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.
Kloeckner Metals UK announces that it has commissioned a second Water Jet machine to accommodate growing customer demand.
Laser Lines, a total solutions provider of 3D printers and laser equipment, recently announced that it has become a UK reseller of Xact Metal’s 3D printing systems, which offer powerful metal 3D printing in a small footprint.
Wood has been awarded a new five-year contract by Lucite International UK Ltd, to provide industrial services at the Cassel site in Billingham, Teesside, UK.
Wood has secured a framework agreement to provide technical assistance for a project to build a new nuclear power station in the UK.