Inspiring the next generation: How to encourage young people into engineering

The future of engineering has never been more important. According to a report by the Institute of Engineering and Technology, the UK science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) sectors are experiencing a shortage of 173,000 workers, and 49% of engineering businesses are struggling to recruit skilled workers. Therefore, as the technological world continues to evolve […]

More safety with top lockout procedures implemented at your site

By Brady Corporation Get experienced Brady engineers to write and implement custom Lockout/Tagout procedures for more maintenance safety. Brady engineers have created thousands of lockout procedures for hundreds of companies in various industries. Get them to write and implement your best-in-class, company-approved, custom Lockout/Tagout safety procedures as well. Brady’s Lockout/Tagout Complete Service: Best practice, custom: […]

Buildings and human induced vibration – The risks & the solutions

Whether it’s a building or bridge, human footfall needs to be considered by engineers working on the project to ensure that the end result for users is safe and comfortable (remember the Millennium Bridge ‘wobble’!). Oasys Software explains why human induced vibration is an important consideration… Fluttering and resonance Vibrations can affect structures in a wide […]

Industry Spotlight: Advice and tips on attracting future engineers…

Doug Anderson, sales and marketing manager at Guttridge, discusses the importance of attracting future engineers and offers a few top tips along the way. As a company, it’s important to not only chase the next customer, but also chase the next employee. The engineering sector should constantly attract new talent and actively encourage more females […]