Category Archives: Education & Training

New manufacturing news website goes live

After over 1000 blogs, the Whats Happening in Manufacturing blog spot has grown up and become the sector’s newest fully functioning 24/7 manufacturing news website. WHIMFING.com (What’s Happening In Manufacturing) boasts “no frills; just facts”. It’s “where busy people who … Continue reading

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Big Bang on for Birmingham

The 2014 Big Bang (UK Young Scientists & Engineers) Fair, is to take place at the NEC, Birmingham from 13 – 16 March. Billed as the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for 17 to 19 year-olds, … Continue reading

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Amarinth leads the way to growth

Suffolk pump manufacturer Amarinth says the implementation of “an effective leadership strategy” has helped it to boost exports, increase sales and take on eight new people. Amarinth, a specialist in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated … Continue reading

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Renishaw’s Engineering Experience contest now open

Renishaw, the UK-based engineering technologies company and Young Engineers, the organisation devoted to encouraging careers in engineering, have announced that entries are now being invited for the 2014 version of a competition to win a fully subsidised, five-day package of … Continue reading

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BMW Mini launches graduate recruitment programme

BMW has launched a new graduate recruitment programme with 13 places available across its Mini UK production network. Developed alongside the company’s graduate schemes in Munich, BMW’s UK graduate programme is looking for applicants in variety of areas ranging from … Continue reading

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Top apprenticeship awards go to BAE Systems pair

A pair of BAE Systems apprentices have been named the best in the North West. Pav Bhogal (pictured right) picked up the Best Apprentice of the Year prize with Joanne Sharples (pictured left) winning the award for Outstanding Leadership at … Continue reading

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Ex rail industry MD sets up manufacturing consultancy

A new manufacturing consultancy that promises to be a “hassle free zone” has been set up byAmanda Jones (pictured), the former managing director of rail systems engineers, Rowe Hankins. During her time as MD of the rail firm, Jones grew … Continue reading

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