into...

Three in five UK manufacturers believe Brexit has impacted potential investment into their business, according to a new report by professional services firm KPMG. The survey findings...

Export growth on brink of contraction in first quarter of 2019

UK export growth has fallen perilously close to the point of contraction in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest European Export...

Booming electronics sector fuelling UK manufacturing growth

The UK electronics sector experienced the fastest growth of any manufacturing sector in 2018, according to a new report by Santander and Make UK,...

Rolls-Royce wins contract to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its...

UK exports grow faster than top competitors

UK exports continue to increase despite a challenging global outlook, new figures from the ONS reveal. On the whole British exports grew by 2.7%...

Porterbrook to trial emissions-reducing technology

Porterbrook, headquartered in Derby, is trialling emissions-reducing technology which could be rolled out to hundreds of diesel trains across the UK’s rail network. The partnership...

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