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SOE Symposium cancelled

We regret to inform you that the SOE Symposium 2019, which was due to take place this November, has been cancelled.

Scheme to train ex-offenders as HGV drivers secures £1m funding

The UK government has pledged £1m in funding to a scheme to train ex-offenders as HGV drivers.

Drilling finished at geothermal plant in Cornwall

The deepest geothermal energy well in the UK has completed drilling operations at its site in Redruth, Cornwall.

Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd receives hefty fine for safety breach

Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd (DRDL) has been fined £666,667 and ordered to pay costs of £27,611.82 after it pleaded guilty in July to offences under Regulation 8 of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.

Arriva, Go North East, National Express, Passenger Plus, The Kings Ferry and Woods Travel among the winners at routeone Awards 2019

UK coach and bus industry’s achievements celebrated at national awards

Cathy Newman to host SOE Women in Engineering event

Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman will host a SOE Women in Engineering event in London this November.

New College Lanarkshire teams up with Norscot Truck & Van Ltd for irtec safety accreditations

Norscot Truck & Van Ltd irtec partnership with New College Lanarkshire shows both committed to high standards.

Company fined after child killed by falling gate

A Bradford-based electric gate company has been fined after a six-year-old boy was killed playing with friends on a sliding gate.

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SOE News Sep/Oct 19

An insight into SOE's 21st Annual General Meeting.

Transport Engineer Sep 19

This latest edition looks at turbocompounders to save fuel and workshop tools.

Operations Engineer Sep 19

This issue highlights breakthroughs in renewable solutions in energy intensive industries, as well as an update on Nereda technology in the UK's water industry.

Transport Engineer Aug 19

This issue celebrates the 2019 IRTE Skills Challenge and it's winners.

Operations Engineer Aug 19

This edition looks at the past, present and future of CERN along with cyber security.

SOE News Jul/Aug 19

This issue highlights the new SOE website and the features available to members.

Transport Engineer Jul 19

This issue highlights Sir John Parker joining the SOE as the new patron, along with the extra benefits of a digital workshop.

Operations Engineer Jul 19

An insight into the new SOE Patron's past in shipbuilding, and a Science Industry Process/Plant Engineer Degree Apprenticeship.

Transport Engineer Jun 19

A look into alternative fuels and highlights from the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show.

Operations Engineer June 19

This issue looks at a new generation of more environmentally-friendly industrial degreasants along with non-contact cleaning for hospitals.

SOE News May/Jun 19

This edition announces the IRTE Northern Centre Young Engineer of the Year and the first Northern Ireland irtec breakfast meeting.

Transport Engineer May 19

A look into how a new approach is sparking a change in technician skills shortages, and a preview on this years CV show.

Operations Engineer May 19

This issue investigates the developments in efficient lubrication within the industry.

Transport Engineer Apr 19

This issue looks at axle weighing systems for vans and LCVs, and solutions for waste oil removal.

Operations Engineer Apr 19

This issue looks at the importance of sensors regarding leaks and nuclear plants, as well as smart plastics for industrial operations.

SOE News Mar/Apr 19

This edition marks the anniversary of our members who have achieved 40 and 50 years in their professional sector, along with planned SOE roundtable events of 2019 and DAF returning to the CV Show in 2019.

Transport Engineer Mar 19

This edition of Transport Engineer profiles how Stagecoach are investing in a new source of technical apprenticeships, alongside commenting on wheel and tyre safety.

Operations Engineer Mar 19

We hear from apprentices across the industry as National Apprenticeship Week showcases the future of engineering.

Transport Engineer Feb 19

This issue looks into low-cost bodywork and bodybuilding, along with temperature-controlled transport.

Operations Engineer Feb 19

A focus on the environmental aspects of operations engineering including water supply filtration and diesel spillage.

SOE News Jan/Feb 19

The second issue of the bimonthly SOE newsletter includes part two of Bob Calder, CEng discussing his engineering journey in the Army, and the effect of Beatrice Shilling on meeting the threat of the German Air Force in the Second World War.

Transport Engineer Jan 19

A review on how operators should maintain and service LCV trailer couplings, and Toby Clark looks into how practical predictive maintenance is.

Operations Engineer Jan 19

An insight into the importance of monitoring the performance of machines used within operations engineering; also highlighting health and safety in the work place.

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