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Obsolete red tape to be scrapped within retail and manufacturing sector | Business Matters

Obsolete red tape to be scrapped within retail and manufacturing sector | Business Matters | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Consumers, retailers and manufacturers will soon be freed from outdated red tape currently in force, Consumer Minister Norman Lamb announced today.
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Hello and welcome to The UK Engineer, where you will find various stories that i find interesting and post from my daily trawling and various feeds... No specific engineering focus though some of the topics will come up more than others- and there's bound to be bits and pieces on F1, Nasa/ESA/Space in general and other 'glamorous' engineering topics...
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Wind Turbine Makes 1,000 Liters of Clean Water a Day in the Desert

Wind Turbine Makes 1,000 Liters of Clean Water a Day in the Desert | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
A wind turbine prototype being tested in Abu Dhabi produces clean water by using a built-in compressor to condense water from the air.
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Design News - News - Boeing's 737 Max Targets Fuel Efficiency

Design News - News - Boeing's 737 Max Targets Fuel Efficiency | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Boeing's next-generation airliner has several design features geared toward fuel efficiency, including an extended tail cone and updates to flight and electronics controls.
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US tops global clean energy table

US tops global clean energy table | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
The US regains top spot from China as the biggest investor in clean energy in 2011, according to global rankings.
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Storm in a hot tub

Storm in a hot tub | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Safer than nuclear, and more relaxing


AS ANYONE who has been to Japan knows, there are strict rules about bathing in onsen, or hot springs.
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Smart fabric for soldier uniform

Smart fabric for soldier uniform | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
British soldiers' uniforms could soon use conductive yarn woven directly into clothing to replace cumbersome batteries and cables.
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Osborne opens Google UK tech hub

Osborne opens Google UK tech hub | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Chancellor George Osborne vows to make the UK the "technology centre of Europe" as he opens a new east London technology hub, Google Campus.
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FDF launches digital campaign to inspire youth careers in food manufacturing

FDF launches digital campaign to inspire youth careers in food manufacturing | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched a digital campaign aimed at inspiring 16-18 year olds to consider a role in food and drink manufacturing.
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Vehicle's 3,000 miles to gallon goal

Vehicle's 3,000 miles to gallon goal | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Engineering students in California are fine-tuning a car they hope can achieve 3,000 miles to the gallon.
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Italian engineering firm to create 100 jobs in Lincoln

Italian engineering firm to create 100 jobs in Lincoln | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
A specialist Italian engineering company is to create 100 jobs at its factory in Lincoln.

Bifrangi will install one of the world's largest screw presses at its site in Monks Road with a £50m...
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£60 MILLION FROM CHANCELLOR’S BUDGET OFFERS AEROSPACE INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITY TO GROW

£60 MILLION FROM CHANCELLOR’S BUDGET OFFERS AEROSPACE INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITY TO GROW (Aerospace manufacturing industry's +ve reaction to Chancellor's £60m pledge to Aerodynamics Centre http://t.co/wS6ygxbM #growth...
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Is the UK set to miss out on the graphene revolution? - Cabume - Cambridge technology news

Is the UK set to miss out on the graphene revolution? - Cabume - Cambridge technology news | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Is the UK set to miss out on the graphene revolution?Cabume - Cambridge technology newsUnfortunately, if we're not careful, the UK is going to lose yet another golden egg to foreign competitors.
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U.K. Economy Will Escape Recession in 2012, Osborne to Say - Bloomberg

U.K. Economy Will Escape Recession in 2012, Osborne to SayBloombergSurveys this month indicate that the UK economy returned to growth in the first quarter after a 0.2 percent contraction in the last three months of 2011.
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UK: South Tyneside at Centre of Green Energy Revolution ...

UK: South Tyneside at Centre of Green Energy Revolution ... | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Installation of the 20000MW of offshore wind turbines in the UK as a part of the announced green energy revolution sweeping its way through the country will push its way ahead through the South Tyneside as well, the core of the North ...
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The Pwn Plug is a little white box that can hack your network

The Pwn Plug is a little white box that can hack your network | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Built by a startup company called Pwnie Express, the PwnPlug is pretty much the last thing you ever want to find on your network.
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Beetle flight inspires research into next gen aircraft design

Beetle flight inspires research into next gen aircraft design | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Researchers at Drexel University are examining the function and aerodynamics of the Allomyrina dichotoma beetle in a bid to improve future aircraft design.
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UK trade gap widened in February

UK trade gap widened in February | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
The UK's trade deficit widened to £3.4bn in February from £2.5bn in January as exports of goods to non-EU countries dropped, figures show.
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Signs of UK economy 'improving'

Signs of UK economy 'improving' | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
The UK economy has shown a few signs of improvement in the first three months of this year but is still weak, the British Chambers of Commerce says.
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300 new jobs on way in boost for Derby engineers

300 new jobs on way in  boost for Derby engineers | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
A HI-TECH firm has revealed plans to recruit 300 highly paid workers in Derby.Engineering business Assystem – which works closely with Rolls-Royce in the city – is looking to attract both... (#Derbyuni #engineering finalists and graduates, good news!
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What women love about their engineering jobs : advice on graduate jobs, careers, recruitment TARGETjobs

What women love about their engineering jobs : advice on graduate jobs, careers, recruitment TARGETjobs | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
What female engineers love about their careers. (RT @targetjobsUK: Female? Thinking of a career in engineering?
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Obsolete red tape to be scrapped within retail and manufacturing sector | Business Matters

Obsolete red tape to be scrapped within retail and manufacturing sector | Business Matters | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Consumers, retailers and manufacturers will soon be freed from outdated red tape currently in force, Consumer Minister Norman Lamb announced today.
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Bombardier - Telegraph

Bombardier - Telegraph | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
How Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast is facing the challenges of the global aerospace industry by drawing on more than a century of experience and expertise.
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Green Energy Gets Little Love in New Budget | Electric.co.uk News

Green Energy Gets Little Love in New Budget | Electric.co.uk News | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
It now seems that Chancellor George Osborne has started a mad dash for gas in the new budget. Green groups have reacted in uproar and dismay.
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Why we need to bring creativity and technology back together across the curriculum - The Guardian (blog)

Why we need to bring creativity and technology back together across the curriculum - The Guardian (blog) | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Why we need to bring creativity and technology back together across the curriculumThe Guardian (blog)He said he was flabbergasted to learn that computer science isn't taught as standard in UK schools.
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39 apprenticeships created by Darlington firms - The Northern Echo

39 apprenticeships created by Darlington firms - The Northern Echo | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
39 apprenticeships created by Darlington firmsThe Northern EchoCleveland Systems Engineering, which specialises in the design and installation of control systems used in manufacturing and process industries, initially intended to add one apprentice...
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UK manufacturing rose 23.5 per cent in February, says SMMT - Car Dealer Magazine

UK manufacturing rose 23.5 per cent in February, says SMMT - Car Dealer Magazine | The UK Engineer | Scoop.it
Car Dealer MagazineUK manufacturing rose 23.5 per cent in February, says SMMTCar Dealer MagazineUK car manufacturing rose 23.5 per cent in February and was up 19.6 per cent over the year-to-date, says SMMT figures.
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