Governments ‘must prepare for sea level rise of three metres by 2100’

A new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns sea level rises by the end of the century are likely to be significantly greater than previously estimated

Engineering sector calls on government to develop clean energy technologies

It claims this, along with a range of other measures, is essential to helping secure the UK’s future economy and society

Next gen innovators invited to design EV charge points of the future

The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition aims to inspire young people to use their creative and engineering skills for public charging points

Engineering firms join forces to boost UAE’s nuclear sector

Assystem and Nama Development Enterprises have signed a deal to create a new engineering business

UK provides £1.3bn boost for science and tech talent

The funding hopes to guarantee the nation’s position at the forefront of innovative technologies

Canadian firm takes over troubled Scottish engineering company

The Scottish Government helped broker the deal and will take a minority shareholding in the new company

MPs join campaign to boost engineering jobs

More than 30 MPs have joined a campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers. The politicians have pledged to support the Year of Engineering, which aims to get young people across the UK into the industry and tackle a major skills gap. The move will see government work with hundreds of industry partners to […]

UK announces campaign to inspire engineering jobs

The UK Government has announced a new campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers, including those needed to provide jobs within the energy sector. It has today pledged to work with hundreds of partners to offer a million “direct and inspiring” engineering experiences to young people throughout 2018, across the energy, technology, healthcare and […]

First radial steam turbine fixed outside Europe

A radial steam turbine has been successfully repaired in North America for the first time. Swiss engineering firm Sulzer has refurbished and rebuilt a Canadian pulp manufacturing plant’s 25MW Stal Laval radial steam turbine without having to ship it to Europe, where turbines of this type typically have to be sent for repair. Compared to […]

Celebrating women in engineering!

Women working in the engineering sector are in the spotlight across the world today. The International Women in Engineering Day (WES), now in its fourth year, focuses on the careers in engineering and technical roles for girls as well as celebrates the achievements of women engineers. According to WES, only 9% of the engineering workforce […]