Manufacture

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, the world’s first electric airplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020. Airbus is the Official Founding Partner of Air Race E. The competition aims to drive the development and adoption of cleaner, faster, and more technologically advanced electric engines that can be applied to urban air mobility vehicles and, eventually, commercial aircraft. Air Race E will follow a format similar to the …

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Architecture

New Year new talent – Franklin Ellis Architects strengthens interiors and architectural teams with new appointments

New Year new talent – Franklin Ellis Architects strengthens interiors and architectural teams with new appointments

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects has announced the appointment of two new recruits to the team. Rona Eftekshari joins the practice as a senior interior designer and brings with her a wealth of experience in interior design, architecture and project management. Rona has bachelor’s degrees in Architecture from the University of Tehran and Architecture and Digital Innovation from the University of Derby, as well as an MSc Master’s degree in Sustainable Design and Healthy …

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Architecture

RG+P ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS MENTOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

RG+P ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS MENTOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Two architectural technologists from multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p have committed to mentoring De Montfort University (DMU) students.   Tahir Caratella and Amit Chhatralia have commenced part-time tutoring roles with first- and second-year students from the Architectural Technology degree course respectively. Tahir is mentoring on the Building Design Project module whilst Amit is supporting tutoring on the Architectural Detailing module.   “I’m actually a graduate of DMU and have stayed in touch with my course tutors …

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Business Construction

Factory unveils new hi-tech equipment and jobs with help of a £170k investment

Factory unveils new hi-tech equipment and jobs with help of a £170k investment

An Ilkeston company which makes aluminium products for the building industry has unveiled its latest state-of-the-art investment. Dales Fabrications has installed a polyester powder coating plant which applies attractive hard-wearing finishes to the aluminium products it manufactures at its factory in Crompton Road. Industry specialists and Erewash MP Maggie Throup were among guests who attending the unveiling on Friday(Nov 30). Karl Prosser, managing director of Dales, said the new equipment, costing £170,000, is a massive …

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Architecture

RG+P SUPPORTS NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY ARCHITECTURAL STUDENTS IN DESIGN CHARETTE

RG+P SUPPORTS NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY ARCHITECTURAL STUDENTS IN DESIGN CHARETTE

First year architectural students from Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment have been participating in a design charette to win a work experience day with multi-disciplinary practice, rg+p. Held as part of the university’s ‘Welcome Week’ (24th – 28th September), the design charette challenged the students to devise as many creative designs as possible in two days, with the theme of changing the user experience of one of Nottingham’s …

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Finance

Trio of school leavers enjoying a Society summer

Trio of school leavers enjoying a Society summer

A trio of school leavers are enjoying a productive summer working at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society. Olivia Groom, Lewis Young and Oliver Haywood are all working as customer assistants in the Society’s branches after leaving Hinckley’s John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre. Olivia, 19, who lives in Hinckley, is off in September to Manchester Metropolitan University to study human resource management. Olivia said: “Working at the Society has been so enjoyable and I’ve already learnt …

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Construction

First phase of major renovation works to Loughborough University’s science faculty complete

First phase of major renovation works to Loughborough University’s science faculty complete

Henry Brothers and Franklin Ellis Architects have announced that the first phase of refurbishment works to Loughborough University’s existing science buildings has reached completion. The full £30m construction works are due for completion in Autumn 2019 ahead of the 2019/2020 academic year and will see the university’s W and S buildings converted to provide new laboratories, offices, lecture rooms and ancillary student spaces at its West Park Campus. Phase one works, which commenced in April …

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Construction

Henry Brothers wins contract to build new £23m Nottingham Trent University engineering facility

Henry Brothers wins contract to build new £23m Nottingham Trent University engineering facility

Contractor Henry Brothers has been appointed to build a new £23m engineering facility for Nottingham Trent University. The two-storey development, in the heart of the Clifton Campus, will feature a range of engineering, teaching and research spaces, together with a large design suite, IT suite, offices and amenity facilities – and has been designed to be in the top 10% of sustainable buildings in the UK, when it comes to energy efficiency. The contract is …

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Phase two of Loughborough University’s £30m science faculty contract begins

Phase two of Loughborough University’s £30m science faculty contract begins

Henry Brothers and Franklin Ellis Architects have announced that works have begun on the second phase of Loughborough University’s major refurbishment of its existing science buildings. The £30m refurbishment, which is being delivered by Nottingham-based construction company Henry Brothers, is due for completion in summer 2019. The refurbishment works will see the university’s W and S buildings converted to provide new laboratories, offices, lecture rooms and ancillary student spaces at its West Park Campus. Over …

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