A giant 3D printer capable of producing moulds up to the size of a phone box will allow architects to bring their creativity to life through the creation of freeform concrete designs.
A technology best known for animating characters in games and films is now changing how human movement is studied in research and industry.
A start up in Canada has designed Helix, a bicycle claimed to be smaller, lighter, safer and easier to use than any other folding bike in the world.
Radio frequency identification is helping to pave the way for a new era in creating bespoke products on the assembly line.
The hybrid power unit used by Mercedes in the 2014 F1 season has been hailed as one of the most efficient gasoline powertrains ever produced. Helen Knight explains why.
Skills & Careers
Low oil prices have hit recruitment in the sector, but there are still good opportunities if you know where to look. Stephen Harris reports
With exhibitor bookings around 25% ahead of this time last year, Subcon 2015 is set to be the biggest UK subcontracting show in over 15 years.
FROM: Capital projects and safe fracking
FROM: Consent granted for 2.4GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm
North Sea oil is facing a critical period, with low oil prices coinciding with falling production in older fields. Industry and government must tread carefully to ensure the industry, and its associated skills base, does not decline prematurely.
With the general election fast approaching, which engineering issues would you most like to see politicians address in their manifestos?
Peter Dearman has spent almost his entire adult life considering the possibilities of an engine that runs on liquid nitrogen.
The IMechE’s Dr Tim Fox explains why we must press ahead with UK shale gas exploration – and ensure the public knows why.
The early 20th century was awash with automotive innovations, some of which went onto to dominate the industry over the following decades, whilst others didn’t quite have the transformative impact their inventors expected.