Delivery of HMS Prince of Wales begins

Delivery of HMS Prince of Wales begins

A huge section of hull for HMS Prince of Wales, the second aircraft carrier being delivered to the Royal Navy, departed BAE Systems in Glasgow today on a 600 mile journey to Rosyth, where final...
Bentley awarded for environmental efforts

Bentley awarded for environmental efforts

Bentley Motors has become the first automotive manufacturer to be awarded the triple Carbon Trust Standard for carbon, water and waste reduction by The Carbon Trust, a leading independent authority on delivering carbon reduction...
More jobs for Coventry as Chinese company Detank sets up shop

More jobs for Coventry as Chinese company Detank sets up shop

More jobs are to be created in Coventry after Chinese earthmoving equipment manufacturer Datank announced it will open its new UK headquarters in the Midlands. The company has established itself as one of the forerunners...
Fracking gets the green light in Britain

Fracking gets the green light in Britain

The bidding process for companies seeking licences to explore for onshore oil and gas by means of fracking has opened today. However, due to the controversial drilling technique, the licences will only provide the first...
Data from the ONS shows UK manufacturing grew for a fifth consecutive quarter but saw its weakest growth in over a year.

UK GDP returns to pre-crisis levels as manufacturing slows

The UK economy is now above pre-recession levels, but the growth of its manufacturing sector slowed, according to new data released today. The Office of National Statistics findings show the UK’s GDP grew 0.8% in...
British manufacturers hiring more staff

British manufacturers hiring more staff

Britain's factories are employing new staff at the fastest rate in more than 40 years amid rising orders but manufacturers are increasingly concerned that geopolitical tensions will weigh on business, the CBI said. Economist...
UK exporters feeling pinch from high pound

UK exporters feeling pinch from high pound

The recovery of the British economy has not been all good news as the pound’s surge is leading many companies to worry about the financial implications of this on exports. Over the past...
Warwick Uni to house £1 billion Advanced Propulsion Centre

Warwick Uni to house £1 billion Advanced Propulsion Centre

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has selected the University of Warwick as the site for its Hub location, supporting the £1 billion industry and government commitment to the development of low carbon propulsion systems....
Lack of NHS engineers put lives at risk

Lack of NHS engineers put lives at risk

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is urging action to prioritise the role of engineers in the NHS following its most recent report released today. Biomedical engineering: advancing UK healthcare reveals that in 2013 over 13,000...
Solihull-based Unipart Automotive has entered administration after a long period of uncertainty over its future.

Over 1,200 jobs to go as Unipart Automotive enters admin

UPDATE: The Member of Parliament for Solihull said she intends to engage with Unipart Automotive to see whether there are plans to re-train and help redundant workers find new jobs. Lorely Burt expressed her “concern...

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