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Zero-emissions taxi brings investment and jobs to Coventry

27 Mar 2015

The London Taxi Company’s Chinese owner has announced a £250m investment to develop and build vehicles at the company’s historic home base


New group for LGBT engineers launched

19 Dec 2014 | By Stephen Harris

InterEngineering aims to help engineers improve their companies’ policies towards LGBT staff members by sharing best practice and raising awareness.


In Europe, dozens of reactors are due to be dismantled over the next decade

Clean break for engineers

1 May 2015 | By Helen Knight

The decommissioning challenge will provide some exciting opportunities over the coming years. Helen Knight reports

Gunashli offshore platform in Azerbaijan

Playing the field: opportunities in the oil and gas industry

20 Feb 2015 | By Stephen Harris

Low oil prices have hit recruitment in the sector, but there are still good opportunities if you know where to look.



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Six ways for engineering firms to tackle their skills problems

13 Apr 2015

Jon Blaze, head of recruitment operations at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, argues companies can take action to minimise the chances of encountering difficulties in hiring suitably skilled staff.

Light at the end of the tunneling for London Power Tunnels

Power to the people

30 Mar 2015 | By Jason Ford

A major milestone for London’s infrastructure and a new diversity drive aimed attracting girls into engineering education mark this week’s briefing


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With the General Election campaigning period drawing to a close, which of the national parties (ie, those with candidates in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) is likely to be the best for the manufacturing sector?