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Game of two pitches at Spurs

13 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Sheffield engineering specialist SCX has been selected to supply a retractable pitch for the ground-breaking new stadium of Tottenham Hotspur.

The company will design, build and install a grass pitch that sits directly above an artificial surface, making the Premier League club’s stadium the first of its kind in the UK to have two pitches inside the same bowl, creating a truly world-class multi-use venue.

Precision machining showcased at DSEI

07 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity
Engine casing for the Rolls-Royce Marine Trent MT30 gas turbine marine engines, manufactured and supplied by Express Engineering in Gateshead.

Express Engineering is promoting its precision machining capabilities and specialist services for the land, sea and air defence industry at DSEI 2017.

Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) runs from 12-15 September at the London ExCeL exhibition centre in Docklands.

Subbie up for industry award

06 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

BG Engineering, a specialist subcontractor for machined components, has been shortlisted for a prestigious manufacturing industry award.

The Chesterfield-based company is up for the ‘Manufacturing Services’ category in the Manufacturer MX Awards.

Moulder invests over £1m

06 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

By expanding its headquarters and purchasing five new moulding machines, Blackburn-based MGS Technical Plastics has invested more than £1m in improving its facilities over the last year.

The company supplies plastic injection mouldings to customers in markets including medical, hygiene, security, safety, and electronics.

The seven-figure spending ensures that the injection moulding specialist continues to meet growing demand while keeping at the forefront of industry innovations.

Additive milestone for oil and gas

06 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has certified the first part produced by additive manufacturing for the oil and gas industry.

The part, a titanium gateway manifold for pipelines, was designed by Surrey, England-based Safer Plug Company (SPC) and built by the AM production company 3T RPD using powder bed fusion. The entire process was overseen and certified by LR using its framework, an industry first that guides manufacturers on AM processes to certify components.