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110 million landmines are estimated to be buried worldwide, but new techniques are being developed to help remove these indiscrimate killers. 


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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EEF calls for targeted support for manufacturing export, innovation and investment

27 Jul 2015 | By Jason Ford

Manufacturing is enjoying the fruits of economic recovery, but concerns remain over skills and investment

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Tunnelling under the radar - How Crossrail quietly dug up London

24 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Wade

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

20 Jul 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

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


The week ahead: aerial superiority and skills in the spotlight

13 Jul 2015 | By Jason Ford

The prime minister’s call for greater investment in drones is likely to be high on the agenda at this week’s “Securing the skies” conference

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

10 Jul 2015 | By Jason Ford

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?

6 Jul 2015 | By Jason Ford

The renewables sector is one of many key areas of industry nervously awaiting this Wednesday’s budget

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

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Ahead of the British Grand Prix, we look at the engineering benefits that motorsport delivers to the real world. 

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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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19 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Jaguar Land Rover’s director of Research and Technology, Dr Wolfgang Epple, said recently that JLR will never make a driverless car. But is this a realistic stance for one the UK’s leading automotive manufacturers?

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15 Jun 2015 | By Jason Ford

The annual international aerospace jamboree’s French leg starts this week, while in the UK, Bloodhound announces its debut.

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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?