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Brexit: WTO rules on the cards?

Dr Jonathan Owens, Lecturer in Operations Management at the University of Salford Business School, and expert in supply chains comments on the huge uncertainty surrounding Brexit after Theresa May cancelled a planned vote on her deal. As a no deal scenario becomes more likely Dr Owens looks at what might …

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Emerson completes acquisition of iSolutions

Emerson has acquired iSolutions, a Canadian-based consulting group with expertise designing and implementing data management solutions. iSolutions provides organisations with decision-support tools to make data-driven production and operational decisions based on the analysis of real-time insights from integrated field and plant systems. The acquisition will accelerate delivery of Emerson’s new …

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Teledyne e2v’s delivery of 125 science-grade sensors completes contract for world’s most powerful survey telescope

Teledyne e2v has completed a multi-million dollar project by delivering hundreds of CCD250 sensors for one of the world’s most powerful survey telescopes: the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Identified as a US national scientific priority by the 2010 USA National Research Council decadal survey, LSST will carry out a …

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Teledyne image sensors power cameras onboard NASA’s InSight Mission to Mars

Teledyne DALSA is participating in NASA’s InSight Mission to Mars by providing colour CCD image sensors for both the Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC) and the Instrument Context Camera. Teledyne partnered with Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL) to deliver the colour image sensors to power the InSight mission. The camera on the …

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Tech industry strength could lead to London and the South East dominating STEM jobs growth

The current dominance of London and the South East in Tech Industry occupations threatens to further skew the growth of employment in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries in coming years, according to research by jobs market experts Emsi commissioned by education charity EDT. Regions will need to decide how best to retain local young …

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Thousands of Rotork electric actuators installed at Chinese oil refinery

More than 2,500 Rotork IQ3 electric actuators have been installed at a Chinese oil refinery and petrochemical complex. Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Company Ltd, which refines oil and manufactures chemical products, ordered the actuators for the refinery which is in construction on the island of Zhoushan, near Shanghai. The actuators …

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Three outstanding women celebrated as Young Woman Engineers of the Year 2018

Three young female engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their work in engineering. IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year: Sophie Harker (27), is an Aerodynamics & Performance Engineer for BAE Systems. In her role, Sophie …

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Hat-trick of appointments keeps Hanwell’s quality assurance on target

Hanwell Solutions continues to hit the target when it comes to Quality Assurance, having made a trio of senior level appointments in order to underpin the company’s reputation for consistent supply of technically superior British-made products. Tony Groom leads the field as new quality and health & safety manager, with …

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New backing to transform the UK’s future through the modern Industrial Strategy

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced new support for the UK’s leading aerospace sector and the next generation of transport to tackle ground congestion and pollution in towns and cities. The deal will develop ‘Future Flight’ – including electric planes with vertical take-off capability, goods and service drones, to autonomous …

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