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09 Jul 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce has announced its intention to acquire Scandinavian Electric Holding, a supplier of system packages for hybrid and diesel-electric marine propulsion systems, continuing its growth strategy in the marine market.
Rolls-Royce will purchase 100 per cent of the equity of Scandinavian Electric Holding (SEH) for cash consideration NOK 430 million (£43 million) subject to regulatory approval from the Norwegian competition authorities. The company will form part of the Rolls-Royce marine business.
01 Jul 2008 by Welding Fabrication (WEC Group)
The WEC Group is currently a leading force in providing innovative design, fabrication and installation services to the rail industry. Their unique approach to design has led to the introduction of slim-line and ultra-lightweight signal gantries, a first within the sector. Along with their committment to progress, this has ensured they are continually at the forefront of their industry.
01 Jul 2008 by Babcock International Group
Babcock International Group PLC (Babcock), the leading submarine support provider to the Royal Navy, announces that the Canadian Government has awarded Babcock Marine the In-Service Support contract for its four Victoria class submarines (VISSC). This contract marks Babcock s entry into the international submarine support market utilising the significant technical expertise and depth of knowledge built up over many years within its UK Marine division.
01 Jul 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
Complementing the Program 1000 wing handle, EMKA are delighted with their polyamide offering. The 1000-U753 is a polyamide wing handle with polyamide barrel and cam for closure of electrical enclosures, cabinets, wall mounted boxes, toolboxes etc. Its corrosion resistance ensures suitability for wet environments and where its pleasing aesthetic appearance coupled with low cost are beneficial.
01 Jul 2008 by Scottish & Southern Energy
Scottish and Southern Energy plc and Forth Ports PLC announce today that they have entered into a strategic venture to develop renewable energy projects around Forth Ports sites in Scotland and England.
27 Jun 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
Oil level indication is a vital part of any system and requires a quick and simple checking procedure. Ideally a quick visual sight check during other regular maintenance - however oil reservoirs are often placed in awkward locations where lighting may be poor and viewing angles less than head on. The Elesa range of prismatic oil level indicators address these problems.
18 Jun 2008 by Lotus Engineering
Lotus Engineering, the world renowned automotive consultancy division of Lotus has won two contracts as part of winning project consortia announced by the UK Government Technology Strategy Board. These two project consortia will be allocated part of a total £23 million for 16 innovative low carbon vehicle development programmes. Including investments from companies such as Lotus, these projects collectively represent a total value of £52 million.
17 Jun 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
Is it a door? Is it a panel? No, it s EMKA s 1117 pin hinge program! EMKA have found that for infrequently used access panels, where quick lift-off facility is needed, then a simple spring loaded pin hinge is the optimal solution. This application covers racking side panels, machine covers, equipment shroudings etc., where lightweight panels are often used and high degrees of sealing are not required.
16 Jun 2008 by Allen diesels
Rolls-Royce is to design and equip one of the world s most advanced seismic research vessels for China. The £13 million contract is also its first such contract in the important Chinese market for offshore seismic vessels.
The seismic streamer vessel has been ordered by BGP Marine China, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Company (CNPC). It will operate worldwide in support of oil and gas exploration and production.
09 Jun 2008 by Mason & King Ltd
We are pleased to announce the winner of the i-pod touch - Andrew Mason from Mason & King Ltd, who entered the prize draw on our stand at Subcon 2008.
Andrew is the third generation overseeing operations at the extensive fabrication plant located in Birstall Street, Leicester.
Here is Andrew (right) accepting his prize from Qimtek's David Jennings who looks after the Leicester sales region.
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09 Jun 2008 by GKN Aersospace Ltd
09 Jun 2008 by Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Nissan Motor Company announced today that the design and manufacture of its all-new compact car will be sourced from England.
Nissan is investing £55m in the new vehicle, which will be designed in London and built in Sunderland. The UK government is supporting the project with a grant worth £6.2m.
The new deal was unveiled this morning during a visit by prime minister Gordon Brown to Nissan s European Design Centre in Paddington, London with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn.
09 Jun 2008 by Aker Kvaerner Subsea
The contract covers the delivery of a complete drilling riser system for a drillship with buoyancy package and associated equipment for a drillship that DSME is currently building.
09 Jun 2008 by Rolls Royce
Two Kamewa size 56 water jets will be fitted onto each 30m vessel to enable speeds up to 40 knots. The patrol craft will be used for targeting illegal drug trafficking, safety at sea, and search and rescue missions.
29 May 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
Indexing plungers are the kind of item vital in many situations, but often requiring space grudgingly allowed and costs difficult to defend. The GN822 saves space and cost - it is a true mini indexing plunger at only 26.5mm long by 21mm knob diameter in its smallest incarnation - even the largest is only 34mm x 25mm dia.
Fitment is simple, pull back the plunger knob to reveal a hex head, and M8 or M10 thread suitable for mounting even in thin sheet metal of 3.5mm or 4mm.
19 May 2008 by ABB Ltd
ABB has been awarded $170m to supply two HVDC (high-voltage, direct current) converter stations for the Fenno-Skan 2 power link between Finland and Sweden.
The converter stations will be part of an 800MW extension of the existing 550MW Fenno-Skan 1 link, which was delivered by ABB in 1989.
19 May 2008 by GKN Aersospace Ltd
A next-generation aircraft wing made of light composite materials is to be developed by Airbus in the UK.
The European aerospace group is leading a £103m investment in the research project, which will help to secure jobs at its Broughton wing factory in north Wales.
The project is being jointly funded by the Welsh Assembly Government, which is contributing £7.5m, and regional development agencies.
15 May 2008 by Smartspeed Consulting Ltd
Q: So, how have things gone since we last met up? What projects have you been involved with?
A: Things have been very busy. Many of the projects I work on last several months. For instance, I ve just completed an 18-month contract with Derwentside District Council, which included helping companies improve their production processes and delivery of products to their customers.
15 May 2008 by Smartspeed Consulting Ltd
A project that Giles Johnston worked on prior to his establishing Smartspeed but which helped him in its creation, demonstrated the benefits of IT to businesses.
Several years ago Giles was working for the Agility Group on a project called North Transport Planning. It was during this time that Godfrey Syrett Ltd, a manufacturer and supplier of office equipment and furniture, asked for his help.
15 May 2008 by BAE Systems
Hi-tech creepy-crawlies such as the robot spider below could soon be helping US forces on the battlefield, thanks to work under way by UK defence technology giant BAE Systems.
BAE has signed a £19m ($38m) agreement with the US Army Research Laboratory to develop advanced robotic equipment that would improve military situational awareness by sending vital data back to commanders in the field.
13 May 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
Getting door 'fit' right is a problem for standard and specialist enclosure producers alike, especially with flush doors where the visible gap is an obvious aesthetic consideration and accurate gasket location may be critical to match small flanges which are required to maximise aperture dimensions. Standard, accurate and application specific hinge designs from EMKA alleviate many of the problems involved in this process.