2014 that was the year that was……

Key DatesAs we come to the end of 2014 we thought we’d take a look back at the year and some of the stories, achievements and highlights from the world of Engineering and Manufacturing.

Have we missed something? Let us know and we’ll add it to our list. Email us at engineering@escaperecruitment.com

January –  As a country we might have been off to a stormy start but The Engineer was confident about predictions for the year ahead:

February – Whilst 2800 athletes took part in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the engineering industry saw a new “first” and an interesting challenge made:

March – Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey wasn’t the only one to to win an award this month:

AprilFrom Golden Eggs to a New Face for Scottish Currency the month started with a few April Fools!

May – ‘Gangnam Style’ reached a record 2 billion YouTube views, but Psy wasn’t the only one celebrating this month:

June – As the Queens Baton started it’s relay journey to the Commonwealth games:

JulyGlasgow welcomed nearly 10000 athletes to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

August – Many remembered the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War

September – Scotland’s Independence Referendum was held this month

October – Google executive Alan Eustace beat Felix Baumgartner’s skydiving record

November – The final poppy was laid at the Tower of London for Armistice Day

December – The first detailed data from the Rosetta mission is shared.

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