The first winner of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, which celebrates an engineer responsible for a ground-breaking innovation of benefit to humanity, will be announced in March 2013.
Public understanding and perception of engineering and engineers is rising according to the flagship annual report from Engineering UK but a raft of challenges exist, particularly education and resource consumption, which need to be tackled to ensure a prosperous future.
A national research centre for through-life engineering services has launched five research projects, recruited five Research Fellows and six PhD students and funded 12 feasibility projects in its first year.
Mark Ridgway OBE, managing director of engineering company Group Rhodes, today took on the new role of President of the Manufacturing Technologies Association.
How strong is the UK’s manufacturing industry? Could it help lead the country’s recovery from recession? What needs to be done to bring it back to its old glory?
Confidence in the UK machine tool sector in 2013 is shaky as its main trade association forecasts an ‘uncertain environment’ in the next 12-months.
Engineering company Renishaw has taken on a record 35 apprentices for its UK operations, including six apprentices for its new factory in South Wales.