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Newer landmines tend to be made of plastic rather than metal, like the one pictured.

Landmine detection project gets financial backing

30 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Wade

System that uses 3D camera technology receives funding from Sir Bobby Charlton’s charity Find A Better Way.

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New approach to masking estimated to save £45m in production costs Video

30 Jul 2015

In this week’s video, Sam Ashworth from BAE Systems explains how advanced new masking tape will help save the defence company around £45m in production costs over the next 20 years.

The boxfish has survived in the oceans for the past 35 million years.

Boxfish shell could inspire new form of body armour

30 Jul 2015

The boxfish’s hexagonal scales fuse together to provide both strength and flexibility.

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Renishaw posts 'incredible' results as turnover nears £500m

29 Jul 2015 | By Will Stirling

Renishaw’s full-year results reveal a record turnover of nearly £495m, record profits, a rock solid balance sheet and cash position.

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The Engineer Conference 2015 - available now online

20 Jul 2015

Presentations from this year’s hugely popular Engineer conference can now be viewed online  

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Steaming ahead with energy recovery

16 Jul 2015 | By Will Stirling

UK spinout company Heliex Power has found a way to help industry address one of its most enduring waste issues.

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All together now

16 Jul 2015 | By Will Sterling

Various joining methods are being developed to help manufacturers of composite products save weight, time and cost.

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Job security: Opportunities in combating cyber crime

16 Jul 2015 | By Helen Knight

The growing threat of cyber crime is creating a wide range of career opportunities for engineers.

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Almost half of UK engineers considering change of job survey reveals

29 Jun 2015 | By Jon Excell

41 per cent of UK engineers are considering a change of job, according to the results of The Engineer’s 2015 salary survey

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Almost half of UK engineers considering change of job survey reveals

29 Jun 2015 | By Jon Excell

41 per cent of UK engineers are considering a change of job, according to the results of The Engineer’s 2015 salary survey

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Government to force employers to own up to gender pay gap

14 Jul 2015

The UK government has announced that it is to push ahead with plans to force firms with more than 250 employees to disclose information on pay gaps between men and women.

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Oil and gas tops salary table for junior engineers

2 Jul 2015

The oil and gas industry is the most lucrative sector for junior engineers, according to the results of The Engineer’s 2015 salary survey.

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Could we still fly the flag?

29 Jul 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

The RAF has the fewest fighter aircraft in its history, but hasn’t flown an all-British fighter for decades. Other countries build their own and sell them abroad. Why don’t we?

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This week's poll: UK fighter aircraft

28 Jul 2015

For many years now, the RAF’s frontline fighters have been the result of international projects, a trend which will continue when the F35 Lightning II is delivered. Which of these options best reflects your opinion on this?

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Moving away from the centre ground – why decentralising energy is key for the future of the UK

24 Jul 2015

Following recent reports predicting a spare National Grid capacity of just 1.2% this winter - the lowest in a decade - Peter Rolton, Chairman of engineering consultancy Rolton Group, gives his views on why decentralised energy sources are the future.

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13 Jul 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Carbon cutter: Drax Group’s operations director talks to Stuart Nathan about the technical challenges behind Europe’s biggest decarbonisation project

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May 1905: Obituary of Edmund Beckett Denison, Baron Grimthorpe

29 Apr 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

The horologist who designed the clock of the Palace of Westminster was a formidable, combative personality but well-respected for his ingenuity and skill

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The Advance engine uses a carbon/titanium composite to reduce weight

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14 Jul 2015

Anthony Poulton-Smith explores the origins of everyday engineering terms

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13 Jul 2015 | By Anthony Poulton-Smith

Anthony Poulton-Smith explores the origins of everyday engineering terms

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13 Jul 2015 | By Anthony Poulton-Smith

In this new regular column Anthony Pouton-Smith explores the obscure origins of everyday engineering words

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For many years now, the RAF's frontline fighters have been the result of international projects, a trend which will continue when the F35 Lightning II is delivered. Which of these options best reflects your opinion on this?



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