Archive of: 2021

Crossrail | Elizabeth line is finally in sight three tumultuous years since last minute delay was announced 

Posted in Opinion

05 December 2021

After three years of turmoil the end is almost in sight for the Crossrail project

Aker to lead £2m wind turbine recycling project 

Posted in Opinion & Environment and Sustainability

03 December 2021

Aker Offshore Wind will lead a £2m project to develop wind turbine blade recycling in Britain for the first time, an effort supported by Innovate UK.

IET launches Santa Loves STEM campaign 

Posted in Opinion

01 December 2021

The IET’s annual Santa Loves STEM campaign is back this year with an online hub of festive-themed engineering and technology activities – to help inspire the next generation to pursue science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) careers.

Small scale nuclear to get green light 

Posted in Opinion

01 December 2021

Reactor designer Rolls-Royce will announce that a consortium of investors will back plans for a new smaller nuclear reactor project.

Funding secured for Whitelee Windfarm electrolyser 

Posted in Opinion & Environment and Sustainability

29 November 2021

The Green Hydrogen for Scotland Consortium has secured £9.4m in government funding for the first phase of ScottishPower’s 20MW Whitelee Windfarm hydrogen production and storage facility.

Confusion over 'carbon jargon' responsible for climate inaction and demotivation, report says. 

Posted in Opinion

27 November 2021

New UK study shows complicated wording affecting climate action efforts.

New £20mln centre to help UK metals industries cut emissions 

Posted in Opinion & Environment and Sustainability

25 November 2021

The new centre, called SWITCH, is located in Port Talbot, South Wales, the centre for UK steelmaking.

Academy honours Prince Philip’s impact to advance engineering 

Posted in Opinion

23 November 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering has formally announced the creation of the Prince Philip Fund, established in memory of its Senior Fellow, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission: Reimagining Scotland 

Posted in Opinion

21 November 2021

Coming out of Covid-19: Reimagining Scotland

The RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission has published a new report, Reimagining Scotland, making several recommendations for decision-makers to support Scotland’s Covid recovery.

Rolls-Royce joins forces with AFBE-UK to increase diversity in STEM 

Posted in Opinion

19 November 2021

AFBE-UK is excited to announce its partnership with the Rolls-Royce plc, who join the organisation as its newest member. Rolls-Royce is one of the world’s leading global power groups, pioneering cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs.

IES launches the Engineer-it information resource 

Posted in Opinion & Education

18 November 2021

Engineer-it is an online resource, for learners of all ages

NMIS and Boeing officially open new R&D facility in Renfrewshire 

Posted in Opinion

18 November 2021

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) and the world’s largest aerospace company Boeing have officially opened a new research and development (R&D) facility in Westway Park in Renfrew within the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland.

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