JCB GT, the world's fastest digger, takes a lap of honour around Sydney.

JCB GT is officially the fastest digger in the world

The world-famous JCB GT has been crowned the fastest digger on earth after reaching speeds of more than 70 miles an hour in Australia. The JCB GT – originally designed to perform high-speed wheelies at

INEOS plans to give of 6% of its shale gas revenues to those directly above its shale gas wells

INEOS’ chairman discusses its £2.5bn Shale gas offer

INEOS, one of the world’s largest chemical firms, has revealed plans to give upwards of 6% of its shale gas revenues to homeowners, landowners & communities who live directly above its shale gas operations. Anticipating

Lunar Mission One hopes to provide new and significantly advanced insights into the origins and evolution of the Moon and Earth

New project aims to explore the origins of our solar system

An ambitious group of scientists have created a new space research project, via a Kickstarter campaign, aimed at reviving moon exploration. Fresh off the back of the successful comet mission by the Rosetta-Philae lander, the

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, addresses the media at the completion of the G20 Leaders Summit. Photograph courtesy of Photograph by Andrew Taylor and G20 Australia

G20 closing remarks by Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott

As expected, jobs and the economy were firmly on the agenda at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane, Australia last week, with climate change making a surprise appearance after originally being excluded by the host


Inside Rolls-Royce

From November 13 -16 the Saatchi Gallery hosted a unique insight into the world of Rolls-Royce manufacturing, exhibiting an interactive exhibition at it’s Sloane Square gallery in London. The show, which is now closed,is now


Jaguar teams up with Bloodhound to hit desert for round of testing

The Bloodhound project has started the 12-month countdown to its first Land Speed Record attempt, and celebrated Jaguar joining the programme as Innovation Partner, by staging a high-speed communications test at Hakskeen Pan, South Africa.

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Jaguar opens first UK engine plant in a generation

Just days after inaugurating the company’s first overseas plant in China, Jaguar Land Rover opened its new Engine Manufacturing Centre in the UK, near Wolverhampton. It marks the first time in decades that the manufacturer

Hendo Hoverboard - image courtesy of Arx Pax and Kickstarter

World’s first real hoverboard is here. But is it any good?

Ever since Back to the Future II and Star Wars, the idea of a personalised levitating transportation has been tantalising, but largely left in the realms of fantasy. That’s not to say that levitating modes of transport haven’t



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