Archive of: 2022

IMechE - China is planning to build a solar power plant in space by 2028 

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05 July 2022

The first attempt to harvest solar power from space could be launched as soon as 2028, according to a paper by Chinese scientists working on the project.

IOR - EU F-Gas Regulations - Key Changes and Next Steps 

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01 July 2022

The IOR webinar last week on the new draft EU FGAS Regulation issued by the EU on 5th April highlighted the key changes being proposed and raised a number of questions to be followed up with legislators.

Emissions expert Ray Gluckman FInstR, IOR Past President, discussed these in his talk which over 400 people had registered to attend. If you missed the talk you can still listen to the recording at

IMechE - UK offshore wind industry ‘to employ 100,000 people by 2030’ 

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28 June 2022

The UK offshore wind industry will employ roughly 100,000 people by 2030, according to a new report

IMechE - Hybrid Air Vehicles secures order for 10 low-emission airships 

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26 June 2022

Passengers will soon fly across Spain causing just a small fraction of the usual emissions thanks to a new fleet of 10 hybrid airships.

RAEng - First Kenyan wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for portable vaccine fridge 

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25 June 2022

Norah Magero has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2022 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation with Vaccibox, a small, mobile, solar-powered fridge that safely stores and transports medicines like vaccines, for use in field vaccinations and remote clinics.

New IET scholarships to make engineering careers accessible to people from diverse backgrounds 

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24 June 2022

The Institution of Engineering and Technology has introduced a new generation of scholarships to support students, apprentices and degree-apprentices with a passion for engineering from all backgrounds onto the engineering career ladder.

WES - International Women's Engineering Day 

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23 June 2022

This year we’ll be celebrating the amazing work that women engineers around the world are doing to support lives and livelihoods every day.

We’re profiling the best, brightest and bravest women in engineering, the inventors and innovators who dare to be part of the solution and are helping to build towards a brighter future.

ICE - 5 disasters that changed how civil engineers work 

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22 June 2022

To mark the anniversary of Grenfell, we look at some engineering catastrophes from around the world that have shown civil engineers where potential gaps in learning might be.

CeeD - Premier ADVS Facility opens in Ayr 

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21 June 2022

A state-of-the-art Extended Reality (XR) facility, regarded as the leading XR showcase in the UK, has been officially opened by Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise Ivan McKee MSP in Ayr.

Tall Ship - The Glenlee is recruiting for seasonal Visitor Service Team members 

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18 June 2022

The Tall Ship is Glasgow’s unique maritime attraction and one of only five Clydebuilt sailing ships left afloat in the world. Berthed alongside the Riverside Museum the Ship operates as a historic vessel/visitor attraction, welcoming over 200,000 visitors per year, giving locals and tourists an insight into life aboard a sailing ship.

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