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Airbus to take part of DSEI’s first ever Space Hub

Airbus will return to DSEI in September and exhibit in the newly created Space Hub, which will be located within DSEI’s Aerospace Zone. The Space Hub will feature the most innovative companies in both space and defence sectors, offering a dedicated platform for network and collaboration.  Grant Burgham, Clarion Events’ event director, said: “Clarion …

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Svantek supplies SV 307 noise monitoring terminal for London demolition project

Svantek has recently supplied four SV 307 noise monitoring stations to First Choice Hire for a major 13-week demolition project as part of phase one of the London Borough of Merton’s High Path Estate regeneration initiative. The High Path Estate project involves the phased regeneration of an existing 1950’s estate …

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Inaugural industry day announced for 2019 leading defence expo

One of the region’s leading exhibitions for the defence and security industry is working with The Ministry of Defence to deliver a special event. The Three Counties Defence and Security Expo, or 3CDSE – which will take place on Tuesday 16 July and Wednesday 17 July 2019 at The Three …

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EEF snap survey shows that less than a fifth of manufacturers are prepared for no-deal

A survey published by EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation, shows that  with just six weeks to go until the UK leaves the EU, less than one in five of manufacturers are prepared for a  no-deal scenario. While 63 per cent of companies have embarked on a course of no-deal panning, eight …

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Engineering students hit new heights in Belgium

Engineering students from the University of Brighton have been learning valuable skills at the European Space Agency Academy’s Training and Learning Facilities in Belgium.  The five students, who are studying either Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering masters degrees, spent four days at ESEC-Galaxia in Redu, Belgium, in preparation to test their …

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MTC apprentice in SEMTA Skills final

A Manufacturing Technology Centre apprentice is in the running for a top award, after being short-listed for Apprentice of the Year (SME) in the prestigious SEMTA Skills Awards 2019. Christian Attewell achieved his apprenticeship training through the Lloyds Bank sponsored Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre (AMTC) in Coventry, while being employed …

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Curtiss-Wright and Honeywell use connectivity to reinvent airplane black box recorders

In a major boost for airline accident investigations, two aviation leaders, Curtiss-Wright and Honeywell have partnered to develop an entirely new way for airlines to monitor and analyse flight data. The companies will use real-time connectivity to reinvent the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and Flight Data Recorder (FDR) – commonly …

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Tom Sarfi joins Pickering Interfaces in business development role

Pickering Interfaces has announced the appointment of Tom Sarfi as business development manager. Sarfi brings over 30 years experience in Test & Measurement to the new role at Pickering. Most recently he held various senior management roles at AMETEK VTI Instruments along with key account responsibility for significant defense/aerospace primes.  …

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Teledyne e2v completes delivery of image sensors to the Sentinel-5/UVNS instrument mission

Teledyne e2v has delivered all 12flight deliverables consisting of three variants of its CCD314 image sensors for the Sentinel-5/UVNS instrument to be launched onboard the Second Generation MetOp (MetOp-SG) satellites. A collaborative program between the ESA and EUMETSAT, the MetOp-SG programme comprises three flight sets of two low earth polar-orbiting …

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Malaysian refinery trusts Rotork Client Support Programme for tailored valve actuation management

The Rotork Client Support Programme (CSP) has been chosen by the Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad for the asset management of Rotork valve actuation equipment at its Port Dickson refinery, which is the leading refiner, manufacturer and supplier of petroleum products in Malaysia. Awarded to Rotork Malaysia, the CSP will run …

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