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Bashing metal myths

22 Aug 2014 | By Michael Kenward

The Advanced Forming Research Centre wants to change industry’s attitude to forging and forming materials, reports Michael Kenward

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Building society

22 Aug 2014 | By Julia Pierce

With the UK on the brink of an infrastructure renaissance, Julia Pierce looks at why students and graduates should consider a career in civil engineering and the many options open to them.

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July 1878: The invention of the microphone

By Stuart Nathan

Two prolific inventors, one still famous today, the other less so, clashed in the The Engineer over the invention of one of the key technologies of the modern world.

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July 1873: High speed rail

By Jon Excell

An editorial from the early days of The Engineer illustrates our long-held obsession with rapid train travel

Christopher Cockerell, inventor of the hovercraft, pushing his prototype machine

June 1959: The birth of the hovercraft

By Jon Excell

Fifty five years ago this week The Engineer reported on the development of the first hovercraft

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Innovation in the UK niche vehicles sector

15 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Fast work: Sports cars are dominating the niche vehicle sector in the UK. Stuart Nathan reports

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