SSE Energy Solutions explores sustainable heat project with University of Warwick

SSE Energy Solutions have announced that it is exploring the feasibility of supplying the University of Warwick with low-carbon sustainable heat from a shallow geothermal ground source. SSE is coordinating a programme to drill test boreholes at two different locations on campus and is carrying out various tests throughout the process to validate the feasibility of a scheme that will …

Innovative laser safety helmet

With the technology continuing to advance year on year, lasers are not only finding their way into new applications, but are also now available in many different configurations, including a range of handheld systems for cleaning and welding. The ability to move and manipulate the laser by hand makes it possible to use the technology in applications which would otherwise …

Bringing easier automation to more warehouses

Supply chain integration partner PeakLogix, an Alta Material Handling company, has announced a strategic partnership with Movu Robotics, a global leader in warehouse automation solutions that stands out by bringing easier logistics automation technologies to the world’s warehouses. This partnership means Movu Robotics and PeakLogix can offer the benefits of Movu’s plug-and-play robotics portfolio as part of their solutions for …

Moons’ Industries launch in the UK

Motors and Drives specialists MOONS’ Industries has announced the launch of Moons’ Industries (UK) based in Reading, Berkshire. This development is the latest chapter of a journey which started nearly 30 years ago building on a commitment to solving problems and meeting the need of its customers. Shanghai based MOONS’ Industries manufacture an extensive range of motion control products from …

Hitachi Energy to accelerate introduction of HVDC

Hitachi Energy and Grid United, an independent electrical transmission company, have announced a collaboration to deliver high-voltage direct current (HVDC) technology for Grid United transmission projects that will interconnect the eastern and western regional power grids in the US. These projects will dramatically boost transmission capacity across the US to support the urgent need for smooth sharing of power between …

Unusual application for Horn carbide inserts

André Gall, founder of German firm WireStyle, uses in-house developed machines to create works of art based on a photo or graphic using an average of 8,000 nails and a long thread. Twelve nails are hammered into a polystyrene sheet every second to create a canvas for the thread picture. Each nail is cut from a reel of aluminium wire …

Visual flow indicators with integrated measurement capabilities

ELESA, a leader in innovative hydraulic solutions, have introduced advanced visual flow indicators, now enriched with PLC-compatible sensors and impeller-mounted activating clips. These enhancements enable the transformation of the devices from mere passive flow monitors to active measurement tools, elevating the adjustment and monitoring of hydraulic system performance to a new level. The latest metering indicators are meticulously designed in …

ARCH Motorcycle partners with Hexagon

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division and ARCH Motorcycle, a manufacturer of high-performance bespoke motorcycles, have partnered to support the quality control demands of engineering and producing unique riding experiences for ARCH customers. By combining artistry and engineering with precision technologies, ARCH maximizes the performance potential of its motorcycles while keeping innovation at the forefront of design. The partnership is geared to help ARCH expand …

Novuna Vehicle Solutions funding award

Novuna Vehicle Solutions, one of the UK’s largest fleet leasing providers and a leading advocate for zero-emission vehicles, has announced it has been awarded funding of over £2.1 million as part of the Tees Valley Hydrogen Vehicle Ecosystem (HYVE) Consortium, which will showcase the first large-scale deployment of fuel cell electric HGVs in the UK. The £7 million project, part …

GN Rope Fittings expands manufacturing capacity by 40%

GN Rope Fittings, a leading manufacturer of ROV, mooring, heavy lifting and rigging connections to the global oil and gas and offshore wind industries, has its sights set on further growth as it enters its 101st year in 2024. The company rounded off its 100th anniversary in style by producing an industry-changing trunnion shackle – and is entering its second …