Cristina Diaconu

University of Birmingham Launches New NCATI to Improve Education

University of Birmingham Launches New NCATI to Improve Education

The University of Birmingham is launching the new National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure (NCATI) in a special collaboration between higher and further education. As part of the University group, the new NCATI will produce a new generation of highly skilled professionals to lead Britain’s future rail, transport and infrastructure workforce. NCATI will draw …

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Turns 50

Today, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) celebrates its 150th anniversary and the rich history it holds dating back to 1871. To date, the IET has built a global community of 158,000 members, across 153 countries, spanning all disciplines of engineering and technology. As one of the world’s oldest professional engineering institutions, the IET drives …

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Essentra Move to Recycled Plastic in LDPE-Manufactured Range

Essentra Move to Recycled Plastic in LDPE-Manufactured Range

Essentra Components, the global manufacturer of essential industrial components, has significantly increased the percentage of post-consumer recycled plastics being used in components manufactured across its low density polyethylene (LDPE) product lines. As part of its journey towards a more sustainable future, nearly all LDPE products produced at the UK facility are now being manufactured using …

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Leicestershire Institute of Technology Helps Plug Skill Gap

Leicestershire Institute of Technology Helps Plug Skill Gap

Leicestershire Institute of Technology (IoT) in Space, Digital, Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering’s plans to create a £13 million skills factory in Leicester to revitalise the region’s economy has taken a step forward. The goal of this bid is to help plug the skills gap in the region and help the area recover from the effects of …

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Harrogate Brewery Secures New Listing with Waitrose

Harrogate Brewery Secures New Listing with Waitrose

A new listing with Waitrose has been secured by a Harrogate-based brewery for its new beer. Thousand Yard Stare, a new hazy pale ale from Rooster’s Brewing Company, has been launched in 186 Waitrose stores nationwide. “Thousand Yard Stare was initially conceived and developed over last year’s lockdowns and it represents a number of firsts …

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Bentley Systems Announces Acquisitions of sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision

Bentley Systems Announces Acquisitions of sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, has announced its acquisitions of sensemetrics (agreement executed) and Vista Data Vision (closed), leading providers of software for Internet of Things (IoT) applications used extensively in infrastructure. sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision will expand the scope of the Bentley iTwin platform to add intrinsic IoT capabilities for …

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RBSL to Build Next-Generation Challenger Battle Tanks

RBSL to Build Next-Generation Challenger Battle Tanks

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) has been awarded the UK MOD contract to upgrade 148 British Army Challenger 3 Main Battle Tanks. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic this contract award, worth £800m (incl. VAT), marks a significant boost for UK prosperity and economic recovery. The programme will make significant enhancements to the vehicle …

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Roger Bullivant Appoints First-Ever Director of Foundation Systems

Roger Bullivant Appoints First-Ever Director of Foundation Systems

Leading foundation engineering specialist Roger Bullivant (RB) has announced the promotion of existing RB employee, Richard Taylor as its new Foundation Systems Director.  The newly created position will focus on the strategic growth for all foundation operation activities and projects across the companies eight regional offices in England, Scotland and Wales. “I am excited to …

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REO Has Invested in Extended Electrical Choke Capabilities

REO Has Invested in Extended Electrical Choke Capabilities

Wound electrical components manufacturer REO UK is set to showcase its range of chokes and transformers at the virtual EMC and Compliance International (EMC&CI) event, taking place on May 19 and 20, 2021. This follows REO UK having further expanded its choke manufacturing capabilities to produce electrical components that are more lightweight, thermally efficient and …

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Britvic Boosts Plant-Based Portfolio with Plenish Acquisition

Britvic Boosts Plant-Based Portfolio with Plenish Acquisition

Britvic has announced the acquisition of Plenish, the plant-based milks, cold-pressed juices and shots company, and one of the most exciting brands in its category in Great Britain. Plenish joins Britvic’s portfolio of market-leading brands and strengthens the Group’s offering in the fast-growing plant-based segment. Founded in 2012, Plenish offers a range of plant-based milks …

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