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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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According to those working on the project, one of Crossrail’s biggest successes has been that many people are unaware of its existence. 

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Disaster planning and showcasing manufacturing

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As the summer season begins, engineers can get a taste of humanitarian work and show off their photography skills

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The week ahead: aerial superiority and skills in the spotlight

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Digital divide: a missed opportunity in the age of the selfie stick

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The ubiquity of digital devices should alert even the most modest manufacturer to the benefits of doing business online

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Will summer budget spell the end for public industry subsidies?

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Progress or excess? – Motorsport's role in the engineering industry

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Industry's gender divide takes centre stage

22 Jun 2015 | By Jon Excell

It’s national women in engineering day this week, and though there’s plenty to celebrate, industry’s gender gap shows few signs of closing

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