An agreed offer to purchase British Steel should come as welcome news after the business failed to secure a £30m rescue package earlier this year.
The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) is using its expertise in forming and forging to bring the manufacture of space propellant tanks back to the UK.
The ability to ‘earn while you learn’ and fast-tracking your career are two of the main reasons young people choose apprenticeships, according to a new survey from In-Comm Training.
At Digital Talks 2019, Sarah Black-Smith, Head of Factory Operations at Siemens Congleton chatted to science and technology journalist, Katherine Templar-Lewis, about the journey of continuous improvement that the Congleton factory is on.
Almost 50 of Britain’s top manufacturing companies have made it through to the finals of the UK’s largest and most rigorous industry awards programme: The Manufacturer MX Awards.
GE Digital’s Predix Manufacturing Data Cloud promises to give manufacturers an ‘unprecedented’ ability to create smart connected factories, offering greater flexibility of deployment, fewer on-premises systems and optimised performance.
A further 11 companies based in the North West have signed up to benefit from the business-led programme designed to boost the country’s productivity and economic growth through the adoption of digital technology.
The race is on to save Ferguson Marine, the last commercial shipbuilder on the Clyde, after owners Clyde Blowers said a dispute with the Scottish government means they will have to close the business down. Nick Peters reports.
From pre-school to graduation takes 20 years, giving the UK just 10 years to stimulate the appropriate supply of trained engineers into industry by 2050.
Business in the UK is cursed by centralisation of the economy. From skills training through to industrial strategy, the levers of economic power lie in Whitehall. How that power is exercised, and where, is influenced by whoever occupies the role of Business Secretary.