The new digital qualifications aim to provide the skills for a wide range of digital jobs in the UK.

New qualifications address demand for digital skills

New Government and industry-backed digital qualifications aim to provide the skills for a wide range of digital jobs in the UK, helping to fill the projected one million vacancies in the digital sector during the...
Renishaw’s EVO Project machine is being developed for industrial additive manufacturing.

Renishaw reveals next evolution of additive manufacturing

Renishaw has announced the unveiling of the first additive manufacturing system to be specifically designed and developed for industrial use. Provisionally named EVO Project and engineered in-house, the company stated that new machine has “a...
Image from left to right: Sir Ben Ainslie and Robin Hancock, MD of Siemens PLM.

Siemens race to launch innovation partnership

Siemens PLM Software has teamed up with Ben Ainslie Racing to announce a landmark technology and innovation partnership ahead of the yacht team’s plan to compete in the world America’s Cup 2017. Siemens UK has...
TeenTech participants will have the chance to work at AME’s new 1,700 sqm manufacturing and R&D hub.

AME helps give STEM skills the X Factor

The Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) is taking part in TeenTech, a series of events designed to get the next generation involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Described as an initiative...
MTC gives projects wings

MTC gives projects wings

The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry is to play a key role in a £30m research programme which could revolutionise the design and manufacture of aircraft wings. The MTC is one of five centres taking...
Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin

First MOD contract for Lightning II stealth combat aircraft

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has signed a contract for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft, which will operate from both the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers and RAF land...
Coveted industry accolade for manufacturing innovators

Coveted industry accolade for manufacturing innovators

An innovative geometry scanner that can measure micro surface topography, especially in extreme situations has won an Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Award 2014. The University of Huddersfield has won the Manufacturing Technology...
The deal aims to see 250 greener buses on UK roads during the next two years.

Accelerating the production of greener, cleaner transport

GKN, one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of automotive and aerospace parts, has partnered with Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) to introduce more low carbon hybrid bus fleets to the nation’s roads. Claimed to be an...
Australia's first F-35 named AU 1 takes off for its first flight - image courtesy of Lockheed Martin with photos by Liz Kaszynski and Alexander Groves.

US DoF and Lockheed Martin contract 43 F-35 Lightning II jets

The US Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin finalised the eighth F-35 Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP-8) contract today for 43 F-35 Lightning II airframes valued at $4.7 billion. The US Department of Defense and...
 The state of the UK's roads and energy supply are a concern for firms, says the CBI's John Cridland

Infrastructure, innovation and enterprise must be top priority; CBI

Against a backdrop of solid UK growth but increasing global risks, the CBI is calling on the Chancellor to focus on infrastructure investment, encouraging innovation and removing barriers to enterprise, in the Autumn Statement. The...


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