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28th August 2018

Velocity invests in capacity to tackle potholes on the UK’s road network

Sunderland’s Velocity has invested in new machines to meet record demand for their road repair services. The company pioneered spray-injection patching to permanently repair potholes as well as carrying out preventative repairs at a fraction...

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20th August 2018

Responsive Engineering Expands into Port of Blyth with New Quayside Fabrication Facility

Responsive Engineering is expanding into the Port of Blyth with a new fabrication facility to provide specialist services to the North East’s growing offshore energy sector. Part of global engineering firm Reece Group, Responsive Engineering...

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23rd July 2018

Reece Group Welcomes Prime Minister Theresa May to Armstrong Works

Reece Group was pleased to welcome Prime Minister Theresa May to the Armstrong Works when the cabinet met in the North East as part of the Great Exhibition of the North. The Prime Minister found...

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20th June 2018

The Great Exhibition of the North Events Inspires Young Innovators

From Stephenson’s Rocket to the robots of the future, electric kit cars to Lego landmarks, there are so many opportunities to get inspired by engineering this summer thanks to the Great Exhibition of the North....

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14th June 2018

Whizz Kids – Young Engineers in Top Gear at Great Exhibition of the North STEM Challenge

The thrill of the racetrack came to Newcastle’s Quayside when hundreds of children from across the region competed for pole position in electric kit cars they had built themselves from scratch. The Greenpower Goblin Race...

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5th June 2018

Reece Innovation Awards Prizes to Young Engineers

Reece Innovation was pleased to award prizes to four promising young engineers following a competition to design the Teenager’s Bedroom of the Future. Jess Scott and Hannah Nicholson from Hexham were named as winners of...

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15th May 2018

Responsive Engineering Partners with North East Firm Lockpoint in Fight Against Cash Point Thieves

North East MP Alan Campbell visited Responsive Engineering to find out how the firm is using the latest technology to protect cash machines from thieves. Responsive Engineering is working in partnership with North Tyneside-based Lockpoint...

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14th May 2018

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP Meets the Next Generation of Engineers at Armstrong Works

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP visited Pearson Engineering to see first-hand how work taking place at Armstrong Works is contributing towards prosperity in the North East. Mrs Trevelyan found out how product development and innovation has secured...

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21st April 2018

North East Firms Collaborate to Develop Smarter Sewers

New technology developed by engineers at Reece Innovation to tackle costly sewer blockages is making a splash with water companies around the world. The HYDRAPULSE™ flusher gate harnesses the power of water to blast through...

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4th April 2018

Optimism Grows Following MOD’S MIV Announcement

The UK MoD’s announcement of its procurement strategy for the British Army’s MIV (Mechanised Infantry Vehicle) programme is welcome news. The selection of the BOXER 8×8 armoured vehicle would be a state-of-the-art addition to the...

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