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News
08/04/2020

Coronavirus: Mott MacDonald supports delivery of NHS Nightingale Hospital in London

Engineering, management and development consultancy Mott MacDonald has been supporting NHS England and NHS Improvement to deliver the NHS Nightingale Hospital in London, UK, by providing technical, engineering and project management services with its project partner Archus.

Mike Haigh, executive chair at Mott MacDonald, says: “We are working with ...
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08/04/2020 Anniversary for partnership Rockwood Composites has marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership ... » Read More


07/04/2020 New factory for EMS Mechatronics supplier Electro Mechanical Systems (EMS) has announced the ... » Read More


07/04/2020 Coronavirus: ABB support As businesses are being directed to limit site work due to the on-going ... » Read More
06/04/2020 Coronavirus: safety statement In light of the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, the Health and Safety ... » Read More


06/04/2020 Making gearboxes smarter When specifying a new gearbox, companies now have the option to select one ... » Read More


03/04/2020 Coronavirus: Kontroltek repair Industrial automation and electronic repair service Kontroltek is ... » Read More
Features
06/04/2020

Looking through the training window

Companies across industry are starting to introduce virtual reality and augmented reality training into the workplace. This is providing operators and engineers with the opportunity to hone their skills and learn relevant safety protocols in a safe, digital environment

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are forecast to add £62.5 ...
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06/04/2020 Sight sensing Motion amplification is a powerful technique for visualising vibration and other motion in mechanical systems, which can lead to rapid diagnosis of potential problems » Read More


30/03/2020 The cobots have landed The UK has been lagging behind much of Europe when it comes to embracing collaborative robot (cobot) technology. But that is rapidly changing as the productivity gains such investment can bring become clear » Read More


30/03/2020 Handy advice Irritant contact dermatitis is an eczema that can be triggered by a range of substances used across industry. This article focuses on employee hands and looks at what measures can be put in place to prevent it » Read More
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