Day: April 18, 2017

GPEC Chooses Amec Foster Wheeler

GPEC Chooses Amec Foster Wheeler

British multinational consultancy, engineering and project management company Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a new contract by Guangdong Power Engineering Co (GPEC). The contract will see Amec Foster Wheeler taking on the design and supply of two circulating fluidised-bed (CFB) steam generator boilers for the Chinese engineering company, which are to be located in …

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The Robot That Delivers Life Saving Drugs to Patients

The Robot That Delivers Life Saving Drugs to Patients

Engineering students from Fr Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering (CRCE), Mumbai, have developed a robot whose job is essentially to be a moving vending machine stocked with prescriptions and medications for patients. They have named the invention the Medibot and believe it could be the answer in delivering life-saving medications to patients in need, meaning …

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MEM Awards

Jane Robinson Is Keen To Find The Best In The MEM Awards

Jane Robinson, co-founder and director of Cutting Technologies Ltd, a £3m turnover laser cutting and engraving business based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, will appear as a judge in MEM’s inaugural manufacturing and engineering awards. Robinson was the first judge to be announced and the member of the Regional Advisory Board of the EEF (Engineering Employers …

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11% of UK Manufacturing Workforce is Made up by EU Migrants

11% of UK Manufacturing Workforce is Made up by EU Migrants

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have issued a report showing EU migrants make up more than one in ten manufacturing sector workers in the United Kingdom, averaging at 11%. This in turn estimates to be about 3.4million workers being foreign nationals. The analysis has shown the significant impact international migrations has held on the …

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Manufacturing Sectors Are Rapidly Moving to Cloud Computing

Manufacturing Sectors Are Rapidly Moving to Cloud Computing

With the shift to the technological revolution growing nearer and nearer manufacturers are increasingly opting to use cloud computing as their first step towards the future. More than half of European manufacturers are now adopting a cloud-first approach and a report released by ScienceNow: The Cloud Computing Tipping Point estimated that almost all in the …

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