30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

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First European round of Formula 1 season sparks performance updates from several teams... The post Multiple F1 teams bring performance updates to Imola appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-05-17
How can AI digital twins help climate-proof our energy infrastructure? Siobhan Doyle speaks toTaco Engelaar to delve into its potential.With the frequency and intensity of storms increasing across Ireland in recent years, asset owner and distribution system operator ESB Networks needs to safeguard its 2.4 million customers against the growing... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-17
Source: Engineer Live
In the 10 years since the Forces Help To Buy scheme launched, over 30,000 families have so far benefitted from government support, with more than £450 million in interest free loans issued to service personnel to help them get onto the property ladder. Image copyright Shutterstock / by Willy Barton... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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Bristol Airport has welcomed 10 million passengers (in a consecutive 12-month period) travelling through the terminal for the first time in its history. Image copyright Shutterstock / By Mareks Perkons In celebration of reaching this major milestone 10 lucky customers were selected at random and were presented with gifts of... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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A new regulatory review for space sector has been published, as UK Science and Defence Ministers launch the UK's National Space Operations Centre (NSpOC). Image copyright Shutterstock Science Minister Andrew Griffith and Minister for defence Procurement James Cartlidge visited RAF High Wycombe yesterday, home to UK Space Command, to officially... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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A new game-changing weapon that uses radio waves to disable enemy electronics and take down multiple drones at once is under development for the UK’s armed forces. Image courtesy Team Hersa A new game-changing weapon that uses radio waves to disable enemy electronics and take down multiple drones at once... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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With strong passenger numbers for April, Heathrow is on track to have its busiest ever year. Image courtesy Heathrow Heathrow welcomed 6.7 million passengers in April, bringing the total for the year so far up to 25.2 million.      Last month, airport teams welcomed a daily average of 224,000... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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EasyJet has announced it will be expanding its UK network by opening a three-aircraft base at London Southend Airport next March. Above: Southend Airport (July 2019). Copyright Shutterstock / By Markus Mainka EasyJet has announced it will be expanding its UK network by opening a three-aircraft base at London Southend... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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London City Airport confirmed yesterday that Alison FitzGerald has been appointed as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Image courtesy London City Airport Alison (above), who held the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at London City Airport since September 2016, assumes the role of CEO with immediate effect. Since January... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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Serious young offenders are to be turned away from gangs and knife crime through rigorous education and training at the UK’s first Secure School. Image courtesy Ministry of Justice Prisons and Probation Minister Edward Argar visited the school in Rochester, Kent, yesterday to see how this new approach to youth... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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Emirates has taken delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Shell Aviation at London Heathrow Airport. Image courtesy Emirates Over 3,000 metric tonnes of neat SAF, blended with conventional jet fuel, will be supplied into the fuelling infrastructure network of the airport* until the end of summer 2024. This is... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-17
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Siemens is selling its Innomotics electric motors and large drives business to the venture capital firm, KPS Capital Partners, for €3.5bn. The sale is expected to close in the first half of fiscal 2025, subject to the foreign-investment and merger control approvals.... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-16
Source: Drives controls
The UK government is backing a manufacturing research hub that will use robots, smart automation and AI to create a sustainable circular manufacturing ecosystem. The £34.6m Manufacturing Research Hub in Robotics, Automation & Smart Machine Enabled Sustainable Circular Manufacturing & Materials (RESCu-M2) will be backed by £11m of funding from... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-16
Source: Drives controls
Babcock has reinforced its commitment to securing the critical nuclear skills the UK needs to deliver national security and energy resilience. Image courtesy Babcock Alongside Nuclear Skills Executive Council members, Babcock CEO David Lockwood signed the new UK Nuclear Skills Charter, a collaborative approach to delivering the 10-year National Nuclear... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-16
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A panel of experts discuss the current landscape and future trajectory of net zero aviation in the UK.While aviation helps connect people, cultures and businesses around the world and holds great importance in keeping the global economy afloat, it is also one of the fastest growing sources of greenhouse gas... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-15
Source: Engineer Live
The Japanese camera-maker Nikon has announced an industrial robot vision system which, it claims, will overcome problems associated with existing vision systems. As well as performing static applications such as bin-picking, the system, which mounts on a robot arm, can also track and pick items moving on equipment such as... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-15
Source: Drives controls
The transition to renewables is throwing up exciting innovations says Andy Normand from Encora Energy.With electricity demand forecast to double by 2050, the energy industry is busy devising ways of how best to meet this. There are many ingenious and varied ways of making the most of the new regime... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-14
Source: Engineer Live
Panasonic Industry has announced a servodrive system that uses AI to achieve precision tuning that, it claims, is better than can be done by human experts. It also says that the Minas A7 servo system delivers the industry's best motion performance with a 27-bit encoder resolution (equivalent to 134,217,728 pulses)... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-14
Source: Drives controls
ABB Robotics has announced an AMR (autonomous mobile robot) equipped with AI-based Visual Slam (simultaneous localisation and mapping) navigation technology, allowing first-time robot users to program and operate entire fleets of AMRs. The new capabilities simplify configuration of the AMR T702 trolley robot and can cut commissioning times by up... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-14
Source: Drives controls
Marcos Hillal and Jan Nyqvist reveal the specially engineered solutions utilising automation and robotics leading the charge towards greener and more connected mines.The mining industry is on an upward trajectory as its digital transformation journey continues. Increasing pressures on the industry to improve worker safety and boost productivity while reducing... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-10
Source: Engineer Live
Formula Ed is the proposed answer to a problem in motorsport engineering education... The post The Student Series Aiming to Set Engineering Education Straight appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-05-10
Tired of your classic leaking oil and breaking down? Maybe this is the solution.How do you future-proof a classic? One way is to electrify it while keeping the chassis, body and original vehicle architecture, so the installation is fully reversible.This is precisely what Oxfordshire, UK-based company Everrati has done to... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-08
Source: Engineer Live
A review of additional equipment required for long-distance electricity transportation.As the global demand for electricity increases, the need to scale up renewable energy generation is more important than ever. The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that renewable energy will contribute 70% of the global energy mix by 2050 under a... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-07
Source: Engineer Live
Sauber F1 team, Honda Civic GT500, technology in BTCC, Trans Am, Sporting Trials and more... The post Racecar Engineering June 2024 Issue Out Now appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Racecar Engineering
Published on: 2024-05-03
Single-make Porsche Supercup series gearing up for its first season using eFuels... The post Porsche Supercup Field to Race on eFuels This Year appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-04-30
Visual inspections of underground mines are known to be risky, time-consuming, and expensive – but drones prove they do not have to be. By Siobhan Doyle.With the world’s population rising, coupled with increasing demand in resources, the mining industry is under pressure to supply more minerals to meet such needs... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-26
Source: Engineer Live
Hardide Coatings, the provider of advanced surface coating technology, has launched the first in a new range of ready coated and enhanced components with a JP-5000 4” copper nozzle used in High-Velocity Oxy Fuel (HVOF) thermal spray coating. The tungsten/tungsten carbide-based Hardide® chemical vapour deposition (CVD) coating is proven to... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-04-26
Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, have announced that its floating offshore wind project Green Volt has been granted full onshore planning approval. This marks a significant milestone in the development of the most progressed commercial-scale floating wind farm in Europe. Green Volt is... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-04-26
Autocraft Solutions Group, a specialist in cutting-edge automotive remanufacturing technologies, has agreed a major financing package with HSBC UK amid plans to rapidly upscale its international EV battery repair footprint. Worth £24m, the financial package will support the growth of Autocraft’s EV Solutions business as it looks to establish itself... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-04-26
ELESA vacuum components (vacuum suction cups, vacuum cup holders, and related accessories) represent the ideal solution for automatically and safely handling parts with different shapes, sizes, and surfaces (e.g. metal, glass, plastic, ceramic). The function of these components is based on the presence of a vacuum generator that, by creating... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-04-26