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08 Apr 2008 by BAE Systems
The contract covers the upgrades to the command and control of 34 previously fielded BATS and 17 systems currently being manufactured.
According to BAE Systems, the upgraded devices will help to train crew coordination skills in desert, urban and woodland terrain environments.
BAE Systems will carry out the upgrade work at its Orlando, Florida site.
01 Apr 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce has received two new contracts from paper manufacturers in Spain and Portugal for RB211 aero-derivative gas turbine-powered electrical generating sets to be used in co-generation plants. The units are also covered by ten-year TotalCare® service agreements.
01 Apr 2008 by ABB Ltd
According to ABB, DUBAL operates one of the largest single-site aluminium smelters in the world, having produced approximately 890,000 tonnes of aluminium in 2007. It is one of the largest non-oil contributors to Dubai s economy.
31 Mar 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce today announced a new order from the Brazilian state oil company, Petrobras, for an additional four gas turbine power generation packages valued at $73 million for use on a new offshore platform.
This brings the number of Rolls-Royce gas turbine generator sets for Petrobras offshore projects to 27 since 2001, with a total value of more than $300 million.
31 Mar 2008 by Jaguar Land Rover Ltd
Tata Motors will pay $2.3bn in cash for Jaguar Land Rover, which employs around 19,000 staff at sites in the north West and the West Midlands. On closing, Ford will contribute up to $600m to the Jaguar Land Rover pension fund.
31 Mar 2008 by Investment Tooling International Ltd
Having won a very competitively priced contract for producing a twin impression die for the automotive industry John Dobinson, Works Manager of die and mould specialist, Investment Tooling International of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, invited leading tooling companies to advise how machining costs could be minimised on the five-tonne tool steel die.
19 Mar 2008 by GKN Aersospace Ltd
British manufacturing was praised this week as the world's biggest passenger plane, the Airbus A380 superjumbo, flew from Singapore to London s Heathrow airport on its first commercial flight to Europe.
Singapore Airlines and manufacturer Airbus boast that the aircraft is the quietest and greenest big plane.
18 Mar 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
The new 1150 UNItech program of swinghandles from EMKA offers one easy-fit system with many options for applications as wide as Telecom cabinets to Electrical enclosures and Data Centre Racks to Outdoor cabinets, with locking systems to suit. The 1150 UNItech program features 'Mini' style swinghandles, 'Medium' style, 'Vandal resistant' in stainless steel and 'Standard' - including Electronically Operated varients.
17 Mar 2008 by EEF - East Midlands and Mid Anglia
An engineering body is calling on the UK government to cut corporation tax, after a survey found that medium-sized companies were being particularly hard hit.
The EEF group said the Chancellor, Alistair Darling, should cut the tax in his Budget announcement this week, which should be part of a wider, medium-term strategy to address the 'deterioration' in the UK s tax competitiveness.
17 Mar 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce recently announced a $2.6bn order for its Trent 1000 engines and associated services from Virgin Atlantic. The company also said it is forming an environmental partnership with the airline to cut carbon emissions.
17 Mar 2008 by Keronite Ltd
Keronite, a Cambridge-based surface engineering company, today announced the completion of a £1.2m funding round led by Azini Capital.
Keronite, a plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO) company, is the provider of a patented process which transforms the surface of aluminium and magnesium components into a hard, dense ceramic which is resistant to corrosion and wear. This is said to enable the replacement of heavier materials such as steel, and has a favourable impact on design, fuel efficiency, emissions and recyclability.
17 Mar 2008 by Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Nissan is to create 128 jobs at its plant in Sunderland in response to the continued sales success of the Qashqai.
In January, Nissan announced that the plant had launched one of its largest ever recruitment campaigns to hire 800 staff, ahead of the implementation of a third production shift in June.
17 Mar 2008 by BAE Systems
BAE Systems has been awarded a $130m US Army order for production of thermal weapon sights. The order is the second award under a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, and increases the total contract value to more than $313m. It also increases BAE Systems monthly deliveries to 3,000 units per month starting in 2009.
17 Mar 2008 by The Laser Cutting Co. Ltd
As part of a major investment plan The Laser Cutting Company has taken deliver of the first of two new automatic loading machines to be installed during 2008. The 3530 dynamic axis, automatic on- and off-loading flat bed cutting system supplied by Trumpf brings the total of machines on the shop floor to seven.
17 Mar 2008 by Magellan Aerospace (UK) Ltd
A five-axis horizontal machining centre is helping Magellan Aerospace UK cut cycle times and eliminated fettling operations on false rear spar trailing edges for the Airbus A380. The twin-pallet, EcoSpeed F HT system from DS Technology (UK) allows faster cutting cycles and parts are completed in just two clampings rather than three or four separate operations on two different machines.
New vibration damping elements from Elesa - for health & safety, machine longevity and equipment accuracy
12 Mar 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
New LW.A vibration damping units from Elesa feature natural rubber damping pads built into an adjustable levelling foot design. They have been designed to damp vibrations, shocks and noise from moving components or non-balanced masses such as rotating machines. This vibration can cause significant detrimental effects on operator health as well as malfunctioning/reduction-in-lifespan of the machine or adjacent equipment.
04 Mar 2008 by Babcock Land Ltd. (Comms)
General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited has launched a pioneering innovation centre for Britain s knowledge-based industries, enabling rapid testing of new advances in technology by the Ministry of Defence, Britain s leading universities, and high-tech small and medium size companies (SMEs).
03 Mar 2008 by Cambridge Consultants Ltd
The development, when complete, could benefit consumers and network operators by substantially reducing the cost of rolling out mobile networks.
03 Mar 2008 by Balfour Beatty Construction
Dutco Balfour Beatty Group, a Dubai construction group in which Balfour Beatty has a 49 per cent interest, has secured two key projects worth £220m.
BK Gulf, Dutco s mechanical and electrical (M&E) contracting business, has been awarded the contract for the supply and installation of M&E and operational systems for the University Hospital in Dubai. BK Gulf has been selected by Dubai Health Care City as one of the main delivery partners for the hospital, which is expected to be complete in 2010.
29 Feb 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
The CMM-AL anodised aluminium hinges from Elesa (UK) Ltd will be of interest to equipment manufacturers where an especially smart appearance is required. They are especially suited to installations of cabinets, panel doors, inspection panels and wall boxes that will be on long-term display.
The CMM-AL is a rugged style 180º log-on hinge of 50mm length, featuring countersunk screw mounting. Finish is in natural anodised aluminium with stainless steel hinge pin.
25 Feb 2008 by C Dugard Ltd
A new turn-mill centre from the Dugard Eagle range has the specification to perform heavy duty cycles including off-centre machining due to the rigidity of the 12-station turret arrangement that is able to provide + 55 mm Y-axis travel and rapid traverse of 10 m/min. In addition, this machine has the added flexibility of a programmable tailstock with through coolant feed that is capable of heavy duty drilling cycles.
25 Feb 2008 by Honda Engineering Europe Ltd
Honda, the Japanese car maker, has announced plans to invest £80 million in developing production operations at its Wiltshire, UK site.
The company s investment plans include new production facilities to enable to plant to manufacture metal and plastic automotive parts, and extra funding for the factory s existing bumper, paint and welding processes.
The new facilities will allow the company to produce engines on-site rather than sourcing them from Japan.
25 Feb 2008 by GKN Aerospace Services Ltd
GKN Aerospace has created a new helicopter Emergency Flotation System (EFS) that will prevent rotary winged aircraft from sinking if they crash land in water.
By evolving cool gas generator (CGG) technology usually employed in European Space Agency programmes, a direct inflation EFS has been created which replaces large gas pressure vessels with small, lightweight CGG units.
25 Feb 2008 by Smartspeed Consulting Ltd
Trade Cutting Formes of Tanfield Lea in Stanley, County Durham, was established in September 1988.
The company specialises in the design and manufacture of high quality, precision cutting formes for industry.
Services include the design and manufacture of cutting, perforating, creasing and folding dies; full cutting tools; high rule cutting blades; laser cut bases; samples; full stripping tools; clip strip / speed strip; blanking dies; counters.