The first phase of a £246m government investment into battery technology will be launched today, geared towards ensuring the UK builds on its strengths and leads the world in the design, development and manufacture of electric batteries.
Recent forecasts (Hatch Consulting Group) estimate that global demand for steel could grow by a third – nearly 500m tons – by 2030, mainly driven by construction, infrastructure, automotive, energy and capital goods. So why do we hear so much negative news about this vital industry, and how can it return to profitability?
It is a formula as old as business itself – the bribe, the backhander that greases the wheels of commerce. Rolls-Royce has recently learned to its great cost, however, that nowadays it is also a ticket to massive fines and reputational damage.
British-based global engineering business, Nasmyth Group is celebrating the success of its overseas operations with the delivery of its one millionth precision machined component manufactured in India.