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Global precision

11 Mar 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Assumptions about the capabilities of manufacturers in lower-wage economies may be wide of the mark

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Reshoring…the UK manufacturing trend of 2014?

28 Mar 2014

Steven Barr, Head of the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), explains why reshoring is an opportunity manufacturers - both small and large - should seize with both hands.

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Robot butlers? Stick to the fantasy

19 Feb 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

We need to be realistic when it comes to developing robots, in terms of what we want them to do and how we want them to do it. Even Wallace needed Gromit to clean up after his labour-saving devices.

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The Engineer March Digital Issue

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The roundtable feature in our current issue looks at issues surrounding graduate recruitment into engineering. Which of the solutions proposed in the feature would make the biggest contribution to boosting the number of graduates finding jobs in engineering and remaining there?

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Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

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