Whatever the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, the UK will need to continue trading. Central to this will be efficient ports that are equipped to deal with new border and customs arrangements. Ed Bowsher examines their current and likely state of readiness.
Spreading the word in schools is a recognised route to recruiting young people into manufacturing careers – but what is the best way to do this? Katherine Mathieson argues that the disparate plethora of small and large initiatives must link up to maximise their impact.
The coast around our island nation experiences some of the highest tides in the world. A large number of areas on the western coast also have a shallow sloping seabed, ideal for the development of tidal lagoon infrastructure.
Operating in a difficult sphere, chemical manufacturers face many challenges on a daily basis. With tight deadlines, costs and even tighter regulations, some chemical manufacturers are guilty of sticking to their tried-and-tested operational methods.
As happens every year, this event brought together leaders from the manufacturing and engineering industries for two-days of insightful discussion. Top-tier speakers and contributors offered a comprehensive digital manufacturing bench-marking and knowledge-sharing experience.