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2015: That was the year that was……

Key DatesAs we come to the end of 2015 we thought we’d take a look back at the year and share just some of the stories, achievements and highlights from the world of Engineering and Manufacturing.
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walk 300 miles

Reasons we love engineers – walking 300 miles for an interview!

It’s not everyone who would walk over 300 miles for a job interview, especially if there hadn’t even been a job advertised. But that’s exactly what Ayrshire born, William Murdoch, the inventor of gas lighting did at the age of 23 in 1777.

So what was this amazing opportunity and why did William make the journey from Cumnock to Birmingham (a route, google maps tells us would take 87 hours on foot today!)? Continue reading

Reasons we love engineers – they are worthy of Thor’s hammer

We love that Engineers are innovative, creative and fascinated by how things work.

So this month we loved watching  Electrical Engineer and YouTube user “Sufficiently Advanced”, build a real life Mjolnir (Thor’s Hammer)  with electromagnets and a thumbprint scanner.
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