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HS2 launches Florence – first giant tunnelling machine

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HS2 has launched its first enormous tunnel boring machines (TBMs). The machine, Florence, is the first of ten and will dig around 64 miles of the tunnel during the first phase of the high speed railway. Florence is 2,000 tonne and 170m-long and is the largest boring machine...

Born to Engineer – Roundtable

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Earlier this year Born to Engineer hosted an honest and entertaining conversation about careers in engineering with three brilliant Engineers. Across the table were Mimi-Isabella Nwosu, Ebony Allison and Minal Patel. You can dive into a few of our favourite bits and join the conversation over on...

Interview – Mimi-Isabella On Her Advice To Her Young Self

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We featured Mimi-Isabella in our Born to Engineer Engineering Myths and Realities video - afterwards we sat down to talk to her in a bit more detail about her journey into Engineering. Born to Engineer - Let's jump right back. Tell us what you do and how...