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Budding engineers across Yorkshire invited to get careers on track

Budding engineers in Yorkshire are invited to visit the brand new National College for High Speed Rail on Carolina Way, for its open day next week, where they can find out about the training opportunities and employer connections offered at the largest of five new government-backed, employer-led national colleges. 2018 is

SES Engineering Services’ Hovercraft Challenge inspires York’s budding female engineers

With the government declaring 2018 The Year of Engineering, SES Engineering Services (SES) has set out to inspire the next generation of female engineers by hosting its annual Hovercraft Day challenge at The Mount School. Returning for a fifth year, the action-packed event proved that girls from eight local schools across

River Humber tunnelling machine named after first female civil engineer

National Grid’s new 160m long, 510 tonne tunnelling machine has been christened Mary, after Mary Fergusson, the first female fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers. The name was chosen by Kasey Doney, eight, a pupil at Paull Primary School near Hull, who is pictured with a section of the machine

Leo Group “tackles” thriving Halifax junior football club’s parking woes

A thriving Halifax junior football club’s lack of parking facilities has been successfully “tackled” by a Calderdale environmental company. Boothtown-based Leo Group, along with the help of Leeds-based waste management company Associated Waste Management Ltd, has created a brand-new car park for Beacon Rangers – which plays in the Huddersfield Junior

SNF enlists Smith Brothers for prestigious Billingham connection

Yorkshire power contractor Smith Brothers has been appointed by world-leading polymer provider SNF, to carry out large-scale electrical engineering works at its first UK-based manufacturing facility. Having been enlisted as the Independent Connections Provider (ICP) by SNF, high voltage specialist Smith Brothers will be responsible for the 66kV load connection of

One hundred per cent green distillery to open in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery is one of only three in England to be run solely on green energy. As England’s smallest and first self-built whisky and gin distillery, Cooper King Distillery will commence production of its juniper-led gin and open its doors to members of the public this spring,

Milestone for £200m Energy Works power plant as research academy completed

A key element of a new, £200m energy from waste power plant has been completed, paving the way for pioneering research of renewable energy technologies. Multi-disciplinary engineering business Spencer Group has steered the Energy Works scheme in Hull from concept to delivery and the company is now playing a key part

High voltage specialist Smith Brothers appointed to energise eleven wind turbines

Two wind farms in Scotland are closer to completion following the appointment of Elland-based high voltage electrical engineering firm Smith Brothers. Spread across two adjacent sites, eleven wind turbines will provide a combined output of 23.55MW to the SSE network once energised. 14.35MW of this will be delivered by seven turbines

Electrical engineering experts boost tendering team with new hire

Elland-based power engineering firm Smith Brothers has enlisted a new tendering engineer, as it prepares for further continued growth in 2018. Marc Hildreth joins the high voltage experts from Schneider Electric, bringing 12 years of electrical engineering experience to the five-strong tendering team. As team leader of the 11kV project division in

Ready, shreddy go… Trucks to light up the streets for Children’s Hospital

Each year, Coca Cola brings fizz to the Yuletide festivities by sending its iconic illuminated trucks out on the road. Now a Sheffield company has decided to give its own wagon a sparkling festive makeover. Confidential waste specialists Russell Richardson is aglow with Christmas cheer after adorning its giant shredding truck with