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Government reneges on £1bn for carbon capture and storage

25 Nov 2015

Government funding to support the development of carbon capture and storage and storage technology has been withdrawn, a move that could lock industries into paying higher carbon taxes.

The LUTZ Pathfinder will soon begin trials in Coventry and Milton Keynes

Driverless pod car wins SMMT innovation award

25 Nov 2015

A project aimed at bringing automated, driverless pod cars to the streets of the UK has won the 2015 Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Automotive Award for Innovation.

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Robot makes repairs on live London gas mains

25 Nov 2015

Technology from SGN and ULC Robotics can inspect and repair older parts of the gas network from inside the pipes.


Graphene's thermal properties open door to electronics applications

25 Nov 2015 | By Helen Knight

Cheaper, more reliable electronics devices could be developed using graphene components, thanks to a new research partnership.

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Software for designing additive manufacturing supports

24 Nov 2015 | By Will Stirling

Connect the dots: Recent additive manufacturing advances have created a demand for more fully integrated CAD programs to consider unique parts.


Gathering intelligence: how manufacturers can use Big Data

13 Nov 2015 | By Helen Knight

How manufacturers handle big data is key to boosting productivity. 

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Total immersion: the world's longest immersed tunnel

13 Nov 2015 | By Jon Excell

Danish engineers are poised to begin construction of the world’s longest immersed tunnel.

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Sponsored feature: Cross technological borders with Océ

11 Sep 2015

Océ – A Canon Company at the forefront of digital printing technology, is looking for bright and ambitious engineers to work in an exciting, multidisciplinary environment.

Morven Fraser was presented with the 2015 Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award for her body panel energy storage concept.

Glasgow student wins Autocar prize Video

25 Nov 2015

Morven Fraser was presented with the 2015 Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award for her body panel energy storage concept.

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Government to force employers to own up to gender pay gap

14 Jul 2015

The UK government has announced that it is to push ahead with plans to force firms with more than 250 employees to disclose information on pay gaps between men and women.

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Oil and gas tops salary table for junior engineers

2 Jul 2015

The oil and gas industry is the most lucrative sector for junior engineers, according to the results of The Engineer’s 2015 salary survey.

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Almost half of UK engineers considering change of job survey reveals

29 Jun 2015 | By Jon Excell

41 per cent of UK engineers are considering a change of job, according to the results of The Engineer’s 2015 salary survey

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The STEM of the Christmas Tree

25 Nov 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

A seasonal look at how to spark an interest in engineering during the Festive Season

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Government expenditure in the frame

23 Nov 2015 | By Jason Ford

The Defence Review heralds an increase in spending, with new aircraft announced, although a cut in planned number of new ships, but the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement later this week is likely to unveil cuts elsewhere.

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The future of fusion

9 Nov 2015

Controlled fusion has the potential to be a long-term energy source. David Kingham explains the next steps

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David Shemmans, chief executive, Ricardo

9 Nov 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Catch the tide: The chief executive of Ricardo has watched the automotive sector come up from the doldrums in the last decade

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July 1940: The collapse of the Tacoma Narrows bridge

4 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Wade

One of the best-known engineering disasters resulted from a lack of knowledge of materials behaviour and of how the size of the structure would affect how it interacted with the wind

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The UK government's latest defence review has included the announcement of increased spending on aircraft and special forces units. Meanwhile, the latest HM Treasury autumn statement is expected to include deep cuts which might hit health, industry and science. Which of these statements is closest to your feelings?