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Billion Pound Stafford Engineering Firm's New Centre Hailed

30th January 2015

A council boss has welcomed plans by international engineering firm Alstom to build a new multi-million pound centre in Stafford.     The company has announced plans to build the new ...

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Harpley Engineering Beeting Around The Bush

30th January 2015

  Family-run firm CTM Harpley Engineering Ltd has just marked a "first" in its 65-year history with the export of new beet cleaner loader to New Zealand. And it has already received an orde...

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Famous Engineers Series: Nikola Tesla

29th January 2015

Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla developed the alternating-current electrical system that's widely used today, and discovered the rotating magnetic field (the basis of most AC machinery). ...

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Scottish international manufactured exports up by 1.8%

29th January 2015

Scottish manufactured export sales grew by 1.8% during the third quarter of 2014, according to official figures. Overseas exports of refined petroleum, chemical and pharmaceutical products grew by ...

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The Prince Crowns Engineering King

29th January 2015

  The Duke of Edinburgh has described engineering as "making a greater positive difference to human life than almost any other human endeavour". In an article in the New Scientist call...

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£100 million Nottingham Investment Could Revive Merry Manufacturing Times

29th January 2015

  A £100 million advanced engineering centre in Nottingham could help drive the "renaissance" of manufacturing in the city. The University of Nottingham is to develop the...

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Continuous Improvement: What is Kaizen?

28th January 2015

Kaizen, or 'Continuous Improvement' is a policy of constantly introducing small incremental changes in a business in order to improve quality and/or efficiency. This approach assumes that em...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Top Reasons Employers Found Online To Hire You...

28th January 2015

20% of Employers said they found something when screening a candidate online that made them hire someone...  Let's look at the top reasons they hire you:  [INFOGRAPHIC] Click here to...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Top Reasons Employers Found Online Not To Hire You...

28th January 2015

43% of Employers said they found something when screening a candidate online that changed their minds in hiring someone...  Let's look at the top reasons to not hire you:  [INFOGRAPHIC...

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Leading Banker Pledges £1 Billion Investment to UK Manufacturers by 2017

28th January 2015

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has underpinned its commitment to the manufacturing sector after confirming that more than 250 people have now successfully completed its comprehensive training prog...

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Toyota Adopting Performance Pay Over Seniority

27th January 2015

(Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will change the way it pays factory workers, focusing on their performance rather than their seniority, the Nikkei reported on Monday Toyota's new arrangeme...

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Workshop: Grow your business for 2015!

27th January 2015

'Grow Your Business for 2015' - Full day workshop The digital landscape is rapidly evolving and it is key that businesses keep up to speed with the latest trends in order to be successful. Synerg...

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Famous Engineers Series: Igor Sikorsky

27th January 2015

Igor Sikorsky was a Russian aeronautics engineer and inventor known for crafting the first four-engine plane and the first working helicopter. NAME Igor Sikorsky OCCUPATION Inventor,...

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Superconducting electromagnets of modern particle accelerators

27th January 2015

  Magnets are something most of us are familiar with, but you may not know that magnets are an integral part of almost all modern particle accelerators. These magnets aren't the same as the ...

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Top Tips for Winning the Phone Interview Stage

27th January 2015

Wouldn't it be great if getting a job was as simple as sending a CV, attending an interview and then lacing up your new work shoes to get down to business? Well unfortunately, it's not always that s...

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