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HGV traffic spikes as retail and hospitality returns

New Department for Transport figures show that HGV traffic hit a three-month high on the weekend of 11-12 April as many non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs prepared to re-open. The weekend’s HGV traffic was 15% above the pre-pandemic figure, a level last recorded in the build-up to…

🕘 18/05/2021

Almost half of European and US pharmaceuticals companies struggle to use data insight despite recognising its importance

Nearly half of pharmaceutical companies (48%) admit their competitiveness is suffering because they cannot extract or use insights from data they already have within their business. An equal percentage (48%) admit they do not use their own data for business decisions as well as they could. The…

🕘 17/05/2021

Historic moment as HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine

HS2 Ltd will today (Thursday 13 May) announce the launch of the enormous 2,000 tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM) ‘Florence’ from HS2’s South Portal site next to the M25 in Hertfordshire, at an event attended by HS2 Minister Andrew Stephenson and HS2 Ltd CEO Mark Thurston, among…

🕘 13/05/2021

Urgent build of more gigafactories crucial to securing the future of UK car production

The UK must rapidly accelerate the establishment of Gigafactories and new battery technology development, or risk losing domestic car production altogether – according to a report published today by expert manufacturing consultancy HSSMI. “Electrification is increasing demand for the…

🕘 12/05/2021

Advanced Manufacturing Industry Crane Experts Celebrate 75 Years

A key supplier to advanced manufacturing and technology firms, Street Crane Company, celebrate their 75th year of continual innovation in crane technology. Having made a solid reputation for reliable lifting in the traditional manufacturing sector, in the last few decades the company has focussed…

🕘 10/05/2021

Enhanced Visibility and Safety With Snickers Workwear Hi-Vis

A Superior Range of Hi Vis Protective Wear – for all kinds of light conditions. Snickers Workwear takes personal wellbeing at work very seriously. That's why this range of Hi-Vis protective wear is streets ahead of anything else. With updated styles and designs added to the extensive range of…

🕘 06/05/2021

Prima & TTP plc Prove Pivotal in Time-Critical Project for Pitney Bowes

Cambridgeshire-based contract manufacturer Prima Electronic Services has underlined its ability to address customers’ needs within an ultra-short period. Together with leading product development firm TTP plc, the company was recently assigned to work on a major project for Pitney Bowes, the…

🕘 06/05/2021

Fast track degree programme accelerating engineers towards Industry 4.0

An innovative training solution from Siemens Digital Industries is helping upskill their customers and suppliers to capitalise on the opportunities of Industry 4.0. The one year ‘top up’ degree programme gives engineers a BEng Hons (Bachelor of Engineering) in Control and Automation.

🕘 05/05/2021

Container shortage leading to more supply chain headaches

Internet retailers and other companies that import products from the Far East to the UK are facing major supply chain disruption and increased logistics costs as a result of a global shortage of shipping containers. The scarcity of containers has pushed up shipping prices to near record highs: by…

🕘 04/05/2021

Crystal Display Systems partners with Litemax Electronics to offer High Quality, High Brightness Panel PC Solutions

CDS, as a Displays specialist, supply an extremely broad range of interactive HMI PCs, with a choice of processor and chipset combinations. Now these offerings are even stronger with the addition of high brightness panel PC offerings with Litemax. Crystal Display Systems (CDS) is proud to announce…

🕘 30/04/2021