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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.
20 Feb 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
The new CFS hinge from Elesa has a built-in security switch to suit Category 1 Hazardous areas and serves to switch off equipment when a door or panel is opened in industrial environments to ensure operator safety. Alternatively it may be used to remotely indicate status, e.g. for access monitoring. Construction of the CFS is an integral glass reinforced technopolymer unit ensuring a tamper-proof installation and easy assembly.
18 Feb 2008 by BAE Systems
BAE Systems has been awarded a $242 million Enterprise Platform Integration Contract (EPIC) from the U.S. Navy to provide integration, engineering, procurement, fabrication, assembly, test, inspection, delivery, and limited installation of integrated Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) capabilities aboard new construction ships.
18 Feb 2008 by Raytheon Systems Ltd
18 Feb 2008 by Rolls Royce
The latest engine order follows one for an initial fleet of 10 A380s ordered by Singapore Airlines, of which two have entered commercial service.
14 Feb 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
As market leader in the 'Everything but the Enclosure' market, EMKA probably get as much feedback as anybody about what enclosure design engineers need day by day to solve the many and varied problems of building or installing specialist enclosures. This has led them to publish a simple guide to hinge selection covering flush or surface mounted doors with concealed or exposed hinges, including 180° and lift-off criteria, spring hinges and attachment methods such as the EMKA extra fast assembly taper pin fixing system.
11 Feb 2008 by Burcas Ltd
Midlands precision engineering specialist, Burcas, has boosted productivity by investing £300,000 in a Kellenberger grinding machine. This further strengthens its aerospace machining section, which specialises in the manufacture and subcontract machining of large, highly complex critical components and precision tooling.
Burcas aerospace machining section specialises in the machining of large, highly complex critical components
05 Feb 2008 by GKN Aersospace Ltd
04 Feb 2008 by 600 Centre
The machining of multi-featured shaft type or chucking style components requiring fully automated cycles involving turning, milling, boring, drilling and threading on components such as differential cases, wheel hubs, gear rings, rotors and pump housings can now be produced using Fuji Machine s highly productive robotised cell.
04 Feb 2008 by Rolls-Royce plc
Hong Kong Airlines has chosen Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power its new fleet of 20 Airbus A330-300s. Including a TotalCare® long-term services agreement, the value of the business is around $1.2 billion at list prices. Deliveries start in 2010.
The announcement maintains the Trent 700 s 100 per cent record in mainland China, where it has been selected for all 125 A330s in service or on order. Hong Kong Airlines is a new customer for Rolls-Royce.
04 Feb 2008 by EEF - East Midlands and Mid Anglia
Manufacturers are well placed to take advantage of the commercial opportunities presented by the drive towards a low carbon economy, according to a new report from EEF, the manufacturers organisation.
By 2020, the UK must source 15 per cent of its energy from renewable sources and cut CO2 emissions by 16 per cent in response to challenging targets set by the European Commission. This will create significant challenges for industry in terms of its competitiveness.