Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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The Engineer Q&A: Crossrail

17 Sep 2014

Your chance to question the team behind Europe’s largest construction project.


Chinstrap harvests chewing energy for hearing aids

17 Sep 2014

Canadian researchers have developed a device that generates electricity from jaw motion.

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Molecular sieve promises cheaper way to capture carbon

16 Sep 2014

A new method for treating polymers could produce a more energy-efficient gas separation method, say UK researchers.

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Power and performance: the Formula E battery

16 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Williams overcame technical and time constraints to develop a battery for Formula E.

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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


Examining innovation

16 Sep 2014 | By Julia Pierce

Why you should consider a career at the European Patent Office

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Examining innovation

16 Sep 2014 | By Julia Pierce

Why you should consider a career at the European Patent Office


Building society: civil engineering career guide for graduates

22 Aug 2014 | By Julia Pierce

With the UK on the brink of an infrastructure renaissance, there are numerous reasons students and graduates should consider a career in civil engineering - and many options open to them.

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Don't neglect Scotland's nuclear legacy

17 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The history of nuclear technologies in Scotland has left a valuable repository of unique skills, which the independence debate has not touched upon. This expertise should not be allowed to fade away

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EEF chief warns of political and economic disaster if Scotland votes "Yes"

15 Sep 2014 | By Jon Excell

The Scottish chief executive of UK manufacturers’ association EEF claims that independence could turn Scotland into an economic wasteland.

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Klaus-Dieter Rennert, ceo and chairman, Hitachi Europe

16 Sep 2014

Next stop, UK: Stuart Nathan talks to Klaus-Dieter Rennert about Hitachi’s plans for the UK and Europe, as well as the industrial giant’s focus on growth in the rail and medical sectors

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The debt threat to manufacturing

5 Sep 2014

Despite the economic upturn, the strain of debt on the manufacturing sector’s smallest firms remains severe, says Mark Burgess, Chief Operations Officer at Debt Guard Solicitors.

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September 1914: Electric emergency vehicles

10 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Electric vehicles were being used by the emergency services a century ago, and were seen as the best technological option

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