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Jan 2019

Erika Hedblom, Manager of Intelligent Tube Systems for Sandvik, Sweden, discusses how internal sensors and cloud computing can provide deeper process insights.

Jan 2019

Advances in the tailored fibre placement process have reinvigorated interest in the technique, which could inspire widespread adoption of carbon composites in the mainstream automotive industry and beyond. Richard Harrington investigates the latest refinements.

Jan 2019

An award winning copper extraction method using microwaves has been recognised for its contribution to the advancement of the field. Sam Kingman* looks at the method and its origins.

 

Welsh minerals has a glittering revival. Michael Schwartz takes a look.

Jan 2019

Paul Davies, Head of Engineering at University of South Wales, UK, talks to Ellis Davies about the university’s new aerospace academy in Dubai, UAE.

Jan 2019

Ashley Pursglove* explores the journey of materials development company Mμrex through projects, from medical devices to recycled plastics.

Jan 2019

Andrew J Pollard* and Charles A Clifford** of the National Physical Laboratory, UK, talk on the characterisation of graphene as a vehicle towards wider commercialisation.

Jan 2019

The Women’s Engineering Society has seen some significant figures and important events in both equality and engineering. Dawn Bonfield looks over the society’s last 100 years.

Jan 2019

Professor Steve Brown, Professor Claire Davis and Professor Martin Brunnock, look into how £7m of funding for a new virtual factory will aid the future of UK steel.

 

Training, upskilling and continued professional development are key areas for healthy future industry, but how can we close the skills gap in STEM? Idha Valeur gets insight from industry experts.

Jan 2019

Idha Valeur talks to Bethany Holroyd Engtech MICE, Project Coordinator and mental health first aider at WSP, about her alternative route into a career in STEM.

Jan 2019

The unassuming town of Matewan was the site of the Matewan Massacre and catalyst of the second West Virginia mine war. Khai Trung Le takes a look at the history of the town, and the impact on miners today.