The UKs first stainless steel road bridge was officially opened in October over the River Eamont at Pooley Bridge. Measuring 128ft long, the landmark structure reconnects the Ullswater valley with a permanent new bridge to replace the 18th century stone structure destroyed during Storm Desmond in December 2015.The new bridge at Pooley Bridge is now open to traffic and pedestrians.
A new stainless steel integrated electric actuator has been released for the food and beverage market. The Tolomatic IMA-S rod-style servo actuator, distributed in the UK by INMOCO, has been designed for demanding hygienic requirements in a robust, long-life package.
Energy Metals has been known as a master distributor for high-end alloys in the industrial sector for over a decade. Over the past year, the company has significantly increased market share through strategic acquisition, substantial investment in inventory, and expanded capabilities to better serve the industry.
Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services business (EPS) has been awarded two three-year renewals in the UK, worth a combined total of more than USD 100M.
The most powerful flat-bed laser profiling centre ever to be installed in the UK for processing sheet metal has started operation at subcontractor ESP Laser Cutting (www.esplaser.com), which specializes in producing components from 3 metre × 1.5 metre sheet in a wide array of materials to a thickness of 30 mm.
Financial Times and Inclusive Boards has appointed Sandvik Board Member Jennifer Allerton one of the 100 most influential women in Engineering in the UK.