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News
15/11/2019

Production machines installed at new factory

Aluminium extrusion machinery has been installed ready for commissioning at Garnalex’s new production facility at Nether Heage in Derbyshire.

The new £9 million facility will soon begin manufacturing, supplying trade extrusions, with a view to then launching an aluminium window system by the end of Q1 2020.Heavy machinery moving specialist Joseph ...
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14/11/2019 VEC nuclear research The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) has been awarded a contract to ... » Read More


13/11/2019 New crane trailer launched Load handling equipment specialist Hiab has partnered with trailer ... » Read More


12/11/2019 Airswift & Drone Pilot partner Swift Technical, the services division of Airswift, a global workforce ... » Read More
11/11/2019 MTC helps maker Chafer Machinery, a UK manufacturer of agricultural crop sprayers, has ... » Read More


08/11/2019 Vessel pipework protected Leeds-based corrosion protection and engineering services specialist ... » Read More


05/11/2019 Supporting Breast Cancer UK Compressed air solutions manufacturer and supplier Champion is releasing a ... » Read More
Features
01/11/2019

Steady on the tiller

The SOE’s new patron is Sir John Parker, a near 60-year veteran of industry. He sat down with OE to reflect on his career in shipbuilding and heavy industry and to state the importance of carrying on learning

Sir John Parker’s career began as a teenage apprentice draughtsman at the Belfast shipyard that had built the Titanic, Harland & Wolff, ...
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01/11/2019 Comment: Diversity is key The cover story this month comes from an interview with new SOE Patron Sir John Parker – a man that has held many roles for nearly 60 years. » Read More


01/11/2019 Building a better way A ‘golden thread’ of core information throughout the lifecycle of a building lies at the heart of a new building safety regime, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. A vital part of that thread will be the building safety manager » Read More


01/11/2019 Show business Energy efficiency and sustainability movers and shakers meet at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) – a free to attend annual event – from 27-28 November at ExCeL in London » Read More
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Vessel pipework protected
Leeds-based corrosion protection and engineering services ...
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VEC nuclear research
The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) has been awarded a ...
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ABB drive for quarry company
An ABB variable speed drive has helped Hills Quarry ...
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Steady on the tiller
The SOE’s new patron is Sir John Parker, a near 60-year ...
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Comment: Diversity is key
The cover story this month comes from an interview with new ...
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Show business
Energy efficiency and sustainability movers and shakers ...