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Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre Celebrates Key Milestone @OfficialUoM


Set to open its doors next year the new £60m Centre will accelerate the commercial pace of graphene and two-dimensional materials in Manchester.

Engineering student helps famous scientist Stephen Hawking find his voice @HuddersfieldUni #stephenhawkin


University of Huddersfield student Paweł Woźniak was on placement at Intel when the opportunity came to work on the devices that the famous physicist uses to communicate

EPLAN’s engineering all-rounder @EPLAN_UK

The new Eplan Platform version 2.7 is now available. The platform’s system for consistent digitisation and an interdisciplinary focus for engineering processes allow data to be continually enhanced along the entire value chain process. Nineteen software languages, numerous detail upgrades and bidirectional connections to automation technology – including to TIA Portal by Siemens and to Melsoft IQ by Mitsubishi – guarantee more efficient engineering.



LEMO will be showcasing a wide range of its high performance push-pull multi-pin connectors from its extensive interconnect portfolio, accompanied by a variety of cable assembly solutions at this years’ Electronic Design Show held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from 18-19 October 2017 on Stand H52.

Commander ID 300, the new Leroy-Somer integrated drive

Commander ID300

Leroy-Somer has announced the launch of Commander ID300, a new integrated drive for the control of IMfinity® induction motors. This decentralized system brings together performance and reliability, offering customized solutions for process, manufacturing and intralogistics applications. With the transition to Industry 4.0 under way, production is evolving in an increasingly complex and demanding environment. Consequently, companies require more and more quality, risk management, equipment performance and compliance to standards.

Food execs to plot brexit course for UKs largest manufacturing sector at food & drink business uk

Tim Johnston meets Ann watson Cheif Executive of Semta Skills – Engineering Update

Tim Johnston Meets Kirsten Bodley CEO of The Women in Engineering Society

Resolve Optics launch Social Media Hub


Lens design and manufacture specialists – Resolve Optics have been slowly expanding their efforts on social media over the past few years and have now expanded their activity with a new release that brings together all their channels into one place. They first launched on Facebook a few years ago just as social media was starting to increase in popularity within the photonics and imaging community. Having seen steady growth in subscribers to their twice-yearly Lens Innovation eNewsletter, largely through social media sharing, Resolve Optics decided to increase investment in the most popular social communications media.

TE Connectivity Intercontec connectors provide customized solutions across multiple motor platforms


DARMSTADT, Germany – October 17, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, now supplies Intercontec connectors to easily connect power, signal and data in any combination. The connectors consist of only a few single parts based on a modular architecture which makes them highly compatible and usable in many different combinations.

Boulting scores hat-trick of award nominations

~ Boulting Group employees nominated for ECITB 2017 Awards ~

Employees at engineering solutions provider, Boulting Group, are celebrating having received three nominations for the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) 2017 Awards.

Power Jacks Boosts Client Connections with New Office in Heart of England


Lifting and positioning specialist Power Jacks has established a Business Development Office in England to bolster its links to new and existing clients in a key market. It has also appointed a Business Development Manager for the UK, Robert Stanley, who will operate from the company’s new Midlands office. The base, at Birmingham Business Park, not only positions Power Jacks to enhance its strategic service offering to clients across England but also adds fresh impetus to its long-term growth plans.

Delta’s Smart and Energy-Efficient Solutions for EV Charging and Energy Storage Showcased at eMove360° Europe 2017


Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, announced today it is showcasing the smart and energy-saving capabilities of its integrated solutions for electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy storage at eMove360° Europe 2017 from October 17 to 19. Key highlights from our portfolio include the superior 150kW DC Ultra Fast EV Charger, a system offering a modular, scalable power architecture and the ability to charger 4 EVs simultaneously; a Charge Point Operator Back Office system to enable comprehensive management of EV charging infrastructure; as well as the new EV Power Bank, designed to enhance the efficiency of EV charging sites complete our solutions portfolio at the event Delta’s unmatched expertise in supporting the nascent E-mobility and energy storage sectors is highlighted at eMove360° Europe 2017 with the following cutting-edge solutions:

EV Charging Solutions: A full spectrum of fast and convenient led by:

– Our 150kW DC Ultra Fast EV Charger, a system featuring a highly modular and scalable power capacity up to 150kW as well as a diverse offering of 4 charging outlets (CCS, CHAdeMO and two Type-2 AC ones) for simultaneous charging.

– Charging site owners and operators can serve a larger range of EV drivers with Delta’s 25kW DC Wallbox EV Charger, another option not only for fast charging but also for cost-efficient straightforward installation in parking lots, commercial buildings, hotels and service stations

– Our AC Mini Plus EVSE (EV Supply Equipment) will also be available for customers seeking convenient and reliable EV charging devices for residential applications.

– The new Charge Point Operator Back Office system, a full-scale platform designed to help EV charging site owners and operators enable not only comprehensive, dynamic and remote management of EV charging infrastructure but also a series of customer-centric services such as e-mobility roaming and connectivity. With this platform, charging site owners and operators can benefit from the maximised uptime of EV chargers, the broader scale of services aligned with their infrastructure and the higher visibility of their services on the maps of EV drivers.

The new EV Power Bank, a system with embedded and scalable battery energy storage technology, is designed to support fast EV charging infrastructure with lower operating costs and higher efficiency by storing off-peak grid electricity at limited power at the grid connection point. The system offers
both lithium-ion and lead-acid battery options from 100kWh to up to 300kWh nominal capacity and inverter conversion efficiency up to 96% in a 10 feet, IP54 ingress protection container.

Welcome to Delta’s exhibition eMove360° Europe 2017, located at Hall C2, stand 405. eMove360° Europe 2017 is the 2nd edition of the international trade fair on E-mobility 4.0 and is held at Messe Munchen from October 17 to 19



HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is pleased to announce the date for its latest webinar, which looks at the common Challenges in Data Management for Structural Health Monitoring.

IChemE appoints Senior Ambassador in Oman

Oman Member Group press

Henry Mangkusasono, Technical Safety Engineer at Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), has been appointed as the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Senior Ambassador in Oman. The new role was announced at the first IChemE Oman Member Group launch event, held at Muscat University.

Southern Manufacturing marks 20th anniversary with move to new home

The Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show marks its 20th anniversary in 2018 with a move to a new permanent venue at Farnborough. The UK’s longest-running annual industrial technology show will be the first major exhibition to be held at the brand new £30m conference and exhibition centre at Farnborough International in Hampshire, home of the iconic airshow.


Advanced monitoring proves its capabilities

New monitoring technology developed by RED Engineering has been used for the first time to improve accuracy, speed and safety during the installation of jacket foundations for wind turbines at the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Ltd project in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

Partnership engineers next generation of industry talent @gatesheadcoll


An innovative engineering firm and a North East college have kick-started a dynamic partnership to develop the next generation of talented engineers.