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Mechan’s Lee Pitts and Adam Elliott (centre left and right) receive the firm’s Railtex Award from sp
Mechan secures industry accolade

Nina Sorby

Sheffield manufacturer, Mechan, has bagged a prestigious Railtex Award after receiving industry recognition for its “unrivalled range of depot maintenance equipment.” The lifting and handling specialist was presented with the rolling…

Leading civil engineer supports young North East talent

Nicola Railton

One of the UK’s leading civil engineers has been working with young people starting out in the industry in the North East. Nick Baveystock, Director General of the Institution of Civil…

Wates Awarded for Considerate Construction of 22 Station Road in Cambridge
Wates awarded Considerate Construction Gold in Cambridge


The development of 22 Station Road in Cambridge has been honoured for creating a positive image of the construction industry, receiving a Considerate Constructor Scheme (CCS) Gold award. Construction of Brookgate’s…

Darren Hudson (left) with Bob Arnott
New MD for Centa Transmissions

Kirsten Howells

Darren Hudson has been appointed managing director of Bradford-based engineering firm, Centa Transmissions, following the retirement of Bob Arnott. Hudson, 39, joined Centa as a mechanical engineering apprentice in 1993 and…

Record Deal: (l-r) Richie Davda, Richard Bunce (both Mec Com), Jeremy Lefroy (MP for Stafford) and D
Record deal sees Mec Com head for £12.5m

Russ Cockburn

A Hixon-based fabrication specialist is celebrating its 15th birthday in style after it landed a £2.7m order with electronics giant Siemens. Mec Com, which is part of the Midlands Assembly Network…

L to R: Andrew McFarlane - Mactech Managing Director, Simon Thorne - Mactech General Manager and Ung
Exclusive Asian deal signed for North East Company

Michaela Smith-Moore

North East engineering and inspection service business, Mactech Inspections Limited, have signed an exclusive deal for the Asian market, with e-MARINE, a South Korean based marine solutions company. The deal has…

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Construction tasks of cedar capital group contructors

Cedar Capital Group Japan

According to the Asia Construction Outlook 2014 survey, the prospect for both the size and the growth of Asian Construction market remains positive with 92% respondents in agreement. It is…

Go Ahead Training
Businesses pledge support to manufacturing training company

Leanne English

HUNDREDS of businesses, schools and colleges have pledged their support to a new company launched to address the region's manufacturing skills gap. Go Ahead Training has unveiled its plans to bridge…

Samantha Davidson
Make headlines. Achieve your goals.

Samantha Davidson

Samantha Davidson, managing director of full service strategic marketing company Horizonworks, on how public relations can raise profile, increase engagement – and produce real results. You may be launching a new…

Cell Pack Solutions
Innovation key to manufacturing growth

Leanne English

A MANUFACTURING support organisation has announced plans to help regional companies within the sector be more innovative, productive and globally competitive. The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) works with employers to foster…

NCL’s Jerry Biggs and Alan Walker and WHP’s John Challenger and Nigel Hall at Discovery Park
New support initiative for Science Park entrepreneurs

Deborah Anderson

Specialist engineer WH Partnership (WHP) and investment company NCL have joined forces to create an innovative support initiative for budding Science Park entrepreneurs. NCL’s recently-launched Discovery Park Technology Investments LP fund…

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Smart Vibrations delivering a 37% fuel saving quietly

Gillian Crook

Magnomatics has already generated strong interest in its magnetic CVT or MAGSPLIT® system based upon substantial fuel consumption improvements and is developing systems up to 800 Nm with multinational OEMs. …