Features

Yamazaki Mazak: tools of the trade

Yamazaki Mazak's Worcester production line.
Machine tools are the cornerstone of the UK manufacturing industry, used directly and indirectly in every sector from aerospace to oil & gas. Victoria Fitzgerald caught up with Group Product Manager Europe at Yamazaki Mazak, Alan Mucklow, to get his take on the sector’s health.

Tim Peake: into space

Image courtesy of ESA/NASA
On December 15 at 11:03 am, the world looked on as the European Space Agency launched British astronaut, Tim Peake and his team into space to take up residence at the International Space Station until June 2016. Victoria Fitzgerald provides an update on the mission so far.