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28 Jul 2008 by Rolls Royce
- Order book increased by 17 per cent to £53.5 billion (2007: year end £45.9 billion).
- Group sales increased to £4,049 million. Sales on an underlying basis* increased by 12 per cent to £4,211 million.
- Services revenues increased by 12 per cent to £2,242 million on an underlying* basis, representing 53 per cent of Group sales.
- Underlying profit before taxation* increased to £410 million, up eight per cent.
- Profit before taxation of £389 million (2007: first half £377 million).
24 Jul 2008 by Transmission Developments (UK) Ltd
Poole UK, July 2008: Transmission Developments new 08 Range Catalogue boasts twenty sections and six hundred pages of detailed information covering more than 17,000 product lines for transmission and positioning belting products plus gearing, chain, powertrain hardware and plastics components.
22 Jul 2008 by Rimor Ltd
Rimor Ltd have recently made further investment of machinery to their already impressive contract manufacturing facilities in Denmead, Hampshire. An additional 5 new MAZAK CNC machines have just been commissioned giving increased turning and machining capacity. These machines can turn to 600mm diameter by 2000mm long and mill, with fully integrated 4th axis capacity, to 1700mm by 760mm.
17 Jul 2008 by Rolls Royce Nuclear Components Division.
Rolls-Royce today announced that it is establishing a new business unit to address the global market for civil nuclear power. The company estimates that this worldwide market could be worth £50 billion a year in 15 years time.
Rolls-Royce currently has the largest nuclear skills base of any UK company, with around 2,000 specialist nuclear-focused employees in the UK, France and the US. It also has the UK s most substantial nuclear supply chain, comprising around 260 proven suppliers.
15 Jul 2008 by Qinetiq
QinetiQ expertise developed on Zephyr will be key to the programme's success.
Boeing has selected QinetiQ as its key technology partner for the $3.8m phase one portion of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Vulture air vehicle programme. QinetiQ's world-leading knowledge in solar-electric Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) will play a key role in meeting DARPA's objective to create a new category of ultra-long-endurance aircraft.
14 Jul 2008 by Bombardier Aerospace
July 13, 2008 Farnborough, U.K.
Bombardier today announced that its Board of Directors has granted approval for the launch of the CSeries family of aircraft, a new game-changing five abreast commercial airliner family, with the economics, performance, environmental and passenger-oriented improvements demanded by airline customers for the next quarter century. Entry into service is scheduled for 2013.
10 Jul 2008 by Babcock International Group
At today s Annual General Meeting of Babcock International Group PLC (Babcock), the leading engineering support services company, Gordon Campbell, Chairman will make the following statement: 2007/08 was another record year for Babcock, building on the excellent progress made over recent years. Our Interim Management Statement released this morning, confirms that the current financial year has started well. Trading conditions across the Group remain healthy and our business continues to perform in line with our expectations.
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.