Archive January 2016

Nissan to work with consortium to develop lithium-ion batteries

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It has been announced that the car manufacturer Nissan will work with a consortium of businesses and academics to develop a new generation of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. The...

Treasury allocates £37m of funding for Airbus site

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Chancellor George Osborne today announced that £37m will be invested in the Wing Integration Centre at the Airbus site in Filton, Bristol - with the investment safeguarding hundreds of engineering...

IChemE backs call for immigration rethink

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The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has declared its support for the Campaign for Science and Engineering’s (CaSE) call to adopt a more balanced approach to immigration policy. CaSE had...

Record win for Yorkshire manufacturer

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The Yorkshire manufacturer, Wakefield Acoustics, has won a contract with a North Sea oil company. The multi-million pound contract to provide 17 high specification acoustic enclosures to Johan Sverdup oil...

Water ball for ping pong

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Anti-roll bars developed by researchers

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Lightweight anti-roll bars are in the process of being developed by a UK consortium. The Sheffield-based anti-roll bar specialist, Tinsley Bridge, are working with engineering company Performance Engineered Solutions and...