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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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JLR jobs fest begins as bosses pick up top industry awards

The fairy story that is Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) under the ownership of the Indian steel-making conglomerate Tata continues to be happy but shows no signs of ending. Yesterday, the company’s CEO Dr Ralf Speth picked up an industry award … Continue reading

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£7m BMW contract will push Cab Automotive towards £40m sales

Car interiors specialist Cab Automotive, says the re-emergence of the UK car industry as a global leader is helping it towards the fastest growth in its nine year history. Cab Automotive has secured £7m of new contracts to supply parts … 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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Export confidence growing, says BCC/DHL survey

Confidence is growing among UK manufacturers that they can increase export sales with seven in ten saying their foreign turnover will improve, according to a survey published today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and DHL. Twenty-eight per cent … Continue reading

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Bombardier’s Derby factory to build Crossrail trains

The government announced today that 760 UK manufacturing jobs and 80 apprenticeships will be supported by its decision to award a contract for 65 trains to be built at the Bombardier factory in Derby. Transport for London (TfL) and The … Continue reading

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